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Additional licensing approved for all Houses in Multiple Occupation

Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 in Multiple occupancy homes news

The licensing extension will ensure that more tenants have properly managed homes.

Leader and Deputy Leader Question Time a hit with residents

Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

Over 70 people attended the event at the Town Hall on Wednesday night (25 April).

Key recommendations made by Greenwich's independent Fairness Commission

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

The recommendations are to mental health support, benefit sanctions and debt services.

Royal Greenwich libraries welcome record number of visitors

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The figures for March 2017 buck the national trend where visits are on the decline.

Local schools invited to enter our anti-littering competition

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Environment and planning news

The three winning poster entries will be printed and placed around the borough.

New fitness playground opened at Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in Education and learning news

The ribbon was cut at the opening by the Mayor, Cllr Olu Babatola, on Friday 21 April.

Free recycle sacks now available in four Royal Greenwich libraries

Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

The four biggest libraries are now providing free recycling sacks for you to collect.

Queen's message to people of Canada sets sail from Royal Greenwich

Published on Sunday, 16 April 2017 in Council and democracy news

The message celebrates the relationship between the United Kingdom and Canada.

Hundreds of thousands visit Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Sunday, 16 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Festival goers set to descend on riverfront to wave off the fleet of 30 Tall Ships.

Spectacular launch for the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

Published on Friday, 14 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Glenn Tilbrook and a spell-binding dance and visual performance from Avanti marked the official opening.

Maritime Greenwich celebrates 20 years of UNESCO World Heritage Site status

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The anniversary is being marked with a spectacular light show.

Give your views on the vision for Woolwich's Spray Street Quarter

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Environment and planning news

Updated plans are on display to the public at the Tramshed on 21 and 22 April.

With one week to go Tall Ships trainees get their first taste of life on board

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The group of Royal Greenwich trainees will be helping crew the vessels to Portugal.

Tall Ships travel advice and parking restrictions

Published on Monday, 03 April 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Visitors are urged to use public transport wherever possible to get to the event.

Sniffer dogs embark on tobacco mission

Published on Monday, 03 April 2017 in Trading standards news

A two-day roadshow showed residents what the Council is doing to tackle illegal tobacco.

Tall Ships Festival 2017 line-up not to be missed

Published on Friday, 31 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The four day Festival features entertainment and events for all the family.

Electric refuse vehicle to be trialled in Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

Royal Borough to run innovative trial to develop 26 tonne electric refuse truck technology.

Local businesses looking forward to the Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

A huge influx of visitors are expected over the Easter weekend for the Regatta.

New creative district for London in the heart of Woolwich

Published on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Plans have been approved to transform a section of the historic riverfront site.

Outstanding contributions recognised at the Civic Awards 2017

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Community and living news

More than 30 local people received awards across eight categories.

Be a Local Tourist and explore the hidden gems of Eltham

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The annual event showcasing Eltham's visitor attractions takes place on Sunday 2 April.

Two prosecuted for misusing family Blue Badge parking permits

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Council and democracy news

Royal Borough investigators continue to detect and take action on Blue Badge fraud.

Businesses and festival-goers gearing up for Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Live music, maritime themed entertainment and ship visits being unveiled.

Free family cycling sessions over the Easter holidays

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough is offering a series of free cycling sessions for the whole family.

The Royal Borough supports book collection for schools in Ghana

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017 in Education and learning news

Charlton Manor Primary School is collecting books and fundraising for Ghanaian schools.

Children's centres in Royal Borough achieve prestigious award

Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 in Education and learning news

Local children's services are rated as 'Unicef Baby Friendly accredited'.

Volunteers turn out in force to Keep Greenwich Clean

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

Litter-picks took place as part of the national Great British Spring Clean 2017.

Fly-tipper accidently provides evidence of his guilt

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

The man attended an interview at Council offices in the vehicle involved in the offence.

Heavy fines for noise nuisance offences

Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough has successfully prosecuted a business and a household.

Impressive turnout for the Royal Borough's Better Together meetings

Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 in Council and democracy news

More than 200 residents shared their views on what matters most to them.