Local News

Improved support for Armed Forces members and veterans

Conservative councillors last night secured an improved package of support for the borough’s veterans and members of the Armed Forces, after receiving a briefing on what more the council could be doing from the Royal British Legion.

Securing a tangible Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan

Local Conservative councillors last night secured support for a Town Hall amendment to strengthen Greenwich Council’s approach to climate change, including through a new Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan that will now be developed and brought to a vote in January.

The first 100 days of the new council term

It’s now 100 days since councillors signed into office after this year’s local elections.  Below you can find an update from the Opposition Conservative Group on what your Conservative councillors have been working on in the first 100 days of the new council term….

NatWest responds to Blackheath Standard branch petition

Local Conservatives have criticised Royal Bank of Scotland/NatWest after learning that the Blackheath and Westcombe Park NatWest branch at the Standard is still set to close, despite a petition signed by more than 220 people calling for a change of course.

Conservatives hold all 9 of the party's seats on Greenwich Council

Greenwich Conservatives held all 9 of the party's seats on Greenwich Council in the local elections on 3rd May.  The results, announced after a lengthy overnight Count at the Waterfront Leisure Centre in Woolwich, represent a suprise defeat for the Labour Party which had aimed to win all 51 seats