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Volunteering opportunity - social action project advisors

Published: 21 May 2019
This summer 700 young people aged 15-17 years old from Greenwich will be participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS) social integration programme. The programme encourages participants to give back to people who are less fortunate than themselves, building more cohesive communities as well as…

Stop Loan Sharks: Community funding deadline 30/06/19

Published: 21 May 2019
The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending. The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.   Illegal Money Lenders, more commonly…

Dementia Event - Don't Leave Me Now: Playreadings 23rd May 2019

Published: 01 May 2019
Don’t Leave Me Now’ explores the impact of young onset dementia on two very different families. Rachael Dixey cared for her partner with dementia for seven years. Cindy Toulman visited her husband in his care home every day for ten years. ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ was…

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…

Spoken word and music Workshops

Published: 03 April 2019
*** CALLING ALL YOUNG CREATIVES*** ***UPCOMING - FREE WORKSHOPS IN MUSIC, SINGING & SPOKEN WORD*** ***Starting Saturday 6th April 2019*** We are excited to announce that our NEW YOUTH SPOKEN WORD COLLECTIVE are running a series of 8 week Spoken Word/Poetry Slam workshops with SLAM…

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…

RBG Autism Approaches

Published: 28 March 2019
Please see document to the right for information on the Royal Borough of Greenwich approach to supporting the needs of Children and Young People with a diagnosis of an ASD

Disability Access Fund (DAF) Early Years Special Educational Needs (SEN) Inclusion Funding - Children’s Services

Published: 26 March 2019
What is the Disability Access Fund (DAF)? • From April 2017 providers will be able to access additional funding (separate to Inclusion Funding) to support children with disabilities or SEN. The DAF aids access to early years places by, for example, supporting providers in making…

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…