Middle Park and Sutcliffe

Potholes go untended as Labour-run Council’s ‘hands are tied’

As residents’ complaints over the growing number of potholes increase, Greenwich Conservatives reveal that the Council’s Highways accounts contain a substantial surplus

Greenwich Conservatives launch 2018 local elections manifesto

Local Conservatives in Greenwich have launched their manifesto for the 2018 council elections, outlining their campaigning priorities if elected to Greenwich Council in the elections on Thursday 3rd May.

Conservative candidates for the 2018 Greenwich Council elections

51 Conservative candidates will contest the May 2018 Greenwich Council elections.

Bus Reliability Improvement Measures Result of Conservative Petition

The Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Team, made up of Cllr Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell, have welcomed news that Transport for London (TfL) are reviewing a range of measures to improve bus reliability in the area following a petition run by the team last year.

No adverts on the Heath

Lewisham and Greenwich Councils had each received an application to allow advertising on the roundabout in the middle of Blackheath at the junction of Shooters Hill Road and Prince Charles Road. The roundabout is on the boundary of the two Boroughs.

Conservatives propose lower council tax rise, more help for the vulnerable & action on flytipping

Conservative councillors in Greenwich are set to oppose the Labour-run Council’s planned 2.99% Council Tax rise at a meeting on Wednesday night (28th February) – instead proposing a fully-costed budget alternative that would deliver a lower council tax rise, more support for vulnerable residents and action on flytipping.

Conservatives call for X161 bus route to spread Crossrail benefits

Local Conservative councillors in Greenwich are campaigning for a new ‘X161’ express bus route help tackle the borough’s north-south transport divide. The new ‘X161’ express route would run from Mottingham to Crossrail, via Eltham and Shooters Hill – aiming to spread the benefits of greater connectivity to central London to many more local residents.

‘One line, one terminal’ South Eastern rail proposal scrapped

Greenwich Conservatives have welcomed confirmation that plans to introduce ‘one line, one terminal’ on the South Eastern railway network have been scrapped. Conservative councillors in the borough have been campaigning against the proposed change since it was first suggested in the Spring, including bringing Secretary of State Chris Grayling to Eltham during the consultation process.

Sadiq Khan closes Eltham Police Station, but Coldharbour Police Base wins reprieve

Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he will go ahead with plans to close Eltham Police Station, despite significant public opposition and following the revelation that Labour-run Greenwich Council failed to oppose the move in its consultation response.

Conservatives call for ‘full review’ of Greenwich Council planning problems

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will put their proposal for a ‘full review’ of problems in the council’s planning department to a vote at the Town Hall, after a continued backlog in processing applications and several high profile errors in handling appeals.

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