Category Archives: Charlton news

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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How can Greenwich Council help improve the area? Tell them at Charlton House on Tuesday

Wednesday update: Did you go to this? Let us know in the comments below what you thought… Most fair-minded observers would agree that Greenwich Council’s recent history of engagement with the public isn’t brilliant – the saga of the Charlton … Continue reading

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Open Day at Maryon Park Community Organic Food Growing Garden – this Saturday

News in of a community garden event this Saturday in Maryon Park: Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest on Saturday 17th September 2016 10.00 am – 6.00 pm Urban Harvest Community food growing gardens across the capital will be open throughout Saturday 17th … Continue reading

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Charlton skate park gets go-ahead from Greenwich councillors

Charlton Park is all lined up to get its skate park after councillors backed the scheme at a planning meeting on Wednesday evening. The new skate park is funded by £365,000 from Berkeley Homes, which is building on the site … Continue reading

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