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Trading Standards rein in rogue traders

Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 in Business news

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards assisted the Met Police in catching rogue traders.

Frankenstein live on the Woolwich Big Screen

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The Royal Ballet's new production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein gets the Big Screen treatment this May.

It's the final countdown

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 in Council and democracy news

Voting for the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections takes place less than one week from now on Thursday (5 May) from 7am to 10pm.

Festival of Learning - find out what's on

Published on Thursday, 28 April 2016 in Education and learning news

The Festival of Learning starts in May and there's no better time to learn a new skill in the Royal Borough.

Son pleads guilty to misusing disabled mother's Blue Badge

Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 in Health and social care news

On 18 April 2016 at Bexley Magistrates Court, 28 year old Mohamed Miah of Penrose Street, Walworth, London, SE17, pleaded guilty to misusing his mother's Blue Badge to park in Woolwich.

Council tax property valuations - alert for residents

Published on Thursday, 14 April 2016 in Advice and benefits news

Beware of calls from companies claiming to be able to reduce council tax bills.

One year to go until Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 in Community and living news

The countdown has now begun until a fleet of tall ships gather in Woolwich and Greenwich.

Food shop owner fined for hygiene violations

Published on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 in Business news

The owner of a Woolwich food outlet has been fined £1,500 for breaches of food and health and safety regulations that included storing mouldy fish and using dangerous electrical equipment.

Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary and World Book Night

Published on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Leading writers will be talking about their lives and work at Woolwich Centre Library on World Book Night on 23 April 2016.

It's the final week for you to register to vote

Published on Monday, 11 April 2016 in Council and democracy news

Residents are reminded that the deadline to register to vote is Monday 18 April.

Young Commissioners wanted

Published on Monday, 11 April 2016 in Council and democracy news

The council is looking to recruit a team of young people to help shape local services for young people.

Would you open your life to support someone with special needs?

Published on Friday, 08 April 2016 in Health and social care news

A service that helps residents with disabilities to enjoy a full and independent life is looking to recruit new carers.

The Queen's 90th Birthday Beacons

Published on Friday, 08 April 2016 in Community and living news

Come and join the Royal Borough of Greenwich celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday on Thursday 21 April.

Opera and ballet live on the big screen in Woolwich

Published on Friday, 08 April 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Enjoy the British summer by watching opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House in General Gordon Square.

Anti knife crime campaign parents' evening

Published on Friday, 01 April 2016 in Community and living news

Parents learnt about the wealth of resources and support groups available to those worried about gang and knife crime at a seminar hosted by the Royal Borough of Greenwich on the 14 March.

Body worn video cameras for town centre wardens

Published on Friday, 01 April 2016 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's town centre wardens have been issued with state-of-the art, body worn cameras to provide further support and reassurance to the public.

Some local roads closed for London Marathon 2016

Published on Friday, 01 April 2016 in Transport and streets news

Virgin Money London Marathon runs through the Royal Borough on Sunday 24 April.

Get on your bike for Family Bike Week

Published on Thursday, 31 March 2016 in Transport and streets news

It's Family Bike Week at the Waterway Children's Centre from 4 to 8 April and there's lots to do.

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival celebrates 21 years

Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Royal Greenwich welcomes the 21st GDIF as organisers announce Eltham to host events.

Creative housing - turning older peoples' housing into homes for young people

Published on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 in Housing news

Two former sheltered housing schemes run by the Royal Borough of Greenwich at Woolwich Dockyard are being turned into flats for younger people, including teenage parents.

Service recognised as five people awarded the Freedom of the Borough

Published on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 in Community and living news

Five local people were honoured at a special ceremony held in the Town Hall on 23 March.

School meals in Greenwich awarded top food accolade

Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016 in Education and learning news

Greenwich based school caterer GS Plus together with its school food brand Incito has been accredited with the highest accolade from the Soil Association.

Explore south east London on foot with 'A trail through time' walks

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in Leisure and culture news

This spring, the Green Chain partnership has a series of events and walks called 'A trail through time' in partnership with South Eastern Trains.

Events put spotlight on autism

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is teaming up with local organisations, including Royal Museums Greenwich, to mark World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday 2 April 2016.

Police issue message of support for community and safety reminder

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in Community and living news

The police have sent a message of reassurance to local people after the Brussels attacks.

Hunt down your local library this Easter

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Libraries in Greenwich have plenty to offer to entertain the kids in Greenwich from 28 March.

More buildings assessed for their accessibility

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in Health and social care news

Another 17 council and public buildings are being added to the DisabledGo website detailing their accessibility to people with disabilities.

Heroes of Greenwich receive their awards

Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2016 in Council and democracy news

Exceptional people were honoured at this year's Civic Awards.

ECO Stars scheme launched to tackle air pollution

Published on Thursday, 17 March 2016 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is working with local commercial fleet operators in a new scheme that will improve air quality on local roads.

More businesses back the 'Reduce the Strength' campaign

Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 in Health and social care news

Off-licences are encouraged to remove cheap, high-strength lager and cider from sale.