Author Archives: Charlie Davis

2,599 extra police officers recruited to the Met to keep streets safe

Newly released figures show that 2,599 police officers have been recruited to the Met as part of the Conservative Government’s pledge to put 20,000 more officers on the streets by March 2023. Since the recruitment drive was launched in 2019, the 43 police forces across England and Wales have seen an additional 13,576 police officers… Read More »

Charlie welcomes £48,808 in funding to support grassroots football in Eltham

Football clubs and communities across the country will receive investment in grassroots football facilities thanks to the Conservative Government. Charlie Davis welcomes the £48,808 in funding for Long Lane JFC in Eltham to improve the quality of sporting facilities for the local area. This new funding from the Conservative Government, the FA, and the Premier… Read More »

Police Victory – Conservative pressure leads to Eltham Police commitment

Pressure from local Conservative Councillors has resulted in the Labour Council finally agreeing to help find space for local police teams in Eltham, after the Borough Police Commander described the lack of facilities in the Town Centre for them to use during their shifts as “ridiculous”. His comments and the Labour U-turn came during a… Read More »

Cabinet Member asked to think again on Quietway Scheme

The Overview & Scrutiny Call-In Sub-Committee voted last Thursday to unanimously support our call for the Cabinet member responsible to reconsider the proposed Greenwich to Bexley Quietway Scheme. The scheme, which would run from Eltham Park South to Well Hall Road via Eltham Park Gardens and Dunvegan Road, even failed to gain the support of… Read More »

Orangery Lane Application Rejected Again

On Monday, the Planning Board rejected the new application for the site at 10 Orangery Lane unanimously. The new development had undergone very minor changes and did not reflect the feedback the developer or architect had been given, by the public at a consultation meeting held by Cllr Charlie Davis in August, or the reservations… Read More »