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Charlton church’s winter night shelter gets council grant

A winter night shelter at a Charlton church has been given a £500 grant by Greenwich Council as it opens its doors for the first three months of the year. The shelter at St Thomas Church opened its doors for … Continue reading

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Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2017: get involved!

The Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival, launched last year and run entirely by volunteers, is back for 2017 and the organisers have been in touch with details of their first planning meeting: The Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival … 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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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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Addicks fans’ protest shirts raise £3,500 for Charlton Park Riding for the Disabled

Charlton Athletic fans protesting against the club’s controversial owner have raised £3,500 for Charlton Park Riding for the Disabled Association after selling nearly 1,000 protest t-shirts. The black and white shirts – loosely based on the kit the Addicks won … Continue reading

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Charlton Conversations: Talk about new Anchor & Hope Lane development at Greenwich Yacht Club

We’re still waiting for news from Greenwich Council on its detailed plans to redevelop the Charlton Riverside – a consultation on a new masterplan was due earlier this year, is apparently due this month, but that’s what they’ve said before. … Continue reading

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