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Conservatives lead protest over Lido summer closure

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed anger at the Labour Council’s decision to close  Hornfair Lido for the school summer holidays. In July, local Conservatives, led by Parliamentary Candidate Spencer Drury presented a petition to Council and called for the reopening of the Lido for August – a call rejected by Charlton’s Labour Councillors.

General Election 1997

Date: 
1 May, 1997 (All day)
Election held 1st May 1997    
     

Labour leaves Woolwich Estates to rot

Conservatives in Greenwich today revealed that Labour’s plans to rebuild three estates are stalled and residents will have to live in poor quality homes and badly designed estates for years as a result of Council incompetence and inactivity. Despite planning to borrow £30m to reach the Decent Homes target for Council homes across the borough, 1,000 homes in Woolwich will be left untouched.

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