December 2006

Paperwork better than delivery in Housing

The system that Labour's Greenwich Council uses to allocate housing to residents has been given one star out of three.  The review was conducted by the independent Audit Commission which stated that there were weaknesses in Greenwich in:-

Eltham North Committee hard at work

The last meeting of the Eltham North Committee which did so well in the 2006 Council Elections

Getting a new home for your local police?

Your two Conservative Councillors for Blackheath Westcombe are helping to find a new home for your local Safer Neighborhood Team (SNT). The SNT is currently made up of two police officers and two community support officers, who together help to tackle crime and anti-social behavior in and around Blackheath Westcombe.

Eltham youngsters told prison isn't worth it

Last week David Gold, Eltham's Parliamentary Candidate, met the Founder of the London Anti-Crime and Education Scheme (LACES) and watched him bring his innovative ‘Prison isn’t worth it’ show to the Kings Park Centre in Eltham.


Shadow Secretary listens to Ferrier residents

The Shadow Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Caroline Spelman MP, was today visiting the Ferrier Estate with Parliamentary Candidate David Gold and local Conservative councillors.


Local Paper Review: 6th December 2006

In the local newspapers this week:


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Cabinet member's response is full of bull

Greenwich Council’s Cabinet Member for the Environment, Cllr Maureen O’Mara, is to be nominated for the Plain English Campaign’s Golden Bull award for gobbledygook.


Sports field petition lodged with Council

A residents petition calling for the restoration of sporting facilities to a playing field in Kidbrooke has been delivered to Greenwich Council.


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