The King's Troop can regularly be seen in Charlton Park for exercises and, indeed, around the rest of the borough. I went along to watch them on Thursday and got some photos of them in the lovely spring sunshine and followed them along to Woolwich Common where they fired one of their guns.
I posted some photos on the Greenwich.co.uk forum.
I didn't get a chance to do a "weekly round up" last week, but if I had I would surely have noted that Greenwich Council's Planning Board approved Ikea's outline planning application for a new shop where Sainsbury's and the old Comet currently are. 853 blog gave its reaction here.
Following the recent AGM of the Friends of East Greenwich Pleasaunce, the Chair Sue Gay has posted an update on their site with details of latest news which includes plans to run a new bark park from Lizzie's nice cafe along to the gate. Read the post for all the news and also details of next weekend's Orchard work day.
For Charlton fans, the sacking of Chris Powell and the direction of the club were big talking points this week. Top CAFC match reporter Kevin Nolan offered his thoughts in his latest match report for the site, kindly sponsored by Grant Saw Wealth Management.