Monthly Archives: October 2010

The stuck bus of Charlton

I can’t help noticing that as crowds at The Valley have got smaller, the signs warning of bus diversions around matches have got bigger, with huge red panels warning of changes to the 380 and 486 services. If only bus … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Friday Photo, number 2: 29 October 2010

Open mice at the Oak? Tonight? Cripes.

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O2 bosses back Charlton station bus boost

O2 arena bosses are ready to back locals who want to see more buses between Charlton and North Greenwich stations. Residents told a meeting of Charlton Rail Users’ Group last night they wanted to see one or more routes to … Continue reading

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Charlton history: The Horn Fair

The Charlton Champion launched on October 18 – St Luke’s Day, and once the date of Charlton’s infamous Horn Fair. Greenwich Guide author Alan Palmer describes a local tradition that led to a Victorian moral panic… Many residents of Charlton … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Friday Photo, number 1: 22 October 2010

Taken on the riverside walk between the Anchor & Hope and the Thames Barrier. – Want to submit a photo for this section? Get in touch.

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Arrival time for Charlton rail users’ group

If the post on next year’s rail fares interested you, then you might like to know the Charlton Rail Users’ Group is holding its second meeting at Charlton Liberal Club on Tuesday at 7pm. Topic likely to be under discussion … Continue reading

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Victoria Way closed, buses diverted from Monday

A heads-up if you use the 380 bus – the southern stretch of Victoria Way and The Birches are being resurfaced from Monday, meaning those roads will be closed for all or part of the week. The works are being … Continue reading

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