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Be Sure of Your Blood Pressure
Be Sure of Your Blood Pressure

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has teamed up with Charlton Athletic Community Trust for the ‘Blood Pressure – Be Sure’ roadshow. The seven week campaign will give residents the chance to get a free blood pressure check and receive...

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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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Carnival Fun in Woolwich
Carnival Fun in Woolwich

Woolwich Carnival returned this weekend, bringing the streets alive with costumes, dancing, music, community stalls in a day of all out carnival fun. The carnival was organised by the Woolwich Carnival Association, a voluntary committee of local residents, community groups,...

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Campaign to Save Blur’s Greenwich Gasholder
Campaign to Save Blur’s Greenwich Gasholder

A campaign is underway to save a Greenwich landmark featured in Blur’s “Parklife” music video.  The “exceptional” gas holder could be destined for  the bulldozer, but it is hoped that it could be given a new lease of life, like...

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£100 Million IKEA To Open In Greenwich
£100 Million IKEA To Open In Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich have granted full planning consent for a new IKEA store on Bugsby’s Way. IKEA Greenwich will create around 500 job opportunities on the site on the Millennium Way Retail Park. The 33,000 square meter...

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200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers
200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers

The newest addition to London’s river bus transport network has made an almost 200 nautical mile maiden journey to the Capital from the Isle of Wight.  Mercury Clipper, is the first of two new boats that will enter service in...

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Maritime Radio To Go Full Time!
Maritime Radio To Go Full Time!

Broadcasting regulator OFCOM has awarded Maritime Radio a full-time broadcast licence.  There were 21 applicants for FM radio licences across the London Region.  Maritime Radio is one of only four to be awarded a licence and the only one...

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Severndroog Castle Awarded Lottery Grant
Severndroog Castle Awarded Lottery Grant

The Severndroog Castle Building Preservation Trust has received a £126,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, ‘Securing the Future of Severndroog’, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The project has been made possible thanks...

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