Archive for Month: August 2015

  • How to aggravate residents Royal Greenwich style (using twitter)

    I (and I am sure my fellow Councillors) know that one of the things  which really annoys residents is dog fouling.  It annoys me too and as a dog owner I think the fines on those people who don’t clean up after their dogs should be higher and enforced with more regularity by the Council. …

  • Why is Greenwich paying for Tall Ships which Tower Hamlets residents are getting for free?

    As Greenwich Council and the local press celebrate the return of the Tall Ships event to Greenwich and Woolwich this weekend (nothing comparable for Eltham during the year you’ll note), I do find myself thinking questioning whether this is a good use of Council resources. There are two issues here for me; the most obvious…

  • Council admits to failings over weeds once again

    At the July meeting of the Full Council, the Labour Cabinet Member for the Environment offered apologies on behalf of her Department and admitted to being personally upset by the situation with regard to weeds in answer to a direct question from me on the subject.   I want to be clear that I think…

  • Eltham Park Controlled Parking Zones on hold?

    I am increasingly concerned that Greenwich Council has delayed the publication of plans for extensions to the Eltham Park Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) as the future for the scheme slips into chaos and uncertainty. Over the course of the last two years, Eltham Park’s residents have been subject to a number of consultations about the…