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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.

Your parks need you!

Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is having a final push in encouraging residents to complete an online consultation on the next parks and open spaces strategy.

Free employment and skills event

Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 in Jobs and careers press releases

New courses, apprenticeships and job vacancies will be among some of the things residents can find out about at an employment and skills event on Thursday 30 June.

A Garden of Eden for Learning Disability Week 2016

Published on Friday, 24 June 2016 in Health and social care press releases

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, the Royal Borough of Greenwich held a special event for residents participating in the 'Horticultural Project' in Lodge Hill.

Royal Borough remains committed to a strong and stable future following Brexit vote

Published on Friday, 24 June 2016 in Council and democracy press releases

The council has outlined its ongoing commitment to growth, regeneration and economic opportunity for the Royal Borough and its residents.

Fierce fines for fly-tippers

Published on Monday, 20 June 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching a concerted campaign to tackle fly-tipping head-on in the borough.

Commitment to Care Workers

Published on Monday, 20 June 2016 in Health and social care press releases

Cllr David Gardner, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, was joined on Tuesday 7 June by care providers in signing the London Living Wage Declaration for care workers.

Tenancy and Right to Buy fraudster prosecuted

Published on Monday, 20 June 2016 in Housing press releases

A man has been successfully prosecuted under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act.

Car Free Day for Greenwich and Docklands International Festival - plan your journey

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Transport and streets press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich advises everyone planning to travel to or through Greenwich Town Centre on Saturday 25 June to walk, cycle or use public transport or plan for a slightly longer journey.

New technology trial in Royal Borough foot tunnels

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Transport and streets press releases

New technology has just started to be trialled in the Royal Borough's Foot Tunnels at Greenwich and Woolwich.

Eltham High Street Public Realm Improvements information drop-in session

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

An information drop-in session for people to find out more about the £6.6 million public realm improvement scheme being carried out in Eltham High Street is being held on 2 July.

End of Life Charter signed by the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Monday, 13 June 2016 in Health and social care press releases

On Tuesday 7 June, Cllr David Gardner, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, added his name to the list of signatories of the Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice's End of Life Charter.

Council unites with Greenwich LBGT community to condemn Orlando shooting

Published on Monday, 13 June 2016 in Community and living press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has expressed deepest condolences to the people of Orlando, USA, following a mass shooting at a gay club in the early hours of Sunday 12 June 2016.

Making waves at the London Youth Games

Published on Friday, 10 June 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Young athletes from Royal Greenwich have secured top medals at the London Youth Games ParaGames, with the girls winning overall team gold and the boys winning the team silver medal.

Be the first in the queue for affordable homes

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2016 in Housing press releases

Residents, and people who work in Royal Greenwich, looking to find a new home can register to be the first to hear about new intermediate homes being built in the borough.

Heavy Fines for Rogue Landlord

Published on Friday, 03 June 2016 in Housing press releases

A rogue landlord and their letting agent have both been fined for a number of offences relating to an illegally established house of multiple occupation on Frances Street, Woolwich.

National Bookstart Week 2016

Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 in Leisure and culture press releases

Take a plunge under the sea for this year's National Bookstart Week and go along to one of the Royal Borough's libraries for a marine adventure.

Help GRAce to help refugees

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 in Health and social care press releases

GRAce (Greenwich Refugee Aid: clothing, essentials), a local charity is launching an appeal for donations of clothing and essential supplies to send to the Greek island of Chios for Syrian refugees.

First African Mayor Inaugurated in Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 in Council and democracy press releases

Councillor Olugbenga Babatola was officially installed as the first African Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich on Wednesday 25 May at a ceremony held in the Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College.