February 2008

TfL help to increase train fares

Passengers from Maze Hill to London have seen the cost of their season tickets rise by 25%. Maze Hill is perhaps one of the highest local increases but it is by no means alone with fares at Westcombe Park and Blackheath also going up.

These increases are due to the introduction of zonal pricing for the South Eastern railway network in preparation for Oyster payas-you-go.

Eltham North Schools hit by Labour plans

CONSERVATIVES were today calling for Labour to withdraw new proposals which will mean good schools in Eltham

Audit Commission: Greenwich among worst for Social Care, the Environment, Culture and Housing

The publication of the 2007 Comprehensive Performance Assessment results this week show how Greenwich is doi

More tax for worse services decisions at latest Council meeting

At the January Council meeting, the Labour Council made a series of decisions which will cost Council Tax pa

Heathrow expansion plans

The Government launched its consultation on the expansion of Heathrow last November and the closing date for objections is fast approaching.  More profit for the airport and airlines is a key motivation behind the plans. 

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