It’s interesting to compare the approach to Christmas trading from the
borough that levies the ninth lowest council tax rate in London with the one that is ninth highest.
The adopted tone is so very much more friendly in Greenwich too.
Bexley is allowing supposedly free parking behind its offices this weekend but is asking for a donation. Everywhere else, you pay.
Away from parking, Bexley council has been trying to put on a more friendly face. Whether families who are missing a young member because of poor social worker decisions will see things the same way is a different matter entirely, but it’s not often you see cabinet member Philip Read and Santa Claus mentioned in the same document.