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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.

Revealed: Labour lets down Eltham and Kidbrooke over DLR

Answers to questions from Greenwich Conservative councillor Spencer Drury and GLA member Gareth Bacon have revealed that Labour-run Greenwich Council never presented a key report on a DLR extension for Eltham to the Mayor of London or TfL despite a blaze of publicity on the issue before the last set of General and Council elections four years ago.

Government acts on "Greenwich Time" Propaganda

The Government has taken action to stop Greenwich Council's misuse of taxpayers' money on promoting itself with its weekly "Greenwich Time" propaganda newspaper.

Local Conservatives work to set up Neighbourhood Watch network

Following their recent residents’ survey, local Conservatives in Coldharbour, Mottingham & New Eltham ward have been working to establish a network of local Neighbourhood Watch groups in the area.

Conservative councillors work with residents to save historical Eltham site

Conservative councillors Adam Thomas and Matt Clare working with Riefield Road Residents' Association, have managed to prevent the over development of 157 Bexley Road, after a further application was put in by developers for a 3 storey block of flats. 

The former Farm House of the original Avery Hill estate was set to be demolished and replaced with a block of flats.  The site at 157 Bexley Roa

Firepower move a "Missed Opportunity"

The departure of the "Firepower" military museum from its Woolwich Arsenal site would be a missed opportunity, Conservatives have said.

Leaseholders struggle as service charges soar

Greenwich Conservatives are suggesting that the Labour-run Council has been steadily raising the charges faced by leaseholders over recent years leaving many of them struggling to pay the amounts demanded. Despite Council claims that average charges for leaseholders have reduced by 7% over the last three years, in one Council block in Eltham, the charges are now over £1,000 having risen by 68% over the same period.

Geoff and Thomas Back Space for Cycling in Blackheath Westcombe

2014 Conservative Candidates for Blackheath Westcombe ward Cllr Geoff Brighty and Thomas Turrell have both given their support for the ‘Space for Cycling Campaign’ which aims to make the roads in the ward safer for cyclists.

Enviornment Agency report to Council Committee

Middle Park and Sutcliffe Candidate Ben Mawji attended a Council Scrutiny Panel meeting where the Environment Abency reported back on the flooding of properties at Westhorne Avenue over Christmas. Many residents have been moved out of their homes with little prospect of returning before the summer.

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