Snow silences Charlton’s cracker

Charlton Road

The Charlton Champion has just heard that the Charlton Christmas Cracker event planned for Saturday at Charlton House has been cancelled because of the freezing conditions.

“The snow and ice on the grounds at Charlton House have made it unsafe for a large event,” a council spokesperson said.

Greenwich Council had promised a Santa’s Grotto, live reindeer, a farmers market, fairground games and “wandering entertainers”, as well as “showers of ‘real’ falling snow”. Which proves that you should be careful what you wish for…