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Great turnout at Better Together area meeting sessions

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016 in Council and democracy news

Residents put forward a large number of suggestions to help improve the borough.

Kick the smoking habit and raise money for charity

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 in Health and social care news

Stoptober is back and is urging smokers to join in the challenge.

Notice of disposal - The Dutch House, Sidcup Road, SE12 9AL

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016 in Community and living news

Eligible groups have the right to bid on this 'asset of community value' before others do.

Come along to the second annual Cycling Forum meeting

Published on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 in Transport and streets news

The Forum gets underway on Monday 17 October at 7pm in Woolwich Town Hall.

Extending sexual health services in the borough

Published on Monday, 26 September 2016 in Health and social care news

Making it easier for people to access community services in a way that suits them.

Fairness Commission to be chaired by Lord Kerslake

Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 in Council and democracy news

Greenwich: Our Future Together will tackle social and economic inequality.

Beware of scammers claiming to be the Council

Published on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 in Community and living news

Two numbers 07502 339 277 and 07855 855 508 have been used by the scammers.

GS Plus Fleet Management wins prestigious award

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 in Transport and streets news

The team won the APSE Best Service Team in Transport and Fleet Maintenance Service award.

Pizza Express to join new cinema complex for Eltham High Street

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The complex is part of a major regeneration scheme for the area by the Royal Borough.

Work begins on all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 in Education and learning news

The school expansion is part of the Council's drive to provide additional school places.

Fly-tipper issued first £400 Fixed Penalty Notice

Published on Monday, 19 September 2016 in Environment and planning news

The Council has issued its first maximum fine as one of the first authorities to commit to it.

Basketball court unveiling for Greenwich Get Active

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

State-of-the-art, newly refurbished basketball courts are to be officially opened at Hornfair Park.

Apply now for a primary or secondary school place

Published on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 in Education and learning news

The admissions process for children starting primary or secondary school in September 2017 is now open.

Council invites residents to Better Together sessions

Published on Monday, 12 September 2016 in Council and democracy news

Have your say on local issues at drop-in sessions and meetings around the Royal Borough.

View the planning submission for Hervey Road playing field

Published on Friday, 09 September 2016 in Environment and planning news

Visit the Royal Borough's Planning Portal website to view the proposed developments.

Sign up for a new challenge and become a Tall Ships Trainee

Published on Friday, 09 September 2016 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is looking for sail trainees to join the crew of a fleet of Tall Ships, sailing to Portugal from Saturday 15 April to Sunday 30 April 2017.

Hop on your bike for Cycle to Work Day

Published on Thursday, 08 September 2016 in Transport and streets news

Residents who commute by bike can get free route planning and safety training.

Hate Crime Awareness Week launches next month

Published on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will be launching a week of activities in October as part of the national Hate Crime Awareness Week campaign.

Explore behind closed doors at Open House weekend in Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Open House weekend celebrates the ancient and modern on 17 and 18 September.

Seafarers honoured on Merchant Navy Day

Published on Saturday, 03 September 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The Royal Borough has raised the Red Ensign to celebrate its close maritime links ahead of Tall Ships 2017.

Changes to the Blue Badge application service

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 in Health and social care news

From 5 September, Blue Badge applications and renewals must be completed online.

Royal Greenwich students receive GCSE results

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Education and learning news

The proportion of students with A-star to C grades in both English and maths has risen.

Your views on our plans for a greener future

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Environment and planning news

Come voice your opinion this September on environmental issues affecting Royal Greenwich.

Take to the seas as a 2017 Tall Ships Sail Trainee

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Sail to Portugal for an experience of a lifetime as part of the Tall Ships festival.

Early success with Woolwich Public Space Protection Order

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Community and living news

Woolwich residents and traders have reported an improved family-friendly atmosphere.

A-Level and BTEC results: Royal Greenwich students celebrate

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Education and learning news

Local A-Level pass rate of 98.3 per cent has exceeded the national pass rate.

Apply for an allotment plot for healthy living and healthy eating

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Environment and planning news

We're waiving fees to six allotment sites as a way to encourage residents to take up gardening.

Be an apprentice in gardening and horticulture

Published on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 in Jobs and careers news

If you have a passion for gardening, we're recruiting ten new apprentices to work in gardening and horticulture.

Shopkeeper fined £7,000 for stocking unsafe 'smuggled' cigarettes

Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 in Business news

The council will continue to take swift and firm action against rogue retailers.

Nominate a local voluntary group for The Queen's Award

Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 in Community and living news

It's your chance to show your appreciation for the great work of our community groups.