Eltham West

Labour reject Conservative proposal to support Eltham’s small shops

CONSERVATIVES have condemned a decision by Greenwich Council Labour Councillors, to vote unanimously against supporting small shops in the Eltham area.    At full council (Wednesday 1st June) the Conservative’s put forward a motion, asking the Eltham Regeneration Agency to investigate the idea of creating an internet shopping facility for small shops and business in the Eltham area (including Ne

Councillor attends consultation on future for Eltham Baths

On Friday, Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury attended the consultation displaying the plans for the Eltham Baths site.

The plans include flats and houses mainly intended for shared ownership.  In addition there were plans for flats to be allocated specifically for older people. 

Theresa Villiers with David Gold at the Turdor Barn

The Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Theresa Villiers along with David Gold and local Conservatives meet at the Turdor Barn before heading off to talk to local residents in Eltham West.

Eltham Green victory!

Residents forced Greenwich Council into a major U-turn after digging a path through the historic Eltham Green without any consultation. They were joined in their opposition by local parliamentary candidate David Gold, who also enlisted Nick Herbert MP, the Shadow Cabinet Minister responsible for the environment.

Conservatives keep up pressure over High Street

In August, Conservatives revealed that the Eltham Regeneration Agency (ERA) promised by Labour as part of their budget in February had still to employ a single person. The ERA was proposed as part of Labour’s budget and should have received £250,000 a year for four years.

Immigration concerns aired at public meeting

Residents packed a meeting to hear Conservative plans to bring an end to uncontrolled immigration. The Shadow Immigration Minister, Damian Green MP, was invited by David Gold, Eltham’s Conservative parliamentary candidate.

David’s survey of local people indicated this was their number one concern. The Conservatives would strictly limit

General Election 1997

Date: 
1 May, 1997 (All day)
Election held 1st May 1997    
     

McDonalds Application for late night opening withdrawn

Eltham North Councillors were informed today that McDonalds have chosen to withdraw their application to open until 3am each week day and 5am at the weekends.  Eltham North Cllr Spencer Drury, who collected a petition of 250 signatures against the longer opening hours and presented it to a full Council meeting at the end of March said:

Councillor attends Lion Swimming Club AGM

On Sunday (25th March) Councillor Spencer Drury was fortunate to be invited to the Lion Swimming Club AG

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