Council offers financial support for bowls clubs

Some good news this week as the Council has confirmed that there will be some financial support for local bowls clubs as they are ‘transferred to self-management’ (which is code for the Council ceasing to support them). The hard cash available is £10,000-£15,000 over each of the next two years, but there is also a… Read More »

Eltham Councillor welcomes £36,000 in government support for Central Eltham Youth Project as provider of food for vulnerable people

New figures reveal 14 local food charities awarded a share of £776, 463 of funding for London. Locally, the Central Eltham Youth Project received: £36,000. 65 charities across England awarded share of more than £3.5 million from Food Charities Grant Fund to support people during the coronavirus outbreak. Food aid charities in London were awarded… Read More »

Update from Eltham North Safer Neighbourhood Team

It is pleasing to find that the Eltham North Safer Neighbourhood Team is continuing with its excellent engagement with the local community since the departure of Sergeant Marianne Catmull. The latest update from the Safer Neighbourhood Team is here: Having worked with Marianne for more than 12 years, her departure was certainly a moment for… Read More »

Consultation starts on Well Hall Road development

Residents should be aware that on Thursday last week the Council formally started the consultation for the development on the site of the Well Hall Road garages which were demolished last week. The consultation letter can be seen here: The full details of the plans can be found here. You can also comment on the… Read More »

Thai Thai restaurant to have licence reviewed by Greenwich Council

This week we received notification that there would be a review of the licence for the Thai Thai (also called Chang Thai) restaurant at 12 Well Hall Road. The official reasons given for the review are as follows: The grounds of the review relate to an alleged sexual assault and alleged grievous bodily harm to… Read More »

Applying for the new Business Discretionary Fund in Eltham

In addition to the Conservative Councillors’ motion to support local business as we emerge from lockdown, this week Greenwich Council announced the system it will use to distribute the £1.863 million it has been given by the Government to support local businesses who may have slipped through the cracks of previous schemes.  This grant needs… Read More »

Eltham needs fair share of extra 20,000 police officers

Following the Home Office announcement of an extra 20,000 police officers to be recruited across every police force in England and Wales, Eltham Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Louie French has asked for South East London to get its fair share. The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England… Read More »

Council provides update on Eltham Park South toilet refurbishment

Over time all three Eltham North Councillors have been asking for updates on the slow pace of work at the toilets in Eltham Park South (behind the café).  On these non-political issues we invariably try to work together and following a recent enquiry from Councillor Linda Bird, the Council has informed us that they too… Read More »

Completing the High Street works opposite the cinema

The Council have written to local Councillors to keep them informed about planned pavement work on Eltham High Street to the west of Roper Street.   During the Eltham High Street public realm improvements, the pavement opposite the cinema could not be built to the full designed width because road space was needed to allow… Read More »