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Roger Tester joins Coldharbour & New Eltham ward team

Roger Tester has been selected by local Conservative Party members to stand as a candidate in Coldharbour & New Eltham ward in the May 2018 elections, after sitting councillor Mandy Brinkhurst announced she will be stepping down after 12 years in the role.

Sadiq Khan plans to close Eltham Police Station and community bases

The Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced plans to close Eltham Police Station, as well as local Safer Neighbourhood Bases in the borough. The news follows leaked emails revealed last month that showed the Mayor’s office has been planning the closures in secret since last December, despite this not appearing in the Mayor’s published Police and Crime Plan in March.

Boris back in Eltham to support Matt Hartley's MP bid

Boris Johnson visited Eltham High Street yesterday to give his backing for Conservative candidate Matt Hartley’s bid to become Eltham’s new MP.

Local councillor Matt Hartley to make Eltham MP bid

Eltham Conservatives have selected local councillor Matt Hartley as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate in the General Election on June 8th.

Greenwich Conservatives urge residents to reject ‘one line, one terminal’ in Southeastern consultation

Greenwich Conservatives are calling on residents to take part in a new consultation on the future of the Southeastern rail network, and help ‘nip in the bud’ a suggestion that trains on the Bexleyheath line should go to Cannon Street only.

Greenwich Council agrees to exempt young care leavers from Council Tax

Greenwich Council has agreed to exempt young people leaving care from Council Tax up to the age of 25, following a proposal from Conservative councillors that will see around 450 young people save hundreds of pounds a year.

Memorial service for former councillor Dermot Poston MBE, JP

A memorial service for former councillor Dermot Poston MBE, JP will be held on Saturday, 1st April at 2pm at St Luke's Church Eltham Park, Westmount Road, SE9 1XQ. Fulsome tributes were made to Dermot, who was first elected to the council in 1968 and last year was awarded the Freedom of the Borough for his lifetime of public service, at Wednesday's Full Council meeting by councillors of both parties.

Battle to fix Eltham Heights parking problems continues

Eltham South councillors lead a public meeting to encourage consultation

Conservatives propose alternative to Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will oppose Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise at the Town Hall this evening, instead proposing a fully costed alternative that delivers the same increase in Adult Social Care funding without the need for the 1.99% rise.

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