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Royal Greenwich war memorials restored in 4-year programme

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 in Community and living news

An programme of investment is under way to restore memorials for service personnel.

Royal Borough of Greenwich commemorates Armistice Day

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 in Community and living news

We are encouraging residents to attend local Remembrance Day services and wreath-laying ceremonies.

Local pupils to perform in Blackheath Halls Gala

Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 in Education and learning news

Young performers from across the borough will feature in two concerts.

Eltham Lights Up marks 15-year anniversary

Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 in Community and living news

The annual event will begin the borough's Christmas celebrations.

Royal Borough statement on new Woolwich memorial proposal

Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

The news follows discussions with murdered fusilier Lee Rigby's family about a memorial.

Half-term activities for young people

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 in Community and living news

There's lots on for local children and young people this half term.

Royal Borough support for Blackheath fireworks: Saturday 1 November

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 in Community and living news

We are supporting this year's fireworks extravaganza on Blackheath.

Libraries affected by strike action

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's library service may be affected by strike action on Tuesday 14 October 2014.

Council expresses condolences after Eltham Centre incident

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Health and Safety Executive are investigating after a contractor died.

Borough launches online support programme for local businesses

Published on Monday, 06 October 2014 in Business news

It will give training and advice on how to make the most of online opportunities.

Starting Blocks signs up Hearn for fundraising dinner

Published on Monday, 06 October 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Legendary sports promoter Barry Hearn will be the guest speaker at the annual Greenwich Starting Blocks dinner next month.

World Mental Health Day: Friday 10 October

Published on Monday, 06 October 2014 in Health and social care news

Find out more about the help available locally at a special event in Woolwich.

Local residents urged to get flu safe this autumn

Published on Monday, 06 October 2014 in Health and social care news

Our public health advisers are urging people who are most at risk to get protected.

Response to Transport for London's River Crossings consultation

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Royal Borough supports a new bridge at Thamesmead, but has a few demands.

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.