Monthly Archives: July 2012

Charlton Lido reopens at 9.30am today

The lights were burning into the night yesterday as Charlton Lido prepared for its reopening. After two years of closure, the lido will be back open for business at 9.30am today for the summer, ahead of further work on refurbishing … Continue reading

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Charlton: Where London’s last trams went to die

Sixty years ago today, in the early hours of the morning, London’s last tram pulled into New Cross depot from Woolwich. Once a much-loved part of the capital’s transport system, the rattly old trams were deemed uneconomic to replace after … Continue reading

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Fancy growing your own in Maryon Park?

These folks have every right to look happy – they’re behind the Maryon Park Food Growing Project, which recently got a £5,000 grant from the London 2012 Changing Places Transform Programme. The project’s converting an old plant nursery in the … Continue reading

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