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Road Safety Improvements for Stratheden Road

Blackheath Westcombe’s Conservative Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has welcomed road safety improvements being made on busy Stratheden Road. The changes include :

 

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.

Further Conservative candidates selected for May 2018 council elections

A further 12 candidates have been selected to stand for Greenwich Conservatives in the local council elections on May 3rd. Candidates have been selected for Eltham West, Greenwich West, Peninsula and Woolwich Riverside wards, joining other candidates already selected in Eltham and Blackheath on the local Conservative team for the elections.

Cllr Geoff Brighty welcomes new bus connection to Charlton Retail Park

After repeated lobbying for a new connection Blackheath Westcombe ward councillor, Geoff Brighty, has welcomed confirmation that Transport for London (TfL) is reviewing options for a new bus link which would run to the Charlton Retail Park. Residents in Blackheath have been left without a direct link to Sainsbury’s since the supermarket moved location.

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.

Councillor secures repairs to local memorial

Councillor Geoff Brighty secures repairs to Gibb Memorial

Dr Brenda Lobo selected as candidate for Eltham North

Local Conservatives select retired NHS doctor to represent Eltham North in this May's Council elections

Conservatives call for Maze Hill and Westcombe Park stations to be rezoned

Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell call for ‘out of date’ rail fare zones to be amended in a move that could save local commuters over £260 a year.

Bid To Save Local NatWest Branch From Closure

Blackheath Westcombe team fights local branch closure plan

Eltham South Community Litter Pick

Pat Greenwell launches Eltham South community litter pick with dozens of residents joining in

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