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Greenwich's A-level students celebrate results

Published on Thursday, 14 August 2014 in Education and learning news

Local students have been celebrating the grades achieved in post-16 exams.

Zone change call for Woolwich Arsenal stations

Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is calling on TfL to move Woolwich Arsenal to Zone 3/4.

£1.6m for new Royal Greenwich homes for over-60s

Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Housing news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has secured £1.6m funding for 30 new homes.

Greenwich Starting Blocks stars celebrate Commonwealth medals

Published on Friday, 08 August 2014 in Community and living news

Golden girls Zoe Smith and Gemma Gibbons have now set their sights on Olympic glory.

Green Chain guide launched

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A brand new guide to 12 nature reserves on the Green Chain has been launched.

Greenwich in top ten for biggest reductions in road casualties

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Road safety news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has seen some of the biggest reductions in serious road casualties in the UK in the last 12 months.

Call to local businesses - Get on board with the Tall Ships!

Published on Friday, 01 August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Businesses across Royal Greenwich are being asked to follow in the footsteps of three ‘flagship’ Tall Ships companies – who are already putting up the flags and rolling out the bunting.

Young people: No need to be bored this summer

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 in Community and living news

There is plenty on offer for local children and young people during the school holidays.

Cardwell School achieves 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 in Education and learning news

Cardwell Primary School has been rated 'outstanding' in every way by inspectors from the education watchdog Ofsted.

Open day for disability sports at Hornfair Park

Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A free event where people with disabilities can try a wide range of sports is taking place this August.

Local property developer sponsors young people for Tall Ships Regatta

Published on Monday, 21 July 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Cathedral is sponsoring three more young sailors to join the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta later this summer.

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.

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.

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.