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Three months until Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 in Leisure and culture news

On 13 April a Tall Ships fleet will arrive for the start of an international race to Quebec.

Prohibition Order served to rogue landlord

Published on Thursday, 19 January 2017 in Housing news

The landlord was renting a tiny, sub-standard flat to an elderly couple.

Holocaust Memorial Day to be marked in Royal Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 in Community and living news

Victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides to be remembered.

Happy New You roadshow launched

Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 in Health and social care news

The roadshow helps you find ways to live a happier, healthier life.

Nominations open for the Civic Awards 2017

Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 in Community and living news

Let us know about who deserves recognition for their work in the community.

Greenwich launches initiative to tackle childhood obesity

Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 in Health and social care news

Sugar Smart Greenwich promotes the use of low sugar alternatives.

Woolwich receives funding to become London's next cultural destination

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Arts Council has announced funding of £270,000 towards creating a cultural quarter.

Better Together meetings return for a second round

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in Council and democracy news

Providing another opportunity for residents to share their views.

Royal Greenwich residents awarded honours by the Queen

Published on Friday, 06 January 2017 in Community and living news

Congratulations to the five local people named in the New Year's Honours list.

Council Leader expresses optimism for 2017 in New Year message

Published on Friday, 30 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

Cllr Denise Hyland talks about improvements and opportunities for the borough in 2017.

Fly-tipping crackdown given boost by Environment Champion

Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

Local fly-tipping hotspot in Thamesmead cleared after a report by a local champion.

Book of Condolence launched to show support for people of Germany

Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

You can sign the book by visiting Woolwich Town Hall 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays.

Prison sentence for right to buy fraudster

Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 in Housing news

The man attempted to fraudulently purchase a Royal Borough of Greenwich council home.

Councillors unite to oppose closure of Woolwich Barracks

Published on Monday, 19 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

The Ministry of Defence has announced a plan to close the Barracks in 2028.

Wilton Road shop improvements a hit with local business owners

Published on Friday, 16 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

Royal Borough funded programme improves shopping experience in Abbey Wood.

Woolwich celebrates the return of M&S at official store opening

Published on Friday, 16 December 2016 in Business news

The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich officially opened the new Foodhall.

Greener Greenwich Strategy gets the green light

Published on Friday, 16 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

The strategy to address local impact of climate change is approved by Cabinet.

Libraries in Royal Greenwich register record visitor levels

Published on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Our 12 local libraries had the highest visits per resident of any borough the UK last year.

Improvements made to homes in Well Hall Road

Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 in Housing news

Warmer, safer and modern homes for 45 families thanks to £1.5m of investment.

Illegal House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) landlord fined £2900

Published on Friday, 09 December 2016 in Housing news

The rogue landlord was found guilty of seven separate charges relating to the HMO.

Lords Committee visits driverless vehicle research project

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Transport and streets news

The Committee visited the GATEway Project in the Royal Borough of Greenwich on 6 December.

Change to 'pay to stay' housing policy welcomed by Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Housing news

The implementation of the rates for higher income tenants is to be made optional.

Fly-tipper caught by local Environment Champion

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

This is the third £400 Fixed Penalty Notice issued for fly-tipping.

Councillors join apprentices to make home improvements

Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 in Jobs and careers news

The 'Back to Floor' event took place on 1 December.

Greenwich Christmas Festival a hit with residents

Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The last Christmas event of the festive season was held on Saturday 3 December.

GLA awards clean air status to the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

The award was given for a number of initiatives to improve air quality.

Topping out celebration for 1,500 home Woolwich development

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 in Environment and planning news

The structure of the first apartment of Trinity Walk development has been completed.

Have your say on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) licensing

Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 in Housing news

We want to hear your views on licensing proposals for HMOs.

Greenwich and Eltham Centres awarded for their community contribution

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Residents voted for their local centres in the Time Out Love London and Eltham Arts Awards.

Fireworks and lantern parade light up Woolwich festive season

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Hundreds of residents turned out to welcome Christmas in Woolwich this year.