Category Archives: Charlton

Charlton-based community station Maritime Radio lands full-time FM licence

A radio station run out of a studio at Charlton Athletic’s stadium has been given a full-time licence to broadcast to Greenwich borough on FM. Maritime Radio, which has broadcast on two temporary licences over the past two years, is … Continue reading

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Developer eyes 25-storey tower at Thames Barrier on Charlton riverside

A property developer has revealed plans for a 25-storey tower for land next to the Thames Barrier – flying in the face of Greenwich Council’s proposed new masterplan for the Charlton riverside. Komoto Group Limited wants to redevelop the site … Continue reading

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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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