Eltham South

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.

Priorities set at Eltham South Safer Neighbourhood meeting

Cllr Adam Thomas recently attended the latest Eltham South Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel meeting to discuss issues concerning residents.

A range of issues were discussed, including:

Eltham Renaissance consults on Grove Market proposals

After many years of waiting for the Grove Market site to be redeveloped, Eltham Renaissance are now coming forward with new proposals for the site and will be holding a public exhibition to show their proposals to local residents.

 

The consultation meetings will be held on the following days:

 

Councillor meets residents for Q&A

This week Eltham South Councillor Adam Thomas met with the residents of Southend House to discuss a range of issues affecting Eltham and the local area. Key issues discussed were the latest update son key developments in the ward including Grove Market and the redevelopment of the Greyhound pub.

Eltham South Councillor Matt Clare completes Run to the Beat

Matt said “Last week I ran Run to The Beat.   While it was an excellent race I fear that its success may be impacted by a second year of Jubilee Line troubles delaying the start. Of 102 people who have rated the event on Runners Worlds website only 38% would do the race again. With Run to The Beat bringing 14,000 runners and several thousands of spectators to Greenwich we must do everything in our power to raise its reputation.”

 

Greenwich has most dangerous roads in London for child accidents

Recent analysis undertaken by the independent camapaign organisation Road Safety Analysis has found that 1 in 442 children in Greenwich have a serious road accident, the highest of all the London boroughs. 

Council still has more to do to help children in care

  

This month saw the publication of Ofsted’s report on Greenwich Council’s children’s services and how they looked after children in care.

   

While the report highlighted some improvement in services it also highlighted a number of areas for further improvement. 

   

Councillor joins in the fun at Well Hall

Cllr Adam Thomas enjoys the performances at the Well Hall Family Fun Day on the August Bank Holiday, having just bought the 2011 Friends of Well Hall Pleasaunce calendar. 

Conservative councillor gets phone box fixed

Conservative councillor Adam Thomas has lobbied BT to fix the phone box on Footscray Road, opposite Green Lane.  The box had been vandalised and after registering a number complaints, Adam contacted senior figures within BT to raise his concerns about the delay in repairing the box. 

 

Conservative councillors stop mast on Court Road

Conservative councillors Matt Clare and Adam Thomas were pleased to be informed on Friday that the proposed Telephonica O2 UK phone mast for the corner of Court Rd and Middle Park Avenue has been refused permission by Greenwich Council.  Planners also informed the applicants that the council now considers this a site inappropriate for siting phone masts. 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Eltham South