May 2011

New application for development at Starbuck Close

A new planning application has been submitted to Greenwich Council to build two flats at the entrance of Starbuck Close.

Overcrowding to become a fact of life as Greenwich fails to plan for children’s futures

At a meeting of Greenwich Council’s Cabinet on Tuesday, Labour Councillors agreed to spend in excess of £45m patching up and installing portacabins in primary schools across the borough as they searched for extra places for primary age children.

 

Celebrating Greenwich's new Scout District

Councillor Nigel Fletcher, Deputy Leader of Greenwich Conservatives, attends the Scouts' "Hullabaloo" fun day at Blackheath Rugby Club, Kidbrooke Lane. The event marked the formation of Greenwich's new Borough-wide Scout District, combining Scout groups from Greenwich, Woolwich and Eltham.

Councillors call for action from Co-Op on rubbish in New Eltham

Conservative councillors have called for immediate action from the Co-Op regarding the high levels of rubbish in their New Eltham shop car park.

Cllr Mandy Brinkhurst, Conservative councillor for Coldharbour and New Eltham, sits on the Co-Op's representative committee and has requested immediate action from the company to clear the rubbish which is a blight on the New Eltham centre.

Councillors get Stop Notice on Avery Hill Car Wash

Eltham South councillors have successfully obtained a Stop Notice from Greenwich Council, for the hand car wash that appeared at the former petrol station site on the corner of Eastnor Road and Avery Hill.

Police focus to shift from gangs to serious youth crime

At Tuesday’s Safer and Stronger Community meeting in the Woolwich Town Hall Councillors received a report from the Violent and Organised Crime Unit (VOCU) which is funded by the Council but part of the Greenwich Police force.  Conservatives have backed the VOCU in the Council’s budget and were pleased to hear about its success to date.

 

Ex-Kidbrooke Councillors elected once more

Ex-Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservative Councillors Andy Jennings and Graeme Coombes have been elected as Councillors once again just a year after leaving office in Greenwich. 

 

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