Newly published government figures show the number of special police constables employed by the Met has fallen by 57% since 1997. Special constables are voluntary uniformed police officers and assist regular police officers in frontline policing duties.
The specifications for the swimming pool in the new £20 million leisure complex at Sun Yard in Eltham have been criticised as not being up to standard and a missed opportunity. Conservative Councillors in Greenwich have said that the new development would have been an ideal time to provide new and improved facilities which would benefit the whole of Greenwich. However the proposed plans do n