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Charlton skate park: Work starts as council plans October opening

It’s coming… work began today on turning a corner of Charlton Park into a new skate park. Greenwich Council plans to have the new facility ready in October, and work is due to take place on the site between 8am … Continue reading

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Unseen for 20 years: Inside Charlton’s Summer House

Thanks to Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust for letting us have a look inside the Summer House at Charlton this morning. As revealed on the Charlton Champion earlier this month, work is now underway to restore the 17th century Summer House … Continue reading

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Testing times: see the Thames Barrier in action on Sunday 10th September

Sunday 10th of September will see the annual full test of the Thames Barrier: an opportunity to see the barrier in action, meet the teams who run it, and learn about how it all works. The cafe and information centre … Continue reading

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Big Red Bus Club becomes Charlton Sainsbury’s charity of the year

The Big Red Bus Club, a volunteer-run playgroup used by 300 local families, has won the vote to become the charity of the year for the Charlton Sainsbury’s superstore. The supermarket will now back the charity, which is based in … Continue reading

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Crossrail bus changes: TfL plans to halve bus frequencies between Greenwich and Charlton by switching route 180

Transport for London is planning to halve the bus service between Greenwich town centre and Charlton as part of changes set to be brought in for the launch of Crossrail services at Woolwich and Abbey Wood. Route 180, which links … Continue reading

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Charlton set to keep Charing Cross trains and gain Thameslink services in rail revamp

New rail timetables put out to consultation today show Charlton is due to keep its trains to Charing Cross from May 2018 – and is set to gain a new service to Blackfriars, St Pancras and Luton. The reshuffle of … Continue reading

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Charlton Triangle Homes tells residents its cladding is safe following Grenfell Tower fire disaster

Charlton Triangle Housing has told residents the cladding used on its blocks is safe and will not easily catch fire, following the the disaster at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington. On Friday, police confirmed at least 30 people had died in … Continue reading

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