Charlton Park’s skate park opened in October 2017
, including the A petition asking Greenwich Council to install ‘low-level directed lighting’ around Charlton Park’s outdoor gym and skatepark has been launched by park users , and Friends of Charlton Park . Greenwich Skatepark Cooperative
The groups “
want the space to be used more inclusively in the evenings, by all park users, be it dog walkers, joggers, gym users, and skatepark users“. The petition points out that there is floodlighting for the nearby football pitches, but the skate park won’t be usable in the evenings once the clocks go back.
You can view and sign the petition here.
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June’s here, which means
season has started across Greenwich borough. Charlton Park will host the ParksFest Great Get Together on 24 June, with a range of entertainment including World Cup-themed live music and workshops from Global Fusion Music and Arts, the Great Charlton Cake Off with Greenwich Clandestine Cake Club, and well-being activities organised by the Big Red Bus Club.
For more information – including how to enter the Cake Off – see the
. Friends of Charlton Park’s website
The event runs from 11am to 2pm on Saturday 24 June (so you can squeeze a couple of hours in before the England v Panama match).
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Before the snow: Remember when you could see the grass in Charlton Park?
have been in touch… Friends of Charlton Park
The first AGM of the new inclusive Friends of Charlton Park will take place on Wednesday 7th March at Charlton House (Old Library) at 8pm.
There’s a chance for everyone to join on the night. And we should be hearing from special guest Jackie Smith – Greenwich Council’s cabinet member for parks.
If you love the park – or have an idea to make it better (
, anyone?), go along – you’ll be made very welcome. Parkrun