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Nominations deadline extended for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Business press releases

The nominations deadline for the first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards has been extended to give even more businesses the chance to enter.

Royal Borough gears up for expansion of electric powered Council fleet

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is driving forward plans to get more of its fleet plugged into its cleaner air campaign.

LGBTQ+ community celebrated at event celebrating 50 year anniversary

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Community and living press releases

The colours of the rainbow flag lit up Woolwich Town Hall during an event marking 50 years since homosexuality was partially decriminalised.

Get tested during Greenwich Sexual Health Week

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Health and social care press releases

Residents can get a free and confidential sexual health screen and HIV test during Greenwich Sexual Health Week 2017.

Chance to see how £31m creative district is shaping up

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

There is a great chance for people to see how plans for a new creative district of international importance are taking shape during the Christmas festivities.

Ice skate your way into Christmas at this year's Woolwich Winter Warmer

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is inviting residents to join in its exciting Christmas celebrations in Woolwich, on Saturday 2 December.

Awareness raising event launches Anti-Bullying Week

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Education and learning press releases

School children wrote and recorded their own anti-bullying anthems at the Royal Borough of Greenwich's annual awareness raising event to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week 2017.

Stolen debit cards lead to prison sentence for tenancy fraudster

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Advice and benefits press releases

On 1 November 2017, James Maties, 33, was given 22 months in prison for having used stolen credit cards to pay his Council Tax with the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Greenwich schoolchildren's hard work to get a valued war memorial listed was celebrated

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 in Community and living press releases

Pupils from Eltham Church of England Primary laid a wreath at Eltham War Memorial to celebrate its listing on Friday 10 November.

Royal Greenwich recognised as smart city innovator

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 in Business press releases

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

Royal Borough welcomes London Living Wage Week rise

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Jobs and careers press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich, an Accredited Living Wage employer, has welcomed the increase in UK and London rates announced by the Living Wage Foundation.

Christmas celebrations come to Cutty Sark Gardens

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

Meet Santa and his reindeer on 25 November in Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 as the Royal Borough of Greenwich Christmas celebrations get underway in Greenwich Town Centre.

Royal Greenwich scores top spot in Good Food for London league table

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Health and social care press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has been awarded the top spot in the Good Food for London league table for demonstrating leadership on healthy and sustainable food.

Royal Greenwich and Prison Service shift-up a gear on recycling

Published on Monday, 06 November 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

An innovative bike reuse programme run by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) Isis is helping turn around young people's lives.

Register now to attend Leader and Deputy Leader Question Time

Published on Friday, 03 November 2017 in Council and democracy press releases

Residents can put their questions about the borough directly to the Leader and Deputy Leader at the return of the Council's Question Time style event next week.

Prison sentence for tenancy fraudster caught subletting

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Advice and benefits press releases

The fraudster was given a 12-month sentence for subletting his council property.

Judges announced for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Business press releases

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

High tech street cleaners on trial in Woolwich

Published on Monday, 30 October 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough is trialling cutting-edge rubbish 'gobblers' as part of its drive to make Greenwich's streets the cleanest in London.

Don't idle your way through Greenwich

Published on Friday, 27 October 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will be taking part in a London-wide awareness raising campaign.

Royal Borough Closure Order of home following anti-social behaviour complaints

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Housing press releases

The Council has served a Closure Order on a Council flat in Charlton due to escalating anti-social and criminal behaviour at the property which caused considerable distress to residents in the area.

Help improve local pharmacies by sharing your views

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Health and social care press releases

Share your views about local pharmacies and help improve them by taking part in a short survey.

Eltham set to light up the night sky

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Leisure and culture press releases

Eltham Lights Up returns to illuminate Eltham High Street on 16 November for the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Residents urged to sign organ donor register and help save lives

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Health and social care press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is urging residents to sign up to the organ donor register to help save more lives.

Skaters show off their moves at Charlton Park Skate Park launch

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Environment and planning press releases

Free coaching sessions and a skate competition marked the official opening of Charlton Park Skate Park on Saturday (21 October).

Get advice on your business awards application at Meet the Judges event

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Business press releases

The judging line up for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018 will be announced at a free event where businesses can get advice on their applications.

Royal Greenwich highly commended in the National Apprenticeship Awards

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Jobs and careers press releases

Royal Greenwich was highly commended at the London regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

New Business Rates relief schemes implemented to help smaller businesses in Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Business press releases

Three new Business Rates Relief schemes have been implemented in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, to help struggling smaller businesses cope with the rise in their business rates.

Remembrance services in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 in Community and living press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich joins together in remembrance for those who lost their lives in war and conflict.

New cycling guide to be launched at Annual Cycling Forum

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Transport and streets press releases

A guide to encourage more people to get on their bikes is to be launched at the Royal Greenwich third Annual Cycling Forum.

Help spot and stop modern slavery

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Health and social care press releases

Residents are being urged to look out for the tell-tale signs of the 'hidden crime' of modern slavery so victims can be rescued.