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Plumstead Manor School goes mixed - find out more at special event

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

Get a taster of what Plumstead Manor School is like at a special event next week.

Royal Greenwich Key Stage 2 results among the best in the country

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

Royal Greenwich primary schools once again achieve results which rival the rest of the country.

The New Cultural Capital of the UK

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

Royal Greenwich bids to be London's Borough of Culture.

Can you fix it? Yes you can!

Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 in Housing press releases

Royal Borough are offering tenants and leaseholders free DIY courses.

Discount for landlords who sign up early for new licensing scheme

Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 in Housing press releases

Royal Greenwich is licensing all Houses in Multiple Occupation from 1 October 2017.

Special needs and disabilities progress praised in report

Published on Monday, 18 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

Children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are making better progress in Royal Greenwich than nationally at both primary and secondary school age.

Improve adult social care by taking part in focus groups

Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 in Health and social care press releases

Residents can have their say in developing and improving adult social care in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

'No licence, no vehicle' Royal Greenwich and Police crackdown on illegal vehicles

Published on Monday, 11 September 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

Two vehicles have been seized and a driver has been fined in an intensive joint operation between Royal Greenwich and the Metropolitan Police.

Housing Association tenant caught subletting gets suspended sentence and fines

Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 in Housing press releases

Charlton Triangle tenant gets a two year suspended sentence for sub-letting.

Forever Young Festival 2017

Published on Thursday, 07 September 2017 in Community and living press releases

A free festival designed to celebrate the older generation is coming to Charlton.

From horse riding to horticulture: Sign up for free adult learning courses

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

It's never too late to learn something new and the Royal Borough of Greenwich offers a range of free and subsidised adult learning courses to make it even easier to boost your skills.

Apply now for a primary or secondary school place

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

The admissions process for children starting primary or secondary school in September 2018 is now open.

Nominations open for Greenwich Young People's Council

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017 in Education and learning press releases

Don't miss out on your chance to be part of Greenwich Young People's Council.

Streets ahead! Greenwich bucks waste complaints national trend

Published on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

Cleaner streets, faster response times and a more efficient in-house service; these are just some of the recent successes achieved by the Royal Borough's Street Services team.

Get help deciding what to do next at post-GCSEs event

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017 in Education and learning press releases

Young people who have just received their GCSE results can get the help and support they need to decide their next steps at a special event.

Royal Greenwich GCSE student among few to receive three nines

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017 in Education and learning press releases

A Royal Borough of Greenwich student is one of only a few across the country to get the new top GCSE grade in all three possible subjects.

Royal Greenwich is home to second largest number of new affordable housing in London

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Housing press releases

A recent report has revealed that the Royal Borough of Greenwich delivered the second highest number of affordable homes in London in 2015-16.

Bottle it! Reduce the Strength Campaign boosted in Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Community and living press releases

'Reduce the Strength' - a borough-wide campaign to limit the availability of cheap, high strength alcohol in shops - had a major boost on 18 August with a campaign day in Trafalgar Road, Greenwich.

A new creative district for London moves a step closer

Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has appointed award-winning architects, Bennetts Associates, to transform a section of the Royal Arsenal riverfront in Woolwich into a 16,500-square-metre creative hub.

Royal Greenwich students celebrate results day success

Published on Monday, 21 August 2017 in Education and learning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has seen an increase in the number of A Level students with top marks in this year's exams.

Hop on a bus to full-time employment

Published on Friday, 18 August 2017 in Jobs and careers press releases

Help and advice finding a job is available on board a bus which will be popping up around the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Fly-tipper caught in the act

Published on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

A fly-tipper on an illegal traveller site in Blackheath has been arrested within minutes of emptying his truckload of rubbish onto the land.

Priorities revealed for children and young people in Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 in Health and social care press releases

A three year plan has been unveiled to help make sure that every child has a happy and fulfilled childhood.

Make sure you can vote

Published on Friday, 11 August 2017 in Council and democracy press releases

It's really easy to ensure that you're registered to vote in next year's local elections.

Employment initiative delivering life-changing results recruiting now

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in Jobs and careers press releases

Residents who have been out of work for more than a year can sign up now for a six month paid work experience scheme with the Council and be in work by September.

Full steam ahead for Plumstead High Street deep clean

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

A high pressure, chewing gum-removing, dirt-blasting jet washer is being used to clean Plumstead High Street.

New scheme launched in Royal Borough that rewards local people for helping tackle air pollution

Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

A new scheme encouraging people to switch from cars to walking and cycling to help tackle local air pollution was launched today (3 August) in the west Greenwich LEN project area.

In Bloom competition puts the green into Greenwich

Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

It's been another year of tough competition and it's time to find out who has the greenest fingers in the Royal Borough.

Tall Ships prove a hit with visitors and businesses

Published on Wednesday, 02 August 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

More than 800,000 people visited Woolwich and Greenwich during Tall Ships Festival 2017, boosting footfall in the town centres and beyond.

Your borough needs you!

Published on Monday, 31 July 2017 in Housing press releases

Council tenants and council leaseholders are invited to check the quality of housing services and to test how efficiently applications and enquiries are handled.