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Shopwatch: Charlton’s music shop runs out of wind, changes in the village

Charlton’s music shop has fallen silent after 26 years of selling and repairing instruments. Falling sales and competition from online retailers is understood to have led to the closure of Mike Edwardes Woodwind on Charlton Church Lane. The business is … 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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Cheerio to the Charlton Mercury

Charlton lost its very own local newspaper last week, but did you even know it existed? The Charlton Mercury, founded out of the existing Mercury title, has published its final edition after just 19 months in existence. The paper launched … Continue reading

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Charlton Athletic Museum now open Fridays at The Valley

While the current state of Charlton Athletic is in a certain amount of turmoil, fans and neighbours can now find out more about the club’s past in a small museum that’s recently opened at The Valley. The fan-run Charlton Athletic … Continue reading

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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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Meet the candidates: hustings for Charlton and Riverside wards

Local council elections will soon be upon us – they’re due to take place on the 22nd May – and now Charlton residents will have the opportunity to put questions to the candidates at two hustings for the Charlton and … Continue reading

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January’s dates for your diary

13th-19th January, 12-8pm: There’ll be a week of open days at the new gym and lifestyle club facilities at Charlton Lido. You’re encouraged to have a look around, find out how the new development turned out, and there’ll be Better staff … Continue reading

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