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What’s Cllr Gary Parker been up to? His latest report for Charlton ward

Our thanks again to Cllr Gary Parker, who represents Charlton ward on Greenwich Council,  for this report on what he’s been up to for residents. You can read his previous report here. Street Surgery – I took part in the Charlton ward … Continue reading

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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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Don’t dump your real Christmas tree – leave it out for the council

Maryon Park & someone's beat the system. The system that collects Xmas trees, from your house, for free. pic.twitter.com/vqURT0D00c — EdwardRobertSimmons (@ed_neon) January 4, 2016 Did you splash out on a real Christmas tree? Now the festivities are over, don’t … 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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White Swan: Plans for new homes behind pub refused

Thanks to the Charlton Society for news that plans to build homes behind the White Swan pub in Charlton Village have been refused by Greenwich Council planners. The freeholder of the land, property developer Mendoza, had wanted to build two … Continue reading

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The White Swan spreads its wings: Food, a beer festival, Northern Soul and a writers’ night

Since re-opening under new management at the beginning of September Charlton’s White Swan pub has quickly built up a loyal audience and a programme of events that puts longer-established pubs in the area to shame, with live music each weekend, a weekly … Continue reading

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