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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The current early years funding system, which has been in place for some time, is out of date and despite changes in other areas of Early Years SEND funding has not been reviewed.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…

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…

Marks & Spencer launches 'Easy Dressing' range for children with disabilities

Published: 18 October 2018
Marks & Spencer has been praised by thousands online after launching a clothing range specifically designed for children with disabilities. The supermarket and fashion retailer has achieved what is said to be a “high street first” with the launch of its “easy dressing” range. Designed to…

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.…