Eltham South

Council outlines vision for Woolwich but can’t answer ‘What went wrong’ in Eltham?

At a Council meeting this week, Councillors discussed plans for development on the Greenwich Peninsula, Woolwich and in Charlton, but were left asking ‘what went wrong’ in Eltham.

Conservatives welcome renewal of Dispersal Zone for Eltham High Street

Eltham Conservatives today welcomed the announcement that the Dispersal Zone for Eltham High Street has been renewed within the six month deadline. This is a much improved situation from Autumn 2012 where the Labour Council’s incompetence left the High Street without a zone for two weeks until Conservative Councillor’s protests spurred them into action.

Labour Councillor twitters about Crown Woods

As Labour Leadership hopeful Cllr John Fahy takes to Twitter, Greenwich Conservatives are asking if he should be using this medium to attack members of our local community?

Conservative propose support for local shops as budget alternative

At the meeting of the Full Council last Wednesday, Conservative Councillors supported the freezing of the Council Tax for Greenwich Borough residents by the Council and Mayor of London.  However, in a direct challenge to Labour’s short term, public sector strategy, Conservative Councillors proposed greater support for firms across the borough and a strategy not based entirely upon supporting th

Statement regarding Eltham South Councillor selection

Joint Statement from Malcolm Reid, Chairman of the Greenwich Conservative Federation and Cllr Spencer Drury, Leader of the Greenwich Conservative Councillors

Labour’s policies hit our High Street shops

Conservatives are calling for Labour to change its decision to hike car parking charges yet again, after fears that they are seriously damaging High Streets around Greenwich.

Matt Clare joins the refuse team in Eltham

Eltham South Conservative Councillor, Matt Clare had the opportunity to join a refuse collection team for a shift in Eltham just after Christmas. 

Conservatives believe that the best way to really understand how a council works best, is to get out and experience the different jobs done by front line staff on the ground.  Conservative Councillor Matt Clare, who has represented Eltham South Ward for the last three years, previously spent a day in the council Call Centre and visited the materials recycling plant in Thamesmead. 

Victory for residents and councillors in preventing Avery Hill garden grab

Avery Hill residents and Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas were celebrating today after the Planning Inspector ruled against garden grab development behind 182-184 Avery Hill Road.

A Planning Inquiry had been held in November to consider the proposals for two new properties to be developed behind the existing home son Avery Hill.

Eltham South councillor helps out during PCC elections

Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas recently helped Conservative colleagues in the recent PCC in which the party won the highest number of new Police and Crime Commissioners - Adam is pictured speaking to voters about their concerns on crime and anti-social behaviour.

Conservatives stand up for Avery Hill residents on garden grab

Eltham South Conservatives Adam Thomas and Eileen Glover attended a Planning Inquiry meeting this week, to stand up for residents living on Avery Hill Road who had raised concerns about the potential of a garden grab development behind 182-184 Avery Hill Road.


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