Monthly Archives: November 2011

‘Very encouraging response’ to animal park trustees appeal

An appeal for volunteers to help run Maryon Wilson Park’s animal centre has produced a “positive and very encouraging response,” Greenwich Council says. As the Charlton Champion reported last Monday, an advert looking for trustees to manage the animal park … Continue reading

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Buy a piece of Charlton drinking – and football – history

Fancy owning a little bit of a vanished Charlton pub? The sign from the demolished Valley boozer on Elliscombe Road has gone up for sale on eBay to raise funds for work in the local community. The pub was opened … Continue reading

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Could you help start Maryon Wilson Animal Park Trust?

The following ad appears in this week’s edition of Greenwich Council’s weekly newspaper, Greenwich Time. For those who don’t get it, or don’t read it, here it is: Setting up a trust merely gets the park off the council’s books … Continue reading

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Thames Barrier path closed for a fortnight

A quick warning if you walk, cycle or jog along the riverside path at the Thames Barrier – the section owned by the Environment Agency will be closed for a fortnight from today to enable the EA to complete security … Continue reading

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Curryoke – sing, dance, eat, and help local children

It’s the first ever Charlton Curryoke on 2 December – your chance to sing your heart out, dance like a fool or eat your weight in Indian food (or all three) and help local children while you’re at it. It’s … Continue reading

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Charlton Rail Users Group – have your say on Southeastern

It’s the next meeting of the Charlton Rail Users Group on 23 November at the Liberal Club on Charlton Church Lane – come along and get the woeful state of Southestern off your chest. Someone from the company is due … Continue reading

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’40 Victoria Way’ development – see exhibition here

Last week I mentioned a public exhibition of proposals to alter the planned development at the old Thorn Lighting site off Fairthorn Road – or “land at rear of Victoria Way” in planning parlance. This is a slightly squashed site … Continue reading

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