Author Archives: Darryl

About Darryl

Journalist, SE Londoner.

Dirty Charlton: Councillors to discuss Greenwich’s struggling street cleaning service

Noticed any changes in how clean your street is? Changes in Greenwich Council’s street cleaning services are being discussed by a panel of councillors on Tuesday – with a special focus on Charlton. Internal changes in how the service is … Continue reading

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Talking tower blocks: More Charlton Conversations about riverside plans

There are three public exhibitions this week from developer Rockwell, which is looking to kickstart the Charlton Riverside redevelopment by building on land off Anchor & Hope Lane. An earlier exhibition, held in September, was pretty light in information – … Continue reading

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Shop at Tesco? Here’s how to help the Maryon Park Community Garden

The team behind Maryon Park Community Garden have been in touch…. The Maryon Park Community Garden has been nominated for a Tesco Bags of Help grant to upgrade the garden fencing and gates. We may receive £8K, £10K or £12K … Continue reading

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In pictures: Charlton and Coventry fans march together and launch pig protest

Saturday saw fans of Charlton Athletic and Coventry City march together to protest about the running of their clubs. Charlton fans are angry at the stewardship of Roland Duchâtelet, who has not attended a match at The Valley in two … Continue reading

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Catch the train? Take the bus? Come to Transport for Charlton’s first meeting

The Charlton Rail Users Group, which has been dormant for a few years, has come alive again under a new name – Transport for Charlton. It’s holding its first public meeting on Wednesday 12 October, at 6.30pm at Charlton Liberal … Continue reading

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Petition aims to put a life-saving defibrillator in Maryon Park

Charlton Champion reader Jon Kingsbury has been in touch about a petition he’s launched to get a defibrillator installed in Maryon Park. He says: It’s wonderful that the park is home to communities from all across the area who play … Continue reading

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Greenwich Trust School: Charlton to get new secondary school

Greenwich Council is to spend over £13 million converting the Greenwich University Technical College on Woolwich Road into a new secondary school, due to open in September 2017. The college, which opened in 2014, caters for 14-19 year-olds, but has … Continue reading

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