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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.

Enjoy a guided walk around Greenwich during National Walking Month

Published on Monday, 14 May 2018 in Health and social care news

May is National Walking Month so there's no better time to explore the great outdoors in Greenwich.

Virtual reality set to bring dementia to life at free event

Published on Wednesday, 09 May 2018 in Health and social care news

Experience what dementia is like for yourself at an event to mark Dementia Action Week.

Prove your garden is blooming brilliant with Greenwich in Bloom

Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 in Environment and planning news

The popular competition returns again this year with five exciting categories.

Council victory over rogue development

Published on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has won a legal battle against a developer who turned the Eagle Tavern in Shooters Hill into self-contained flats without proper planning permission.

Hefty fine for business caught selling illegal tobacco

Published on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 in Health and social care news

An illegal tobacco haul of almost 3,000 illicit cigarettes has led to a business being fined £7,550.

Extra spraying to combat weeds in Royal Greenwich

Published on Monday, 23 April 2018 in Environment and planning news

Royal Greenwich has increased its borough-wide weed spraying programme from three to four times a year.

Lego-thon raises awareness of autism

Published on Monday, 23 April 2018 in Education and learning news

How many Lego models could you make in an hour? This is the challenge schools took on for Royal Greenwich's first Lego-thon.

Record number of children receive top choice primary school place

Published on Monday, 16 April 2018 in Education and learning news

A record number of Royal Greenwich children received a place at their chosen school.