Peninsula

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.

Reviewing progress in Greenwich Park

On Saturday Cllrs Geoff Brighty and Spencer Drury met with Greenwich Park Manager Graham Dear to review the progress being made in restoring the grounds after the Olympics.

Conservatives Stand Up for Public Transport Users in Charlton

Deputy Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives; Thomas Turrell and Gemma Robinson attend the Charlton Rail Users Group and stand up for local public transport users!

Blackheath Conservatives review Greenwich Park post Games

Today Blackheath Westcombe ward Councillors Alex Wilson and Geoff Brighty enjoyed a tour of Greenwich Park with Graham Dear of the Royal Parks to review the restoration areas which had been used for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Foot tunnels refurb project over budget and still unfinished after two and a half years

Conservatives have branded the Council as incompetent after the refurbishment project of the Greenwich Foot Tunnels is unfinished, over budget and currently at a standstill after two and a half years.

Peninsula Festival failure raises new questions over taxpayers' cash

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed renewed concerns over the failure of the Peninsula Festival in North Greenwich, which was allocated £50,000 of taxpayer funding by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Council officers have now confirmed that the operators of the festival have not been able to deliver their business plan, with very small attendance at the "Live Site" big screen, and many events cancelled.

Olympic road closures for Greenwich announced

The organisers of the London Olympics have made public the expected sets of road closure across the capital for each day of the games. 

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