Eltham West

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.

 

Eltham North Councillors lead delivery on Progress Estate

Eltham North Councillors Nigel Fletcher (left) and Spencer Drury (right) joined fellow Conservatives to deliver leaflets to the Progress Estate this weekend.  They are pictured here outside the Progress Hall, with its 'London Borough of Greenwich' title still waiting to be updated by the Council. 

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.

 

Eltham DLR plans hang on a tightrope

At Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet agreed to commission a further study to consider the feasibility of extending the Docklands Light Railway to Eltham. 

 

Gardening on the Progress Estate

On Wednesday Eltham Conservatives joined Chair of the Progress Residents’ Association Rita Bygrave to help sort out the gardens of residents of Moira Road who were struggling to maintain them.

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