Author Archives: Neil C

About Neil C

Amateur photographer; @CharltonCSE7 contributor; @RRRipchords guitarist; professional publishing something-or-other. Charlton, SE London.

What’s Cllr Gary Parker been up to? His latest report for Charlton ward

Our thanks again to Cllr Gary Parker, who represents Charlton ward on Greenwich Council,  for this report on what he’s been up to for residents. You can read his previous report here. Street Surgery – I took part in the Charlton ward … Continue reading

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‘Cat’s Cradle’: upcoming production from The Alexandra Players

The Alexandra Players, Charlton’s amateur theatre group have a new production coming up in February: Set in an old coaching-house in a remote English Village, CAT’S CRADLE concerns an almost forgotten kidnapping, and perhaps murder, which was never resolved. As the … Continue reading

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Local historical records ‘rediscovered’ at Charlton House

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust have been in touch with news of a discovery in the cellar of Charlton House:  WW1 History of Greenwich Borough uncovered as Charlton House’s Locked Vault is opened for the first time in memory. Staff and … Continue reading

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‘Snowflake Swim’ for Demelza at Charlton Lido

Charlton Lido hosts a charity ‘Snowflake Swim’ swim for Demelza Hospice Care for Children on Sunday 31st January, from 2pm. Maybe you’ve been inspired to give the lido a try by the new Land Rover advert, or you’re a regular … Continue reading

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Nightswimming: late opening at Charlton Lido

The clocks have gone back and the evenings are drawing in, but there is one local benefit to the dark early evenings: swimming under the moon and stars at Charlton Lido. Autumn opening hours have been amended following feedback at the … Continue reading

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Charlton ward report from Cllr Gary Parker: Planning issues, Charlton House, community engagement

 Our thanks to Cllr Gary Parker, who represents Charlton ward on Greenwich Council,   for this report on what he’s been up to for residents. We hope this will become a regular feature. Councillor Gary Parker Report to Charlton Ward Residents … Continue reading

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The White Swan spreads its wings: Food, a beer festival, Northern Soul and a writers’ night

Since re-opening under new management at the beginning of September Charlton’s White Swan pub has quickly built up a loyal audience and a programme of events that puts longer-established pubs in the area to shame, with live music each weekend, a weekly … Continue reading

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