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Early success with Woolwich Public Space Protection Order

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Community and living news

Residents and traders have reported a much improved family-friendly atmosphere.

Take to the seas as a 2017 Tall Ships Sail Trainee

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Sail to Portugal for an experience of a lifetime as part of the 2017 Tall Ships festival.

A-Level and BTEC results: Royal Greenwich students celebrate

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Education and learning news

Local A-Level pass rate of 98.3 per cent has exceeded the national pass rate.

Get an allotment plot for healthy living and healthy eating

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Environment and planning news

We're waiving fees to six allotments as a way to encourage residents to take up gardening.

Be an apprentice in gardening and horticulture

Published on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 in Jobs and careers news

If you have a passion for gardening, we're recruiting ten new apprentices to work in gardening and horticulture.

Shopkeeper fined £7,000 for stocking unsafe 'smuggled' cigarettes

Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 in Business news

The council will continue to take swift and firm action against rogue retailers.

Nominate a local voluntary group for The Queen's Award

Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 in Community and living news

It's your chance to show your appreciation for the great work of our community groups.

Top local athletes take part on the world stage

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Young people from across Royal Greenwich are competing in Rio de Janiero.

Become an apprentice and work for the Royal Borough

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Jobs and careers news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has a number of apprenticeship opportunities available, working across the council and in schools.

Ofsted rates child social care services in Greenwich 'Good'

Published on Friday, 05 August 2016 in Education and learning news

The inspection found that "vulnerable children and their families benefit from good support".

Nando's all set to join new cinema complex in Eltham

Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Nando's will join Vue Entertainment in Eltham High Street when a cinema opens in 2018.

Lights! Camera! Eltham!

Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The red carpet was rolled out in Eltham on 3 Aug 2016 to celebrate plans for a new cinema.

Royal Borough welcomes outcome of Enderby Wharf Judicial Review

Published on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The High Court has dismissed a claim over the decision to grant planning permission.

Quicker, Easier, Blue Badge applications online

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Health and social care news

The Blue Badge application process for disabled service users is now quicker and easier than ever before thanks to a new online form.

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week from 1 August 2016

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Community and living news

Raising awareness and celebrating the benefits of breastfeeding for new parents.

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.

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.

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).