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Conservatives promise more apprenticeships as existing scheme proves success

Parliamentary Candidate for Eltham Spencer Drury has welcomed new figures showing 530 new apprenticeships were started by people in the Eltham constituency last year. In total 2,550 new apprenticeships have been started in Eltham since 2010.

Local Cafe finally opens after residents back regeneration campaign

A cafe blocked for two years by Greenwich council has finally opened up on an Eltham council estate after more than 750 residents backed their local councillors' campaign to regenerate a parade of empty shops. Thanks to the success of the Conservative’s ‘Mend the Mound’ campaign and strong pressure on the council to take action, New Eltham couple, Safak and Erdogan Potinci finally opened Café Mound this month serving breakfast and lunch, and providing a much-needed meeting point for residents.

Spencer Drury: new figures show Conservatives’ plan is delivering more security for families across the Eltham constituency

Parliamentary Candidate for Eltham, Cllr Spencer Drury has welcomed new figures showing that 940 fewer people are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance across the Eltham constituency since 2010, a 41% drop. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a brighter future ahead of them.

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.

SPENCER DRURY: LABOUR’S PLANS FOR MORE UNFUNDED SPENDING WOULD MAKE HARDWORKING TAXPAYERS IN ELTHAM WORSE OFF

Spencer Drury has condemned Labour’s pledges over the summer for £21 billion more unfunded, inefficient and ineffective spending.

Eltham Conservatives Tea and Cake an enormous success

Eltham North Conservatives Tea and Cake this weekend proved an enormous success with Conservatives from across the borough meeting on a lovely sunny afternoon in Paul and Janet's garden.

Government puts limit on Council’s leaseholder charges

Cllr Spencer Drury, Parliamentary Candidate for Eltham has welcomed a new law that will cap the amount councils can charge leaseholders for future repairs to their homes.

Big falls in unemployment across Greenwich

Greenwich Conservatives have welcomed new official figures this week showing big falls in unemployment across Greenwich.

In the Eltham parliamentary constituency there are now 767 fewer people relying on Jobseeker's Allowance than in July 2010, a fall of 34%. In Greenwich and Woolwich, there are now 1,024 fewer claimants, down 30% in the same period.

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".

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