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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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Weekend night buses for route 486, but cut planned for the N1

Charlton’s late-night stop-outs are set to get a weekend night service on bus route 486 when the Night Tube service starts this September, according to plans unveiled by Transport for London yesterday. But weekend users of the existing N1 service … Continue reading

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70 firefighters battle blaze at Charlton Sainsbury’s depot

People living near the Sainsbury’s depot in Lombard Wall, Charlton, were told to close their doors and windows after a fire sent smoke billowing across the area. The fire followed explosions that were heard across the area, and the resulting … Continue reading

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Fix the 53: Charlton Society launches petition to restore full bus service to Whitehall

If you use buses regularly, you’ll have noticed January’s sudden cut to route 53 caused by roadworks by Westminster Bridge. The service stopped running the full length of its route to Whitehall, depriving many local workers, from cleaners to civil … Continue reading

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Sign of the times? New Sainsbury’s could be topped by giant logo

Final work is taking place at Charlton’s new Sainsbury’s/ M&S complex, which will come to life in six weeks – the ‘old’ Greenwich Sainsbury’s set to close on Tuesday 23 June with its Charlton replacement opening its doors the following … Continue reading

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King’s Troop Annual Inspection moves from Regent’s Park to Charlton Park

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will receive their Annual Inspection in Charlton on Tuesday morning. Rob Powell, who took the photos above, explains more. In previous years the event has taken place in Regent’s Park, close to their previous St … Continue reading

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Fancy running Charlton’s Bugle Horn pub?

After all the kerfuffle over the White Swan, Charlton village’s oldest pub, the Bugle Horn, is looking for new management – the current bosses are stepping down next month. A beautiful building in a decent location – you could be … Continue reading

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