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Greenwich champions needed for Great British Spring Clean 2017

Published on Monday, 20 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Join the campaign to clean up your local area from 3 to 5 March 2017.

What's happening for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Find out where to get more information about apprenticeships.

Royal Borough cracks down on under-age sales to tackle knife crime

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in Trading standards news

Trading Standards officers seized knives and razors as part of Police campaign.

Local artists: Apply for the Silk River 2017 artist residency

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 in Arts and entertainment news

The residency is part of an exchange with artists from Kolkata, India.

Offender fined £1,665 for carrying illegal waste

Published on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

The illegal waste carrier also had his vehicle seized for having no tax or MOT.

Eltham students to set sail as Tall Ships Sail Trainees

Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Fifty local youngsters will take part in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.

Fly-tipping fines of £1,600 issued to Eltham businesses

Published on Friday, 10 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Four local businesses who dumped waste have been fined the maximum penalty.

Former Mayor Philip Graham passes away

Published on Wednesday, 08 February 2017 in Council and democracy news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is sending condolences following the sad news that a former Mayor has passed away.

Royal Borough and YMCA in partnership to provide new homes

Published on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 in Housing news

A new low rent housing scheme is now available for 18 to 34 year olds.

Housing association tenant prosecuted for subletting

Published on Monday, 06 February 2017 in Housing news

Partnership working leads to successful prosecution and repayment of over £4,000.

Scunthorpe landlord prosecuted for claiming Royal Greenwich council housing

Published on Friday, 03 February 2017 in Housing news

A man was prosecuted for tenancy fraud and ordered to pay back more than £29,000.

Woman convicted of £71,000 tenancy fraud

Published on Friday, 03 February 2017 in Housing news

A woman has been prosecuted for subletting a council property for over a decade.

Learn and earn in Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 03 February 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Sign up for an apprenticeship recruitment event on Friday 10 February.

Mayor of London visits the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 02 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Sadiq Khan visited on 2 February and was welcomed by the Leader, Cllr Denise Hyland.

Notice of application for review of a Premises Licence - The Duchess

Published on Thursday, 02 February 2017 in Licences and street trading news

Anyone wishing to oppose this application has until 2 March to do so.

Have your say on your experiences of the local community

Published on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Council and democracy news

If you live or work in the borough, come along to the Greenwich: Our Future Together workshop.

Give us your views on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) licensing

Published on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Housing news

You don't have long left to complete the consultation on licensing proposals for HMOs.

Better Together gets under way for 2017

Published on Friday, 27 January 2017 in Council and democracy news

Woolwich residents heard what the Council has done to address their concerns.

Prohibition Order served to rogue landlord

Published on Thursday, 19 January 2017 in Housing news

The landlord was renting a tiny, sub-standard flat to an elderly couple.

Holocaust Memorial Day to be marked in Royal Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 in Community and living news

Victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides will be remembered.

Happy New You roadshow launched

Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 in Health and social care news

The roadshow helps you find ways to live a happier, healthier life.

Nominations open for the Civic Awards 2017

Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 in Community and living news

Let us know about who deserves recognition for their work in the community.

Three months until Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 in Leisure and culture news

On 13 April a Tall Ships fleet will arrive for the start of an international race to Quebec.

Greenwich launches initiative to tackle childhood obesity

Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 in Health and social care news

Sugar Smart Greenwich promotes the use of low sugar alternatives.

Woolwich receives funding to become London's next cultural destination

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Arts Council has announced funding of £270,000 towards creating a cultural quarter.

Better Together meetings return for a second round

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in Council and democracy news

Providing another opportunity for residents to share their views.

Royal Greenwich residents awarded honours by the Queen

Published on Friday, 06 January 2017 in Community and living news

Congratulations to the five local people named in the New Year's Honours list.

Council Leader expresses optimism for 2017 in New Year message

Published on Friday, 30 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

Cllr Denise Hyland talks about improvements and opportunities for the borough in 2017.

Fly-tipping crackdown given boost by Environment Champion

Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 in Environment and planning news

Local fly-tipping hotspot in Thamesmead cleared after a report by a local champion.

Book of Condolence launched to show support for people of Germany

Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

You can sign the book by visiting Woolwich Town Hall 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays.