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Death in Plumstead Unexplained
Death in Plumstead Unexplained

A man was found dead under a bridge in “unexplained” circumstances in Plumstead on Wednesday afternoon. Police were called to reports of a man collapsed just before 2pm on Wednesday. Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found...

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Maritime Sole in a Roll – Solesome Food!
Maritime Sole in a Roll – Solesome Food!

We’re really excited to hear that the Plumstead Pantry have decided to name a dish after us! Taking pride of place in the menu, for the next two weeks, you can tuck in to “Maritime Sole in a Roll”...

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Postcard from…Plumstead!
Postcard from…Plumstead!

Kitty asked “if today is an average day for you, you’ll do this about 22 times today…what is it? Answers on a postcard please”! No sooner than she invited “answers on a postcard”, one arrived in the studio all...

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Man Stabbed in Shooter’s Hill
Man Stabbed in Shooter’s Hill

A man was hospitalised after being stabbed in Shooter’s Hill. The man, reported to be in his 30s, was found in Shrewsbury Lane suffering from stab wounds. The London Ambulance Service (LAS) were called to the scene at 4.45pm 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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Plumstead in a Pickle for Festival
Plumstead in a Pickle for Festival

It may be some time away, but preparations are already under-way for the Art Plumstead Pickle Festival. The event, in its second year, takes place at the Old Mill pub on Plumstead Common, on the 1st December. The festival is free to enter...

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Greenwich Music Scene
Greenwich Music Scene

Russ Handy has been checking out the thriving music scene in the area this week. If you were listening on Tuesday daytime, you would have caught local group Alice in Grooveland, who sent us their EP, Skyline. They play...

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We Pop Up for Lunch in Plumstead
We Pop Up for Lunch in Plumstead

We’ve turned into a team of ‘foodies’ here at Maritime Radio! But with so much great grub on our doorstep, why not? On Monday, we found out about Good Food in Greenwich. Today, we sent Maritime Radio reporter Russ Handy...

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Good Food in Greenwich
Good Food in Greenwich

In 2013, the Royal Borough of Greenwich in a partnership bid led by Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency, was selected as a founding member of the UK-wide Sustainable Food Cities Network. Maritime Radio caught up with the organisers at a...

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Greenwich Pubs Top Acts
Greenwich Pubs Top Acts

Who said pubs were on their last legs? The Pelton Arms in Greenwich and the recently reopened Star in Plumstead are both pulling in celebrity acts. Drinkers at the ‘Pelton’ this weekend were treated to a performance by Squeeze’s...

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