Eltham North

Results of Dobell Road consultation mean road will not be closed

Greenwich Council have decided to extend the no parking restrictions at the junction of Dobell Road and Well Hall Road following a consultation with residents in the area. Other options for the junction were imposing a ‘no right turn’ or blocking the road off completely.

Council announces Parking Zone survey for Eltham Park area

Residents across Eltham Park and near Eltham Station have been receiving surveys from Greenwich Council asking their views about the introduction or extension of the Controlled Parking Zone in the area.

Eltham Lights Up but Plesaunce remains in the dark

After nearly a year of campaigning and pressure, Leader of the Conservative Group on Greenwich Council, Cllr Spencer Drury has this week won a victory in the battle to improve the lighting at the Well Hall Pleasance.

Broken light timer in Strongbow Crescent plunges residents into darkness

Eltham North Councillors have been working for residents to try and fix problems with the timer for their lights which means they are plunged into darkness on landings and stairwells after dark.

Conservative questions lead to Living Wage for Greenwich GSPlus employees

Following questions from Cllr Spencer Drury and an article on the Greenwich Conservatives website, the Labour-run Greenwich Council appears to have executed a dramatic about turn and is now saying it will pay the London Living Wage (LLW) to all employees of GSPlus (a subsidiary of Greenwich Council).

Greenwich Council admits London Living Wage is not for every employee

At last night’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee the extent of the Labour-run Council’s obfuscation over the London Living Wage (LLW) became clear when GSPlus revealed that it would not pay all of the staff it employed in the capital the LLW despite public statements that it was its policy to do so.

Cllr Spencer Drury joins David Cameron in Supporting Small Business Saturday

Greenwich Conservatives are asking for the end of Greenwich Council's 'Pavement Tax' at the Council meeting tonight. This is part of a national programme to support small business which is being promoted by the Prime Minister.

Cycling suffers as Greenwich Council misses another deadline

Greenwich Conservatives have once again raised concerns over the Labour Council’s competence and its understanding of democracy after an important plan for improving cycling in the Borough was submitted late and without any democratic oversight.

Conservatives aim for Labour Council to withdraw its ‘Pavement Tax’

Greenwich Conservatives announced their intention to propose the abolition of the Labour-run Council’s ‘Pavement Tax’ at a meeting of traders from across the borough in East Greenwich last week. Conservative Leader Cllr Spencer Drury was joined by a representative of Federation of Small Businesses at the meeting where shops like ‘The Creaky Shed’ discussed the impact the charge would have on their businesses.

Plans revealed: Eight storey tower block for Grove Market Place

Eltham councillor Adam Thomas has discovered that new proposals for the Grove Market site will include a eight storey tower block. A planning application has been submitted by new owners Citygrove which will include 144 flats and only 49 parking spaces, as well as space for a restaurant.

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