Middle Park and Sutcliffe

Eltham Conservatives: Making your train journey easier during current engineering disruption

This week damage to a train crossing point at Lewisham has meant that Victoria bound trains via Falconwood/Eltham/Kidbrooke/Blackheath will be diverted via New Eltham/Mottingham/Lee for around 4 weeks. Eltham South Councillor Matt Clare has been working hard to ensure that passengers are kept up to date with the changes to the timetable and forcing Southeastern to take responsibility for their service.

Conservative policies mean more real jobs for families across the Eltham constituency

Parliamentary candidate Cllr Spencer Drury has welcomed new figures showing that 818 fewer people are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Eltham since 2010, a 36% drop. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a brighter future ahead of them.

The White Headstone

Middle Park Estate resident Ron Strong has written about the sacrifice of our soldiers and with the centenary of the start of World War I upon us, we wanted to allow a wider audience to read Ron's words. Ron's piece below is entitled "The White Headstone".

Spencer Drury welcomes boost in saving in Eltham

Changes to the amount you can save and benefit from paying no tax announced by the Coalition Government came into force this week, allowing residents across Eltham to benefit from greater returns on their savings.

Secretive Council refuses to publish Greenwich Time defence

Greenwich Council have refused to publish their defence to Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) of their propaganda rag ‘Greenwich Time’

Local Conservative Leader meets with Cabinet Minister over flood victims

Last week Conservative Councillor and Parliamentary Candidate Spencer Drury met with Secretary of State Owen Paterson to raise concerns over the treatment of Eltham's flood victims by insurance companies. Spencer presented Mr Paterson with a note from residents and a letter summarising his concerns over the way residents had been treated.

Labour forces through building over Sutcliffe Park

A controversial plan to build an indoor athletics track and car park over a large chunk of grass in Sutcliffe Park was forced through by the Labour Council’s leadership on Tuesday night. The plan was opposed by four Councillors (including both Conservatives) but rammed through by three Labour Cabinet Members and the whip (using his casting vote) after a 4-4 drawn vote.

Charles Tannock visits residents still recovering from the Christmas flood in Eltham

MEP for London Charles Tannock visited residents of Westhorne Avenue this evening with Conservative Council Group Leader Spencer Drury to see what progress had been made in restoring their homes.

Cllr Spencer Drury collecting first prize in the Men in Sheds raffle

Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury attended the Men in Sheds open day with Eltham West candidate Charlie Davis just over a week ago. As usual he bought a raffle ticket, but not like normal, he actually won. Today he picked up the fully planted wheelbarrow which had been made in the Men in Sheds workshop on Sherard Road.

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