Greenwich & Woolwich

Conservatives call for extra funds to help Blackheath Conservatoire ensure its future

Greenwich Conservatives have called upon the Labour Council to change its plans for Festivals funding next year to help prevent the Blackheath Conservatoire from closing and set it on the right path in the future.

Reviewing progress in Greenwich Park

On Saturday Cllrs Geoff Brighty and Spencer Drury met with Greenwich Park Manager Graham Dear to review the progress being made in restoring the grounds after the Olympics.

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.

Conservatives Stand Up for Public Transport Users in Charlton

Deputy Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives; Thomas Turrell and Gemma Robinson attend the Charlton Rail Users Group and stand up for local public transport users!

Local Conservatives Remember Forgotten Tragedy

On Friday 30th November 2012 Greenwich Conservatives Constituency Officer for Greenwich & Woolwich Toni Hale organised a local remembrance service to remember all those who sadly lost their lives in Sunfields place in Charlton ward.

After the Olympics and Paralympics

The Royal Borough of Greenwich’s three games venues yielded a rich seam of gold, silver and bronze not least from the events held in Greenwich Park -perhaps the most controversial of any Games locations but also one that gave some of the most memorable images.

Peninsula Festival failure raises new questions over taxpayers' cash

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed renewed concerns over the failure of the Peninsula Festival in North Greenwich, which was allocated £50,000 of taxpayer funding by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Council officers have now confirmed that the operators of the festival have not been able to deliver their business plan, with very small attendance at the "Live Site" big screen, and many events cancelled.

Greenwich Conservatives raise Olympic barrier concerns

Greenwich Conservatives have raised concerns over the placing of barriers on the route to the Olympic Events in Greenwich Park. Traders have complained that the barriers in the town centre and Olympic volunteers have directed spectators away from the market and other shops, leading to a fall in expected trade.

Conservatives reveal Council waste

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that the Labour Council is wasting thousands of pounds each year on a expensive IT contract.

Alex Wilson: Boris Johnson’s Freedom Pass pledge will benefit thousands in Greenwich

Boris Johnson’s promise to protect and extend the Freedom Pass will benefit over 43,000 people in Greenwich, official figures reveal.

 

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