March 2013

Eltham short changed on Highways improvements

Eltham residents have been short changed again, with over 75% of highways funding going to the North of the Borough.

Labour put party politics before defending Woolwich Fire Station

At the late March Council meeting the Labour Party rejected Conservative attempts to reach a cross-party agreement on opposing the closure of Woolwich Fire Station in favour of political point-scoring. Conservatives fear that residents of the borough will suffer as a result of this poor decision making and irresponsible behaviour.

Conservatives criticise ‘poverty of aspiration’

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that more children went to top universities from Bexley Grammar last year than from all of the Sixth Forms in Greenwich Borough put together.

Greenwich refuses to admit schools ‘require improvement’

Greenwich Council sees many schools as ‘satisfactory’ which are classified by the government as ‘requiring improvement’.

Celebrating snouts in the trough

As Greenwich Council basked in the warm glow of self adulation, local Conservatives revealed that the Labour Council spent £4,000 attending the Awards Ceremony.

Labour Councillor twitters about Crown Woods

As Labour Leadership hopeful Cllr John Fahy takes to Twitter, Greenwich Conservatives are asking if he should be using this medium to attack members of our local community?

Eric Pickles Names and Shames Greenwich Time!

Secrtary of State names and shames Greenwich Time as a waste of taxpayers money and calls for its printing to be bought to an end during his speech to the Conservative Spring Forum on Saturday 16th March.

Greenwich Conservatives Launch new "Greenwich North" branch

Greenwich Conservatives have launched a new social branch covering the North of the Borough providing new networking and social opportunities for the members of the Federation in the Greenwich & Woolwich Constituency.

Repairs to the Shooters Hill Rose Garden

Councillor Spencer Drury has reported the water leak in the Shooters Hill Rose Garden below Kenilworth Gardens and received a promise that repairs will take place.

Conservatives question dangerous Tescos petrol queue

At the January Council meeting, Conservative Council Group Leader Spencer Drury questioned the Labour Cabinet member about the queue at the Tesco Petrol Station, which now regularly stretches out onto the roundabout, causing cars to swerve dangerously.

Reporting Back: Greener Greenwich Strategy

Conservative Councillor Mandy Brinkhurst, Shadow Member for Greener Greenwich reports back on here work this year holding Labour run Greenwich Coucnil to account.
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