Monthly Archives: May 2013

Monthly Archives: May 2013

Greenwich development update

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Greenwich Council’s Peninsula West Masterplan outlines their intention to transform the Peninsula into London’s premier entertainment zone by focusing development and regeneration around multi-purpose sports, entertainment. Whilst we welcome regeneration, there are few Greenwich residents living in this vicinity, whereas thousands of people in Blackwall and Cubitt Town could be affected by noise and light, as has been demonstrated previously. Your local Conservative councillors have supported Isle of Dogs residents by speaking out at Greenwich Council’s licensing and planning committees. …

Rogue estate agents advertising board update

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Your Conservative councillors for Blackwall and Cubitt Town have taken up many cases of estate agents boards being placed without consent. Recently the council served two statutory enforcement notices on boards that had been placed on Glen Terrace on the Isle of Dogs. They were removed immediately as the company would have been liable for costs had the council been forced to take further action. Conservative councillor for Blackwall and Cubitt Town Cllr Peter Golds said “This is a problem …

Rahman’s clean streets claim – what a load of rubbish!

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Your local Conservative councillors have slammed Respect-backed Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s claims that our streets are clean – and have called for better street cleaning and an end to bulk waste charges. Conservative councillor for Blackwall & Cubitt Town Cllr Peter Golds said “Lutfur Rahman commissioned a pointless survey that said 98% of our streets were clean – what a load of old rubbish! Anyone who walks round our area can see bin bags, abandoned mattresses and dog mess littering our …

Rahman’s taxi scandal carries on

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Your local Conservative councillors have once more slammed the Respect-backed Mayor of Tower Hamlets and his administration – after details came out of how they’ve splashed yet more council taxpayers’ money on taxi fares around the borough. In our last In Touch leaflet, we gave you details of how Rahman and his Cabinet colleagues Cllr Abdul Asad, Ohid Ahmed, Oliur Rahman, Rabina Khan, Alibor Choudhury and Rania Khan spent £7,500 of taxpayers’ money up to June 2012 on taxis around the borough. …