Monthly Archives: June 2011

Charlton’s local schools – are they good enough for your kids?

There aren’t any secondary schools in Charlton – but there are plenty nearby. Are they worth sending your kids to, though? I went to one and came out alright, but that what’s it like now? With plenty of friends upping … Continue reading

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Jump on the free Big Red Bus – and help Charlton’s children

A group of local mums have stepped in to save a Charlton playgroup from closure. Greenwich Council cut funding for the Charlton One O’Clock Club – next to Charlton School on Cemetery Lane – earlier this year. But it has … Continue reading

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How was the Horn Fayre for you?

So who rocked up to the Horn Fayre late and with a flat battery in his camera? Thanks to ThePirateKing for the photos above, and to Diamond Geezer for the pictures below. (He’s also posted about the fair today.) It’s … Continue reading

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Sssshhh…. it’s Charlton’s Horn Fayre this Sunday

It’s the traditional Horn Fayre in Charlton Park this Sunday from 11am-4pm. I wish I could tell you lots of information about what’s planned, but there’s nothing at all – no mention in Greenwich Council’s Greenwich Time weekly, just a … Continue reading

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Poundland arrives: Is Greenwich Shopping Park in decline?

You may or may not be aware that the HMV in the Greenwich Shopping Park has been transformed into a Poundland. Now, HMV’s woes are well known and it was only a matter of time before it closed, but would … Continue reading

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Southeastern U-turn on Charlton station Olympic cuts

Proposed service cuts at Charlton station during next summer’s Olympics have been scrapped, it has emerged. The rail company planned to axe two out of the eight trains which serve the station each hour as part of a package of … Continue reading

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Neville’s Island reviewed

A review by local resident Paul Little of the latest production by Charlton’s amateur theatre group – the Alexandra Players. For more details of the group contact alexandraplayers@gmail.com. The play Neville’s Island brings to mind the 1954 novel Lord of the … Continue reading

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