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Business owners’ concerns dismissed as Eltham High Street plan is rejected

Conservative proposals to help struggling Eltham High Street businesses survive disruption caused by improvement works have been rejected by Labour-run Greenwich Council, with one Labour councillor dismissing businesses’ concerns as “blown out of proportion”.

Eltham High Street “struggling to cope” during improvement works

Eltham High Street is “struggling to cope” during the ongoing 18-month improvement works, according to businesses experiencing significant declines in takings as a result of reduced parking, unnavigable pavements and traffic problems.

Update on Bakerloo line extension proposal

Local Conservatives support call for Tube extension to benefit south-east London

Zac Goldsmith chosen as Conservative Mayoral Candidate

Voters across London have chosen South London MP Zac Goldsmith as the Conservative candidate for Mayor of London after Boris Johnson announced he would not for a third term.

Councillors respond to Eltham High Street plans

Councillors submit response to regeneration plans for Eltham Hight Street after consultation with residents, traders and community groups

Conservatives get tough on rogue employers

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced tough new measures to crack down on employers who do not pay their staff the statutory minimum wage. The plans will be roled out ahead of the introduction of the national living wage next year.

You Decide: Greenwich residents invited to choose Conservative London Mayor Candidate

Voters in Greenwich are invited to vote in the Conservatives open primary to select the party’s Mayoral candidate regardless of whether they are Conservative supporters or not. Anyone wishing to take part in the process must pay a £1 registration fee and be on the electoral role in Greenwich. Current Mayor of London Boris Johnson, who was chosen by the public to be the Conservative candidate in 2007, has announced he is to stand down at the election in May 2016.

Fires in London at lowest rate since 1966

The number of fires recorded in London is now at its lowest level since records began thanks to the fire prevention work by the London Fire Brigade (LFB). The figures also show that the number of people killed by fires in London has halved in the last five years and is now at its lowest level since the millennium.

London Transport crime down 8.3%

New figures have shown an 8.3% decrease in the crimes committed on public transport in London compared to the year 2014-15. The figures came out as Conservative Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announced the details of policing the 24 hour tube which comes into effect in September and includes the jubilee line which goes to North Greenwich. The DLR which serves Greenwich and Woolwich is also set to offer a 24 hour service.

Awards ceremony to celebrate our local schools

Greenwich Conservatives were pleased to support an event that celebrates the great work done in our local schools. The Council's Schools Celebration 2015 was an opportunity to honour those individuals who were nominated for their outstanding work to improve the outcomes for children in the borough

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