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Enough is enough, council tells Network Rail

Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough calls for action to end rail chaos due to London Bridge station works.

Successes in enforcing community safety

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 in Community and living news

The council's Anti-social Behaviour team has been working closely with our partners to crack down on drugs, nuisance and illegal activity.

London Marathon road closures on Sunday 26 April

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Transport and streets news

Some roads will be closed through Royal Greenwich along the marathon route.

London Marathon Playing Field protected forever

Published on Friday, 10 April 2015 in Leisure and culture news

We've teamed up with partners to safeguard the playing field for future generations.

New milestone in major Thamesmead regeneration project

Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 in Environment and planning news

Nearly 3,000 new homes will be built - almost half of them affordable.

Coldharbour Library reopened: 31 March 2015

Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Coldharbour Library has now reopened after closing for a few hours this morning due to a water leak.

Thames Path at Thamesmead to be transformed after funding win

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 in Transport and streets news

We'd like to thank residents for voting in the Big Green Poll to help us win the funds.

World Autism Awareness Day event in Woolwich this Thursday

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 in Health and social care news

The event will showcase local services for people with autism and their carers.

Exciting new facilities for Abbey Wood pupils as primary schools grow

Published on Monday, 23 March 2015 in Education and learning news

St Thomas-à-Becket and De Lucy primaries are celebrating after undergoing makeovers.

Royal Borough unveils new community-based projects for people with disabilities

Published on Friday, 20 March 2015 in Health and social care news

We've launched an exciting new generation of services for local adults with disabilities.

New directory offers online gateway to care and support

Published on Friday, 20 March 2015 in Health and social care news

The new website will give residents easy access to health, wellbeing and social care services.

New Poolpods improve swimming pool access for people with disabilities

Published on Friday, 20 March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The innovative equipment will be introduced at more local pools after consultation with users.

New Greenwich Centre just weeks away from opening

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 in Council and democracy news

The new centre will offer locals a brand-new leisure centre and a bigger, better library.

Duchess meets parents at Royal Greenwich children's centre

Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 in Education and learning news

The Mayor and Leader welcomed the Royal visitor to Brookhill Centre in Woolwich.

Parliament committee concludes new river crossings 'long overdue'

Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 in Transport and streets news

Royal Greenwich welcomes a Parliamentary report on the need for new river crossings.

Winners of Royal Greenwich Civic Awards announced

Published on Friday, 13 March 2015 in Community and living news

A record 42 people and organisations were chosen as winners at the ceremony last week.

Fostered teenagers to get wider support network

Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 in Health and social care news

We've successfully applied for government funding to improve the support available.

Charlton Athletic hosts campaign to protect vulnerable adults

Published on Monday, 09 March 2015 in Health and social care news

The campaign was launched at half-time on The Valley pitch.

World Book Day comes to Royal Greenwich schools and libraries

Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 in Education and learning news

A series of exciting events has highlighted the joys of reading to local residents and children.

Explore Royal Greenwich's hidden gems on Be a Local Tourist Day

Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

We're encouraging residents to get out and explore the local area on Sunday 15 March.

Woolwich Library welcomes over 600 visitors at first Sunday opening

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

London's busiest library is now open every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm.

Royal Borough expands its environmentally friendly vehicle fleet

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 in Environment and planning news

The vehicles that help keep Greenwich clean and green are playing their part to improve air quality.

Cherry Orchard Primary rated 'outstanding' in latest inspection

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 in Education and learning news

The school in Charlton was visited by Ofsted inspectors in January.

Royal Borough road safety record among best in London

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Transport and streets news

We've seen the biggest reduction in serious road casualties of all London boroughs.

Royal Borough road improvement scheme trains locals in new skills

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Jobs and careers news

The scheme trains unemployed people to work on improving local roads.

First commemorative paving stone for local Victoria Cross hero

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Community and living news

A Rear Admiral who served in four wars has been honoured in Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Council Tax in Royal Greenwich frozen again

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 in Council and democracy news

Residents will benefit from another freeze to Council Tax from April 2015, while we continue to protect frontline services.

Local businesses sign up to our living wage scheme

Published on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 in Business news

The council offers firms a discount on Business Rates if they pay the London Living Wage.

Scheme to help local families achieves 100 per cent success

Published on Monday, 23 February 2015 in Community and living news

The Families 1st service has turned around the lives of 790 local families.

Local Action Day sees police and council team up in Eltham

Published on Monday, 23 February 2015 in Community and living news

The day was an opportunity to listen to and address the local safer neighbourhood priorities of residents and businesses in the Bexley Road area of Eltham.