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Local Landmark of the Day
Local Landmark of the Day

Here’s our Local Landmark of the Day. It’s the railway arch over Ransom Walk in New Charlton, just opposite our studio complex at The Valley. Don’t forget, you can send us your pictures and we’ll share them here, on...

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Blue Nile
Blue Nile

This week, we dined out at The Blue Nile in Woolwich and met owner Shewa Hagos. Shewa is from Eritrea and arrived in the UK in 1982 as a refugee. The Blue Nile occupies premises which were once a...

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High above the Thames
High above the Thames

Bob took a trip over the river, literally, crossing by air, using the Emirates Airline cable car across the Thames. Bob had a gondola to himself, and enjoyed a comfortable ride, as the cable car glided smoothly off, like...

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Going…going…gone at the car auction!
Going…going…gone at the car auction!

Bob went along to the South Eastern Car Auction warehouse in Woolwich Road. They have 3 auctions per week Dominic works at the auction house, where they have a vast range of cars – small and large from 2...

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Keeping London Safe
Keeping London Safe

Today’s Local Landmark of the Day is the Thames Barrier, which has been protecting central London from flooding since 1982.  It was designed by  Charles Draper and construction began in 1974. The location at New Charlton was chosen because of...

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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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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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Football in the Community
Football in the Community

This afternoon, we found out more about Charlton Athletic’s relationship with the community in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Jake Martens is the Marketing and Communications manager at the Charlton Athletic Community Trust, promoting the work that trust does...

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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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