Woolwich Riverside

Conservatives condemn plans for giant tower blocks in Woolwich Arsenal

As the Planning Committee approves six 21 storey blocks alongside the Woolwich Arsenal, Conservatives question whether the Council really has any vision for our borough beyond yet more flats.

Labour put party politics before defending Woolwich Fire Station

At the late March Council meeting the Labour Party rejected Conservative attempts to reach a cross-party agreement on opposing the closure of Woolwich Fire Station in favour of political point-scoring. Conservatives fear that residents of the borough will suffer as a result of this poor decision making and irresponsible behaviour.

Labour’s policies hit our High Street shops

Conservatives are calling for Labour to change its decision to hike car parking charges yet again, after fears that they are seriously damaging High Streets around Greenwich.

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.

Launch of Woolwich &West Thamesmead Conservative Committee

Last night the new Woolwich and West Thamesmead Branch launched at the Dial Arch pub in Woolwich. The branch has succeeded the former Woolwich Riverside Branch and will cover most of the proposed Woolwich Constituency, covering the wards of Abbey Wood, Woolwich Riverside, Woolwich Common, Glyndon, Plumstead and Thamesmead Moorings.

Minister sees riot-recovery underway in Greenwich

Ministers have visited more towns that were badly affected by the riots, to see progress six months on and meet the local people, traders and council workers getting their communities back on track.

GLA Candidate Alex Wilson with Minister for London Bob Neill in Woolwich

On Thursday, GLA Candidate Councillor Alex Wilson met with Bob Neil MP, Minister for London, who was visiting Woolwich to see how the government's funds for repairing the town centre after the riots had been spent.  

Labour admits they can't confirm their own figures on police cuts

At the monthly meeting of Greenwich Council, the Labour Cabinet Member for Community Safety & Environment refused to confirm figures for the number of police officers in the borough which had been used in her own party’s leaflets.

Mayor announces over £3.4m for local transport improvements in Greenwich

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced over £3.4m for transport improvements in Greenwich. 

Eltham DLR plans hang on a tightrope

At Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet agreed to commission a further study to consider the feasibility of extending the Docklands Light Railway to Eltham. 

 

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