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.”
Clive yesterday visited the Norfolk School Games at the University of East Anglia Sportspark.
The visit coincided with a meeting to discuss what should be included in a future school and community sport strategy. Continue reading
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.
Charlton Park Academy’s new ‘Freedom Climber’ was officially opened by Clive on the 27th June 2013.
The ‘Freedom Climber’ is a rotating climbing wall that provides the physical challenges and the exercise benefits of continuous climbing in a safe, low level environment.
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.