All Greenwich Archives

Roadshow Encourages Residents to sign up for Organ Donation
Roadshow Encourages Residents to sign up for Organ Donation

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has launched a roadshow to encourage people to talk about organ donation and join the organ donor register. The Council has teamed up with Charlton Athletic Community Trust for the outreach programme which coincides...

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Time to recycle the Christmas Tree?
Time to recycle the Christmas Tree?

Christmas is over and it’s time to take the tree down. Fortunately, help is at hand from Royal Greenwich, who will recycle your real Christmas tree as part of your weekly collection. If you would like them to collect your...

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Trump not Welcome in Greenwich
Trump not Welcome in Greenwich

If US president Donald Trump does eventually come on a state visit to the UK, he won’t be coming to the Royal Borough of Greenwich! The Royal Borough of Greenwich said the US President ‘would not be welcome’ and...

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Celebrating 25 Years Back at The Valley
Celebrating 25 Years Back at The Valley

Charlton Athletic Football Club are marking the 25th anniversary since their return to The Valley. On 5th December 1992, Charlton Athletic finally came home after spending more than half a decade away from their home, sharing grounds first with Crystal...

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Creative Writers Publish Stories
Creative Writers Publish Stories

A group of writers have published a book of short stories, poems, prose and flash fictions, some with a Greenwich flavour. The Greenwich Creative Writing Group have been meeting for many years at Waterstones near to the Cutty Sark in...

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Christmas celebrations at Cutty Sark Gardens
Christmas celebrations at Cutty Sark Gardens

We’re getting ready for Christmas, with plenty of festive events taking place across the borough. Santa and his reindeer come to town on 25 November in Cutty Sark Gardens and you can meet them, as the Christmas celebrations get...

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Celebrate 450 years of Monteverdi at St Alfege
Celebrate 450 years of Monteverdi at St Alfege

The Crypt Choir and Chamber Ensemble from the King’s School Canterbury are heading to Greenwich, where they will be performing Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, in the 450th anniversary year since the composer’s birth. Following performances in Rome, as part of the...

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English National Opera Teams Up with Local School
English National Opera Teams Up with Local School

One of the world’s leading opera companies is inspiring secondary school pupils with an engaging year-long programme. English National Opera (ENO) launched Opera Squad at St Paul’s Academy in Abbey Wood on Thursday 5th October, with a takeover day....

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You’re Hired!  Nick Hewer to host Business Awards
You’re Hired! Nick Hewer to host Business Awards

Sir Alan Sugar’s former right hand man and Countdown presenter Nick Hewer, will host the first ever Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards, which were launched this week. The exciting news was announced by leader of Royal Greenwich, Councillor...

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Greenwich Launches Borough of Culture Bid
Greenwich Launches Borough of Culture Bid

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a competition for a London Borough of Culture, with funding provided to lead a programme of cultural events in either 2019 or 2020 and, this week, Royal Borough of Greenwich have launched...

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