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New Royal Borough Construction Skills Centre opens its doors

Published on Thursday, 17 July 2014 in Jobs and careers news

A brand-new construction training centre for residents has opened in Kidbrooke.

Local young people commended for amazing achievements

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 in Community and living news

Our annual Do the Right thing awards recognises deserving youngsters.

Free healthy living roadshows for Thamesmead residents

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 in Health and social care news

Now's the Time brings low-cost healthy activities to locals.

Council mourns loss of three 'outstanding' former councillors

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Royal Borough was saddened to hear of the death of three former councillors.

Special trust announced for key heritage buildings

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 in Leisure and culture news

The Heritage Trust has officially transferred services from the council.

Business as usual for council services during industrial action

Published on Thursday, 10 July 2014 in Council and democracy news

Most council services are running as usual today, and some schools classes are open.

New roadshow will help families to take healthier steps this summer

Published on Friday, 04 July 2014 in Health and social care news

A touring roadshow will help local families to get active and eat more healthily.

Woolwich Poly chosen to lead national drive to improve maths education

Published on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 in Education and learning news

The school will lead a new 'maths hub' that covers five local boroughs.

Free summer courses help young people learn new skills

Published on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 in Education and learning news

Local young people can sign up for a range of free courses and activities this summer.

Royal Greenwich welcomes Tall Ships charity partners

Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014 in Community and living news

Seafarers UK and Sea Cadets are the official Royal Greenwich Tall Ships charity partners.

New Mayor of Royal Greenwich inaugurated

Published on Monday, 23 June 2014 in Council and democracy news

The new Mayor of the Royal Borough has given a special tenth anniversary present to a charity which provides sport for people with disabilities, by making them his charity for his year in office.

Another national award for Greenwich's integrated care scheme

Published on Friday, 20 June 2014 in Health and social care news

Greenwich's system of health and social care has won a top award for innovation.

Men's Health Week a great success

Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014 in Health and social care news

We teamed up with children's centres, health groups, community organisations and local employers to run activities during Men's Health Week (9 to 15 June).

Royal Greenwich united against domestic abuse

Published on Monday, 16 June 2014 in Community and living news

We have launched a new phase in our ongoing campaign to combat domestic violence and abuse.

Cllr Hyland made Royal Greenwich Leader in historic first

Published on Saturday, 14 June 2014 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Denise Hyland has been elected the borough’s first female Leader.

Illegal tobacco and alcohol seized in joint operation

Published on Friday, 13 June 2014 in Community and living news

Illegal tobacco and alcohol with an estimated value of £13,000 has been seized from local businesses.

A cash injection to pioneer health and social care scheme

Published on Monday, 09 June 2014 in Health and social care news

Royal Greenwich patients will benefit from a share of a £1.26 million funding.

Plumstead library closed for building works

Published on Friday, 06 June 2014 in Community and living news

A mobile library will be parked nearby to provide a lending service.

Free advice and support on offer during Carers' Week

Published on Friday, 30 May 2014 in Health and social care news

Carers can choose from a range of activities taking place in Greenwich from 9 to 15 June.

Men's Health Week events in Greenwich: 9 to 15 June

Published on Friday, 30 May 2014 in Community and living news

Local men can take part in free activities and get advice on looking after their health.

Army statement on floral tributes for Lee Rigby

Published on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 in Community and living news

The Army have issued a statement on tributes left near Woolwich Barracks.

Royal Arsenal set to become London's newest cultural destination

Published on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Woolwich is set to gain a cultural quarter under plans announced last Friday.

Statement on Lee Rigby anniversary and requests for memorial

Published on Thursday, 22 May 2014 in Community and living news

The council has released a statement on the anniversary of Lee Rigby's tragic death.

Rogue trader alert

Published on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 in Community and living news

Local residents are advised to be vigilant against traders offering to carry out works or inspections for free.

Get active during Walk to Work Week - 12 to 16 May 2014

Published on Thursday, 08 May 2014 in Walking news

Find out about activities to help you get walking and how you can log your walks.

Get walking around Greenwich in National Walking Month

Published on Monday, 28 April 2014 in Health and social care news

A range of free walking events will take place across the borough in May.

Local services over the Easter holiday

Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 in Council and democracy news

Find out about changes to services over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

150 days to go until the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 in Leisure and culture news

We have officially launched the 150-day countdown to the event.

Approval for plans to redevelop three Woolwich estates

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Housing news

Three of Woolwich's estates are set to be redeveloped and replaced by 1,600 new homes.

Royal Borough cracks down on rogue private landlords

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Housing news

We will target landlords who have no regard for tenants' safety.