Local Paper Review: 6th December 2006

In the local newspapers this week:

  

News Shopper

 

Cllr Andy Jennings (pictured, right) in a story about the Greenwich council meeting which ended with jeers and cries of "shame" after opposition councillors were cut short.   Motorists are more likely to be hit with parking fines after town hall chiefs announced they are looking for more traffic wardens. Taxpayers should not have to pay more towards the rising costs of staging the 2012 Olympics, according to the London Councils.  A 200-year-old pub in Greenwich has been saved and included in a housing development. Residents of the Horn Park estate have paid tribute to a pillar of the community who died after going to a relative's aid. A secondary school staged its version of the musical Les Miserables.

  

Mercury

 

Cllr Spencer Drury (pictured, right) and Cllr Andy Jennings quoted in a story about the proposed cuts that the ruling Labour Group are making to Greenwich's budget.  Plumstead residents complain about flytipping and the state of the Council Leader's garden.

 

Cllr Andy Jennings is also quoted in the print edition concerning a gobbledygook response received from the cabinet member for the environment.