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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.

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.

Chance to see how £31m Creative District is shaping up

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

A public consultation of plans will be held on Saturday 2 December to coincide with the free Christmas festivities in Woolwich.

Ice skate your way into Christmas at this year's Woolwich Winter Warmer

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is inviting residents to join in its exciting Christmas celebrations in Woolwich, on Saturday 2 December.

Awareness raising event launches Anti-Bullying Week

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Education and learning news

School children wrote and recorded their own anti-bullying anthems for the event.

Tenancy fraudster sentenced to prison

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Advice and benefits news

James Maties was given 22 months in prison for using stolen credit cards to pay his Council Tax with the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Eltham War Memorial listed by Historic England

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Community and living news

Pupils from Eltham Church of England Primary laid a wreath to celebrate its listing.

Royal Greenwich recognised as smart city innovator

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 in Business news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's ground-breaking work on smart city innovation has been highlighted in a high profile national study.

Royal Borough welcomes London Living Wage Week rise

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Jobs and careers news

The increase was announced by the Living Wage Foundation during Living Wage Week.

Greenwich Christmas Festival comes to Cutty Sark Gardens

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Meet Santa and his reindeer on 25 November as the Royal Borough of Greenwich Christmas celebrations get underway.

Royal Greenwich scores top spot in Good Food for London league table

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Health and social care news

The Council demonstrated leadership on healthy and sustainable food.

Royal Greenwich and Prison Service shift-up a gear on recycling

Published on Monday, 06 November 2017 in Environment and planning news

An innovative bike reuse programme run by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) Isis is helping turn around young people's lives.

Register now to attend Leader and Deputy Leader Question Time

Published on Friday, 03 November 2017 in Council and democracy news

Residents can put their questions about the borough directly to the Leader and Deputy Leader.

Prison sentence for tenancy fraudster caught subletting

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Advice and benefits news

The fraudster was given a 12-month sentence for subletting his council property.

Judges announced for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Business news

The judging line up for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018 has been revealed.

High tech street cleaners on trial in Woolwich

Published on Monday, 30 October 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough is trialling cutting-edge rubbish 'gobblers' on the streets of Woolwich.

Don't idle your way through Greenwich

Published on Friday, 27 October 2017 in Environment and planning news

Join us to help cut pollution by not leaving your engine running when parked.

Closure Order served following anti-social behaviour complaints

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Housing news

The order was served on a Council flat in Charlton due to escalating anti-social and criminal behaviour at the property.

Help improve local pharmacies by sharing your views

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Health and social care news

Complete our short survey about your experiences with local pharmacies.

Eltham set to light up the night sky

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Eltham Lights Up returns to illuminate Eltham High Street for the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Residents urged to sign organ donor register

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Health and social care news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is urging residents to sign up to the organ donor register to help save more lives.

Charlton Park Skate Park officially opens

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Environment and planning news

Free coaching sessions and a skate competition marked the opening.

Get advice on your business awards application

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Business news

The judging line up for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018 will be announced at the Meet the Judges event.

Royal Greenwich highly commended in the National Apprenticeship Awards

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Jobs and careers news

The Council were runners up in the Large Employer category of the awards.

New business rates relief schemes implemented to help smaller businesses

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Business news

The schemes will help struggling smaller businesses cope with the rise in their business rates.

Autonomous driving one step closer

Published on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 in Transport and streets news

Fully autonomous vehicles are nearer to arriving on the UK's streets, thanks to the latest round of ground-breaking research from MOVE_UK.

Remembrance services and wreath laying ceremonies

Published on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 in Community and living news

Remembrance events will be taking place over the weekend of 10 to 12 November.

New cycling guide to be launched at Annual Cycling Forum

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Transport and streets news

The event will be a great chance to get latest cycling news and to have your say.