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Campaign to Save Blur’s Greenwich Gasholder
Campaign to Save Blur’s Greenwich Gasholder

A campaign is underway to save a Greenwich landmark featured in Blur’s “Parklife” music video.  The “exceptional” gas holder could be destined for  the bulldozer, but it is hoped that it could be given a new lease of life, like...

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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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Maritime Radio To Go Full Time!
Maritime Radio To Go Full Time!

Broadcasting regulator OFCOM has awarded Maritime Radio a full-time broadcast licence.  There were 21 applicants for FM radio licences across the London Region.  Maritime Radio is one of only four to be awarded a licence and the only one...

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Severndroog Castle Awarded Lottery Grant
Severndroog Castle Awarded Lottery Grant

The Severndroog Castle Building Preservation Trust has received a £126,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, ‘Securing the Future of Severndroog’, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The project has been made possible thanks...

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Major Incident at London Bridge
Major Incident at London Bridge

Police are on the scene of a major incident taking place in the London Bridge area. The area both sides of London Bridge is being evacuated and it is believed there are also incidents at Borough Market and Vauxhall. There...

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Thanks for listening!
Thanks for listening!

Maritime Radio’s month long broadcast on FM sadly ended on Friday evening, but we’ve not gone away!  You can still listen online, here on our website and also on the Tune In app on your smartphone or tablet. We’ll...

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Boat Crashes on Thames
Boat Crashes on Thames

A pleasure boat with over 150 people on board has caught fire before crashing into a pier on the River Thames. All the passengers were taken off the triple-decker 300-tonne vessel after it careered into pilings near Canary Wharf....

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City Airport brought to standstill by protesters
City Airport brought to standstill by protesters

A group of nine protesters have shutdown the runway at London City Airport by locking themselves together. The Black Lives Matter group says it’s highlighting the effect climate change has on “black people locally and globally”. Scotland Yard’s investigating reports...

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Blackheath Crushed by Hartpury
Blackheath Crushed by Hartpury

Report by Graham Cox Hartpury College 34 Blackheath 0 Crushed! All the pre-season promise of three wins against higher league opposition was cast into oblivion in this campaign opener, as Blackheath crashed to heavy defeat in rural Gloucestershire. What...

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