Eltham North

More tax for worse services decisions at latest Council meeting

At the January Council meeting, the Labour Council made a series of decisions which will cost Council Tax pa

Council gets low grade for Adult Social Care

On Wednesday night (23rd January) senior Labour Councillors on the Cabinet considered how to respond to another low rating from the independent body which looks at how well Councils serve adults who use social care services and what potential there is to improve.

Council considers future of the Well Hall Pleasaunce

On Tuesday night (22nd January 2008) the Council’s Cabinet Committee considered a report conce

Response to width restriction postponed

On Tuesday (8th January) the Council's Cabinet Committee was supposed to decide on an official response to the petition by residents of Archery Road requesting a width restriction at the end of Glenlea Road; however the decision was taken by the two member Committee to postpone the decision, probably until early February.

Width Restriction Petition to be heard by Council leadership

On Tuesday (8th January) the Cabinet Committee will consider a response to the petition requesting a width restriction on Glenlea Road presented by Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury at the October Council meeting. 

Greenwich Primary Schools Among the Worst Again

Key Stage 2 figures released by the government in December have revealed that while Eltham North primary schools are among the best in the borough, Greenwich Primary Schools rank among the worst in the country. In the league tables measuring performance in exams taken at 11, Greenwich is ranked equal fourth from bottom nationally on the aggregate and average point scores.

Council ignores Archery Road residents’ petition

Following the presentation of two petitions from the residents of Archery Road to full Council in October, the Mercury featured the story in an article last week (http://icsouthlondon.icnetwork.co.uk/southlondonpres

Labour Government cuts funding for Greenwich in real terms

At last night’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting, Greenwich’s Finance Officer outlined the three year local finance settlement for Greenwich – this is the amount of money which central government gives to the Council – which was announced last week. The facts of the situation are as follows:-

Conservatives collect petition for Red Lion Lane

Conservatives led by Chairman of Shooters Hill Ward Phil Hendren, Eltham Prospecti

Phone mast for Westmount Road rejected

T-mobile’s latest appeal to the Government’s Planning Inspectorate to accept their proposal for a telephone mast at the junction of Glenlea and Westmount Roads has been dismissed (November 20th 2007).


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