Category Archives: Charlton

Hallelujah! Extra buses from Charlton to North Greenwich

If you’re sick of the overcrowded morning buses to North Greenwich, then some relief could be at hand – extra services have quietly been thrown on from Charlton station. Despite various enhancements, route 486 has struggled to cope with rush-hour … Continue reading

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Charlton councillor: ‘Get involved in skate park plans’

A guest post from Councillor Miranda Williams, ward councillor for Charlton and Cabinet Member for Culture & Creative Industries: Plenty of time to get involved in Skatepark plans Following your recent article about the plans for a new skatepark for Charlton, I … Continue reading

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Join Jay Rayner’s Radio 4 Kitchen Cabinet in Charlton

An email from the BBC lands in the Champion inbox… If there’s anything you ever wanted to know about food or cooking, but didn’t know whom to ask, read on. Come and be part of the audience for The Kitchen … Continue reading

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Councillors back Woolwich Road Matalan development

Greenwich councillors tonight unanimously backed an extension of Greenwich Shopping Park onto Woolwich Road, centred around a new “public square” and boasting branches of Matalan, Starbucks and Frankie & Benny’s. All 10 councillors on the board supported the scheme, which … Continue reading

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1,100 locals press Greenwich Council to improve road safety

Last night, residents who live near Little Heath, Charlton and Hillreach in Woolwich presented Greenwich Council with a 1,100-strong petition calling for traffic calming measures after a newsagent was killed when a car mounted the pavement outside his shop. This … Continue reading

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Charlton skate park consultation launched

Greenwich Council has opened a consultation into its planned skate park in Charlton Park – but don’t expect to be asked if you think it’s a wise idea or not. In July, the council’s cabinet decided to relocate Woolwich’s Royal … Continue reading

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Charlton’s riverside masterplan: What’s it all about?

Yesterday’s Charlton Society annual general meeting saw Greenwich & Woolwich MP Nick Raynsford highlight the Charlton Riverside Masterplan as being crucial for the area’s future. But what’s actually in it? We asked SE London’s top planning blog, From The Murky … Continue reading

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