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Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell call for ‘out of date’ rail fare zones to be amended in a move that could save local commuters over £260 a year.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

‘One line, one terminal’ South Eastern rail proposal scrapped

Greenwich Conservatives have welcomed confirmation that plans to introduce ‘one line, one terminal’ on the South Eastern railway network have been scrapped. Conservative councillors in the borough have been campaigning against the proposed change since it was first suggested in the Spring, including bringing Secretary of State Chris Grayling to Eltham during the consultation process.

Sadiq Khan closes Eltham Police Station, but Coldharbour Police Base wins reprieve

Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he will go ahead with plans to close Eltham Police Station, despite significant public opposition and following the revelation that Labour-run Greenwich Council failed to oppose the move in its consultation response.

Conservatives call for ‘full review’ of Greenwich Council planning problems

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will put their proposal for a ‘full review’ of problems in the council’s planning department to a vote at the Town Hall, after a continued backlog in processing applications and several high profile errors in handling appeals.

Campaigners launch petition calling for new North Greenwich to Kidbrooke Village bus route

Campaigners in Blackheath are petitioning the Mayor of London for a new bus route to connect North Greenwich and Kidbrooke Village.

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