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Operation Dibbin: 31 appear in court or cautioned after police seize drugs and knives in raids in Tooting

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:20:00 +0100

More than 30 people have either been cautioned or appeared in court charged with offences after police raided addresses in Tooting in mid-July. 



Greenwich council tax rise 'completely unnecessary'

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:53:52 +0000

The leader of Greenwich Council's Conservative has slammed the decision to put up council tax in the borough, calling it "completely unnecessary".



'Still hope' of breakthrough over Stephen Lawrence killing in Eltham

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:33:39 +0100

There is "still hope" of fresh breakthroughs in the investigation into Stephen Lawrence's murder in Eltham, the head of Scotland Yard has said.



Council asks for feedback on climate change strategy

Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:36:26 +0000

RESIDENTS are being invited to give feedback on Greenwich Council’s plans to tackle climate change.



Greenwich Council launches trial to make its vehicles environmentally friendly

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 11:59:21 +0000

Greenwich Council is aiming to make its transport fleet environmentally friendly by switching from diesel to biomethane gas.



THAMESMEAD: Youngsters enjoy planting trees at children's centre

Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:22:52 +0000

YOU wood not be-leaf what children have been getting up to in Thamesmead.



GREENWICH: Thames cable car approved by Newham Council

Fri, 21 Jan 2011 07:40:00 +0000

THE first stage of a £25m cable car project across the Thames has been approved.



GREENWICH: Groups offered cycling grants

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 15:34:03 +0000

COMMUNITY groups are being encouraged to apply for cycling grants of up to £10,000.



BLACKHEATH: Join in with 33-mile bike ride

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:40:00 +0000

Join the Lewisham and Greenwich Cyclists for a 33-mile bike ride on March 13.



GREENWICH: Guided walks through Oxleas Woods

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:20:00 +0000

Guided walks are taking place every Thursday and Sunday through Oxleas Woods in Shooters Hill.



ENVIRONMENT: Greenwich Council leader crowned News Shopper green winner

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:58:20 +0000

THE leader of Greenwich Council has been crowned the winner of News Shopper's How Green Is Your Council Leader competition.



LONDON: London homes are the least energy efficient in Britain

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 08:00:00 +0000

London homes are the least energy efficient in Britain according to a new survey commissioned by environmental charity Groundwork.



ELTHAM: School awarded by Woodland Trust

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 12:43:34 +0000

PRIMARY school pupils have been rewarded for their environmental work by a charity.



WOOLWICH: Riverwood Project manager nominated for award

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 11:20:37 +0000

A FINANCE worker who gave up his job to help the environment has been nominated for a Green Guardian award.



ELTHAM: Award nomination for Friends of the Tarn

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 14:04:09 +0000

A GROUP set up to help maintain a woodland lake that was in decline have been nominated for an award.



NEW ELTHAM: Green Guardian nomination for guides' Avery Hill project

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 12:05:57 +0000

THREE girl guides have been nominated for a Green Guardian Concept award after designing a dome for their park.



NEW ELTHAM: Insulation business nominated for Green Guardian award

Tue, 26 Jan 2010 09:49:38 +0000

A HOME insulation company is hoping to cap its first year with a Green Guardian business award.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part six

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:20:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



CHARLTON: Charlton Manor's secret garden award nomination

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:11:53 +0000

A GARDEN could be a school’s secret weapon in its hunt for a Green Guardian award.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part five

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:50:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part four

Wed, 06 Jan 2010 10:30:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



ENVIRONMENT: Ramblers walking festival starts

Thu, 24 Dec 2009 08:10:00 +0000

SATURDAY is not just Boxing Day, it is also the start of the Ramblers Association’s annual winter walks festival which runs until January 3.



GREENWICH: Schools encouraged to go Fairtrade

Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:23:13 +0000

SCHOOLS are being encouraged to become fairtrade.



GREENWICH: University boffins praised for climate change technology

Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:06:13 +0000

UNIVERSITY scientists have been praised by the Prime Minister for their work on climate change.



GREENWICH: Libraries lend energy meters

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:31:52 +0000

LIBRARIES in the area are lending energy meters to residents free of charge.



