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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…

Trading Standards Alert - Stolen British Gas Uniforms

Published: 10 January 2019
Stolen British Gas Uniforms Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of British Gas Uniforms that have been stolen in the London area. Please refer to this link for further information: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/beware-of-bogus-callers-in-stolen-britishgas-uniforms-6l58vt58x We would urge all residents in the Borough to be extra vigilant,…

Red January

Published: 31 December 2018
Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day. If it’s running 5k, or walking to work a new way, a morning swim or just taking the bike for a spin – join the thousands of people around the UK kick-starting…

Trading Standards Scam Call Alert - Caller Claiming to be from the Police

Published: 17 December 2018
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of scam phone calls from someone claiming to be calling from the Police. The Scam calls are from people claiming to be from the Police, the scammers tell the victims that their bank cards have been used…

National Consumer Week 2018

Published: 30 November 2018
National Consumer Week 2018 National Consumer Week has been taking place this week, the focus of this year's campaign has been to raise awareness of online marketplaces and to explain how consumer rights differ when buying online While there are many benefits to buying online,…

New Cancer Awareness Events with Nepalese Translation

Published: 30 November 2018
Let’s beat cancer sooner! Residents are invited to join one of three cancer awareness events taking place in community venues across the borough this winter 2018/19. The events will be delivered by specially trained cancer awareness nurses from the national charity Cancer Research UK, with the…

Safer Neighbourhood Board AGM and Public Meeting

Published: 22 November 2018
Safer Neighbourhood Boards are an initiative from the Mayor of London to bring together police and communties to discuss local policing issues. More information about Safer Neigbourhood Boards can be found here. Greenwich's Safer Neighbourhood Board meets regularly to ensure that communities are more closely…

Stay Warm Stay Safe

Published: 31 October 2018
Extra support for residents who may be at risk during cold weather. The Royal Borough of Greenwich is providing extra services and support for residents who may be at risk during the cold weather. Residents who are over 60, caring for a young or vulnerable…
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