Category Archives: News

Middle Park pilot to tackle untidy gardens

Clive has been carrying out his walkabouts for over 10 years now.

From the very first walkabout, complaints were raised about people failing to keep their gardens in good order. Whilst most people work hard to keep their gardens neat, they are let down by a minority that do not. Sometimes this is because they are elderly or infirm and need help. Sometimes, however, people have no excuse for not maintaining their gardens. Continue reading

National free swimming scheme launched in Eltham

Sports minister Andy Burnham joined Clive and Olympic minister Tessa Jowell to launch the goverment’s free swimming scheme for under 16s and over 60s.

Click below to see a video of the event.

Clive gets tips in green driving

Clive got a lesson in saving money and helping the planet when he went along to the Ford Dagenham showroom at Five Ways in New Eltham. Continue reading

Clive joins sports minister at Charlton Athletic

Clive and government minister Andy Burnham swapped the parliamentary football team for a kick around with Prince’s Trust teenagers at Charlton Football Club today. Continue reading

Clive gets a sneak preview of the new Lidl store in Eltham High Street

Clive went to meet the store manager of the new Lidl super market in Eltham High Street which is due to open later this week.

After a tour around the new store he welcomed the store to his constituency.

“This is yet another major investment in our town centre” said Clive. “We have already seen the massive expansion of Marks and Spencer and the arrival of the new Eltham Centre to compliment the existing stores in our town centre. I know that times are tough for retailers at the moment but I am pleased that we continue to see investment in our High Street.”