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Greenwich to get London’s first ever passenger cruise terminal

Published on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 in Transport and streets press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has welcomed news that the Mayor of London has today given the go-ahead to London's first ever passenger cruise terminal built in the borough. 

Life after GCSEs - Royal Borough lines up support and advice for students

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Young people who have just received their GCSE results are reminded that there is a huge range of Post 16 options available in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

GCSE results set students on path to success

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Students across the Royal Borough have been celebrating achievement in GCSE exams this week which are setting them on the path to sixth-form study and other opportunities.

Royal Borough contractor wins highest standard for vehicle safety

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 in Transport and streets press releases

One of the Royal Borough's most commonly recognised contractors has been awarded the highest possible standard for vehicle safety.

Less than a fortnight to go until tall ships spectacular returns to Royal Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

The borough once again plays host to a glorious fleet of traditional Tall Ships as this year's five-day Tall Ships festival gets underway across the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Royal Greenwich's Post 16 students celebrate

Published on Friday, 14 August 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Royal Greenwich schools have raised their game in helping students to achieve record results in BTec exams.

Campaign to tackle domestic violence and abuse

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Health and social care press releases

The campaign highlights the negative effects of domestic abuse on young children.

Local people get active at disability event

Published on Monday, 10 August 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

More than 150 people enjoyed a free activity day yesterday (9 August), with equipment and support to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions can join in.

Boroughs team up to keep illegal tobacco out of their communities

Published on Monday, 10 August 2015 in Health and social care press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has teamed up with five neighbouring boroughs in a new campaign to highlight the dangers of illegal tobacco.

Abbey Wood consultation

Published on Friday, 07 August 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

People who live in and travel via Abbey Wood are being invited to help shape important plans to improve one of the key local streets close to the station.

Royal Borough issues tanning public health advice

Published on Friday, 07 August 2015 in Business press releases

Public health warnings have been issued after a Royal Borough of Greenwich inspection of tanning salons.

It's Your Future: Make the most of it

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015 in Education and learning press releases

There's help and advice on hand for Royal Greenwich's 16-year-olds as they await their GCSE results later this month.

Selfish attempt to gain Right to Buy discount ends in conviction

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 in Housing press releases

A former Royal Greenwich council tenant has been sentenced following following his conviction for attempting to defraud £66,500.

Easier access to online council services

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

More services are being added to the Royal Borough's website making it even easier for residents to access information and pay bills online.

Borough prepares to welcome 50 Tall Ships

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

More details have been released about the borough's next Tall Ships festival, due to take place in 2017.

Tall ships set sail again

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival is returning to Woolwich Arsenal next month for a myriad of maritime fun.

Scams advice and warnings for Royal Borough residents

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Community and living press releases

Scammers targeting houses in the Royal Borough were stopped in their tracks by a quick-thinking resident who called the Royal Borough's Trading Standards neighbourhood response team.

Local people invited to get active at disability event

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Health and social care press releases

An activity day in Hornfair Park next month offers a free day of fun for local people, with equipment and support to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions can join in.

Flying the flag for award-winning parks

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

Twelve of the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s parks have won the national Green Flag Award for providing high quality, well-managed parks and open spaces for all to enjoy.

Pharmacies help fight cancer

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 in Health and social care press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich this week joined local pharmacists in encouraging residents to take advantage of free, confidential advice on checking for signs and symptoms of cancer.

Team GB athletes join Royal Greenwich in opening of spectacular Greenwich Centre

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

Councillors from the Royal Borough of Greenwich were joined by Olympians and Paralympians to officially open The Greenwich Centre this week (21 July).

Don't be complacent about malaria risks, travellers are warned

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 in Health and social care press releases

People travelling to countries with malaria are being warned to take health precautions – and not to assume that they are immune.

Council's Planning Board gives permission for cruise liner terminal development

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's Planning Board has resolved to grant planning permission for a development that will see London's first passenger cruise terminal built in the borough.

Greenwich primary selected in pioneering literacy scheme

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Hawksmoor primary school is to share its expertise in teaching pupils to read, the Government has announced.

Greenwich in Bloom 2015

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

Winning Royal Greenwich gardeners bring colour and delight. After another tough competition, the winners of the 2015 Greenwich in Bloom competition have been revealed.

Rockliffe Gardens Refurbishment

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

Rockliffe Gardens looking better than ever.

Futureversity Summer Programme Launch

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Young people take a giant stride into the future as Greenwich launches free summer courses.

Royal Borough helps more households to put Families 1st

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 in Community and living press releases

More Royal Borough families than ever are being supported to tackle issues which are causing problems in the home, and holding them and their children back from achieving success at work or school.

Greenwich tenants silenced and fined for noise repeated nuisance

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 in Community and living press releases

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has successfully prosecuted a Greenwich husband and wife for causing an ongoing noise nuisance to their neighbours.

Key Stage Successes

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015 in Education and learning press releases

Figures confirm that Greenwich's primary schools are excelling.