Eltham North

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.

Consultation delayed: update

In an update to the consultation which was mentioned in the previous post, it appears that the Council has fallen somewhat behind schedule on this issue. 

Cllr Spencer Drury received confirmation that the letters had not been sent out last week but that they should be sent to local residents next week (week beginning 6th April). 

Speed Table proposed for Westmount Road

Greenwich Council are currently sending out a consultation document to ask residents about their opinions concerning the construction of a speed table at the junction of Glenlea Road and Westmount Road (where there is currently a mini-roundabout). 

Glass used as grit is still laying on the street

Earlier this month a local resident alerted me to the fact that the Council was using small pieces of glass as grit when the snow fell.  I raised this and it went in many of the local papers where residents from across the borough outlined why they thought it was a stupid idea, including it will stick to your shoes and scratch wooden floors, kids will make snowballs with it in and it will puncture bike tyres.  One of the other problems is that it isn't being cleaned up and on Saturday I found some of this laying on the pavement and in the roads around Blackheath Westcombe ward - I wonder ho

Labour reject Conservative proposals for increased police numbers and reduced council tax

At Wednesday's Budget meeting Labour and Liberal Democrat members voted against Conservative proposals to create a ‘Town Centre Police Team’ in the borough and to reduce Council Tax.

Update on Archery Road

Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury has been attempting to persaude the Council to introdu

Extra funding for Eltham High Street announced

Conservatives claim victory over funding allocation.

Castle Woods in the snow

Some days can't be spoilt, even by Greenwich Counci!

Severndroog Castle

Unfortunately slow progress has meant that the castle is still dilapidated.  Hopefully this will change in 2009.


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