The Greenford team have completed the installation and hopes that word will soon get around about this life-saving equipment
The Greenford team has completed the installation and hopes that word will soon get around about this...
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Uncountable nouns like committee, team etc are sometimes treated as singular and sometimes plural.
The Greenford team have completed the installation and hope but not hopes that--------------
or The Greenford team has completed and hopes that---------
You should consistently treat such nouns either singular or plural depending on the context.
There is no difference in meaning between the two sentences.
This is a difference between American and British English. In American English, a collective noun (that is, a noun like team or army referring to a group of people) is generally treated as a singular for the purpose of verb conjugation, whereas in British English it is often treated as a plural. Elvis Costello (Irish) famously sang
Oliver's army are on their way
which sounds a little strange to our American ears!
There are some other nice examples of this and other grammatical differences between the English dialects here: http://www.onestopenglish.com/grammar/grammar-reference/american-english-vs-british-english/differences-in-american-and-british-english-grammar-article/152820.article