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The Royal Borough of Greenwich's Blue Badge application service is changing

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 in Health and social care press releases

From Monday 5 September, everyone wishing to apply for a new Blue Badge, or renew an existing badge, will need to do so through our online application form on the Royal Borough's website.

A Greener Future for Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

Residents can voice their opinions about environmental issues at four public meetings to be held across the Royal Borough in September.

Sail the seas - become a Tall Ships Sail Trainee

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Take part in the experience of a lifetime as part of the Tall Ships 2017 festival.

Early success for Woolwich's Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

Woolwich Town Centre’s Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) has already proven a great success with residents and traders reporting a much improved, family-friendly atmosphere.

Royal Borough students celebrate A-Level and BTEC success

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Education and learning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is celebrating the latest success of its students!

Healthy eating, healthy living- apply for an allotment!

Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is calling all residents with an interest in gardening!

Gardening and horticulture apprenticeship recruitment event on 8 September

Published on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 in Jobs and careers press releases

Do you have a passion for gardening? The Royal Borough of Greenwich has ten new apprenticeship opportunities, working in gardening and horticulture.

Top local athletes on world stage

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Four local athletes are doing the Royal Borough proud this year as they join athletes from across the globe to compete in Rio de Janeiro.

'Smuggler' shopkeeper heavily fined

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Business press releases

Hefty fines totalling over £7000 have been issued to a Plumstead shopkeeper for stocking thousands of unsafe cigarettes illegally smuggled into the country.

Apprenticeship recruitment events - 16 and 19 August - and upcoming opportunities

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Jobs and careers press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has a number of apprenticeship opportunities available working across the council and schools, and is hosting two recruitment events on Tuesday 16 and Friday 19 August.

Child social care services in Greenwich rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Published on Friday, 05 August 2016 in Education and learning press releases

Services for looked after children and those in need of help and protection in Royal Greenwich have been rated 'Good' in an inspection by Ofsted.

Nando's all set to join new cinema complex in Eltham High Street

Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Nando's is all set to join Vue Entertainment at the new six-screen cinema complex in Eltham High Street, south east London.

Royal Borough welcomes outcome of Enderby Wharf Judicial Review

Published on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has welcomed the decision to dismiss a claim for Judicial Review of the council's decision to grant planning permission for the Enderby Wharf development in 2015.

Statement from Greenwich faith community leaders following the recent incident in France

Published on Tuesday, 02 August 2016 in Community and living press releases

The Leader of Royal Borough of Greenwich, Cllr Denise Hyland, has welcomed a statement from Greenwich faith community leaders following a recent terror attack in France.

Quicker, Easier, Blue Badge applications online!

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Health and social care press releases

The Blue Badge application process for disabled service users is now quicker and easier than ever before thanks to a new online form.

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Community and living press releases

World Breastfeeding Week kicks off on 1 August, raising awareness and celebrating the benefits of breastfeeding for new parents.

Lights! Camera! Eltham!

Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

The red carpet is coming out in Eltham this Wednesday (3 Aug 2016) - and it will be lined with a host of familiar famous faces.

Have your say on the Sharing Cities programme

Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough is looking to local residents and businesses to help shape its new Sharing Cities programme in East Greenwich and Greenwich Peninsula.

Summer activities for young people in the Royal Borough

Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 in Education and learning press releases

With the school summer holidays under way, there's plenty for young people to do with Futureversity.

Bellissimo Beresford Square!

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Community and living press releases

Mouth-watering and healthy new food stalls have come to Beresford Square, Woolwich.

Royal Borough announces plans to improve air quality and create £2m Low Emission Neighbourhood

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching two new documents for consultation today (21 July), the Greener Greenwich Strategy and the new Air Quality Action Plan.

Green Flags for Green Greenwich!

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Twelve of the Royal Borough of Greenwich's directly managed and maintained parks have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for the fourth year in a row.

Closure of Warehouse Sports and Performing Arts Centre

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

The old centre is to be replaced by a state-of-the-art combined library, leisure and cultural facility.

Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to combat street drinking and anti-social behaviour

Published on Thursday, 07 July 2016 in Community and living press releases

A new power has been added to the Royal Borough of Greenwich's arsenal in tackling street drinking and anti-social behaviour.

Swift action on anti-social behaviour

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Community and living press releases

A tenant who repeatedly caused a nuisance to his neighbours and his community has been served a closure order on his property for his reckless behaviour.

New visitor information plaque for Greenwich Foot Tunnel unveiled

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Transport and streets press releases

A new visitor information plaque that charts the history of the foot tunnel at Greenwich has been unveiled today by representatives of a local appreciation society and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Greenwich Together: Standing up against hate crime

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Community and living press releases

Report any hate crime to the police and contact us if you need support.

Further recognition for Royal Borough's Well London Programme

Published on Monday, 04 July 2016 in Health and social care press releases

Cllr David Gardner, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, joined health professionals from across Europe to see the trailblazing Well London Programme in action in Woolwich last week.

Get tech-savvy with the e-business support programme

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016 in Business press releases

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

Change4Life Summer Roadshow 2016

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016 in Health and social care press releases

This summer, the Royal Borough of Greenwich will be hosting a Change4Life Summer Roadshow around the borough to help families eat well and move more whilst having fun.