Eltham West

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.

Council leaves Eltham Town Centre without successful dispersal zone

Eltham Town Centre has been left without its successful anti-crime dispersal zone after Labour failed to renew it. After questions from Conservative Councillor Spencer Drury, it appeared that despite a request from the police to renew the initiative, the Labour party missed the deadline; Labour councillors did not however, miss the deadline to renew a dispersal zone in Woolwich.

Conservatives maintain pressure over the Coronet

At the October Council meeting, Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury maintained the pressure on Greenwich’s Labour Council through questions about the rebuilding of the Coronet Cinema site.

Eltham community comes together on Remembrance Day

At Sunday's Remembrance Day parade in Eltham, all sections of the community came together to remember member of the British and Commonwealth's armed forces who have died during conflicts. With Armistice Day also being remembered today, the crowds were as large as always.

The Kibrooke development continues

Kidbrooke as an area has been undergoing large-scale change in recent years, and now with the chimney stack from the Ferrier taken down it seemed to be a good opportunity to look at the Kidbrooke developments.

Delay and obfuscation over Eltham Parking charges scheme

After an unaccepatably long delay, a Greenwich Council response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Eltham Councillor Spencer Drury has refused to reveal key facts on the parking scheme being introduced in the High Street.

Boris Johnson visited Eltham High Street on Bank Holiday Monday

Boris is pictured here with GLA candidate and Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Alex Wilson. 

Boris was greeted warmly by the shoppers on the High Street on what was a very wet day, with cars stopping and many people getting their photo taken with the Mayor of London.

Labour push ahead with High Street Plans despite strong local objections

Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet has agreed its controversial ‘Masterplan’ despite strong local objection from retailers like Marks and Spencers.

Labour reveal scorn for Eltham

Labour Deputy Leader admits he is only interested in Eltham for parking charges revenue.

At a recent Council meeting the Deputy Leader of the Labour Council slipped up and revealed his party’s true view of Eltham. 

Council’s ‘cleaning’ may leave landscaping plans in the toilet

Plans by Transport for London (TFL) to re-landscape a key ‘Gateway’ to Eltham, have been undermined by the council’s inability to clean Greenwich’s streets.

 

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