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New creative district for London in the heart of Woolwich

Published on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Plans have been approved to transform a section of the historic riverfront site.

Electric refuse vehicle to be trialled in Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

Royal Borough to run innovative trial to develop 26 tonne electric refuse truck technology.

Local businesses looking forward to the Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

A huge influx of visitors are expected over the Easter weekend for the Regatta.

Go on board a Tall Ship this Easter

Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Sail Royal Greenwich are offering special tickets to all Greenwich residents.

Outstanding contributions recognised at the Civic Awards 2017

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Community and living news

More than 30 local people received awards across eight categories.

Be a Local Tourist and explore the hidden gems of Eltham

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

The annual event showcasing Eltham's visitor attractions takes place on Sunday 2 April.

Two prosecuted for misusing family Blue Badge parking permits

Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 in Council and democracy news

Royal Borough investigators continue to detect and take action on Blue Badge fraud.

Businesses and festival-goers gearing up for Tall Ships Festival 2017

Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Live music, maritime themed entertainment and ship visits being unveiled.

Free family cycling sessions over the Easter holidays

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017 in Transport and streets news

The Royal Borough is offering a series of free cycling sessions for the whole family.

The Royal Borough supports book collection for schools in Ghana

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017 in Education and learning news

Charlton Manor Primary School is collecting books and fundraising for Ghanaian schools.

Children's centres in Royal Borough achieve prestigious award

Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 in Education and learning news

Local children's services are rated as 'Unicef Baby Friendly accredited'.

Volunteers turn out in force to Keep Greenwich Clean

Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

Litter-picks took place as part of the national Great British Spring Clean 2017.

Fly-tipper accidently provides evidence of his guilt

Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

The man attended an interview at Council offices in the vehicle involved in the offence.

Heavy fines for noise nuisance offences

Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Borough has successfully prosecuted a business and a household.

Impressive turnout for the Royal Borough's Better Together meetings

Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 in Consultations news

More than 200 residents shared their views on what matters most to them.

Prison for nurse caught stealing from elderly clients

Published on Friday, 03 March 2017 in Advice and benefits news

The former NHS nurse pleaded guilty to stealing in excess of £13,000.

Fraudster sentenced to 18 months in prison

Published on Friday, 03 March 2017 in Advice and benefits news

The 54 year old woman from Broadstairs was found guilty of multiple fraudulent acts.

International Women's Day celebrated in the Royal Borough

Published on Thursday, 02 March 2017 in Community and living news

Come along to the Tramshed in Woolwich on 8 March for the #BeBoldforChange event.

New campaign launched to raise awareness of self injury

Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 in Health and social care news

Updated information and advice hub goes live on World Self Injury Awareness Day.

Fairtrade Fortnight comes to the Royal Borough

Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 in Community and living news

Two special free events are being held on Sunday 5 March at Charlton House.

Have your say on the proposed Charlton Riverside development

Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Residents are invited to participate, as the formal consultation launches.

Royal Borough of Greenwich sets 2017-18 Council Tax rates

Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 in Council and democracy news

Spending has been focussed on areas residents have highlighted as priorities.

What's happening for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Find out where to get more information about apprenticeships.

Royal Borough cracks down on under-age sales to tackle knife crime

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in Advice and benefits news

Trading Standards officers seized knives and razors as part of Police campaign.

Local artists: Apply for the Silk River 2017 artist residency

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 in Arts and entertainment news

The residency is part of an exchange with artists from Kolkata, India.

Greenwich champions needed for Great British Spring Clean 2017

Published on Monday, 20 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Join the campaign to clean up your local area from 3 to 5 March 2017.

Offender fined £1,665 for carrying illegal waste

Published on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

The illegal waste carrier also had his vehicle seized for having no tax or MOT.

Eltham students to set sail as Tall Ships Sail Trainees

Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Fifty local youngsters will take part in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.

Fly-tipping fines of £1,600 issued to Eltham businesses

Published on Friday, 10 February 2017 in Environment and planning news

Four local businesses who dumped waste have been fined the maximum penalty.

Former Mayor Philip Graham passes away

Published on Wednesday, 08 February 2017 in Council and democracy news

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is sending condolences following the sad news that a former Mayor has passed away.