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Royal Borough cracks down on rogue private landlords

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Housing news

We will target landlords who have no regard for tenants' safety.

Local services over the Easter holiday

Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 in Council and democracy news

Find out about changes to services over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

150 days to go until the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 in Leisure and culture news

We have officially launched the 150-day countdown to the event.

Approval for plans to redevelop three Woolwich estates

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Housing news

Three of Woolwich's estates are set to be redeveloped and replaced by 1,600 new homes.

Health support from the experts in your community

Published on Friday, 04 April 2014 in Health and social care news

Residents with long-term health issues can sign up for free courses to help them manage their condition.

Factory development approval secures jobs at Greenwich Peninsula

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014 in Environment and planning news

The Alcatel-Lucent factory will be upgraded, with new homes also included in the plans.

London Marathon road closures on Sunday 13 April

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014 in Transport and streets news

Find out which roads in Royal Greenwich will be closed and where the crossing points are.

Local businesses encouraged to make the most of regatta opportunities

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Business news

Over a million people are expected to attend this year's biggest local event.

School welcomes author to opening of new library

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Education and learning news

Gareth P Jones attended the event at James Wolfe Primary School and Centre for the Deaf.

Work starts on new construction skills centre

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Jobs and careers news

Residents will be able to gain skills and qualifications at new facility.

Plumstead school rated 'outstanding' after inspection

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Education and learning news

Bannockburn Primary impressed during the recent Ofsted inspection.

Easter holiday activities in Royal Greenwich

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

There's lots going on for children and young people this Easter.

Rachel McMillan Nursery celebrates 100th birthday

Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 in Education and learning news

The centre in Deptford is England's oldest open-air nursery.

Royal Borough successfully prosecutes fraudster

Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 in Community and living news

Larry Kunle Daniels received a 22-month custodial sentence for his actions.

Artistes wanted to meet Tall Ships Festival visitors

Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Performers can apply now to appear at the spectacular event in September.

Eglinton Children's Centre gets top marks from Ofsted

Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 in Education and learning news

The children's centre in Woolwich has been rated 'outstanding' in its latest inspection.

Woolwich United: Bringing communities together through sport

Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 in Community and living news

Residents are invited to the launch of the project at the Waterfront Leisure Centre.

Work starts on new Royal Borough horticulture skills centre

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 in Education and learning news

The centre will provide local residents with a new first-class training and skills facility.

New Woolwich town centre leisure centre plans revealed

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Plans for brand-new facilities in Woolwich have been considered by the Cabinet.

Sponsored regatta crew places for under 25s in Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Thirty local young people will be able to sail for free in the Tall Ships Regatta.

World Autism Awareness Day in General Gordon Square

Published on Thursday, 13 March 2014 in Health and social care news

Get information on autism services to mark the international day of awareness.

'Angels of Woolwich' receive special awards

Published on Thursday, 13 March 2014 in Community and living news

Outstanding residents were recognised at our annual Civic Awards on Friday.

Mercure London Greenwich announces official partnership with Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta

Published on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A major hotel has signed up to be a sponsor for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta this September.

Young people celebrate as The Point reopens

Published on Friday, 07 March 2014 in Community and living news

The centre for young people has returned to its main home in Woolwich New Road.

Greenwich wins gold award for new health and social care approach

Published on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 in Health and social care news

The new integrated system brings together NHS and social care services.

Council outlines spending plans for next financial year

Published on Monday, 03 March 2014 in Council and democracy news

Jobs, growth and a seventh consecutive Council Tax freeze are the top priorities.

Watch your energy use during Switch It Off Week

Published on Friday, 28 February 2014 in Community and living news

This week, make an extra effort to turn off your appliances when they're not in use.

Detailed guide for local businesses to be more dementia-friendly

Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 in Business news

The booklet describes how to make it easier for people with dementia to deal with businesses.

Firing of military guns on Woolwich Common

Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 in Community and living news

The King's Troop will be conducting a training exercise on the morning of 13 March.

Council statement following the sentencing in the Lee Rigby case

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 in Council and democracy news

Councillor Roberts has released a statement on the sentences.