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          Local residents across the ward have commented on the mess being created by Thames Water during upgrade works. These works started before Christmas, with the latest incident being the “major leak” at the junction of Sutherland and Yorkland Avenue. Cllrs Louie French and Nigel Betts have made a number of complaints to…

On Saturday 7 January Cllrs Louie French, Nigel Betts and Val Clark were joined by James Brokenshire MP, Gareth Bacon AM and a large group of local Conservative activists for a resident feedback session in Welling. All houses in the Scientist Estate (Cavendish, Darwin, etc.)  were called upon for feedback on local issues and services provided by…

Community spirit was alive and well across Blackfen, Falconwood and Welling in December. The local Cllrs were involved in organising and supporting a variety of community events over the festive period, and a few of them have been highlighted in this post. In Blackfen, Cllr Louie French was a prominent figure in the fundraising and organisation of this year’s Christmas lights alongside local…

Local residents will be pleased that the recommended improvements to community ties have been finalised by the Local Government Boundary Commission. Now that the Commission has published its final recommendations, it will lay a draft order in both Houses of Parliament. Parliament will then have 40 days to consider these recommendations. If both Houses are…

Following months of lobbying we are pleased that Bexley Council has taken steps to improve road safety at the junction of Cambridge and Yorkland Avenue. Local residents will undoubtedly be aware of a number of incidents where vehicles have failed to stop when travelling along Cambridge Avenue towards The Green. We hope that the additional “Give Way” sign, which has been…

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