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Tall Ships bid farewell to Greenwich
Tall Ships bid farewell to Greenwich

The typically gloomy bank holiday weather didn’t put off the crowds as they lined the banks of the Thames in Greenwich and Woolwich on Monday afternoon, to see the Tall Ships Parade of Sail set off. The rain lifted...

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Good Food in Greenwich
Good Food in Greenwich

In 2013, the Royal Borough of Greenwich in a partnership bid led by Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency, was selected as a founding member of the UK-wide Sustainable Food Cities Network. Maritime Radio caught up with the organisers at a...

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Fire Fighters Tackle Welling Pub Blaze
Fire Fighters Tackle Welling Pub Blaze

Updated Tuesday 14:19 Ten fire engines and around 100 firefighters and officers tackled a fire at a pub in south east London which broke out on Monday morning.  The fire was at the New Cross Turnpike pub in Bellegrove Road, Welling, on...

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Greenwich Pubs Top Acts
Greenwich Pubs Top Acts

Who said pubs were on their last legs? The Pelton Arms in Greenwich and the recently reopened Star in Plumstead are both pulling in celebrity acts. Drinkers at the ‘Pelton’ this weekend were treated to a performance by Squeeze’s...

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Plumstead Trader Fined
Plumstead Trader Fined

A Plumstead trader has been fined after a sniffer dog uncovered fake Polish cigarettes in a disused printer. Sadiq Jan, manager of Seeray Off Licence in Bannockburn Road, pleaded guilty last week at Bexley Magistrates Court to four offences...

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Fire at Thamesmead Tower Block
Fire at Thamesmead Tower Block

Two children escaped a house fire in a block of flats in Thamesmead on Saturday. A fire broke out on the fourth floor of a 12 storey block in Wolvercote Road in the early hours of Saturday. A 42...

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Fireworks for the Tall Ships
Fireworks for the Tall Ships

A spectacular fireworks display lit up the night sky above the Cutty Sark in Greenwich this evening. It was part of the Tall Ships Festival, which is back in the Royal Borough of Greenwich for the bank holiday weekend....

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Yellow Weather Warning for south east London
Yellow Weather Warning for south east London

It’s Bank Holiday weekend, so naturally we can expect it to be wet! On a serious note however, the Met Office have released a ‘Yellow’ warning for London and the south east. The Met Office told us, “Thundery showers...

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Sparrowhawk spotted in Plumstead
Sparrowhawk spotted in Plumstead

As far as wildlife goes, we’re more used to foxes going through our bins here in the Maritime Radio patch! But earlier in the week, a couple from Plumstead spotted a sparrowhawk using their bird feeder! Teacher Josie Bell...

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Tall Ships Return
Tall Ships Return

The Tall Ships are returning to Royal Greenwich for five days this August Bank Holiday, as up to 15 Tall Ships drop anchor for a maritime family festival at Woolwich Arsenal Riverside.   During the festival, two impressive Tall...

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