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Safeguarding Adults Month

Published: 26 October 2018
November is Safeguarding Adults Month The council will be holding a series of free events across the borough where people can find out more about how to keep adults at risk from harm, domestic abuse or neglect safe in the community and get more information…

Stoptober is back - Kick The Habit!

Published: 01 October 2018
Public Health England is encouraging smokers to quit cigarettes for 28 days throughout October, and Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) is supporting the campaign. Smoking cessation is an important part of the Health Improvement programme CACT delivers on behalf of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.…

Blood Pressure Roadshow – Get checked and be sure of yours today

Published: 06 September 2018
Almost half of people who have high blood pressure don't know it - so its really important to get yours checked and be sure. Selected pharmacies around the Royal Borough of Greenwich are now offering FREE blood pressure checks. To receive your blood pressure check…

Cookery Clubs are back this September!

Published: 31 August 2018
GCDA is delighted to announce our next round of FREE cookery clubs! Looking for new, delicious and healthy recipes? Want to meet new people and learn new skills? GCDA run FREE 5 week cookery clubs across the borough focusing on easy, affordable and healthy meals.…

Getting Online Together

Published: 17 July 2018
Struggling to use your smart phone? Having trouble connecting with family and friends online? Difficulty contacting the council or your doctor online?  Contact Mycenae House & Gardens Telephone 0208858179  

Differences In Common - Community Photowalks

Published: 12 July 2018
The project gives an opportunity for people of all backgrounds and experiences to take part in FREE community Photowalks around Greenwich that will take place in July and August at various locations. When? July - August 2018 Where? Royal Borough of Greenwich Who? Ages 25…

Do you know when to stop?

Published: 09 July 2018
Public Health Greenwich launch a new identification and brief advice (IBA) tool for alcohol. Did you know that more than 43,000 adults in Greenwich drink above the lower risk guidelines (25% of adults) and 27,000 (14% of adults) regularly binge drink? If you live work…

Carers Action Plan 2018 to 2020

Published: 26 June 2018
The Carers Action plan for 2018 to 2020 describes how the government will meet the needs of carers during the next two years.   To read the paper and find out more information about the plan visit: Carers Action Plan 2018-2020 To find out more information…

Scam - Be aware of 'rogue traders' cold calling

Published: 25 June 2018
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards are warning residents about ‘rogue traders’ cold calling in the Borough; they are approaching residents and claiming that they are working on other jobs locally, or have noticed that work needs doing on your property. Many of the people making these…

Dementia Awareness Event! - 24th January 2018

Published: 12 January 2018
Find out more about your dementia services. You are invited to our Dementia Awareness Event. Come and see how you can make Greenwich a more dementia friendly place to live. Talks - plus special guest speaker: Tracey Shorthouse author of 'I Am Still Me'. Coffee, tea, cakes and…
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