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Hornfair Park event will help people with disabilities to get active

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Health and social care news

The free event will show that everyone can join in with health and fitness activities.

Tall Ships return to Greenwich this August bank holiday

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The Tall Ships Festival is returning to Woolwich Arsenal next month for a myriad of maritime fun.

Twelve local parks receive Green Flag Awards

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

All of our Green Flag parks have had their awards renewed for another year.

Local pharmacies join forces to help fight cancer

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 in Health and social care news

Residents can get free advice from pharmacies on checking for signs and symptoms of cancer.

Team GB athletes join us for official opening of the new Greenwich Centre

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The centre has state-of-the-art leisure, library, health and training facilities under one roof.

Don't be complacent about malaria risks, travellers are warned

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 in Health and social care news

Figures have revealed that nearly 300 south-east London residents caught malaria last year.

Tickets to final day of the 2015 Anniversary Games

Published on Monday, 20 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Royal Greenwich residents can enter a draw for tickets to see their Paralympian heroes.

Greenwich primary school chosen for pioneering reading scheme

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Education and learning news

Hawksmoor is to share its expertise in teaching pupils to read, the Government announces.

This year's Greenwich in Bloom winners announced

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Community and living news

After another tough competition, the winners of the annual growing prizes have been chosen.

Rockliffe Gardens officially reopened after improvement works

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Community and living news

The reopening marks completion of the first phase of works to the park in Plumstead.

Futureversity summer programme for local young people launched

Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Young people can beat summer boredom and learn new skills on the free courses.

More local families than ever supported through Families 1st

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 in Community and living news

The scheme supports families to tackle issues that are causing problems in the home.

Couple fined for repeated noise nuisance in Greenwich

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 in Community and living news

We have successfully prosecuted a husband and wife for causing an ongoing noise nuisance to their neighbours.

New figures confirm that Greenwich's primary schools are excelling

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015 in Education and learning news

Local primary schools are continuing to outperform others, according to test results.

Family roadshow gives tips and advice on healthy living

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 in Health and social care news

Have fun, eat well and get active this summer with help from our Change4Life roadshow.

Greenwich World Cultural Festival returns to Eltham Palace this Sunday

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Enjoy a laidback afternoon of dance, theatre, music, art and circus from around the world.

Young musicians hit the high notes at Royal Festival Hall

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

450 young performers from the borough took over the Royal Festival Hall for a concert last week.

Woolwich summer feast will showcase the best of local food

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

On Saturday 11 July, two events focused on good food come to Woolwich town centre.

Young musicians prepare to perform at Royal Festival Hall

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 in Education and learning news

Young Greenwich performers are in the final stages of preparation for the show on Thursday.

Help us to recycle more in Greenwich

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough has outperformed the London average for recycling in the last two years.

New life for Eltham house after Royal Borough steps in

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 in Housing news

Residents in Spencer Gardens were relieved when a long-derelict property was sold to developers.

Exciting plans for Plumstead library and leisure facilities

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The upgrade plans have come a step closer following a consultation with residents.

Join us for a Great Get Together in Woolwich this Saturday

Published on Monday, 22 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The free community event at the Royal Artillery Barracks also marks Armed Forces Day.

Historic Royal Arsenal buildings set scene for new cultural quarter

Published on Friday, 19 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The Borough has unveiled proposals for a new cultural and heritage quarter for London.

Millennium Primary School celebrates outstanding Ofsted inspection

Published on Monday, 15 June 2015 in Education and learning news

The school was judged as 'requiring improvement' by Ofsted just two years ago.

Royal Borough launches scheme to protect disabled parking spaces

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 in Transport and streets news

We've won government funding to help us crack down on Blue Badge fraud.

Brand-new film festival features exclusive preview screenings

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Book your tickets now for the festival, running from 19 to 21 June.

More cycle parking spaces rolled out across Greenwich

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 in Transport and streets news

We're installing brand-new secure bike parking facilities in locations across the borough.

Stay safe in the heat this summer

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 in Health and social care news

As the weather hots up, local GPs are joining with us to encourage people to make sure they protect themselves and their families in the heat – and to keep an eye out for vulnerable neighbours.

Borough now has more car club bays than ever

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015 in Transport and streets news

We're expanding our car club service, giving residents easier access to the vehicles.