Greening Dinsdale Road

Residents in Dinsdale Road wanting to make their street greener and friendlier and to reduce the effects of traffic pollution organised a petition asking Greenwich Council to plant street trees.

Bus Reliability Improvement Measures Result of Conservative Petition

The Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Team, made up of Cllr Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell, have welcomed news that Transport for London (TfL) are reviewing a range of measures to improve bus reliability in the area following a petition run by the team last year.

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.

Ben Green

2018 Council Candidate for Peninsula
Ben Green is a Conservative council candidate for Peninsula Ward. He was one of the first residents to move into the Greenwich Millennium Village development on Peartree Way, from where he has seen the peninsula's continuing growth. Ben works as a freelance consultant, and is passionate about improving educational outcomes. He has previously held positions as a part-time teacher to underprivileged children and school governor. Ben has been a Conservative activist for many years, working on campaigns in London and Manchester.
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Antony Higginbotham

2018 Council Candidate for Peninsula
Antony has lived in Greenwich for the last three years and during this time has become actively involved in the local community. This has included almost two years of being a school governor at a local Pupil Referral Unit and mentoring young offenders to help them turn their lives around and make positive contributions to society. Antony works in financial services and lives locally on the Greenwich Peninsula.
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Reece Smith

2018 Council Candidate for Peninsula Ward
Reece Smith has been selected as one of the Conservative candidates for the Greenwich Peninsular ward ahead of the next council elections in May 2018. He is a local resident, living in the peninsular ward, and currently works in financial services. Reece is a dedicated long-term activist for the Conservatives in his ward and is particularly focused on local issues around transportation and regeneration. He’s committed to ensure local residents have the proper facilities to suit their needs and get value for money from their Council Tax bills.

‘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.

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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