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Community Come Together For Opera
Community Come Together For Opera

Blackheath Halls presented their twelfth community opera production this summer.  Maritime Radio’s arts and culture editor went along to find out more.   “Opera is the biggest team sport in the arts, needing everyone from the director, artists, orchestra...

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Greenwich Theatre Brings Jungle Book To Life
Greenwich Theatre Brings Jungle Book To Life

Greenwich Theatre is hoping to launch a summer tradition with the opening of their new production of The Jungle Book. Written by Canadian playwright Tracey Power, this version of the story is much closer to the original novel by...

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Dramatic Police Chase On River Through Greenwich
Dramatic Police Chase On River Through Greenwich

  Four Jet Skis were pursued at speed by the police, in dramatic scenes on the Thames through Greenwich this week. A Metropolitan Police boat was seen at around 6.30pm on Friday racing after the speeding watercraft, which were travelling from Greenwich...

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Greenwich Book Launch: The Monster in Mummy
Greenwich Book Launch: The Monster in Mummy

“Telling your child, you are ill must be one of the most difficult things to do and in ‘The Monster in Mummy’, Donia has shown us a way to do it”. Helen Frith Powell (p. X1) Donia Youssef, a...

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Greenwich Nurse Marks 53 Years With NHS
Greenwich Nurse Marks 53 Years With NHS

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, one Greenwich based nurse is marking her own milestone.  For many people, two or three decades of service with the NHS is an impressive achievement.  This year, Greenwich’s own Aissa Damree will...

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London Marathon Road Closures
London Marathon Road Closures

The 38th annual London Marathon takes place this Saturday and residents in the Maritime Radio area are being warned to expect some disruption from road closures and parking restrictions. More than 41,000 participants will take on the 26.2-mile course, starting at...

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We Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside
We Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside

We all love to be beside the seaside, and as an Island nation, we Brits are never more than 72 miles away from the sea! A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, is exploring our love...

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Siberian Blast Hits UK
Siberian Blast Hits UK

Heavy snow is expected across the Maritime Radio area tonight. Many areas have been already been hit by freezing temperatures, with a wind chill making it feel like -15C in some places. Rail firms have warned of disruption, with passengers asked...

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First Business Awards Huge Success
First Business Awards Huge Success

The first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards were held in January. The event was hosted by guest host, Nick Hewer, from TV’s The Apprentice and Countdown at the Intercontinental Hotel at The O2.  The event was sponsored by Lovell,...

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Honouring Those Who Make A Difference
Honouring Those Who Make A Difference

People who have made outstanding contributions to everyday life in the borough, are to be honoured at this year’s Royal Greenwich Civic Awards. Do you know someone who goes the extra mile for their neighbours, or volunteers their spare...

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