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  • Plans to freeze Greenwick Council Tax

    By JulieGK at 13:26 on 21/01/13
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    Greewich Council is set to meet to decide the Council Tax for the next year. The plans will freeze Council Tax in Royal Greenwich for the seventh year in a row. Royal Borough of Greenwich residents are set to benefit from further freezes in Council Tax for the next two years until March 31, 2015 if plans are agreed to finalise budget decisions two years ahead of schedule later this month. Council Leader Chris Roberts will propose the...
  • New river crossings 'vitally needed' for Greenwich

    By JulieGK at 20:34 on 04/01/13
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    The Royal Borough of Greenwich has launched a major campaign for new river crossings. Both Royal Borough of Greenwich and Newham Council believe building a new tunnel between Greenwich Peninsula and Silvertown, and a new bridge at Gallions Reach between Beckton and Thamesmead will provide the only viable long term solution to a problem which has long held back economic growth in this part of London. A bridge at Gallions Reach would...
  • National Carers' Rights Day this Friday in Greenwich

    By JulieGK at 20:03 on 27/11/12
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    The Royal Borough of Greenwich wants to make sure that all carers in the borough get help and support in their caring role. There are a range of services to assist carers in the borough. These include a benefits advice line that residents can ring for advice and information about benefits, both for themselves and the person they are looking after. Many carers miss out on extra weekly income because they do not know that they can...
  • More cuts ?

    By sr344 at 09:26 on 03/10/11
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    I live in the New Eltham / Avery hill area and I am wondering if the council has now cut the street cleaners. The build up of street rubbish has become a disgrace along with health implications. The littering his particularly bad around New Eltham , Avery hill Rd and Southwood Rd. 
  • Help save Maryon Wilson Animal Park

    By MissSiany at 13:28 on 19/01/11
    The very pretty Maryon Park.
    I've just been reading over on The Charlton Champion about the petition to save Maryon Wilson animal centre. There are plans to close the centre if sponsorship can't be found (it costs £43,000 to run each year apparently). I've never been to the animal centre, although now I'm very tempted to go and see the ducks and geese and pigs. If there's no support, the centre could close in April 2012. What happens to the animals if it...

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