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No Dogs Allowed At Your Local Wetherspoons
No Dogs Allowed At Your Local Wetherspoons

Dog-lovers will no-longer be able to bring their four legged friends into Wetherspoons from Monday (September 10). While Wetherspoons has had a policy banning dogs from its pubs since 1979, it has not been fully enforced at all its...

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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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Maritime Radio Awarded £10,000 From Big Lottery Fund
Maritime Radio Awarded £10,000 From Big Lottery Fund

We’re celebrating at Maritime Radio this week!  Your new radio station for Greenwich borough has come a step closer to going on the air. The Big Lottery Fund have approved a £10,000 grant for Maritime Radio, which will be used...

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Locals Say No To Woolwich Barracks Closure
Locals Say No To Woolwich Barracks Closure

Woolwich Barracks remain at threat of closure by the Ministry of Defence, who mooted the possibility of closure in 2016. The Grade II* historic site could be closed by 2028 as the MoD battles to make savings. The building...

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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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Free summer courses for young people to learn new skills
Free summer courses for young people to learn new skills

Young people across Greenwich can develop their skills during the summer holidays with free courses and activities organised by Futureversity. The innovative youth charity is back with another bumper summer programme for 11-19 year olds (or up to 25...

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Raising awareness of mental health in Greenwich
Raising awareness of mental health in Greenwich

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week starts today, 14 May, with a focus on stress. Around 16 million people are affected by poor mental health every year and stress often plays a key role in making things feel worse....

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Mental Health Minute on Maritime Radio
Mental Health Minute on Maritime Radio

To recognise Mental Health Awareness Week and Radio Audio Week taking place 14-19th May, hundreds of radio stations across the UK will unite for the first time ever, to play a one minute message about mental health, reaching millions...

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Silvertown Tunnel Given Green Light
Silvertown Tunnel Given Green Light

Plans to build a new twin-road tunnel beneath the River Thames in east London have been given the green light by the Department for Transport. The Silvertown Tunnel will link the Royal Docks north of the river with the Greenwich...

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