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Can you help the new Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival?

Want to get involved with a free film festival for Charlton and Woolwich later this year? Organiser Gavin Eastley is looking for people to help make it happen. The Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival is based on a movement … 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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The Eagle has fallen: New Charlton barbershop changes name after football gaffe

A new barbers’ has appeared in the old Brew & Choo unit close to Charlton station. We thought they were possibly being brave in taking on the titans of SE7 men’s hairdressing at Andrew’s, a little further up Charlton Church … Continue reading

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Blackheath Rugby to move first-team matches from Rectory Field to Well Hall, Eltham

Blackheath Rugby is to move its first-team matches away from the Rectory Field on Charlton Road, and will start next season at its Well Hall ground in Eltham. The world’s oldest rugby club, which started playing at the Rectory Field … Continue reading

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Weekend trains from Charlton disrupted through to Easter – get full details

Tried to catch a train at the weekend lately? Not easy, is it? Services through Charlton are currently being badly affected by two huge engineering projects – the Thameslink Programme at London Bridge, and Crossrail at Abbey Wood. These are … Continue reading

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Charlton Athletic crisis: Greenwich MP asks for meeting with troubled club’s boss

Charlton Champion exclusive: Greenwich & Woolwich MP Matt Pennycook has asked Charlton Athletic chief executive Katrien Meire for a meeting as the crisis surrounding the club intensified following its 5-0 defeat at Huddersfield Town last night. Fans have been alarmed … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Thames Path set to have its ‘missing link’ plugged

It’s been a very long time in coming, but walkers and cyclists could soon be able to use the Thames Path uninterrupted between Charlton and Woolwich – with plans to build a new path over the riverfront. Currently, the Thames … Continue reading

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