Author Archives: Clive Efford

Happy 65th Birthday to the NHS!

Eltham residents were queuing in Eltham High Street on Saturday morning to sign a card wishing the NHS a happy 65th Birthday.

Eltham MP Clive Efford who was in the High Street said: “It was very humbling to hear the accounts of people whose lives – or those of friends, families and loved ones – had been saved or immeasurably improved by the NHS, which for many of them had stood by them from birth.”

“But they were also there because they recognise that under this government the NHS is under threat now, more than it ever has been in the last 65 years.  Because this government is betraying our NHS both locally and nationally.”

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Its official: Yak and Yeti are the Masters of the Madras

Eltham’s favourite curry restaurant, the Yak & Yeti restaurant in Eltham High Street, has been voted the 7th best Indian in the country in the parliamentary Tiffin Cup by a star-studded judge panel of 10, which included celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott.

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Victory for Dutch House

Greenwich Council has turned down McDonald’s plans to turn the Dutch House into a 24 hour drive-through takeaway.

Speaking after the Council had announced its decision, Eltham MP Clive Efford congratulated the local community on their campaign. “Pubs are part of our heritage. Local people have shown in this campaign that the Dutch House is part of their community.

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Clive visits University of Bath


L-R Steve Nelson (CEO Wesport), Stephen Baddeley (Team Bath Director of Sport), Clive Efford, Dr. James Bilzon (Head of Department for Heath, University of Bath).

As part of a nationwide discussion on the future of school and community sport, Clive, yesterday (28th May), visited the University of Bath to meet with representatives from across the South West. Continue reading

Clive angry at yet more delays for parking controls

Clive has reacted angrily to news that Bexley Council have launched yet another objection to the newly revised proposals for a controlled parking zone stretching from Avery Hill to Eltham Heights around

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