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Talk Brexit with Greenwich & Woolwich’s MP this Saturday

Four weeks ago, most people who live in the four council wards that include Charlton voted for the UK to stay in the EU. The rest of the country didn’t follow suit, and the events that followed have been felt … Continue reading

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Open weekend at ‘refreshed’ Charlton Lido

Charlton Lido are holding an open weekend on Saturday 23rd  and Sunday 24th of July, with special offers on membership, and a chance for non-members to try out the facilities – including the recently ‘relaunched’ cafe. They’re also looking for local … Continue reading

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Five interesting things happening at Charlton Lido soon

It’s not always straightforward to find out what’s going on at Charlton Lido. The website’s updated sporadically and not particularly easy to navigate, and they’re still not in the habit of emailing updates to members. We’ve been digging, though, and found … Continue reading

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Ward budgets come to Charlton: What would you fund with £30,000?

A message from Cllr Gary Parker: Your Charlton Ward councillors are pleased to announce the launch of the Charlton Ward Budget programme for 2016-18. Your ward councillors will be accepting applications from 3rd May 2016 onwards. In line with the … Continue reading

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Charlton’s best kept secret? Hornfair Park pet cemetery gets council grant

Volunteers who have helped restore a pet cemetery next to Hornfair Park have been given a small grant from Greenwich Council to help them erect a noticeboard and seating area in the rediscovered space. The Friends of Charlton Pet Cemetery … Continue reading

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Little Heath and Hillreach road safety measures planned after 1,100-strong petition

Back in November 2014, we covered a 1,100-name petition being handed into Greenwich Council demanding road safety improvements on Little Heath, Charlton and Hillreach, Woolwich, after newsagent Ash Patel was run down and killed outside his shop. The area has … Continue reading

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Seven up: Smaller Valley House scheme gets council go-ahead

Greenwich Council’s planning board has backed plans for a seven-storey block of flats on Woolwich Road, six months after it threw out a request to build a nine-storey development. Developers want to knock down Valley House – a former office … Continue reading

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