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Support for Older People at Christmas

Published: 06 December 2018
AgeUK research has found that almost a million older people say they feel lonlier at Christmas. Thankfully there are a number of different organisation who can provide advice, guidance and support to help older people feel less lonely at Christmas. Community Christmas Community Christmas believes…

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…

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…

Dementia Information Hub

Published: 16 October 2018
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•…

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.…
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