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Council and faith leaders express condolences for Manchester

Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 in Council and democracy news

You can sign a Book of Condolence at Woolwich Town Hall to share your support.

New Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich inaugurated

Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Peter Brooks was officially installed at the ceremony on 24 May.

Royal Greenwich Festivals get under way this weekend

Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Greenwich Book Festival and Greenwich Family Arts Festival launch this year's event.

An exciting new market brings the world to Woolwich

Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The al fresco market has spent three days on Powis Street and may return monthly.

National retailers caught selling blades to underage customers

Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 in Community and living news

We are working with the Met Police to prevent the sale of potential weapons.

Five receive Freedom of the Royal Borough

Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017 in Council and democracy news

Freedom of the Borough is awarded to recognise outstanding service to residents.

Enter your garden in the Greenwich in Bloom competition

Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 in Environment and planning news

The popular gardening competition returns with five exciting categories.

Royal Borough works with the police to tackle knife crime

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 in Community and living news

We participated in Operation Sceptre 8, the London-wide crackdown on knife crime.

Make sure you can vote in the general election

Published on Thursday, 11 May 2017 in Council and democracy news

You must be registered to vote in order to have your say on Thursday 8 June.

Parks and Open Spaces Strategy published

Published on Thursday, 11 May 2017 in Environment and planning news

The strategy sets out the Royal Borough's vision for its parks for the next ten years.

Apply to foster during Foster Care Fortnight

Published on Monday, 08 May 2017 in Children and family care news

Foster Care fortnight runs from Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May.

Dementia Awareness Week marked with free event

Published on Thursday, 04 May 2017 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich event takes place on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

Woman pleads guilty to misusing dead person's disabled Blue Badge

Published on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough continues to pursue and catch Blue Badge fraudsters.

Can you support a young person on the Runway to Success?

Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Volunteer for an employability programme for Royal Greenwich secondary schools.

Royal Greenwich Festivals launches over the spring bank holiday

Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 in Leisure and culture news

There's plenty to see or do whatever your interests, and many of the activities are free.

New affordable homes to be built in Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 28 April 2017 in Housing news

Meridian Home Start Ltd to build just over 200 homes on three sites.

Leader and Deputy Leader Question Time a hit with residents

Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

Over 70 people attended the event at the Town Hall on Wednesday night (25 April).

Key recommendations made by Greenwich's independent Fairness Commission

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

The recommendations are to mental health support, benefit sanctions and debt services.

Royal Greenwich libraries welcome record number of visitors

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The figures for March 2017 buck the national trend where visits are on the decline.

Local schools invited to enter our anti-littering competition

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Environment and planning news

The three winning poster entries will be printed and placed around the borough.

New fitness playground opened at Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Education and learning news

The ribbon was cut at the opening by the Mayor, Cllr Olu Babatola, on Friday 21 April.

Additional licensing approved for all Houses in Multiple Occupation

Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 in Multiple occupancy homes news

The licensing extension will ensure that more tenants have properly managed homes.

Free recycle sacks now available in four Royal Greenwich libraries

Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

The four biggest libraries are now providing free recycling sacks for you to collect.

Queen's message to people of Canada sets sail from Royal Greenwich

Published on Sunday, 16 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

The message celebrates the relationship between the United Kingdom and Canada.

Hundreds of thousands visit Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Sunday, 16 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Festival goers set to descend on riverfront to wave off the fleet of 30 Tall Ships.

Spectacular launch for the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

Published on Friday, 14 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Glenn Tilbrook and a spell-binding dance and visual performance from Avanti marked the official opening.

Maritime Greenwich celebrates 20 years of UNESCO World Heritage Site status

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The anniversary is being marked with a spectacular light show.

Give your views on the vision for Woolwich's Spray Street Quarter

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Environment and planning news

Updated plans are on display to the public at the Tramshed on 21 and 22 April.

With one week to go Tall Ships trainees get their first taste of life on board

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The group of Royal Greenwich trainees will be helping crew the vessels to Portugal.

Tall Ships travel advice and parking restrictions

Published on Monday, 03 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Visitors are urged to use public transport wherever possible to get to the event.