Eltham South

Councillor stands up for residents at Shepherd's Leas

At the recent full council meeting of Greenwich Councillor, Eltham South councillor Eileen Glover took the Labour council to task over the continuing issues around the maintenance of the Shepherd Leas community at the top of Riefield Road.

Eltham South team out campaigning for Boris in New Eltham

Eltham South councillors Adam Thomas and Matt Clare joined Greenwich & Lewisham London Assembly candidate Alex Wilson and members of Conservative Future to campaign for Boris in New Eltham and Avery Hill.

The team deliveredd over 5000 leaflets in two polling districts, supporting the Boris re election effort and campaigning against Greenwich Council's disastrous parking charge proposals for Eltham High Street.

Consultation on new Restons Crescent play area


Greenwich Council is putting forward plans for a new play area for Under 8s on the Avery Hill estate.  The existing equipment on the play area will be removed and new equipment installed.

"Crown Woods must be allowed to compete with grammar schools in Bexley - It's what parents want."

Councilllors on the Children and Young People's Scrutiny Panel left the Town Hall last week to hold a meeting at the newly completed Crown Woods College, built under the last Government's Building Schools for Future programme.

Conservatives Criticise bogus consultation

On Friday the Woolwich based Labour Council opened a consultation on introducing parking charges on Eltham High Street, but Conservatives fear that the result is already a forgone conclusion.


Sparrows Farm residents meeting: 23 February 7pm

The next Sparrows Farm residents meeting, to discuss the bar's licensing arrangements will be held on Thursday 23 February, starting at 7pm at Sparrows Farm at the end of Saprrows Lane.

All residents are welcome to attend.

Eltham South councillor talks to police on YouTube video

Eltham South councillor Matt Clare has taken immediate action with the local police and council after concerned residents posted footage on video website YouTube of speeding traffic on Avery Hill Road.

Councillor attends workshop on Avery Hill cycle routes

Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas attended a workshop event last night, held with Hyder Consulting to consider proposals for new cycle Greenways in Avery Hill Park.  Also at the meeting were representatives of the parks Department, cycling officers and representatives of the Avery Hill Park Friends Group.

Councillor questions provision for looked after children

At the latest Corporate Parenting Panel, councillors were presented with worrying new data on the educational achievement of looked after children.

In 2011 no looked after children who received alternative educational provision achieved 5 A*- C grades at GCSE, in total only 14% of looked after children as a whole in the borough achieved 5 A*- C GCSE grades.

Councillors attend Avery Hill Park AGM

Eltham South councillors, Adam Thomas, Matt Clare and Eileen Glover attended the AGM of Friends of Avery Hill Park Group on Saturday.


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