Conservative councillors in Greenwich are set to oppose the Labour-run Council’s planned 2.99% Council Tax rise at a meeting on Wednesday night (28th February) – instead proposing a fully-costed budget alternative that would deliver a lower council tax rise, more support for vulnerable residents
After repeated lobbying for a new connection Blackheath Westcombe ward councillor, Geoff Brighty, has welcomed confirmation that Transport for London (TfL) is reviewing options for a new bus link which would run to the Charlton Retail Park.
The local Conservative team is petitioning Transport for London to rezone Westcombe Park and Maze Hill stations from Zone 3 to Zone 2. This would bring the stations into line with North Greenwich, which is a similar distance from central London and is designated as being in Zone 2.
In December, Natwest announced it would be closing its branch on Old Dover Road, which serves Blackheath, Westcombe Park and Charlton. Your local Conservatives are campaigning to save the branch from closure.