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Statement on Blackheath Fireworks

Published on Monday, 29 September 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has released a statement on the Blackheath Fireworks.

Stoptober campaign aims to help smokers quit

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 in Health and social care news

Smokers who are fed-up with lighting-up can get help to kick the habit as part of a special stop smoking campaign next month.

Royal Borough of Greenwich delivering for residents

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich has updated a key committee on how delivering the council’s biggest priorities is progressing.

Strong future for children's centres as Greenwich secures new partnership deal

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 in Education and learning news

Children's centres in the Royal Borough of Greenwich will remain at the heart of local services for families, with the launch of a new partnership arrangement to operate our 24 centres.

New Green Chain calendar for Autumn

Published on Thursday, 25 September 2014 in Community and living news

Autumn is the perfect time of year to enjoy the outdoors and some of the most spectacular views of London on offer via the Green Chain.

Royal Borough looks forward to 24-hour tube link

Published on Thursday, 25 September 2014 in Transport and streets news

Jubilee Line trains from North Greenwich will soon run through the night at weekends.

Pair fined following attempts to defraud Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 in Council and democracy news

Two local people were prosecuted and fined last week, following investigations and cases brought by the Royal Borough of Greenwich after they attempted to defraud us.

Greenwich rated top for early years development

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 in Education and learning news

Child development in Greenwich is ahead of the rest of England, a new report says.

Silver Sunday returns to celebrate older people

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 in Community and living news

A host of events will take place across the borough on Sunday 5 October.

Have your say on local pharmacy services

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014 in Health and social care news

Residents are invited to give their opinion of local pharmacy services in a survey being run by the Royal Borough.

Academy gains top rating from Ofsted

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014 in Education and learning news

Eltham's Harris Academy has been rated as 'outstanding' in every way by school inspectors from Ofsted.

Parents urged to take up free early learning offer

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014 in Education and learning news

A Government-funded scheme gives free early years places for two-year-olds.

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust welcomes Open House London

Published on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Admire the architecture and look inside local heritage buildings over this weekend.

Tall Ships Festival information for motorists (5 to 9 September 2014)

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014 in Transport and streets news

Try to avoid driving around Greenwich Town Centre over the weekend.

Greenwich's primary schools among the best in Britain

Published on Friday, 29 August 2014 in Education and learning news

Our primary schools have proved their excellence at helping pupils to progress.

Successful local Families 1st scheme to be extended

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 in Community and living news

Families 1st was launched in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in March 2013 to provide intensive support to turn around lives of hundreds of families with serious problems.

Greenwich students celebrate GCSE results

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 in Education and learning news

Greenwich students bucked the national trend in English results.

Greenwich's A-level students celebrate results

Published on Thursday, 14 August 2014 in Education and learning news

Local students have been celebrating the grades achieved in post-16 exams.

Zone change call for Woolwich Arsenal stations

Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is calling on TfL to move Woolwich Arsenal to Zone 3/4.

£1.6m for new Royal Greenwich homes for over-60s

Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Housing news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has secured £1.6m funding for 30 new homes.

Royal Greenwich secures funding to build more new homes

Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Housing news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has secured £1.6million funding from the Greater London Authority to build 30 more new homes for the over 60s.

Greenwich Starting Blocks stars celebrate Commonwealth medals

Published on Friday, 08 August 2014 in Community and living news

Golden girls Zoe Smith and Gemma Gibbons have now set their sights on Olympic glory.

Be part of an exclusive Tall Ships experience this September

Published on Monday, 04 August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Local residents are being offered a unique chance to experience the magic of a music concert on board a Tall Ship at the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2014.

Green Chain guide launched

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A brand new guide to 12 nature reserves on the Green Chain has been launched.

Greenwich in top ten for biggest reductions in road casualties

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Road safety news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has seen some of the biggest reductions in serious road casualties in the UK in the last 12 months.

Call to local businesses - Get on board with the Tall Ships!

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Businesses across Royal Greenwich are being asked to follow in the footsteps of three ‘flagship’ Tall Ships companies – who are already putting up the flags and rolling out the bunting.

Young people: No need to be bored this summer

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 in Community and living news

There is plenty on offer for local children and young people during the school holidays.

Cardwell School achieves 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 in Education and learning news

Cardwell Primary School has been rated 'outstanding' in every way by inspectors from the education watchdog Ofsted.

Open day for disability sports at Hornfair Park

Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A free event where people with disabilities can try a wide range of sports is taking place this August.

Local property developer sponsors young people for Tall Ships Regatta

Published on Monday, 21 July 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Cathedral is sponsoring three more young sailors to join the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta later this summer.