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New Local for Charlton Village
New Local for Charlton Village

The Greenwich borough pub renaissance continues as the White Swan opened at the weekend in Charlton Village. It is run by the team behind the Pelton Arms. The pub is open today for pints and pork pies. There has...

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More New Homes for Greenwich Peninsula
More New Homes for Greenwich Peninsula

Greenwich council is expected to approve the construction of more homes on the royal borough’s peninsula. Plans by developer Knight Dragon for Greenwich Peninsula, include increasing the number of homes to over fifteen thousand. Planning officers have recommended the...

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Drug Related Deaths Fall in Greenwich
Drug Related Deaths Fall in Greenwich

The number of drug related deaths in Greenwich is falling according to a government report. Office of National Statistics figures show the number of deaths in the royal borough has fallen, with figures showing 18 people died between 2012...

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Stuck in the middle with Bob
Stuck in the middle with Bob

On Monday, we welcomed Bob LeRoi to Maritime Radio. Over the coming weeks, Bob will be looking after the ingredients for a perfect daytime recipe! There’s the Power Hour, the 60’s Splash, features and, as Bob says, “plenty of...

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Text the Fast lane :)
Text the Fast lane :)

Do you ever walk down the street and continually find you get bumped into by people on their phones in a world of their own, writing a text message (probably full of acronyms – don’t get Kitty started on...

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Local Author Launches latest Book
Local Author Launches latest Book

Russ Handy caught up with local author J.J Irwin from Plumstead to find out more about his book, Once A Boy. Once A Boy is the story of a young boy’s interaction with the world of the late 1950s...

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Death Crash Teen Sentenced
Death Crash Teen Sentenced

A teenager has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for a fatal hit and run in Abbey Wood last year. Michael Philbert, 18, was sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court on Wednesday. Sixty-four-year-old Brenda Croke of Grovebury Road lost...

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Thamesmead  Chip Pan Fire
Thamesmead Chip Pan Fire

A Thamesmead man is in a critical condition after a chip pan exploded into a fireball on Saturday. It is thought the man poured cold water onto the flaming pan to extinguish flames, causing it to explode, the NewsShopper reported. A woman...

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Walkie Talkie UK’s Worst Building
Walkie Talkie UK’s Worst Building

London skyscraper, The Walkie Talkie, has won the annual Carbuncle Cup, awarded to a building judged to be the UK’s worst. In its short history, the 37-storey office tower has melted parked cars and critics have compared its three-storey roof garden,...

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Mooops!
Mooops!

Two fire crews were called to free a cow who got its head stuck in a garden chair. The cow was left looking far more from amused when it was spotted with its new plastic headpiece in a field...

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