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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. 

Conservatives urge Olympic Borough to build ‘real’ swimming pool not “advanced paddling pool”

Greenwich Conservatives have joined calls for the Council to build a proper large pool with a deep end in their ‘Heart of East Greenwich’ development.

Labour push ahead with High Street Plans despite strong local objections

Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet has agreed its controversial ‘Masterplan’ despite strong local objection from retailers like Marks and Spencers.

Work starts on the Greenwich Centre

On Thursday evening Greenwich Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee was informed that initial work had started on the Greenwich Centre (to be based on the old Greenwich Hospital site). 

 

The Committee was informed that plans for the new centre include:-

 

·        645 homes in 5 blocks (of which 314 homes will be affordable & 53 will be family homes).

Report back on January's Council Meeting

The January Council meeting felt a lot like the calm before the storm as the proposed Council budget is bought before members in the next month (or so, as the date keeps being shifted).  There were serious items on the agenda and some which were relatively uncontroversial. 

 

Delays and indecision over gyratory plan

The Council’s plan to introduce a Greenwich gyratory system and pedestrianise two sides of the market has run into trouble over the massive increase in traffic on residential roads that this would cause. 

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