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Changes to Southeastern rail services from 27 August 2016

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Transport and streets news

Station closures and a new timetable will affect journeys into central London.

Summer activities for young people in the Royal Borough

Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 in Education and learning news

With the school summer holidays under way, there's plenty for young people to do with Futureversity.

Volunteer to help make London a 'sharing city'

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 in Environment and planning news

Take part in the smart city project to improve East Greenwich and Greenwich Peninsula.

Bellissimo Beresford Square!

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 in Community and living news

Mouth-watering and healthy new food stalls have come to Beresford Square, Woolwich.

Air quality targeted in new council programmes

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Environment and planning news

Get involved by commenting on new Greener Greenwich and air quality proposals.

Green Flags for Green Greenwich!

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Twelve of the Royal Borough of Greenwich's directly managed and maintained parks have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for the fourth year in a row.

Low emission neighbourhood to be created in Greenwich

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough is creating a Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) in Greenwich.

Warehouse Sports and Performing Arts Centre to close ahead of upgrade

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The old centre will be replaced by a state-of-the-art library, leisure and cultural facility.

New power to combat street drinking and anti-social behaviour

Published on Thursday, 07 July 2016 in Community and living news

Public Space Protection Order in Woolwich Town Centre came into force on 11 July.

Swift action on anti-social behaviour

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Community and living news

A tenant who repeatedly caused a nuisance to his neighbours and his community has been served a closure order on his property for his reckless behaviour.

New plaque for Greenwich Foot Tunnel unveiled

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Transport and streets news

A new visitor information plaque that charts the history of the foot tunnel at Greenwich has been unveiled by representatives of a local appreciation society and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Greenwich Together: Standing up against hate crime

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Community and living news

Report any hate crime to the police and contact us if you need support.

Further recognition for Royal Borough's Well London Programme

Published on Monday, 04 July 2016 in Health and social care news

Cllr David Gardner, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, joined health professionals from across Europe to see the trailblazing Well London Programme in action in Woolwich last week.

Schools and nurseries affected by teachers' strike action

Published on Monday, 04 July 2016 in Education and learning news

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is taking industrial action on Tuesday 5 July 2016 over school funding and teacher contracts.

Get tech-savvy with the e-business support programme

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016 in Business news

The Royal Greenwich e-business support programme is celebrating its second year of partnership working between the council and South East Enterprise (SEE).

Change4Life Summer Roadshow 2016 comes to Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016 in Health and social care news

Helping families to eat well and move more whilst having fun.

Free employment and skills event

Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 in Jobs and careers news

New courses, apprenticeships and job vacancies will be among some of the things residents can find out about at an employment and skills event on Thursday 30 June.

Your parks need you!

Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is having a final push in encouraging residents to complete an online consultation on the next parks and open spaces strategy.

A Garden of Eden for Learning Disability Week 2016

Published on Friday, 24 June 2016 in Health and social care news

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, the Royal Borough of Greenwich held a special event for residents participating in the 'Horticultural Project' in Lodge Hill.

Royal Borough committed to strong and stable future after Brexit vote

Published on Friday, 24 June 2016 in Council and democracy news

Borough is 'open for business' despite EU vote, says Council Leader, Cllr Denise Hyland.

Tenancy and Right to Buy fraudster prosecuted

Published on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 in Housing news

Six months in jail for failing to let the council know he's vacated his council property.

Fierce fines for fly-tippers in the Royal Borough

Published on Monday, 20 June 2016 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching a concerted campaign to tackle fly-tipping.

Commitment to Care Workers

Published on Monday, 20 June 2016 in Health and social care news

Cllr David Gardner, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, was joined on Tuesday 7 June by care providers in signing the London Living Wage Declaration for care workers.

Car Free Day for Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich advises everyone planning to travel to or through Greenwich Town Centre on Saturday 25 June to walk, cycle or use public transport or plan for a slightly longer journey.

New technology trial in Royal Borough foot tunnels

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Transport and streets news

'Smart' technology will measure the number of cyclists and pedestrians using the tunnels.

Eltham High Street Public Realm Improvements information drop-in session

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Environment and planning news

An information drop-in session for people to find out more about the £6.6 million public realm improvement scheme being carried out in Eltham High Street is being held on 2 July.

End of Life Charter signed by Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 in Health and social care news

Whole community encouraged to support respect and dignity at the end of people's lives.

Orlando shooting: Council united with Greenwich LBGT community

Published on Monday, 13 June 2016 in Community and living news

Deepest condolences were sent by Royal Greenwich to the people of Orlando, USA.

Making waves at the London Youth Games

Published on Friday, 10 June 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Young athletes have secured top medals at the London Youth Games ParaGames.

Be the first in the queue for affordable homes

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2016 in Housing news

Residents, and people who work in Royal Greenwich, looking to find a new home can register to be the first to hear about new intermediate homes being built in the borough.