Eltham North

Delay and obfuscation over Eltham Parking charges scheme

After an unaccepatably long delay, a Greenwich Council response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Eltham Councillor Spencer Drury has refused to reveal key facts on the parking scheme being introduced in the High Street.

Parks in chaos as Council cheats to hit ‘Green Flag’ target

Greenwich Conservatives today raised concerns over the Council’s planning and spending on parks across the borough as the website ‘Greenwich.co.uk’ revealed that the Labour Council had cheated to claim that 13 parks across the borough had reached ‘Green Flag’ status when in fact only ten had done so.

Cllr Drury visits the flooded Eltham Park Long Pond

As summer reaches its height, Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury walked various sections of the Green Chain Walk to see how they were being maintained (or indeed surviving the rain). 

Spencer said "For the first time that I remember, the Long Pond is completely flooded in the summer.  The ground underfoot is completely sodden and the ducks seem to be having a great time."

Progress Residents' Association celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Today Eltham North Councillors Spencer Drury and Nigel Fletcher joined the Progress Residents' Association to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.  Spencer is pictured above with Progress Residents' Association members Allan, Margaret, Rita and Lesley (from left to right)

Boris Johnson visited Eltham High Street on Bank Holiday Monday

Boris is pictured here with GLA candidate and Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Alex Wilson. 

Boris was greeted warmly by the shoppers on the High Street on what was a very wet day, with cars stopping and many people getting their photo taken with the Mayor of London.

Labour push ahead with High Street Plans despite strong local objections

Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet has agreed its controversial ‘Masterplan’ despite strong local objection from retailers like Marks and Spencers.

Council announces Westmount Road/Rochester Way junction closure for this week

Greenwich Council has announced its intention to resurface of the junction of Westmount road and Rochester Way.  This will mean that from 10th April 2012 for three nights, the junction is expected to be closed from 9pm until 5am the following morning. 

 

Labour reveal scorn for Eltham

Labour Deputy Leader admits he is only interested in Eltham for parking charges revenue.

At a recent Council meeting the Deputy Leader of the Labour Council slipped up and revealed his party’s true view of Eltham. 

Council’s ‘cleaning’ may leave landscaping plans in the toilet

Plans by Transport for London (TFL) to re-landscape a key ‘Gateway’ to Eltham, have been undermined by the council’s inability to clean Greenwich’s streets.

 

Eltham North Councillors lead delivery on Progress Estate

Eltham North Councillors Nigel Fletcher (left) and Spencer Drury (right) joined fellow Conservatives to deliver leaflets to the Progress Estate this weekend.  They are pictured here outside the Progress Hall, with its 'London Borough of Greenwich' title still waiting to be updated by the Council. 

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