Author Archives: Clive Efford

Clive welcomes new Equestrian centre at Shooters Hill

Clive Efford was given a warm welcome today when he visited the new state-of-the-art Equestrian Centre run by Hadlow College in partnership with Greenwich council.

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The Dutch House team up with a Porcupine

Campaigners working to save the Dutch House in Sidcup Road have joined up with protesters opposing Lidl’s plans to bulldoze the Porcupine pub in Mottingham Village. Although many of the Porcupine’s customers live in Clive’s Eltham seat the pub is actually in Bob Neil’s Bromley constituency.

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Clive visits John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds


As part of Clive’s nationwide tour to discuss a future sports strategy Clive visited Leeds to meet coaches and staff working at the John Charles Centre for Sport.

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Clive’s article on Olympic Legacy for Children England

It is virtually impossible to have a conversation about sport in the UK these days without the words ‘Olympic Legacy’ being quoted.  This debate was going on even before London was awarded the 2012 games.  It has become the Holy Grail of sport, but if it isn’t to become the stuff of historic legend then we need a long term strategic plan of how it will be delivered. Continue reading

Save the Dutch House

The Dutch House pub in Sidcup Road is under threat from McDonalds who want to turn it into a drive through restaurant.

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Clive has written to Greenwich Council’s planners asking that they oppose the application.

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