News published April 2020
We mourn the passing of Cllr Christine Grice
We are very sad to announce that Cllr Christine Grice passed away peacefully on Monday 27 April following her battle with cancer.
Each year on 28 April, trade unions around the world unite to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day.
Emergency coronavirus funding announced for Greenwich voluntary sector
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is providing funding to support voluntary and community organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now more than ever, every mind matters
Looking after your mental wellbeing is just as important as looking after your physical wellbeing, especially during the COVID-19 crisis as we stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
Have a happy and at-home Ramadan
The holy month of Ramadan, which takes place in the UK from the evening of Thursday 23 April and ends in the evening of Saturday 23 May, is one of the most important months in the Islamic calendar.
Business closure notice served to barbers open during the pandemic
In line with government restrictions during the pandemic, we have taken enforcement action to close a barber shop in Plumstead.
More children offered a place at their preferred primary school in Royal Greenwich than last year
National Offer Day (16 April) saw an increase in the number of children offered a reception place at their first and second preference primary schools in Royal Greenwich, continuing an upward trend.
‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted for the fifth year running for Royal Greenwich’s children’s home
Following a full inspection at the end of February 2020, Royal Greenwich’s children’s home* has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted for the fifth year in a row.
Faith moves online
At this time many people might find comfort in their faith.
Help us mark VE Day 75
On 8 May 1945, the guns fell silent and years of carnage and destruction came to an end, officially recognising the end of the second world war in Europe.