News

Greening Dinsdale Road

Residents in Dinsdale Road wanting to make their street greener and friendlier and to reduce the effects of traffic pollution organised a petition asking Greenwich Council to plant street trees.

Respect Pledge for local elections

Today (3 March 2018) the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis unveiled the Party’s Respect Pledge. The pledge will apply to all Conservative candidates standing in the local elections this year, ensuring they behave responsibly throughout the election.

Bus reliability improvement measures result of Conservative petition

The Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Team, made up of Cllr Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell, have welcomed news that Transport for London (TfL) are reviewing a range of measures to improve bus reliability in the area following a petition run by the team last year.

Conservatives launch new Shape The Standard campaign

Conservatives in Blackheath Westcombe ward have launched their new ‘Shape the Standard’ campaign – an online pledge calling on Greenwich Council to protect the special character of the Blackheath Royal Standard, celebrate its history and also invest in some improvements.

No adverts on the Heath

Lewisham and Greenwich Councils had each received an application to allow advertising on the roundabout in the middle of Blackheath at the junction of Shooters Hill Road and Prince Charles Road. The roundabout is on the boundary of the two Boroughs.

New Blackheath CPZ takes effect

After campaigning by residents and councillor Geoff Brighty, a new Controlled Parking Zone around Kidbrooke Grove, Rochester Way and Kidbrooke Park Road has taken effect.

Road safety improvements for Stratheden Road

Blackheath Westcombe’s Conservative Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has welcomed road safety improvements being made on busy Stratheden Road. The changes include :