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ASDA Charlton - Dementia Inclusive Hour

Published: 11 June 2019
Every Monday from 3rd June ASDA Charlton will be holding a Dementia Friendly hour between 11 and 12pm. This means that the radio will be turned down to a quiet level and no tannoy announcements will be put out. Click on the following link for…

Volunteering opportunity - social action project advisors

Published: 21 May 2019
This summer 700 young people aged 15-17 years old from Greenwich will be participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS) social integration programme. The programme encourages participants to give back to people who are less fortunate than themselves, building more cohesive communities as well as…

Stop Loan Sharks: Community funding deadline 30/06/19

Published: 21 May 2019
The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending. The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.   Illegal Money Lenders, more commonly…

Dementia Event - Don't Leave Me Now: Playreadings 23rd May 2019

Published: 01 May 2019
Don’t Leave Me Now’ explores the impact of young onset dementia on two very different families. Rachael Dixey cared for her partner with dementia for seven years. Cindy Toulman visited her husband in his care home every day for ten years. ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ was…

Scam Alert - Fake Virgin Media Emails

Published: 17 April 2019
Fraudsters are sending fake Virgin Media emails threatening “automatic disconnection” Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with “automatic disconnection” due to “invalid billing information”. The links in the emails…

Outstanding contributions recognised at the Civic Awards 2019

Published: 28 March 2019
More than 30 winners received wards across eight categories - community, young person's outstanding achievement, volunteer, sporting achievement, lifetime achievement and arts and entertainment and the new category teacher/teaching assistant of the year. There was also a special award from the Leader of the Royal…

Her Centre - Spring Newsletter

Published: 25 March 2019
The Her Centre's Spring Newsletter is out now. The Her Centre provides women's advice and support for women of Greenwich. In addition it provides crisis support for women experiencing domestic and sexual abuse, or for women needing urgent practical advice, as well as support groups,…

Trading Standards Scams 'Benefits UK'

Published: 14 March 2019
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam phone call from someone claiming to be from "Benefits UK" (the 'phone call list showed the call as International). On this occasion the caller asked if they were speaking to the “man of the…

Singing Group for those with Learning Disabilities and their Carers

Published: 01 March 2019
A brand new singing group for those with learning disabilities and their carers. £5 per singer per drop in every Wednesday 11.30am-12.30pm at Mycenae House. 90 Mycenae Road, Blackheath, SE3 7SE Still some places left - a brand new singing group for those with learning…

Scam Alert - Bogus Trading Standards Officer Scam

Published: 11 January 2019
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards are aware of a recent spate of bogus Trading Standards Officer (TSO) incidents. A man calls at houses, says he is a TSO and attempts to defraud the householder by claiming that they were due money in connection with previous work…
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