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Become a litter picking champion at the Great British Spring Clean

Published on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

Residents, community groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to take part.

Temporary library for Plumstead during building revamp

Published on Friday, 16 February 2018 in Leisure and culture news

The next stage of the Plumstead Library projects is making progress.

Strong action taken as the Royal Borough forces travellers to leave

Published on Friday, 16 February 2018 in Community and living news

Swift joint action by Council and police officers forced travellers to quickly leave two sites in the Royal Borough.

Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre official opening attracts the crowds

Published on Thursday, 15 February 2018 in Leisure and culture news

Sports stars past and present turned out to celebrate the opening.

Vehicle seizure notice

Published on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

A white Ford Transit van, YA06 ONJ, was seized at 10.20am on Tuesday 12 February 2018 on private land on Grand Depot Road SE18.

Thousands of fake cigarettes from China seized

Published on Thursday, 08 February 2018 in Business news

The 22,800 fake cigarettes had been illegally shipped to a mail box address in Royal Greenwich.

Street Feast is coming to town

Published on Wednesday, 07 February 2018 in Leisure and culture news

Woolwich will soon be home to London's hottest new trend in eating out.

New biosecurity measures for bird keepers

Published on Wednesday, 07 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

If you keep poultry or birds, you must follow the detailed requirements on strict biosecurity.

Royal Borough department wins top environmental award

Published on Monday, 05 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

The Royal Greenwich Fleet Development team won the award for most sustainable department.

Cinema magic is coming to Eltham

Published on Monday, 05 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

Plans to bring movie magic to Eltham move a step closer as the main construction begins.

Free extreme sports at Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre

Published on Friday, 02 February 2018 in Leisure and culture news

Celebrate the official opening of the new state of the art sports centre on Sat 10 Feb.

Royal Greenwich is top of the class for apprentices

Published on Friday, 02 February 2018 in Jobs and careers news

The Royal Borough has been recognised as one of the top apprentice employers.

Fraudster jailed for £45,000 council tax scam

Published on Friday, 02 February 2018 in Advice and benefits news

The fraudster sold forged university documentation and was jailed for 18 months following an investigation by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Work to commence on Slade Cafe

Published on Thursday, 01 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

The process of transforming an unused public convenience on The Slade into a cafe and arts venue is set to begin, following the appointment of a contractor.

Community Charters for Woolwich town centre

Published on Thursday, 01 February 2018 in Environment and planning news

As part of its campaign to have the cleanest streets in London, the Royal Borough of Greenwich has been seeking opinions on its new Community Charter plans.

Get advice on your drinking with free online alcohol tool

Published on Thursday, 01 February 2018 in Health and social care news

Understand your alcohol intake and what it means for your health by using the Royal Borough of Greenwich's new free online tool.

Ground-breaking on new affordable homes for Eltham

Published on Thursday, 01 February 2018 in Housing news

Work has started on an ambitious house building programme on Rochester Way that will provide 29 new affordable homes to rent in Eltham.

Statement about Lee Rigby unofficial memorial from the Leader of the Opposition

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Council and democracy news

Speech from Cllr Matt Hartley, Leader of the Opposition.

Statement from Royal Greenwich community and faith leaders

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Council and democracy news

Local community and faith leaders committed to standing together.

Get on your bike this half-term

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Transport and streets news

There are two free courses available for families during Family Bike Week.

Better housing promised in learning disability housing strategy

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Housing news

More adapted homes will be built and improvements made to existing homes as part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich's five year housing strategy for people with learning disabilities.

Statement about Lee Rigby unofficial memorial from the Leader

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Council and democracy news

Speech from Cllr Denise Hyland, Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

New producers market comes to Eltham

Published on Monday, 29 January 2018 in Community and living news

Raise it, grow it, cook it, make it at Eltham's new producers market in Passey Place.

Landlord fined for sub-standard home for elderly couple

Published on Monday, 29 January 2018 in Housing news

A landlord has been ordered to pay more than £4,000 after an elderly couple's home was found to have a catalogue of issues including broken electric storage heaters, mould and cracked roof tiles.

Six cars seized in a single day of action

Published on Thursday, 25 January 2018 in Transport and streets news

The clean up is part of the Council's Operation Stop It! campaign.

Quit smoking for good with the Greenwich Stop Smoking roadshow

Published on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 in Health and social care news

The roadshow is touring the borough over the next seven weeks.

Business fined for using an illegal waste carrier

Published on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 in Environment and planning news

A business which used an unregistered waste carrier was ordered to pay nearly £700.

Permanent Rigby memorial remains official remembrance site

Published on Monday, 22 January 2018 in Council and democracy news

A permanent memorial to Lee Rigby was installed after consultation with his family.

Winners of Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards announced

Published on Monday, 22 January 2018 in Business news

The winners of the first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards in association with Lovell have been announced.

Nominate your local hero for a Civic Award

Published on Friday, 19 January 2018 in Community and living news

People who have made outstanding contributions to everyday life in Royal Greenwich are to be honoured at this year's Royal Greenwich Civic Awards.