November 2015

Welcome for noise reduction barriers

Blackheath Westcombe's Conservative Councillor Geoff Brighty has welcomed the Transport for London decision to provide noise reduction barriers along the A102 on Siebert Road and Westcombe Hill.

Concern over plans to scrap Greenwich mobile library

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed concern after it emerged Greenwich Council is considering closing the borough’s mobile library service.Labour councillors announced a formal consultation “on the future of Royal Greenwich’s Library Outreach Service” last week.

Report reveals “high pay culture" at Labour-run Greenwich council

A new report published this week has revealed that 30 senior officers at Labour-run Greenwich council received total remuneration of more than £100,000 a year in 2013-14, with seven receiving more than £150,000.

Update on Bakerloo line extension proposal

Local Conservatives support call for Tube extension to benefit south-east London

Labour councillors block pro-active Cycle Hire proposal

Labour councillors in Greenwich have blocked a Conservative plan that could see the Santander Cycle Hire scheme extended to Greenwich, after refusing to make a pro-active proposal to Transport for London making the case for investment.

Council to Charge for Coach Parking?

Currently coach parking in Charlton Way is free and well used by coach operators bringing tourists to the area. Some residents think they should pay, some would like to see a reduction in coach numbers. A recent report to Greenwich Council's Highways Committee referred to further work being undertaken on charging but did not make recommendations.
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