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Make cruise terminal ‘green’ or find another option says Council Leader

Published on Monday, 16 July 2018 in Environment and planning news

Council urges owners of planned cruise terminal to slash the project’s impact on the environment or come up with an alternative business plan.

Royal Borough retains Cleaner Air Borough accreditation

Published on Friday, 06 July 2018 in Environment and planning news

Our Cleaner Air Borough accreditation has been upheld by the Mayor of London.

Calls to night noise team helped Council secure loud music prosecution

Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 in Environment and planning news

The operator of a restaurant where loud music was repeatedly blasted out up until 3am was ordered to pay £7,250 following a successful prosecution by the Royal Borough.

Free Futureversity summer courses for young people to learn new skills

Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018 in Education and learning news

Young people across Greenwich can develop their skills with free courses and activities.

Driving out motorbike and moped riding nuisance from parks

Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 in Community and living news

A campaign to stop motorbike or moped riding in parks is launched after community concerns.

Twenty arrests in action to target knife crime

Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 in Community and living news

Arrests made in three-day crackdown on knife crime in Woolwich town centre.

The Missing Link is missing no more

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Transport and streets news

The 'Missing Link' on the Thames Path, as it weaves through Royal Greenwich, was officially opened on Wednesday 20 June.

Is your street plugged in?

Published on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 in Transport and streets news

We are consulting residents on locations to install easy to use street lamp post charging points for electric vehicles in the borough.

Celebrate Clean Air Day with Royal Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 in Transport and streets news

Cyclists can ride the 'Missing Link' Thames Pathway on a free guided bike tour.

Statement regarding the anniversary of the Finsbury Park mosque attack

Published on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Danny Thorpe, Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, has issued a statement on the one-year anniversary of the Finsbury Park mosque attack.

Rapid eviction of travellers thanks to borough wide ban

Published on Monday, 18 June 2018 in Community and living news

A group of travellers were rapidly evicted from parkland thanks to a High Court injunction secured by the Royal Borough.

Plumstead Manor becomes latest school to be judged 'good' by Ofsted

Published on Friday, 15 June 2018 in Education and learning news

Plumstead Manor joins the 94 per cent of schools judged 'Good' or 'Outstanding' in the borough.

Trafalgar Road improvements start

Published on Friday, 15 June 2018 in Environment and planning news

Work has begun on a programme of improvements to Trafalgar Road.

Better Together summer 2018 - get involved and have your say

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018 in Council and democracy news

Residents can have their say at the next meetings about local issues and feeling safe.

Statement about The John Roan School from the Leader

Published on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 in Education and learning news

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Danny Thorpe, has released a statement.

Local volunteers recognised by the Mayor of Greenwich

Published on Friday, 08 June 2018 in Advice and benefits news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich partnered with the Volunteer Centre Greenwich to hold 'Recognition 100', an event established to recognise residents who have volunteered for 100 hours or more.

Fraudsters to pay almost £32,000 for subletting Housing Association property

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2018 in Housing news

A married couple were ordered to undertake 200 hours each of unpaid work in the community for having illegally sublet their Charlton Triangle Homes property for over 10 years.

New Mayor inaugurated in Royal Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Christine May was officially installed as the new Mayor for the Royal Borough of Greenwich last week at a ceremony held in the Chapel at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Celebrate National Bike Week

Published on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 in Transport and streets news

There will be free Dr Bike events across Royal Greenwich, from Monday 11 June to Saturday 16 June, to celebrate National Bike Week.

Ofsted report released for The John Roan school

Published on Monday, 04 June 2018 in Education and learning news

The John Roan school was inspected by Ofsted on 21 to 22 March 2018.

New bus route is just the ticket

Published on Friday, 01 June 2018 in Transport and streets news

The 178 bus route is being rerouted this coming weekend to better serve the needs of residents of Kidbrooke Village.

Priority Futureversity booking for children in care

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 in Education and learning news

Booking opens soon for free courses and activities for young people during the summer holidays.

Restrictions on the 'crack cocaine' of gambling welcomed

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough welcomes restriction on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).

New leadership for the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Friday, 25 May 2018 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Danny Thorpe has been elected Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Faith inclusion work helps change attitudes towards disabilities

Published on Thursday, 24 May 2018 in Health and social care news

Leaders from a range of faith groups learned how to make their services more inclusive.

Try something new for this year's Volunteers' Week 2018

Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in Jobs and careers news

An opportunity to take up volunteering and help make a difference to somebody's life.

Biggest ever Royal Greenwich Festivals offers something for everyone

Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in Leisure and culture news

From a show on board a VW Campervan in Eltham to Woolwich's very own nightly Soap opera telling local people's stories - this year's Royal Greenwich Festivals is the biggest and best yet.

Tonnes of rubbish cleared from front gardens in Council crackdown

Published on Monday, 21 May 2018 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough's ongoing crackdown down on the blight of rubbish filled and untidy front gardens has resulted in more than four tonnes of rubbish being removed.

Shop netted in underage knife sales operation given hefty fine

Published on Monday, 21 May 2018 in Community and living news

A store which sold a knife to an underage youngster has been ordered by a court to pay more than £3,500.

Royal Borough recycling crew crowned the best

Published on Monday, 14 May 2018 in Environment and planning news

The team of three won the Collection Crew of the Year Award at a prestigious ceremony.