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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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Dates for your diary: Pub Quiz, FoCL, Winter Social

7th November – Pub Quiz:  The Charlton Pub Quiz returns! Fans of quiz-master Paul’s sparkly jacket can see it in all its glory at 8.30pm at the Rose of Denmark. The pub quiz can also be found on Twitter – … Continue reading

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Pollution in SE7: Silvertown Tunnel public meeting tomorrow

You may have heard about London mayor Boris Johnson’s proposals to build a new Silvertown Tunnel – effectively a third Blackwall Tunnel – between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. It’s likely this would attract more traffic to the area, … Continue reading

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It’s the Big Red Bus Club’s big bike ride on Sunday…

Tomorrow morning, a group of dads (and their mates) from the Big Red Bus Club under-fives’ play centre in Charlton Park will set out for Whitstable on a sponsored bike ride. Fancy chipping in with a few quid for them? … Continue reading

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Will Charlton road changes give you the hump?

Big changes are on their way to a big chunk of Charlton’s back streets – if they affect you, what do you think of them? Hundreds of homes were sent consultation packs last week about making the area between the … Continue reading

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