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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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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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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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Charlton faces having three MPs under boundary shake-up

Charlton could be represented by three different MPs under proposals to redraw parliamentary constituencies in England. At present, most of the area is represented by Labour’s Matt Pennycook as part of Greenwich & Woolwich, with a small area to the … Continue reading

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Charlton sinkhole saga finally over in Woodland Terrace – and the 380 bus is back

It’s taken nearly four months – but finally, Woodland Terrace has reopened after the Great Hole of Charlton opened up, almost swallowing a car. Locals have had to put up with weeks of disruption – not least the loss of … Continue reading

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Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival starts on Friday – can you help?

As you’ll hopefully already know, the Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival starts tomorrow in Woolwich’s General Gordon Square. It’ll bring nine days of movies to SE7 and SE18, without you having to pay a penny. You can see the … Continue reading

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All change on Charlton’s trains once again – and the Night Tube’s coming in October

There are big changes to Charlton’s train services from this weekend as rebuilding work at London Bridge moves into a new phase. The station and tracks leading into it are being remodelled so it can provide a full service to … Continue reading

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