Woolwich Riverside

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. 

 

Cllr Spencer Drury meets representatives of the South London Free School group

Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Spencer Drury met with Emrah Coskun and Jane Schubert of the South London Free School today.  The group aim to open a Free School in Woolwich to help serve the communities there.  You can visit their website at http://www.southlondonfreeschool.co.uk/. 

Woolwich Conservatives out canvassing

Woolwich Conservatives spent Saturday morning canvassing on the Royal Arsenal estate in Woolwich.  New ward chairman Paul Massaquoi and secretary Abdoulaye Diallo are pictured with Thamesmead resident Laura Murphy.  Paul is keen for anyone who wants to get involved to contact him at mspaul@live.co.uk



 

Woolwich Conservatives meet at the Dial Arch

This week Woolwich Conservatives met at the Dial Arch pub on the Royal Arsenal estate.  Anyone interested in helping Conservatives in Woolwich should contact the Greenwich Conservatives office.

Labour’s Social Housing crisis

The Labour Government and local Labour Council are failing the most vulnerable members of our community. Their crippling mismanagement of the social housing problem in Woolwich has caused a 75% increase in the waiting list, leaving many families suffering in overcrowded conditions. Like many other problems that face Woolwich today, the Labour Councillors seem to turn a blind eye.

Spencer Drury campaigning in Kinveachy Gardens

Greenwich & Woolwich Parliamentary Candidate Spencer Drury campaigning in Kinveachy Gardens.

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