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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.

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 and guidance 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 has been given an on-the-spot £400 fine.

Notice of application for wedding venue - The Greenwich Hotel

Published on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to oppose this application has until 3 January 2018.

Notice of application for wedding venue - Severndroog Castle

Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 in Licences and street trading news

Anyone wishing to oppose this application has until 1 January 2018 to submit their reasons.

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.

Vote for your favourite in the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017 in Business news

The shortlisted nominees have been announced and you can vote in two categories.

Road narrowing scheme close to school makes a big impact

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017 in Transport and streets news

Children from Halstow Road Primary School are benefiting from the scheme.

Christmas Markets arrive in Eltham

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Santa will be making his last pit stop in Passey Place, Eltham until Christmas on Saturday 16 December from 11am to 2pm.

New funding for Greenwich Town Centre renovation

Published on Monday, 04 December 2017 in Environment and planning news

Royal Greenwich's ambitious plans to transform Greenwich Town Centre moved a step closer after winning funding from the Mayor of London's Liveable Neighbourhoods initiative.

Businesses show love for Woolwich with clean-up pledge

Published on Friday, 01 December 2017 in Business news

Local businesses have signed up to the 'Love Woolwich Don't Litter' campaign.

Royal Greenwich over the moon about Borough of Culture bid

Published on Friday, 01 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Royal Borough of Greenwich has delivered its bid to be the first London Borough of Culture.

Notice of application for review of a premises licence - City Buz'B

Published on Friday, 01 December 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to comment on this application must do so no later than 28 December 2017.

Strategy launched at first Voluntary and Community Sector conference

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017 in Community and living news

Over 150 people attended the Royal Borough's first voluntary and community sector conference.

Funding boost for Hervey Road playing fields project

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Funding of an additional £100,000 has been awarded to build a new pavilion and bring improved local sports facilities to the area.

Noisy neighbour fined for blasting out loud music for months

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Environment and planning news

The man, who ignored 11 warnings to turn down his music, was fined £4,400 following a successful prosecution by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Landlords warned all homes with multiple occupants in the Royal Borough must be licensed

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017 in Housing news

The Royal Borough is raising awareness about new licensing requirements for rental properties.

Thousands gather for Eltham Lights Up

Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Eltham Lights Up saw a huge turnout as thousands of people flocked to the high street to enjoy the annual winter event on 16 November.

Christmas countdown is on in Thamesmead

Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Thamesmead Christmas Sparkle comes to the Clocktower on Friday 8 December.

Organisations recognised for their healthy and happy workplaces

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Health and social care news

The eight organisations met the criteria to achieve the Healthy Workplace Charter.

Young people take on key roles for Takeover Challenge 2017

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Education and learning news

Young people had the chance to take over a range of roles in the Royal Borough of Greenwich on national Takeover Challenge day (17 November).

Park and shop local this Small Business Saturday

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Business news

Small Business Saturday takes place on 2 December and is the national day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses.

Illegal subletting costs former council tenant £11,700

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Advice and benefits news

Marco Travez was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment and ordered to pay the Royal Borough of Greenwich his rental profit.

Deadline extended for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards nominations

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Business news

Businesses now have until Monday 4 December to make a nomination.

Royal Borough gears up for expansion of electric powered Council fleet

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Council is driving forward plans to get more of its fleet plugged into its cleaner air campaign.

LGBTQ+ community celebrated at event

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Community and living news

The colours of the rainbow flag lit up Woolwich Town Hall during an event marking 50 years since homosexuality was partially decriminalised.

Get tested during Greenwich Sexual Health Week

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Health and social care news

Residents can get a free and confidential sexual health screen and HIV test.