Eltham North

London Bubble Theatre returns to Oxleas Woods

Cllr Spencer Drury writes: “Last night I visited Oxleas Meadow and Woods to watch the Odyssey which had been put on by the London Bubble Theatre Company. It was great to see them back after they missed last year following a funding cut and some question marks over whether they would survive.    

500 years of Eltham United Charities

On Sunday all three Eltham North Councillors and the Mayor of Greenwich attended the 500th anniversary of the creation of Eltham United Charities.    Eltham United Charities (EUC) provides alms houses for elderly residents of Eltham and residents, trustees and friends gathered for the historic tea at Fifteen Penny Fields, located just behind Eltham High Street off of Blunts Road.  

Eltham United Charities celebrate 500th anniversary

On Saturday (4th July) Eltham North Councillor Dermot Poston addressed residents, trustees, friends, families and other guests at the 500th anniversary of Eltham United Charities.  Dermot is the longest serving trustee.

Cllr Fletcher visits the May Fayre

On Monday Eltham North Councillor Nigel Fletcher went along to the May Fayre at the Well Hall Pleasaunce.  Nigel spoke with the new leaseholders for the Tudor Barn and with the Friends of Well Hall Pleasaunce.  More details can be found on Nigel's blog http://nigelfletcher.blogspot.com/.

Cllr Drury responds to dog control orders consultation

This weekend Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury responded to Greenwich Council’s consultation on introducing new dog control orders. These rules will fine people who allow their dogs to foul the borough but fail to clean up after them and will require all dogs to be on a lead except in certain specified places.

Eltham North Councillors at Great Get Together

Eltham North Councillors Spencer Drury and Nigel Fletcher attended the Great Get Together at the old polytechnic ground where Blackheath Rugby Club now play.  It was a beautiful sunny day - so almost no one came in to speak to their Councillors!

News from around Eltham North

Cllr Dermot Poston attended the Annual General Meetings of the Friends of Eltham Park and the Eltham Park Residents’ Association. One of the topics raised there was the replacement of the mini-roundabout outside
the Conservative Office on Westmount Road with another speed table. Your Councillors have been working to ensure that the consultation is properly conducted after some confusion about the dates of the meetings.

Methadone Clinic in Eltham?

May's SEnine magazine (www.senine.co.uk) carried an article about the establishment of a methadone clinic on Well Hall Road near to the station. The plans apparently meant that a 24 hour drug clinic would be created away from the main chemists to allow addicts to get their drugs in private.

ACE - Cllr Drury reports back

Last night I attended a meeting of the Association for Commerce in Eltham which brings together traders in the High Street to discuss issues that are important to them. The main part of the meeting was a question and answer session with the local MP Clive Efford, the Editor of SEnine Mark Wall and the Town Centre Manager Alison Harris.


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