Eltham South

Parking in Eltham and Boris’ improvements to the High Street

At the Highways Committee meeting in December (ironically delayed from the 1st to the 16th due to snow blocked roads) Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury attended to speak about two items – the review of the controlled parking zones around the Eltham Centre/Station and the upgrading of Eltham High Street which is being funded by Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

Conservative councillors help to keep New Eltham Library tidy

Conservative councillors Adam Thomas and Mandy Brinkhurst were out on Saturday morning helping to collect litter around New Eltham library.

Consultation opens on new proposals for former Avery Hill petrol station

Coast & Capital LLC have put in a third planning application to redevelop the former Avery Hill petrol station on the corner of Avery Hill and Eastnor Roads.

Councillors hear latest plans for Grove Market Development

After attending last weeks exhibition, Eltham South councillors Adam Thomas and Eileen Glover attended a meeting with Eltham Renaissance and their architects to get further details on how the scheme is likely to change.

First Resident Consultation Meeting for Sparrows Farm

Following Greenwich Council granting a new alcohol and events license to the student union bar at Sparrows Farm, Cllr Adam Thomas requested that the bar management fulfilled the conditions within the license agreement to hold regular resident consultation meetings.

Conservatives keep fighting for Eltham's parks

Eltham South councillors are regularly out and about looking at how the local area can be improved, we want to hear from residents who want to take a lead in improving their local area, as well as developing new community facilities such as allotments.

Eltham South councillor campaigning in Ladywell by-election

Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas joined Lewisham Deptford Conservatives and Dr Charles Tannock MEP and Syed Kamall MEP, to campaign for Ben Appleby, the Conservative candidate for the forthcoming Ladywell By-election, on Thursday 4 November.  If you want to help the campaign, please contact Ben on bphappleby@googlemail.com

Court Road - makes list of most congested roads in London

Recent analysis by TomTom has shown that Court Road in Eltham South ward is the 8th most congested road in Greater London, being congested for 82 hours a week!

Greenwich bottom of the class...again

On Thursday the Government published the GCSE results data for all London Boroughs, highlighting that Greenwich has come 30th out of the 32 boroughs.  On the Government's key measurement of 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, less than half of Greenwich's 16 years olds acheived it, against a London score of 57% and close to the bottom of the 142 education authorities nationwide.


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