Greenwich Time

Labour councillors under fire for “shameless” £384,000 magazine

Conservative councillors have criticised Greenwich Council’s attempt to replace its controversial weekly newspaper Greenwich Time with a fortnightly magazine called Greenwich Info. The decision, set to cost the taxpayer £384,000, has been ‘called in’ by Councillors Matt Hartley and Spencer Drury for scrutiny.

Final edition of Greenwich Time raises budget questions

Greenwich Council has published the last ever edition of Greenwich Time, after losing a costly legal battle to save the weekly paper. Labour councillors, who have been strongly criticised for wasting £80,072 on the legal challenge, are now facing questions on how the nearly £600,000 a year net cost of Greenwich Time will now be spent.

Conservatives to call for public apology for Greenwich Time legal bid

Opposition Conservative councillors will propose a motion at Wednesday’s Greenwich Council meeting calling for Labour Leader Denise Hyland to issue a public apology for wasting more than £48,000 on the Council’s failed legal bid to save its Greenwich Time newspaper.

Labour-run council defeated over Greenwich Time

Labour-run Greenwich Council has been defeated in its attempt to save its weekly Greenwich Time propaganda newspaper, after abandoning its heavily-criticised legal bid against the Depart for Communities and Local Government to try and save the paper.

Council admits £120,000 gamble on Greenwich Time legal challenge

Labour-run Greenwich council has been forced to admit publicly that it expects to spend £120,000 of taxpayers’ money on its legal challenge to rescue its controversial Greenwich Time propaganda newspaper – and that more than £30,000 has been spent already.

Eric Pickles Names and Shames Greenwich Time!

Secrtary of State names and shames Greenwich Time as a waste of taxpayers money and calls for its printing to be bought to an end during his speech to the Conservative Spring Forum on Saturday 16th March.

Charlton residents' anger as council fails to treat snow (again)

Yet another failure of the Council to deal properly with the January snowfall caused anger and concern among Charlton residents.  In 2009, the Council bizarrely resorted to gritting the streets of Greenwich with broken glass.  In January 2010, they had not improved on the previous year's debacle, failing to treat the hillier pedestrian areas of Charlton. 

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