Secretive Council refuses to publish Greenwich Time defence

Greenwich Council have refused to publish their defence to Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) of their propaganda rag ‘Greenwich Time’

Supporting Small Business Saturday

2014 Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Candidate Thomas Turrell has been out promoting Small Business Saturday, which will take place on the 7th December, on the Royal Standard and has been speaking with local traders there. This weekend is the busiest shopping weekend of the year with many shoppers heading out to do their Christmas shopping? Small Business Saturday has already proven to be hugely successful in America.

Stop and Shop Bay Extension Welcomed

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that drivers will now have an extra ten minutes to park in red route parking bays taking the time allowed to park from 20 minutes to 30 minutes.

Thameslink Information "Event" - too low key

Blackheath Westcombe residents who use the Greenwich line are concerned about the effect the Thameslink Programme will have on their train services and so would have welcomed the news that an information event was to be held at stations on the line. However, Blackheath Westcombe Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has said he was disappointed by what he saw at Westcombe Park Station.

Revised Lovells Wharf Proposal Rejected

Greenwich Council's Planning Board, unanimously, rejected plans to substantially increase the number of residential units and to increase the height of riverside blocks on a development already underway at Lovells Wharf.

Conservatives Attend Air Pollution Public Meeting

Wednesday evening (16th October) Deputy Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Nigel Fletcher and 2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell attended the ‘No to Silvertown Tunnel’ public meeting to listen to the evidence against the tunnel.

Conservatives aim for Labour Council to withdraw its ‘Pavement Tax’

Greenwich Conservatives announced their intention to propose the abolition of the Labour-run Council’s ‘Pavement Tax’ at a meeting of traders from across the borough in East Greenwich last week. Conservative Leader Cllr Spencer Drury was joined by a representative of Federation of Small Businesses at the meeting where shops like ‘The Creaky Shed’ discussed the impact the charge would have on their businesses.

Greenwich Ecology Park awarded Green Flag Status

Blackheath Councillor welcomes Green Flag status for Greenwich Ecology Park

Council outlines vision for Woolwich but can’t answer ‘What went wrong’ in Eltham?

At a Council meeting this week, Councillors discussed plans for development on the Greenwich Peninsula, Woolwich and in Charlton, but were left asking ‘what went wrong’ in Eltham.

Greenwich Conservatives Launch new "Greenwich North" branch

Greenwich Conservatives have launched a new social branch covering the North of the Borough providing new networking and social opportunities for the members of the Federation in the Greenwich & Woolwich Constituency.


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