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New cycling guide to be launched at Annual Cycling Forum

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Transport and streets news

The event will be a great chance to get latest cycling news and to have your say.

Fraudster who pretended to be another man jailed

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Advice and benefits news

The fraudster gained a council job and home as well as thousands of pounds in benefits.

Royal Greenwich highly commended in the National Apprenticeship Awards

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Jobs and careers news

The Council were runners up in the Large Employer category of the awards.

New business rates relief schemes implemented to help smaller businesses

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Business news

The schemes will help struggling smaller businesses cope with the rise in their business rates.

Autonomous driving one step closer

Published on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 in Transport and streets news

Fully autonomous vehicles are nearer to arriving on the UK's streets, thanks to the latest round of ground-breaking research from MOVE_UK.

Remembrance services and wreath laying ceremonies

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

Remembrance events will be taking place over the weekend of 10 to 12 November.

Help spot and stop modern slavery

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Health and social care news

Residents are being urged to look out for the tell-tale signs of the 'hidden crime' of modern slavery.

Young people back culture bid at Young Greenwich Day

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Visitors to Young Greenwich Day shared their views for the London Borough of Culture bid.

Blood Pressure roadshow makes staying healthy easier

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has teamed up with Charlton Athletic Community Trust for the 'Blood Pressure - Be Sure' roadshow.

Record library visits reported during National Libraries Week

Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

September saw a record number of visitors using Royal Greenwich's library services.

Children in care and care leavers celebrated at awards ceremony

Published on Thursday, 12 October 2017 in Health and social care news

Their incredible achievements were recognised at the annual Looked After Children Awards.

Truck loaded with rubbish seized in clean-up action

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Environment and planning news

Seven vehicles were seized in a drive to rid streets of unlicensed vehicles and fly tips.

English National Opera links up with secondary school for inspiring year-long programme

Published on Friday, 06 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

One of the world's leading opera companies is inspiring pupils with a year-long programme.

Heritage Trail adventure launched during Royal Greenwich's London Borough of Culture bid

Published on Friday, 06 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Introducing the new Heritage Trail journey coming to Royal Greenwich.

Tell us what #GreenwichMeans for you and your area

Published on Friday, 06 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Join us at an event to help draw up Royal Greenwich's Borough of Culture bid.

Drumming workshops and film screening to mark Black History Month in Royal Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

There are a wide range of events on in October to mark Black History Month 2017.

#GreenwichTogether for Hate Crime Awareness Week

Published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will be launching a week of activities on 14 October.

Nick Hewer to host first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 in Business news

The Awards showcase business excellence from the best organisations within the borough.

Get online to claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Published on Monday, 02 October 2017 in Advice and benefits news

New online form makes appyling for benefits easier and quicker.

Clear up of autumn fallen leaves

Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in Environment and planning news

Council teams will help clear the pavements and major roads of fallen leaves this October.

London Borough of Culture bid boosted by flower power

Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in Environment and planning news

Year four pupils from Foxfield Primary School planted beautiful flowers at the Glyndon Estate.

Better Together meetings are back this October

Published on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 in Council and democracy news

Have your say on improving your local area at a Better Together meeting.

New scheme launched for residents to borrow an E-bike

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Environment and planning news

Residents can borrow an electric bike for up to a month for just £10.

Car Free Day a big hit with local schoolchildren

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Transport and streets news

Twenty-five schools across Royal Greenwich took part in TfL's STARS Car Free Day on 22 September.

Change of planning rules for new Houses in Multiple Occupation

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Housing news

The change affects landlords converting homes into Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

New clean air initiative is launched in Royal Greenwich

Published on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Environment and planning news

Residents in East Greenwich and Greenwich Peninsula will benefit from the five year programme which uses technology and advances in data analytics to address challenges faced by major cities.

Plumstead Manor School goes mixed - find out more at special event

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Get a taster of what Plumstead Manor School is like at a special event next week.

Royal Greenwich primary school results in top ten in the country

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Royal Greenwich primary school pupils once again prove themselves on a national level.

Royal Greenwich bids to be London's Borough of Culture 2019 or 2020

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 in Leisure and culture news

We have partnered with the internationally renowned Greenwich+Docklands Festivals.

Improve your skills around the home by signing up for a DIY course

Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 in Housing news

The free courses are available for council tenants and leaseholders.