MOTTINGHAM: Eco-friendly house wins awards

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:00:00 +0000

AN ECO-FRIENDLY house has received two accolades at an annual construction awards ceremony.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part three

Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:50:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



GREENWICH: Sainsbury's staff cycle for Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Tue, 24 Nov 2009 10:33:36 +0000

SUPERMARKET staff left the checkouts for a 12-hour cycling session to raise money for an ecology park.



GREENWICH: Improved recycling rates for borough

Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:39:12 +0000

GREENWICH has shown the biggest improvement in recycling out of all the London boroughs, figures show.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part two

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:53:18 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part One

Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:12:01 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



GREENWICH: Sainsbury's installs new battery and lightbulb recycling store

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:18:05 +0000

A SUPERMARKET is one of the first stores in the country to offer energy saving light bulb and battery recycling facilities.



GREENWICH: TV star to drop in for eco-homes talk

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:16:05 +0000

A TELEVISION star will be giving residents tips on how to slash carbon emissions and fuel bills at home.



GREENWICH: Apple day on the farm for harvest celebrations

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 11:11:30 +0000

THE Woodlands Farm Trust celebrated the harvest of apples from its fruit orchard by hosting an Apple Day at the farm on the borders of Welling and Shooters Hill.



GREENWICH: Canoeists launch 350 climate campaign

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:58:21 +0000

A CAMPAIGN has launched to put pressure on governments for real action at an international summit this year.



GREEN: Awards for residents, businesses and schools for improving environment

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 10:30:36 +0100

RESIDENTS, businesses, schools and community groups have been awarded for their efforts to improve the environment.



DEPTFORD: College unveils new recycling equipment

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 09:46:43 +0100

A COLLEGE has unveiled a new piece of recycling equipment for the construction department.



GREENWICH: Council test out green designs for future social homes

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:11:36 +0100

SOCIAL housing in the area is set to benefit from a new energy-saving programme.



GREENWICH: Council green job scheme reaches 100 staff landmark

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 09:55:51 +0100

A COUNCIL initiative where unemployed people are given green jobs to help them through the recession, has now recruited more than 100 staff.



LONDON: Capital at increased risk of flooding

Tue, 06 Oct 2009 09:42:33 +0100

LONDON is at an increased risk of flooding and drought due to climate change, experts have warned.



GREENWICH: 100 people hired to make borough cleaner

Mon, 05 Oct 2009 17:13:45 +0100

UNEMPLOYED people in the borough have been recruited to help clean it cleaner and greener.



GREENWICH: Council signs up to 10:10 climate change campaign

Mon, 05 Oct 2009 16:54:14 +0100

A COUNCIL is urging everyone to cut their carbon emissions as part of a national climate change campaign.



GREENWICH: Bike rides set-up for beginner cyclists

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 12:03:35 +0100

CYCLISTS can take advantage of some organised bike rides over the rest of the month.



ELTHAM: Walkers spot the difference in River Quaggy

Mon, 07 Sep 2009 17:19:49 +0100

WALKERS have taken a trip around a river to see how it has improved over the years.



GREENWICH: Youngsters to win back free travel through green projects

Tue, 01 Sep 2009 11:05:23 +0100

YOUNGSTERS have been given the chance to earn back their free travel cards by taking part in environmental projects.



WOOLWICH: Thames21 volunteers clean up river

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:05:00 +0100

BIKES, shopping trolleys and traffic barriers were all found by volunteers helping to clean the foreshore around the River Thames.



GREEN CHAIN: Festival walks to be held

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 11:43:53 +0100

RESIDENTS can enjoy a series of walks around the area’s Green Chain, as part of a festival.



GREENWICH: Gardening couple win second award

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:38:02 +0100

WINNERS have been announced in a borough’s gardening competition and one couple is celebrating their second victory in a row.



GREENWICH: Transport workers move into new green office block

Mon, 17 Aug 2009 17:15:55 +0100

TRANSPORT for London (TfL) has started moving into new green offices which will save it £100m over the next 10 years.



GREENWICH: Friends of the Earth campaign over food chain

Mon, 17 Aug 2009 15:10:40 +0100

A PRESSURE group has tried to raise awareness of environmentally-friendly farming - by having a picnic.