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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…

Dementia Community Roadshow - Alzheimer's Society

Published: 10 April 2019
The Alzheimer's Society Dementia Roadshow  will be at ASDA Charlton on 26th April from 10 am to 4 pm. The roadshow brings expert dementia advice, information and support directly to you! How can the roadshow help you? Whatever your relationship to dementia, there are lots of…

Dementia Awareness Day 9th May 2019

Published: 09 April 2019
Dementia Awareness Day at the National Maritime Museum This day is being held to mark Dementia Action Week. In partnership with Royal Borough of Greenwich there will be activities and information relating to dementia including representation of local organisations who are working towards, or who…

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…

Dementia Information Hub

Published: 01 March 2019
The Greenwich Community Directory now offers residents access to a wide range of information on dementia. Link: Dementia Information Hub What's included? • What is dementia?• Dementia Calendar of Events • Dementia Inclusive Organisations & Businesses• Dementia Reference Group• Services & Activities Greenwich • Dementia in the News•…

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,…
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