The area around Shooters Hill parade of shops is neglected and underinvested
The area behind is unpaved and attracts antisocial behaviour. Fly-tipped rubbish builds up continually.
On the street side the paving is in a terrible state and dangerous to pedestrians. The council has completely neglected the area for decades.
Kidbrooke deserves better!
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Greenwich and Bexley Green Party has repeatedly called for the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to scrap the toxic Silvertown Tunnel. We have restated our call with a new public letter. Please add your name to the signatories. […]
Vaccination bus providing easier access to Covid-19 jabs A vaccination bus launched by Greenwich council is making it easier for vulnerable people to get the Covid-19 jab. The mobile vaccination unit was launched earlier this month The bus is a double-decker and with two clinical booths inside. Vaccinations on the bus are being given to residents in priority groups and are by appointment through local GPs. Read more on News Shopper here. Better streets for Greenwich: Share your views Better […]
Want to receive this newsletter by email each week? Sign up to the mailing list at https://greenwichandbexley.greenparty.org.uk/ Join the Green Party Quiz on 26 February The Green Party is holding a fundraising quiz online on Friday 26th February from 8pm to 9.30pm. All funds raised will go towards the May London elections (Less than 90 days away). There’s also a special prize for the winning team: £100 for the local Green Party or Green campaign of your choice. Buy your […]
Phone bank training ahead of Mayoral elections We that know picking up the phone to help turn out the vote is one the most effective ways to get Green votes in elections. It can be nervy picking up the phone for the first time, but there’s no need to worry – and it really does make a difference! For more guidance, why not join Benali from London Green Party for free Zoom-based phonebank training free on Saturday 6 March? (~1.5hrs) […]
People’s Question Time: Your chance to grill the mayor People’s Question Time is taking place online at 7-9pm on Thursday 11 February. Mayor Sadiq Khan and the London Assembly will be answering questions on a range of topics including transport, air quality and housing. If you have questions you want to put to the mayor regarding the Silvertown Tunnel project, low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) or any other topic on your mind, this could be your chance. It’s free to join […]
Welcome to the 14th edition of the Greenwich and Bexley Green Party (GBGP) newsletter. This weekly bulletin will give you a roundup of what’s going on in the local area. Silvertown tunnel described as ‘an assault’ on the health of local people Doctors and healthcare workers have warned that plans for a new four-lane tunnel under the River Thames in east London represent an “assault on the health” of families in the surrounding area, reports The Guardian. The story was […]
Welcome to the 13th edition of the Greenwich and Bexley Green Party (GBGP) newsletter. This weekly bulletin will give you a roundup of what’s going on in the local area. A new pedestrian and cycle bridge for East London Architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands and maritime civil engineers Beckett Rankine are inviting GBGP members to hear more about their plan for an innovative East London pedestrian and cycle bridge, shadowing the Thames Barrier. They are holding a Zoom webinar at 11am […]
Greenwich Cyclists Coordinator Neil Robertson has recently penned a piece in defence of low-traffic neighbourhoods entitled Thankful for LTNs. We reprint it here to help assure its wider distribution. Greenwich and Bexley Green Party would like to put on record its full support for low-traffic neighbourhoods, safer cycling, walkable neighbourhoods and the lowering of air pollution. It is our shared belief with Greenwich Cyclists that these positive benefits can be achieved without harming local residents or businesses – the key […]
We are delighted to announce that following significant criticism including our own thoroughly researched opposition, Greenwich Council has rowed back on its secretive proposal to dispose of the precious green space known as the Rose Garden at Blackwall Lane in Peninsula ward. A statement on the council’s website reads: Following a public consultation on the space known as the ‘Rose Garden’ (Blackwall Lane, SE10), the Council has decided not to proceed with its proposed disposal of the land. The Council first considered the disposal […]
Dear Greenwich Council, Greenwich Council has given notice of its intention to sell the public open green space known as the Rose Garden, situated at Blackwall Lane London, SE10 0SP on Greenwich Peninsula. Greenwich and Bexley Green Party strongly oppose the sale of the Rose Garden. Disposing of this green space is inconsistent with the Council’s stated ambitions to safeguard residents’ wellbeing, improve air quality and address the climate emergency. Selling green spaces is an attack on wellbeing. Access to […]