Charlton

Anti-social behaviour problems

Greenwich Conservatives have discovered a substantial fall-off in the number of ASBOs issued in the Borough - down 65% to just six in 2008/09.

Greenwich Market Saved

In August, the Council’s Planning Board unanimously rejected plans to redevelop Greenwich Market by ripping up the cobbles, replacing a range of historic buildings with a modern bog-standard 5-storey hotel - completely out of character with the rest of historic Greenwich.

Conservatives lead protest over Lido summer closure

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed anger at the Labour Council’s decision to close  Hornfair Lido for the school summer holidays. In July, local Conservatives, led by Parliamentary Candidate Spencer Drury presented a petition to Council and called for the reopening of the Lido for August – a call rejected by Charlton’s Labour Councillors.

Spencer visits Charlton Lido

During the Summer, when the Lido was closed to the public, Cllr Spencer Drury (Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich and Woolwich) visited the Blackheath based swimming club which used the pool on a regular basis.

General Election 1997

Date: 
1 May, 1997 (All day)
Election held 1st May 1997    
     

Working with TfL on A2 closure

Greenwich Conservatives have been working with Transport for London (TfL) to ensure that the  roadworks on the A2 are completed as quickly as possible. They wrote to residents across Greenwich and Charlton about the disruption and have been passing on residents’ views to Boris and the Greater London Authority.

 

A plan to improve schools

It’s a sad fact that Greenwich isn’t blessed with many good state maintained schools. Yet education is the most powerful means by which our children can be given the freedom to shape their future.

Local Conservative puts up Neighbourhood Watch signs

In April, James Garry, Conservative Spokesman for Charlton, helped to fix the first Neighbourhood Watch signs to lampposts in Eastcombe Avenue. The newly founded Neighbourhood Watch scheme will help to raise awareness about crime & safety in Eastcombe Avenue and surrounding areas.

Post Office closures planned

Local Conservatives have warned that the Borough faces a significant reduction in the number of local Post Office branches, unde

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