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Local Landmark of the Day
Local Landmark of the Day

Here’s our Local Landmark of the Day. It’s the railway arch over Ransom Walk in New Charlton, just opposite our studio complex at The Valley. Don’t forget, you can send us your pictures and we’ll share them here, on...

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Dame Joan Ruddock: Going Nowhere
Dame Joan Ruddock: Going Nowhere

Dame Joan Ruddock, former MP for Lewisham and Deptford appeared at Blackheath Halls this week to talk about her new book, Going Nowhere. Barbara Ward and Cher Thornhill reviewed the evening for Maritime Radio. Joan Ruddock , the MP for...

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Ulysses Unbound & The Stacked Deck
Ulysses Unbound & The Stacked Deck

The Chantry Dance Company are returning to The Tramshed in Woolwich for two ambitious performances. Ulysees Unbound centres around an astronaut who has left a dying earth in search of a new home. In a thrilling cascade of stunning characters,...

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Keeping London Safe
Keeping London Safe

Today’s Local Landmark of the Day is the Thames Barrier, which has been protecting central London from flooding since 1982.  It was designed by  Charles Draper and construction began in 1974. The location at New Charlton was chosen because of...

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Up, up and away for today’s local landmark
Up, up and away for today’s local landmark

We’re up in the air with the Local landmark of the Day – taking flight with the Emirates Airline cable car. The cable car connects North Greenwich with Royal Victoria Dock and opened on 28 June 2012, in time...

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Behind the Screens at Greenwich Picturehouse
Behind the Screens at Greenwich Picturehouse

We met Oscar Tebbutt, the Marketing Manager at the Greenwich Picturehouse and were treated to a look behind the screens. In the projector room, it’s now full of high tech equipment and is mostly programmed by one projectionist, who...

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Looks Familiar?  It’s our Local Landmark of the Day
Looks Familiar? It’s our Local Landmark of the Day

Tuesday 13th September Queen Elizabeth Tower, Westminster   Probably more commonly known as “Big Ben”, this is actually the Queen Elizabeth Tower, at the north end of the Palace of Westminster. Big Ben is actually the nickname of the...

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Local Landmark of the Day
Local Landmark of the Day

It’s Maritime Radio’s Local Landmark of the Day! Every day, we’ll bring you a look at some of the buildings and places of interest located around Royal Greenwich. There’s so many out there!  Send us your pics and suggestions...

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Gadge
Gadge

Here’s our senior engineer David & Bob doing the technical stuff. Dave christened ‘Gadge’, so called because of his love of gadgets!  In fact, we don’t think he’d manage without his arsenal of technology, he has one of every...

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Room 101 is now open for business
Room 101 is now open for business

We’ve opened Maritime Radio’s Room 101 and we’re not quite sure what we’ve let ourselves in for. Kitty unlocked the door to doom this morning.  What’s inside though?  If you think you know, let us know and you could...

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