Author Archives: Darryl

17 hours up a tree: Burglary suspect halts Charlton trains

Police are playing a waiting game this evening as they try to coax down a burglary suspect holed up in a tree by the railway line at Barney Close. The man’s been up there since 2am after fleeing from police … Continue reading

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Could Charlton get a ‘green bridge’ over Woolwich Road?

There’s been some talk over the years about a possible “green bridge” over Woolwich Road – effectively, a park which would run over the A206 between Maryon Park and Barrier Park, the small green space opposite. There’s an example of … Continue reading

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It’s Your Charlton: Community Council campaign kicks off at Horn Fayre

A campaign for Charlton to get its own community council will launch at the Horn Fayre in Charlton Park on Sunday – and you’re very welcome to come along and find out what it’s all about. Other events are due … Continue reading

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Greenwich Council planning Charlton Park skate park

Greenwich Council is considering plans to build a skatepark in Charlton Park, according to papers to be presented to the council’s cabinet next week. The skatepark would replace one at Royal Arsenal Gardens, Woolwich, which is being destroyed as Berkeley … Continue reading

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Do you use urgent care services? Talk to the NHS at Charlton House

NHS Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group is currently consulting on the future of urgent care services in the borough. It’s holding a session at Charlton House on 30 July – you’d be very welcome to come along…

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It’s an asset – Greenwich Council acts on Charlton’s White Swan

The White Swan pub in Charlton Village has been declared an asset of community value by Greenwich Council after a successful application by the Charlton Society. It means if the building is sold for development, the local community will be … Continue reading

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Do you have photos of the Charlton Park prefabs?

An interesting museum has opened in Catford – the Prefab Museum, which is open until May on the Excalibur Estate and recreates the atmosphere of these temporary homes erected in the 1940s. See the Prefabs – Palaces For The People … Continue reading

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