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Unofficial Rigby memorial removed from railings in Woolwich

Published on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 in Council and democracy news

Following consultation, an unofficial memorial to Fusilier Lee Rigby has been removed.

Ceremonies to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 in Community and living news

Royal Greenwich will remember the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in two separate ceremonies. The theme this year is 'The Power of Words'.

Centre to help rough sleepers launched by Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 12 January 2018 in Housing news

The new centre will help rough sleepers with complex needs get back on their feet.

Embracing change for Plumstead

Published on Friday, 12 January 2018 in Environment and planning news

As part of its commitment to transforming Plumstead, the Royal Borough of Greenwich has submitted a bid for £3.01 million from the Greater London Authority's (GLA) Good Growth Fund.

Swap your way to a better home in Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018 in Housing news

The Mutual Exchange scheme helps council tenants find a home to better suit their needs.

Roadshow launches on special anniversary for organ recipient

Published on Monday, 08 January 2018 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough's roadshow encourages people to talk about organ donation.

Get advice on applying for a primary school place before admissions close

Published on Friday, 05 January 2018 in Education and learning news

Get help with school applications at free advice sessions in Woolwich Library.

Drop in sessions for Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund bidders

Published on Friday, 05 January 2018 in Advice and benefits news

Community groups bidding for money from the Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund can get guidance with their submissions.

Find work or job training this New Year with GLLaB

Published on Thursday, 04 January 2018 in Jobs and careers news

Residents can kick start their search on board the community outreach bus.

A sporty start to the New Year

Published on Thursday, 04 January 2018 in Leisure and culture news

More than 500 Royal Greenwich residents, young and old, made a healthy start to the New Year at the newly opened Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre.

Operator sought for new cafe on The Slade

Published on Tuesday, 02 January 2018 in Environment and planning news

Plans by the Royal Borough for a cafe and arts venue, to open next summer, have taken a step forward.

Royal Greenwich urges people to get behind Foot the Bill campaign

Published on Thursday, 28 December 2017 in Community and living news

We're asking the Government to stop funding cuts to policing in the Royal Borough.

Nowhere in Royal Greenwich for rogue landlords to hide

Published on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 in Housing news

The first online database aims to protect private renters from being exploited.

New look for Local Offer website

Published on Friday, 22 December 2017 in Health and social care news

The updated website is even more accessible for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their families and professionals.

Celebrate the New Year at the new Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre

Published on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The state of the art sports centre opens its doors for the first time on 2 January.

Street Feast is coming to the Royal Borough

Published on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 in Business news

London's hottest new trend in eating out is coming to Woolwich next year.

Three month ban on unlawful encampments secured

Published on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 in Community and living news

The ban, secured at the High Court, is for encampments on Council owned land.

Time to apply for grassroots projects funding

Published on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 in Community and living news

Community groups from every corner of the Royal Borough of Greenwich can now apply for funding for projects to enhance their local area.

New course in construction technology comes to Royal Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 in Jobs and careers news

The course offers young people and residents a solid grounding for careers in construction technology.

Ban on sugary drinks to help tackle obesity

Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough has announced its latest initiatives to drive down obesity.

Woolwich Centre fourth most visited library in the UK

Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Woolwich Centre library was the fourth most visited library in the whole of the UK and the second most visited in London during the past year.

'Love' clean-up campaign rolls out across Royal Greenwich

Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Plumstead High Street cleaning campaign is widening to all our high streets.

'Bigoted' President Trump 'not welcome' in Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 14 December 2017 in Council and democracy news

A Council Motion calls for President Trump's State Visit plans to be abandoned.

Promise renews Royal Borough's commitment to young people in care

Published on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 in Health and social care news

Providing a safe and happy home and offering support are among the new pledges.

Woman who paid conman to fly tip gets fined £400

Published on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 in Environment and planning news

A woman who paid a conman to dispose of her rubbish was given an on-the-spot £400 fine.

Major milestone for Plumstead Library and Leisure Centre

Published on Monday, 11 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Ambitious plans for Plumstead Library building have been given the go-ahead.

Fresh funding for great grassroots projects

Published on Monday, 11 December 2017 in Community and living news

Community groups across the borough are invited to apply for funding for local projects.

Another chance to tell us your priorities at the Better Together meetings

Published on Monday, 11 December 2017 in Council and democracy news

The next meetings have been announced following a successful round in October.

Don't be a victim of seasonal crime spike

Published on Friday, 08 December 2017 in Community and living news

Be extra vigilant whilst out and about enjoying festive celebrations or shopping.

New Greenwich youth councillors elected

Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017 in Education and learning news

A record-breaking number of votes were cast in the 2017 Greenwich Young People's Council election.