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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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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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Keeping Fit!
Keeping Fit!

Today we grabbed a moment with Pat, who runs exercise and fitness classes across Greenwich. Pat told us it doesn’t matter how young or old you are, it’s so important to get some exercise every day, even if it’s...

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All change at London Bridge
All change at London Bridge

Our Local Landmark of the Day is London Bridge station. Chances are, if you live round these parts, you will have been through London Bridge station at some point. At the moment the station is undergoing a huge redevelopment....

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Pickwick Papers
Pickwick Papers

Bob went to meet Julia at Pickwick Papers in Greenwich.  You’ll remember the bell from her door in the Pickwick Papers commercial here on Maritime Radio! Pickwick Papers do bespoke house dressing.  From carpets to curtains, Pickwick can take...

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Thames Clipper Cruising
Thames Clipper Cruising

Lovely weather for a trip on the river. Bob took a ‘cruise’ from Greenwich along through Westminster, taking in the sights along the way and ending up in Putney. The fastest fleet on the river, the 15 member MBNA...

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Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir perform at OnBlackheath
Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir perform at OnBlackheath

Russ went backstage at OnBlackheath and caught up with Lizzie and Mike from the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir. The choir have had an amazing twelve months, including their Christmas Number 1, A Bridge Over You and they have...

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Youth Services
Youth Services

On the Middle Bit this afternoon, we met the head of youth services at The Charlton Athletic Community Trust, Jeanette Harrison. The trust run day trips and various activities for young people across the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Jeanette told...

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Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention

In the week that London marked the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, London Fire Brigades Borough Commander for Greenwich came to our studio to talk about his work. Matt Herrington has been with London Fire Brigade...

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