Archive for Month: July 2015

  • Reporting back from Greenwich Council’s Police Panel

    This evening was the first meeting of the municipal year of the Community Safety and Environment Scrutiny Panel.  Despite its name, its focus appears to be entirely on the police (so I guess the weeds will continue to grow unchecked and without formal criticism from other Councillors on this committee). It was an interesting first…

  • The curious sale of pavements, roads, verges and a path

    Today at an auction thirteen bits of land around Crookston, Dairsie, Glenesk and Dumbreck roads were sold for £500. The plots (although I think this might be overplaying the size of some of them) seem to be leftover bits of land from when Bilton built the houses around the area being sold off for reasons…

  • Update on caravans on Eltham Common (behind the old Shooters Hill Police Station)

    Over the weekend various residents contacted me about their concerns over the sudden appearance of caravans on Eltham Common.  I wrote to the Council and was very grateful to receive a reassuring statement from the Deputy Chief Executive this morning which reads as follows:   “The police advise there are two sites with travellers in…