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After the recent bad weather, which badly affects road surfaces, your local Conservative Action Team have been busy reporting broken pavements and potholes across Falconwood and Welling. Some repairs can take longer than we would like, but the important thing is that the issues are reported to Bexley Council so they can be fixed as…

After making formal complaints and having onsite meetings with rail representatives, we are pleased to see that works have begun to clear up both Falconwood and Welling stations. The build up of litter and other issues on Network Rail/ Southeastern’s land is totally unacceptable and your local Councillors have reminded them that on a regular…

After weeks of complaining, we are pleased that the broken fence panel (caused by the recent bad weather) has finally been fixed. We are putting a lot of effort into improving the appearance of the car park alongside the reduction in parking charges. These include the planting of new plants and the constant reporting of…

Over the weekend, your three local Councillors were out litter picking in the Scientists and The Green area of Welling. Two large bags of litter were collected alongside some fly tipping on Westwood Lane and Yorkland Avenue. They regularly do this voluntary work in addition to the Council’s street cleaning service to help keep our…

Your Falconwood and Welling Councillors have been busy again this week sorting out local cases of fly-tipping. Frustratingly, this has become a big issue both locally and nationally. Already this week their efforts have helped clear mess at Ruskin Avenue and Westwood Lane Car Park, which is amongst the worst areas locally. As well as being…

One of the big issues that we continue to try and tackle locally is damaged pavements. Over the last few years we have helped fix hundreds of broken and dangerous paving slabs, which are a pain and great expense to local taxpayers. At this request of a number of residents we are writing this post to help inform all…

We have started 2018 with more good news of investment in Welling. The below article is from Bexley Council: Children from two local primary schools today (9 January) helped the Council to plant the first of many new trees set to grow in Danson Park in Welling. School staff and 120 pupils from Hook Lane and…

**Update notice** We have received information that the repair works by Thames Water are forecast to be completed before the end of this week and the road will re-open shortly afterwards. We will be applying as much pressure as possible to ensure that this timetable is met and thank all local residents for their patience. If you require…

Nigel, Val and Louie were delighted to join local residents in spreading some Christmas cheer in Blackfen, Falconwood and Welling again this year. All three Councillors volunteer their time to help organise and pay for the Christmas lights and trees each year in Blackfen, Falconwood and Welling. These are largely funded out of their own…

On Tuesday evening Cllr Louie French was pleased to join the Mayor of Bexley in supporting this year’s Civic Celebration of Bexley students in the Council Chamber at Bexleyheath. Schools from all over the borough were present, with a select number of students awarded certificates for their academic and sporting achievements this year. This included…

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