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It’s not too late to paint for #PositivePlumstead

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Royal Borough is looking for artists to design a mural for a Plumstead underpass.

Construction hopefuls brush up their skills to secure a new career

Published on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 in Jobs and careers news

A group of young construction hopefuls in the Royal Borough have been given a small taste of some of the work they can expect as they seek apprenticeships in the industry.

Ward budget funding making a difference in Shrewsbury Park

Published on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 in Council and democracy news

Deputy Leader Cllr Danny Thorpe unveiled a new drinking water fountain on Sunday 9 July at Shrewsbury Park in Shooters Hill.

Royal Greenwich continues fight to stamp out illegal tobacco

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Business news

Residents and shoppers in Woolwich had the chance to meet the specially trained dogs that are helping the Council to sniff out those guilty of selling illicit tobacco.

Royal Borough cracks down on landlords who ignore fire safety

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 in Housing news

Help improve safety by reporting landlords who don't provide secure homes in good condition.

First stage of foot tunnel bye-law changes agreed

Published on Friday, 21 July 2017 in Community and living news

The bye-laws control the use of Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels.

Thought-provoking domestic abuse campaign launched

Published on Friday, 21 July 2017 in Advice and benefits news

'Is this love' promotes healthy relationships and the resources available to victims.

Day of action for Operation #PositivePlumstead

Published on Friday, 21 July 2017 in Environment and planning news

The intensive enforcement operation was in partnership with the Metropolitan Police.

US Mini Market (Premier) - Notice of application for review of a premises licence

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to comment on this application must do so no later than 17 August 2017.

Funding received to meet the needs of looked after children

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in Health and social care news

The £1m award came from the Department for Education's innovation fund.

Royal Greenwich parks win prestigious Green Flag award

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Green Flag Award Scheme recognised 12 parks as some of the very best in the world.

A borough united in stopping knife crime

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in Community and living news

The Royal Borough is partnering with schools, agencies and the Metropolitan Police.

Staying safe during the summer months

Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in Community and living news

A reminder of the best ways to help you and your belongings.

Royal Borough Cabinet agrees approach to tackle inequality

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 in Council and democracy news

This is based on recommendations made by the Greenwich Fairness Commission.

People with learning disabilities invited to special event

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 in Health and social care news

The first 'Have Your Say' day was held at Charlton House on 10 July.

Royal Borough confirms business rates relief scheme for local small businesses

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 in Business news

Local small businesses that qualify will receive a new and lower bill.

Come along to the Greenwich Jobs and Skills Fair

Published on Thursday, 13 July 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Improve your skills and participate in workshops run by industry experts.

Council reassures tenants over fire safety

Published on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 in Housing news

All Council high rise buildings comply with current fire safety standards. Read the FAQs.

Sal's Mini Market - Notice of application for review of a premises licence

Published on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to comment on this application must do so no later than 9 August 2017.

Lamborghini driver pleads guilty to misusing stolen Blue Badge

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Transport and streets news

The driver pleaded guilty and was was fined over £700 for using a stolen Blue Badge.

Fly-tipper fined £500 within 24 hours of the offence

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Community and living news

The resident was also ordered to pay costs towards the clearance of the fly-tip.

Royal Borough wins £1.95m funding for innovative domestic abuse project

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Advice and benefits news

The three year project will transform help for families experiencing domestic abuse.

New homes given the go ahead by Royal Borough

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Housing news

Planning approval given for second wave of Meridian Home Start new homes.

Royal Borough waives child burial and cremation fees

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 in Community and living news

Fees are being waived in three boroughs to help families coping with bereavement.

Royal Borough's adult learning rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 in Education and learning news

The Adult and Community Learning provision continues to improve residents' prospects.

Royal Borough funds free courses and activities for young people

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 in Education and learning news

In partnership with Futureversity, more than 40 courses are being run over the summer.

Deputy Mayor of London visits Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in Education and learning news

Joanne McCartney, Deputy Mayor for Education and Childcare, visited on 5 July.

Abandoned and illegal vehicles seized during Operation Stop It!

Published on Tuesday, 04 July 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Council seized 12 vehicles last week, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police.

Fraudster fined £135,000 for illegally subletting

Published on Tuesday, 04 July 2017 in Housing news

The 50-year-old man from Charlton has been ordered to pay back the money in compensation.

Have your say on new gates for the historic Garrison Church

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 in Leisure and culture news

See the designs for the new iron gates and give us your comments.