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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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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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It’s All Change On The Trains
It’s All Change On The Trains

It’ all change for local rail users, as a new timetable comes into effect at the end of May. The new timetables will mean more journeys will be available at more stations, according to transport bosses. They are also...

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London Marathon Road Closures
London Marathon Road Closures

The 38th annual London Marathon takes place this Saturday and residents in the Maritime Radio area are being warned to expect some disruption from road closures and parking restrictions. More than 41,000 participants will take on the 26.2-mile course, starting at...

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Dining Out In Woolwich
Dining Out In Woolwich

Woolwich will soon be home to London’s hottest new trend in eating out. Approval for a drinks licence for London Union, operators of Street Feast, on the site of the former Woolwich Public Covered Market on Plumstead Road was...

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Street Feast is coming to Woolwich
Street Feast is coming to Woolwich

London’s hottest new trend in eating out is coming to Woolwich. Street Feast operates vibrant street food day and night markets, bringing a phenomenon to London dining with a range of independent traders selling food from around the globe,...

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Carnival Fun in Woolwich
Carnival Fun in Woolwich

Woolwich Carnival returned this weekend, bringing the streets alive with costumes, dancing, music, community stalls in a day of all out carnival fun. The carnival was organised by the Woolwich Carnival Association, a voluntary committee of local residents, community groups,...

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From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017
From Greenwich to Quebec: Tall Ships Festivals 2017

This Easter weekend in April, Greenwich will host the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. The regatta, organised by Sail Training International, will sail from Greenwich to Quebec in Canada, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Canadian...

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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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