April 2018

Conservatives Bid for Westcombe Park and Maze Hill Rezoning

Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell have written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, to submit their petition calling for Westcombe Park and Maze Hill railway stations from Zone 3 to Zone 2.

Conservatives Urge Natwest Not to Close Local Branch in Blackheath

Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell have urged Natwest not to proceed with the planned closure of the Blackheath and Westcombe Park Branch in June.

Potholes go untended as Labour-run Council’s ‘hands are tied’

As residents’ complaints over the growing number of potholes increase, Greenwich Conservatives reveal that the Council’s Highways accounts contain a substantial surplus

Local Conservatives support ‘No Toxic Cruise Port’ petition

Greenwich Conservatives have thrown their support behind the resident-led ‘No Toxic Cruise Port in Greenwich’ campaign, and its new petition calling for the planned Cruise Liner Terminal at Enderby Wharf to have either on-shore power or be scrapped.

Greenwich Conservatives launch 2018 local elections manifesto

Local Conservatives in Greenwich have launched their manifesto for the 2018 council elections, outlining their campaigning priorities if elected to Greenwich Council in the elections on Thursday 3rd May.

Council ‘Unsure’ of Who Owns Standard Toilets

In an answer to a question from Blackheath Westcombe ward councillor, Geoff Brighty, Greenwich Council admitted not knowing who owns the toilets on Batley Green at the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Conservative candidates for the 2018 Greenwich Council elections

51 Conservative candidates will contest the May 2018 Greenwich Council elections.

Greening Dinsdale Road

Residents in Dinsdale Road wanting to make their street greener and friendlier and to reduce the effects of traffic pollution organised a petition asking Greenwich Council to plant street trees.

Bus Reliability Improvement Measures Result of Conservative Petition

The Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Team, made up of Cllr Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell, have welcomed news that Transport for London (TfL) are reviewing a range of measures to improve bus reliability in the area following a petition run by the team last year.

No adverts on the Heath

Lewisham and Greenwich Councils had each received an application to allow advertising on the roundabout in the middle of Blackheath at the junction of Shooters Hill Road and Prince Charles Road. The roundabout is on the boundary of the two Boroughs.

Conservatives Launch New Shape the Standard Campaign

Conservatives in Blackheath Westcombe ward have launched their new ‘Shape the Standard’ campaign – an online pledge calling on Greenwich Council to protect the special character of the Blackheath Royal Standard, celebrate its history and also invest in some improvements.

New Blackheath CPZ Takes Effect

After campaigning by residents and councillor Geoff Brighty, a new Controlled Parking Zone around Kidbrooke Grove, Rochester Way and Kidbrooke Park Road has taken effect.
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