July 2011

Councillor gets tree problem sorted in 1/2 hour for Hambledown residents

After receiving complaints from residents living on Hambledown Road in Avery Hill, regarding a tree causing damage to parked cars, Eltham South councillor, Eileen Glover called the tree specialist at Greenwich Council to resolve the problem.

Within 1/2 hour of a site visit to look at the tree, council workmen had pruned the tree back to ensure it was no longer causing damage.

Labour Cabinet Member apologises for weeds across Greenwich

At last night’s meeting of Greenwich Council, in response to a question from Leader of the Conservative Group Cllr Spencer Drury, the Labour Cabinet Member for street cleaning apologised for the state of pavements and roads across the borough. 


A Better Walk to Blackheath Village

Those who take a walk across the Heath along Prince of Wales Road  - and many Blackheath Westcombe residents do to get to and from the Village and the Station - should find it a smoother, safer walk.

Conservative councillors attend Avery Hill ParkFest event

Cllrs Adam Thomas, Eileen Glover and John Hills attend the Avery Hill ParkFest event

Conservative Councillors do council's job and sort out weed problem on Overmead

After receiving complaints from residents living on Overmead about the problem of overgrowing weeds in the road's pavements, Conservative councillors, Adam Thomas, Matt Clare and Neil Dickinson decided to help residents by removing the weeds.


Gardening on the Progress Estate

On Wednesday Eltham Conservatives joined Chair of the Progress Residents’ Association Rita Bygrave to help sort out the gardens of residents of Moira Road who were struggling to maintain them.

Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives inspecting the weeds on Dursley Road

Chairman of Kidbrooke with Hornfair ward Matt Hartley with the ward Secretary Toni Hale saw first hand the overgrown areas of Dursley and Whetstone Roads on Saturday.  Many residents complained about the Labour Council's failure to take care of their area.

Finance & Public Services Committee update

Finance & Public Services Committee update from Cllr Alex Wilson

After a year off the Finance & Public Services Scrutiny Panel I decided to go back onto it. As a committee it is supposed to look at the Council's organisation and coordination.

Cllr Drury visits Eltham Community Hospital exhibition

At the start of July Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury visited the exhibition at the Eltham Centre to view the revised proposals for the Eltham Community Hospital.  The hospital is being created in Passey Place and will help to address long-term concerns expressed by Eltham's residents and Conservative Councillors over the healthcare available in our community.

Local councillors attend Fairy Hill Festival

Locla Conservative councillors, John Hills, Matt Clare and Adam Thomas help out and attend this years Fairy Hill Festival.

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