April 2012

Greenwich Council sinks to new depths of incompetence over Hornfair Lido

Greenwich Council has admitted that it gave away a 99 year lease on the Hornfair Lido but its organisation then had to buy it back as a cost of £125,000 prior to development this summer. 

Conservative Stand at Greenwich University Open Day

Deputy Chairman (Membership & Finance), Thomas Turrell joined newly elected University of Greenwich Conservatives Chairman, Oliver Clark and Deputy Chairman (Political) at the University of Greenwic

Greenwich Spokesmen at Lewisham CPF debate

On Thursday 29th March 2012 Deputy Leader of Greenwich Council Conservative Group, Nigel Fletcher and Deputy Chairman of Greenwich Conservative Federation, Thomas Turrell attended and spoke on the Panel of Lewisham Conservative Policy Forum for a debate entitled “Is the Concept of a Political Union within the EU really best fo

Conservatives urge Olympic Borough to build ‘real’ swimming pool not “advanced paddling pool”

Greenwich Conservatives have joined calls for the Council to build a proper large pool with a deep end in their ‘Heart of East Greenwich’ development.

Boris Johnson visited Eltham High Street on Bank Holiday Monday

Boris is pictured here with GLA candidate and Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Alex Wilson. 

Boris was greeted warmly by the shoppers on the High Street on what was a very wet day, with cars stopping and many people getting their photo taken with the Mayor of London.

Labour push ahead with High Street Plans despite strong local objections

Greenwich Council’s Labour Cabinet has agreed its controversial ‘Masterplan’ despite strong local objection from retailers like Marks and Spencers.

Council announces Westmount Road/Rochester Way junction closure for this week

Greenwich Council has announced its intention to resurface of the junction of Westmount road and Rochester Way.  This will mean that from 10th April 2012 for three nights, the junction is expected to be closed from 9pm until 5am the following morning. 


Labour reveal scorn for Eltham

Labour Deputy Leader admits he is only interested in Eltham for parking charges revenue.

At a recent Council meeting the Deputy Leader of the Labour Council slipped up and revealed his party’s true view of Eltham. 

Council’s ‘cleaning’ may leave landscaping plans in the toilet

Plans by Transport for London (TFL) to re-landscape a key ‘Gateway’ to Eltham, have been undermined by the council’s inability to clean Greenwich’s streets.


Eltham North Councillors lead delivery on Progress Estate

Eltham North Councillors Nigel Fletcher (left) and Spencer Drury (right) joined fellow Conservatives to deliver leaflets to the Progress Estate this weekend.  They are pictured here outside the Progress Hall, with its 'London Borough of Greenwich' title still waiting to be updated by the Council. 

Conservatives reveal Council waste

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that the Labour Council is wasting thousands of pounds each year on a expensive IT contract.

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