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Royal Borough of Greenwich Partnership SEND Strategy

Published: 02 January 2019
This draft Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) Strategy outlines the values, principles and key priorities that will guide the Royal Borough of Greenwich and partners in its decision-making process over the next three years in supporting children and young people from 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities and their…

Red January

Published: 31 December 2018
Support your mental health this January by doing something active every single day. If it’s running 5k, or walking to work a new way, a morning swim or just taking the bike for a spin – join the thousands of people around the UK kick-starting…

Trading Standards Scam Call Alert - Caller Claiming to be from the Police

Published: 17 December 2018
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of scam phone calls from someone claiming to be calling from the Police. The Scam calls are from people claiming to be from the Police, the scammers tell the victims that their bank cards have been used…

Jenny's Happy Little Helpers will make shopping easier for autistic children

Published: 13 December 2018
These handy Happy Little Helpers shopping lists are now available in more than 300 of our larger stores to make trips to the supermarket less stressful for autistic children. They were created by Jenny Barnett, whose five-year-old son Charlie has non-verbal autism, to keep children…

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…

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Early Years SEN Inclusion Funding Consultation

Published: 21 November 2018
The current early years funding system, which has been in place for some time, is out of date and despite changes in other areas of Early Years SEND funding has not been reviewed. It is therefore vital that we review this to ensure it is…

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…

Warm Home Discount

Published: 31 October 2018
Overview You could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2018 to 2019 under the Warm Home Discount Scheme. The money is not paid to you - it’s a one-off discount on your electricity bill, between September and March. You may be able to…