November 2010

Greenwich Council's Dog Control Plans: A Dogs Breakfast

Greenwich Conservatives recently revealed the failure of the Labour Council’s dog control orders.

In figures received as a result of a Freedom of Information request from Conservative Leader Cllr Spencer Drury, it is clear that:-

Greenwich Council's financial mess

At Tuesday night’s Cabinet meeting figures revealed that Greenwich Council’s budget was being overspent by £13.48m with another £3.5m in further pressures which could still make the situation worse.

 

Consultation opens on new proposals for former Avery Hill petrol station

Coast & Capital LLC have put in a third planning application to redevelop the former Avery Hill petrol station on the corner of Avery Hill and Eastnor Roads.

Councillors hear latest plans for Grove Market Development

After attending last weeks exhibition, Eltham South councillors Adam Thomas and Eileen Glover attended a meeting with Eltham Renaissance and their architects to get further details on how the scheme is likely to change.

First Resident Consultation Meeting for Sparrows Farm

Following Greenwich Council granting a new alcohol and events license to the student union bar at Sparrows Farm, Cllr Adam Thomas requested that the bar management fulfilled the conditions within the license agreement to hold regular resident consultation meetings.

Conservatives keep fighting for Eltham's parks

Eltham South councillors are regularly out and about looking at how the local area can be improved, we want to hear from residents who want to take a lead in improving their local area, as well as developing new community facilities such as allotments.

Eltham North Councillors talk to residents on Dairsie Road

Eltham North councillors Spencer Drury and Dermot Poston, led a team this Saturday to talk to residents in Dairsie Road about their concerns over speeding cars as well as collecting signatures for a petition to present to Greenwich council.

The petition calls for the council to consider what traffic calming measures could be put in place on the road to make it safer, as well as full consultation with residents and Deansfield School. Residents also showed councillors Drury and Poston signs that local children had made themselves asking drivers to slow down.

Eltham North councillors talk to residents in Dairsie Road

Eltham North councillors Spencer Drury and Dermot Poston, led a team this Saturday to talk to residents in Dairsie Road about their concerns over speeding cars as well as collecting signatures for a petition to present to Greenwich council.

Greenwich Conservatives defend security of tenure for Council tenants from the Labour Party

In an often bad tempered Council meeting in Greenwich last week, Conservative Councillors found themselves defending security of tenure from an increasingly incoherent set of attacks by Labour Councillors.

The Labour Party’s Cabinet Member for Housing moved a motion criticising the Conservative approach to security of tenure which included a statement that:

Eltham South councillor campaigning in Ladywell by-election

Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas joined Lewisham Deptford Conservatives and Dr Charles Tannock MEP and Syed Kamall MEP, to campaign for Ben Appleby, the Conservative candidate for the forthcoming Ladywell By-election, on Thursday 4 November.  If you want to help the campaign, please contact Ben on bphappleby@googlemail.com

Conservatives out in force for Ladywell by-election

Conservatives in Lewisham Deptford were out in force at the weekend to support their candidate Ben Appleby, for the forthcoming Ladywell by-election, to elect a new member for Lewisham Council.

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