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Royal Greenwich bids to be London's Borough of Culture 2019 or 2020

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 in Leisure and culture news

We have partnered with the internationally renowned Greenwich+Docklands Festivals.

Notice of application for wedding venue - Eltham Palace

Published on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to oppose this application has until 16 October 2017 to do so.

Notice of application for wedding venue - Blackheath Halls

Published on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Business news

Anyone wishing to oppose this application has until 16 October 2017 to do so.

Plumstead Manor School goes mixed - find out more at special event

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Get a taster of what Plumstead Manor School is like at a special event next week.

Royal Greenwich primary school results in top ten in the country

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Royal Greenwich primary school pupils once again prove themselves on a national level.

Improve your skills around the home by signing up for a DIY course

Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 in Housing news

The free courses are available for council tenants and leaseholders.

Special needs and disabilities progress praised in report

Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission highlighted the success following an inspection in July.

Discount for landlords who sign up early for new licensing scheme

Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 in Housing news

Royal Greenwich is licensing all Houses in Multiple Occupation from 1 October 2017.

You can help improve adult social care in the Royal Borough

Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 in Health and social care news

Have your say in developing and improving adult social care by joining the focus group.

Crackdown on illegal vehicles in the borough

Published on Monday, 11 September 2017 in Environment and planning news

Two vehicles have been seized and a driver fined in a joint operation with the Police.

Housing Association tenant caught subletting gets suspended sentence and fines

Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 in Housing news

Charlton Triangle tenant gets a two year suspended sentence for subletting.

Free festival celebrates older generation

Published on Thursday, 07 September 2017 in Community and living news

The Forever Young Festival is designed to bring older people together.

Improve your skills and sign up for an adult learning course

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 in Education and learning news

There is a wide range of free and subsidised adult learning courses available.

Apply now for a primary or secondary school place

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 in Education and learning news

Primary and secondary school applications for September 2018 are now open.

Nominations open for Greenwich Young People's Council

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017 in Education and learning news

This is an opportunity to make your voice heard and change things for the better.

Royal Greenwich bucks waste complaints national trend

Published on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 in Environment and planning news

Recent successes include cleaner streets and faster response times.

Get help deciding what to do next at post-GCSEs event

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017 in Education and learning news

Young people can get the help and support they need to decide their next steps.

Top marks for Royal Greenwich GCSE student

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017 in Education and learning news

A St Thomas More pupil received the new top grade in all three possible subjects.

Royal Greenwich is home to second largest number of new affordable housing in London

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Housing news

A recent report revealed the Royal Borough delivered the homes in 2015-16.

Reduce the Strength campaign given a boost

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Community and living news

A campaign day was held on Friday 18 August in Trafalgar Road, Greenwich.

A new creative district for London moves a step closer

Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Architects appointed to transform part of the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich.

Royal Greenwich students celebrate results day success

Published on Monday, 21 August 2017 in Education and learning news

There was an increase in A Level students with top marks in this year's exams.

Hop on a bus to full-time employment

Published on Friday, 18 August 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Help and advice finding a job is available on board a bus which will be popping up around the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Fly-tipper caught in the act

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Environment and planning news

A fly-tipper on an illegal traveller site in Blackheath was arrested within minutes of emptying his truckload of rubbish onto the land.

Priorities revealed for children and young people in Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 in Health and social care news

The three year plan makes sure that every child has a happy and fulfilled childhood.

Make sure you can vote in next year's local elections

Published on Friday, 11 August 2017 in Council and democracy news

It's really easy to ensure that you're registered to vote.

Council's innovative scheme to help residents into work recruiting now

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Residents who have been out of work for more than a year can sign up.

Full steam ahead for Plumstead High Street deep clean

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in Environment and planning news

A high pressure, chewing gum-removing, dirt-blasting jet washer is being used to clean Plumstead High Street.

New travel scheme launched tackling air pollution

Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 in Environment and planning news

The project rewards local people who switch from cars to walking and cycling.

In Bloom competition puts the green into Greenwich

Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 in Environment and planning news

Another year of tough competition to find out who has Greenwich's greenest fingers.