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£100 Million IKEA To Open In Greenwich
£100 Million IKEA To Open In Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich have granted full planning consent for a new IKEA store on Bugsby’s Way. IKEA Greenwich will create around 500 job opportunities on the site on the Millennium Way Retail Park. The 33,000 square meter...

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200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers
200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers

The newest addition to London’s river bus transport network has made an almost 200 nautical mile maiden journey to the Capital from the Isle of Wight.  Mercury Clipper, is the first of two new boats that will enter service in...

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Police Storm Boat in Thames Hijack Drill
Police Storm Boat in Thames Hijack Drill

Emergency services acted out a scenario where terrorists had taken dozens of hostages on a boat on the River Thames earlier today. More than 200 police officers have been joined by personnel from other agencies, including the London Ambulance...

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From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017
From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017

This Easter weekend in April, Greenwich will host the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. The regatta, organised by Sail Training International, will sail from Greenwich to Quebec in Canada, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Canadian...

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The Gentleman Thief Returns
The Gentleman Thief Returns

A familiar face is coming to Greenwich. Actor Ian Sharrock, known to millions as Jackie Merrick from Emmerdale, is appearing in Raffles: The Mystery of the Murdered Thief, which is coming to Greenwich Theatre this week. The Rumpus Theatre Company...

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Jekyll & Hyde and Nerve: Two One Act Plays
Jekyll & Hyde and Nerve: Two One Act Plays

Set within the same apartment block, Reverend Productions presents two distinct but interwoven plays, exploring morality in contemporary Britain. In Jekyll & Hyde a brilliant surgeon and her family are on the brink of crisis, but she finds solace...

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Greenwich Going for Gold!
Greenwich Going for Gold!

Maritime Radio’s parent company is launching a new radio station. Greenwich Media yesterday announced the launch of Maritime Gold for early 2017. The online radio station will specialise in music spanning the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.    

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MBNA Thames Clipper
MBNA Thames Clipper

Bob took to the water again on the MBNA Thames Clipper from Greenwich Pier to Westminster and enjoyed a good journey in spite of the gloomy weather! The Thames is currently experiencing Spring tides of over 7 metres, which...

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Right up your street
Right up your street

It was the last day of the Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival at the weekend. A film with a local connection was shown this weekend.  Blow Up, shot in Maryon Park, is about a London photographer who finds...

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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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