Greenwich Federation

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 condemn plans for giant tower blocks in Woolwich Arsenal

As the Planning Committee approves six 21 storey blocks alongside the Woolwich Arsenal, Conservatives question whether the Council really has any vision for our borough beyond yet more flats.

Community Action - locals clear up at the Standard

Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Geoff Brighty joined an enthusiastic team of volunteers (including Chair of Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives, Toni Hale) on Saturday to start cleaning up the area behind the Stratheden Parade shops which for a long time has been an eyesore for residents.

RIP Baroness Thatcher (1925-2013)

Greenwich Conservatives would like to send our sincere condolences to the family of Baroness Thatcher.  She was, without doubt, our greatest peacetime Prime Minister and a true reformer who transformed Britain

Greenwich Conservatives Launch Policy Forum

Thursday 25th April 2013 will see Greenwich Conservatives launch the Greenwich Conservative Policy Forum. The Conservative Policy Forum is your chance to have your views in the Conservative party manifesto in 2015. Steve Bell and Matthew Scott will be leading the first discussion on Working Families!

Eltham short changed on Highways improvements

Eltham residents have been short changed again, with over 75% of highways funding going to the North of the Borough.

Labour put party politics before defending Woolwich Fire Station

At the late March Council meeting the Labour Party rejected Conservative attempts to reach a cross-party agreement on opposing the closure of Woolwich Fire Station in favour of political point-scoring. Conservatives fear that residents of the borough will suffer as a result of this poor decision making and irresponsible behaviour.

Conservatives criticise ‘poverty of aspiration’

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that more children went to top universities from Bexley Grammar last year than from all of the Sixth Forms in Greenwich Borough put together.

Greenwich refuses to admit schools ‘require improvement’

Greenwich Council sees many schools as ‘satisfactory’ which are classified by the government as ‘requiring improvement’.

Celebrating snouts in the trough

As Greenwich Council basked in the warm glow of self adulation, local Conservatives revealed that the Labour Council spent £4,000 attending the Awards Ceremony.

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