Greenwich & Woolwich

Welcome for Greenwich Park Access Study

Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Councillor Geoff Brighty has welcomed a proposed study by Greenwich Council and Royal Parks into a variety of issues affecting Greenwich Park's Blackheath Gate in Charlton Way.

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.

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.

Zac Goldsmith chosen as Conservative Mayoral Candidate

Voters across London have chosen South London MP Zac Goldsmith as the Conservative candidate for Mayor of London after Boris Johnson announced he would not for a third term.

Open Day for Westcombe Woodlands

The Friends of Westcombe Woodlands Open Day on 4th October will be a great opportunity for local residents to visit this otherwise little known and rarely frequented part of our area.

On Blackheath: Your views wanted

Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Geoff Brighty and local campaigner Thomas Turrell are asking local residents for their views on the recent On Blackheath festival and its impact on the local area.

New weekend night service for 132 bus

Transport for London have announced that as of September 12th the 132 bus will run a new night service on Fridays and Saturdays to reflect the increased demand on buses at nights.

Conservatives get tough on rogue employers

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced tough new measures to crack down on employers who do not pay their staff the statutory minimum wage. The plans will be roled out ahead of the introduction of the national living wage next year.

You Decide: Greenwich residents invited to choose Conservative London Mayor Candidate

Voters in Greenwich are invited to vote in the Conservatives open primary to select the party’s Mayoral candidate regardless of whether they are Conservative supporters or not. Anyone wishing to take part in the process must pay a £1 registration fee and be on the electoral role in Greenwich. Current Mayor of London Boris Johnson, who was chosen by the public to be the Conservative candidate in 2007, has announced he is to stand down at the election in May 2016.

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