June 2015

Conservatives secure funding to help tackle notorious New Eltham junction

Work by Conservative councillors has secured funding to tackle one of the borough’s most notorious junction.

Council admits £120,000 gamble on Greenwich Time legal challenge

Labour-run Greenwich council has been forced to admit publicly that it expects to spend £120,000 of taxpayers’ money on its legal challenge to rescue its controversial Greenwich Time propaganda newspaper – and that more than £30,000 has been spent already.

Mayor of London considers expanding Cycle Hire scheme to Greenwich

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said he is considering expanding the Santander Cycle Hire scheme to Greenwich, in response to lobbying from Greenwich Conservative councillors and London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.

Weeds sprout across Greenwich as Council admits it cannot stop them

Amid concerns that Greenwich’s streets are covered in weeds, the Council has admitted that it cannot stop weeds from growing and that no one had been appointed to deal with the problem at the start of June.

Fires in London at lowest rate since 1966

The number of fires recorded in London is now at its lowest level since records began thanks to the fire prevention work by the London Fire Brigade (LFB). The figures also show that the number of people killed by fires in London has halved in the last five years and is now at its lowest level since the millennium.
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