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Park and shop local this Small Business Saturday

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

Small Business Saturday takes place on 2 December and is the national day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses.

Deadline extended for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards nominations

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017

Businesses now have until Monday 4 December to make a nomination.

Royal Greenwich recognised as smart city innovator

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017

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

Judges announced for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017

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

Get advice on your business awards application

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017

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

New business rates relief schemes implemented to help smaller businesses

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017

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

Nick Hewer to host first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017

The Awards showcase business excellence from the best organisations within the borough.

Royal Greenwich continues fight to stamp out illegal tobacco

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017

Residents and shoppers in Woolwich had the chance to meet the specially trained dogs that are helping the Council to sniff out those guilty of selling illicit tobacco.

Royal Borough confirms business rates relief scheme for local small businesses

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017

Local small businesses that qualify will receive a new and lower bill.

Sniffer dogs embark on tobacco mission

Published on Monday, 03 April 2017

A two-day roadshow showed residents what the Council is doing to tackle illegal tobacco.

Woolwich celebrates the return of M&S at official store opening

Published on Friday, 16 December 2016

The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich officially opened the new Foodhall.

Share the love this Small Business Saturday

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Saturday 3 December is dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses.

New Marks & Spencer Foodhall to open in Woolwich

Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

The well-known high street brand returns to Woolwich as part of ongoing development.

Royal Greenwich launches new innovation 'accelerator' centre

Published on Wednesday, 02 November 2016

The centre is aimed at partnering with innovative construction and real-estate businesses.

Free careers advice session to get local women into construction

Published on Monday, 10 October 2016

Participants will get to tour a construction site and meet other women in the industry.

Celebrating the success of the E-Business Support Programme

Published on Monday, 03 October 2016

Over 80 local businesses attended the event on Thursday 29 September.

Shopkeeper fined £7,000 for stocking unsafe 'smuggled' cigarettes

Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The council will continue to take swift and firm action against rogue retailers.

Get tech-savvy with the e-business support programme

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016

The Royal Greenwich e-business support programme is celebrating its second year of partnership working between the council and South East Enterprise (SEE).

Persistent offender fined £60,000

Published on Monday, 23 May 2016

At Woolwich Crown Court on 27 April 2016, Michael Adedpipe, representing Ades Limited, was fined £60,000 for multiple food hygiene and health and safety breaches.

Countdown to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships 2017 begins

Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016

There is less than a year to go before a fleet of Tall Ships gathers on the River Thames at Woolwich and Greenwich in April 2017.

Trading Standards rein in rogue traders

Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards assisted the Met Police in catching rogue traders.

Food shop owner fined for hygiene violations

Published on Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The owner of a Woolwich food outlet has been fined £1,500 for breaches of food and health and safety regulations that included storing mouldy fish and using dangerous electrical equipment.

£1900 of fines for shopkeeper selling illicit tobacco

Published on Monday, 07 March 2016

A Plumstead shopkeeper has been fined a total of £1900 after pleading guilty at Bexley Magistrates' Court on the 22 February to selling illicit tobacco and bottles of spirits subject to duty evasion.

New industrial units set for Nathan Way

Published on Monday, 22 February 2016

Twenty two new industrial units are to be built at Nathan Way industrial estate in Thamesmead after being given the go-ahead by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Help the farmers for Fairtrade Fortnight

Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016

Support this year's Fairtrade Fortnight by holding a special breakfast event.

Licence withdrawn by council

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

The owner of a Plumstead convenience store has lost his appeal after a previous conviction for the illegal sales of cigarettes at the shop.

Licensees are reminded of their duties over the festive period

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015

Police and the Royal Borough of Greenwich have written to every licensee in the borough to remind them of their duties, particularly during the fast approaching festivities.