Author Archives: Darryl

About Darryl

Journalist, SE Londoner.

Charlton skate park: First detailed images emerge with construction planned for summer

The first images of the planned skate park for Charlton Park have been published as part of the final planning application for the scheme. They show the park, which was given outline planning permission by Greenwich councillors in September, curving … Continue reading

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Quiz Greenwich & Woolwich’s general election candidates at Charlton Community Hustings on Sunday 4 June

The snap general election might make you want to dig a hole in the garden and bury yourself for the next seven weeks. But when polling day’s in sight, you might have a different view. After all, there’s a lot … Continue reading

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Squeeze star Glenn Tilbrook to play Thorntree School benefit show at Blackheath Halls

How would you like to thank the teachers at your local school for their excellent work in educating your kids? If you’re a nice guy like Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook, you decide to play a benefit show. That’s why he’s holding a … Continue reading

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New Whitehall cut – 53 bus to stop short at Lambeth North again

More bad news for users of the number 53 bus – the service, which usually runs to Whitehall, is being cut back to Lambeth North again from Monday, as a result of roadworks at Parliament Square. The cut to the … Continue reading

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A ten-storey love song? Greenwich Council’s surprising plan for Charlton riverside

The consultation into the Charlton Riverside masterplan closed last week. The big plan was to write something a few weeks back picking out a few interesting things from the three chunky documents that make up the masterplan. Then real life … Continue reading

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Join 2017’s Big Dig at Maryon Park Community Garden

Now Easter’s over, what are you doing this weekend? Maryon Park Community Garden have an invite for you… Big Dig Day celebrates the start of the growing season and encourages people to visit their local Capital Growth-supported Community Garden. This … Continue reading

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The White Swan needs you! (Yes, you)

A few words from the team at The White Swan… “Calling all friends in Charlton who wanted to/might like to help us ‘Save The White Swan’…we have had some flyers printed and are asking you all to forward to as … Continue reading

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