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Get talking about mental health and improve your wellbeing

Published: 05 October 2015
Greenwich mental health and wellbeing forum, a group of organisations from across the Borough, are delivering a series of exciting events and workshops to raise awareness for this year’s World Mental health Day on Saturday October 10th. The Royal Borough of Greenwich and NHS Greenwich…

Stoptober 2015

Published: 01 October 2015
Did you know that from 1st October 2015, it will be illegal to smoke in vehicles with someone under 18 present? The law is changing to protect children from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Every time a child breathes in secondhand smoke, they breathe in…

Big London Energy Switch: A scheme to help Londoners get a better deal on their gas and electricity bills

Published: 08 September 2015
You may be able to get a better deal on your gas and electricity through the Big London Energy Switch, a collective switching scheme run by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and a number of other councils in London. By gathering together a large number…

Dads who care need support too, says charities

Published: 24 August 2015
A hidden army of dads are not only caring for their sick or disabled child but also for another family member or friend, a survey by Carers Trust and the Men’s Health Forum reveals. The study showed that 46% of the men surveyed were not…

Tall Ships return to Greenwich this August bank holiday

Published: 13 August 2015
The Tall Ships Festival is returning to Woolwich Arsenal this month for a myriad of maritime fun. Fifteen elegant Tall Ships will drop anchor in the borough for five days over the August bank holiday weekend, providing a festival atmosphere and a huge boost to…

Scams and Trading

Published: 31 July 2015
Visitors to the Greenwich Community Directory can now find the latest scams and trading alerts within the borough.  We have updated the Greenwich Community Directory to include all the latest Trading Standards alerts; highlighting potential scams to be aware of and how you can protect…

Stay safe in the heat this summer

Published: 24 June 2015
As the weather hots up, local GPs are joining with us to encourage people to make sure they protect themselves and their families in the heat – and to keep an eye out for vulnerable neighbours. Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's…

Grocery Shopping and Meal Delivery

Published: 19 June 2015
We have updated the Greenwich Community Directory to include grocery shopping and meal delivery services. You can now find a number of services who can deliver shopping to your home; or allow you to order at home and collect from the store. These services are…

Exhibition will showcase local artistic talent

Published: 10 June 2015
Works of art by people with learning disabilities will go on display from Monday 15 June to Friday 19 June in The Woolwich Centre to mark Learning Disability Week. The art has been produced through a number of local projects supported by the council, including…

Men's Health Week

Published: 09 June 2015
As part of Men’s Health Week, the Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) mobile unit will be located at the Birchmere Centre on 17th June 2015 from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Come and visit the unit for information and one-to-one advice on healthy living, including stopping smoking, the benefits of exercise,…
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