Author Archives: Neil C

About Neil C

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

Burglary down, car crime up – Charlton ward crime stats now available

Greenwich Council’s Community Safety & Environment Scrutiny Panel took a look at the key performance measures set by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) on Thursday night, and the Charlton ward-level results make interesting reading. Comparison with neighbouring wards will … Continue reading

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Des res, overlooking the Blackwall Tunnel approach – new flats and office space for Bramshot Avenue?

 A ‘Sold’ board has gone up on the vacant plot at the western end of Bramshot Avenue. Property developers Kingsbury Consulting show the site as being ‘Sold for development’ on their website, with planning permission for ‘7 apartments and commercial’; the … Continue reading

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Our Lady Of Grace school has another go at rebuilding – have your say on Highcombe plan

Our Lady Of Grace school on Charlton Road has submitted a revised planning application for a ‘two form entry primary school‘, to be built on the long-disused playing field off Highcombe, below their current premises. The key difference from their … Continue reading

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‘The Essence of Love’ – latest production from The Alexandra Players

News of The Alexandra Players’ latest production: THE ESSENCE OF LOVE By Philip Ayckbourn; directed by Janet Denne Thursday 28th, Friday 29th & Saturday 30th May 2015 – 8.00pm. Doors open 30 minutes before curtain up. The Alexandra Hall, Bramshot Avenue, SE7 7HY A mother and her … Continue reading

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Skaters’ dream or council stitch-up? The latest on the Charlton Park skate park saga

Paul Chapman reports on the latest meeting of the Charlton Park skatepark stakeholders group: I went along to a recent skate park stakeholders meeting at Woolwich Town Hall on Friday and thought I’d report back. Although ostensibly the meeting was to report … Continue reading

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Charlton Toy Library’s Easter party – can you help?

Charlton Toy Library needs sponsors and donations to support its fundraising Easter Party. Can you – or your business – help? Charlton Toy Library is a small, independent registered charity that has been running for over 30 years. It is based at Charlton House … Continue reading

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‘Cinderella: The Untold Story’ & ‘The Flesh Game’ – latest from The Alexandra Players

News in from The Alexandra Players: For our Winter 2015 production, we have chosen two short plays that will see children from the local community joining us, as well as a few of our newest members. The play opens on Thursday … Continue reading

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