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“We’re all Loonys now”: Lord Halfperson of Blackheath declares candidacy for 2018

It has often been rumoured, but it now looks like it’s finally happening – ex-local councillor

William Hill withdraws betting application for Plumstead High Street

RGT EXCLUSIVE: William Hill have withdrawn their application for a betting licence at the former Barclays

Time’s up for unscrupulous HMO developers. In October 2018.

Greenwich have belatedly issued further details of their plans to regulate smaller Houses of Multiple Occupation

It’s that time again. Have you heard of Plumstead Common’s Undivided Summer Festival?

It must be that time of year – word has reached us of another planned festival

Has luck finally run out for Shrewsbury House? Use it or lose it

Shooters Hill’s Grade II listed Shrewsbury House appears to be under threat this week after a

The strange tale of Eltham High Street and what it really means for Plumstead

Following the revelation that £40,000 has been spent on a large, illuminated, wooden sign to remind

If the Council won’t do anything, we will: The Plumstead Party launches

The last few years have been an interesting time for Plumstead. Despite numerous residents asking for

Farage visits Plumstead?: “You’re not wanted here!”

It looks like things are now gearing up for the General Election on May 7th –

Greenwich Council does “Pointless”: Debating the NHS

As I’ve mentioned before, the ruling Labour clique at Greenwich Council like the sound of their

Dissent in Greenwich: If I stop shouting, please send for help…

Yesterday evening I attended this month’s Greenwich Council meeting and it wasn’t a pleasant experience. That

Matt versus Matt: Greenwich and the Living Wage

Strange things are afoot once again at Greenwich Council and, for a change, local residents may

The “Schoolboy Politics” of Greenwich Council

I’ve been a little busy over the last few months with one thing and another, but

Greenwich Council’s belated support for small businesses. All 20 of them.

The Greenwich Council cabinet meeting of July 23rd passed without much comment last month, probably because

Have you heard of the Woolwich Festival? No, neither have we…

The commons of Plumstead play host to a number of excellent community events every year like

Time for a change? Petition yourself…

There has been much talk coming out of the leadership of Greenwich Council about a new

Fear and Loathing in Woolwich

Greenwich Council meetings are always strange affairs but the full Council of July 30th was even