Author Archives: Twinkle Park Trust

37 McMillan St development

Back in February, Twinkle Park Trust submitted an objection to RB Greenwich over a planning application for a 3 story building at 37 McMillan Street. The parcel of land in question was the former site of a long-since closed pub, … Continue reading

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Return of Petanque

Over the years, the petanque court at the Benbow Street end of Charlotte Turner Gardens has fallen in and out of favour and disrepair. As a Trust, we have organised small tournaments, obtained funding for local people to learn how … Continue reading

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Deptford Sculpture Garden

It seems that every little scrap of land these days has somebody sniffing around, looking to build a luxury apartment block, so it’s no surprise that when a picket fence with a ‘For Sale’ sign appeared in the Twinkle Park … Continue reading

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Summerfest 2019

Sunday 30th June 2019, 2 – 6pm The Summerfest returns to Twinkle Park after a few years round the corner in Charlotte Turner Gardens. Come along for some relaxed fun and music, featuring our old favourites, Heart of Steel Orchestra, … Continue reading

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Pond linings, silver linings

As many of you will know, thanks to a generous grant from the Veolia Environmental Trust, as well as support from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Twinkle Park is currently undergoing some long-awaited work to restore the pond to its … Continue reading

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Restoring the pond – thanks to Veolia Environmental Trust

In October 2013, the pond at Twinkle Park mysteriously drained overnight, devastating a habitat which was home to birds, insects and aquatic life, and leaving a literal hole in place of a uniquely calm part of Deptford. Since that time, … Continue reading

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Summer Festival 2017

We have good cause to approach summer with caution. Umbrellas must be held close all the year through; laundry still airs in the bathroom even on clear blue days. Yes, summer days are eyed with rightful suspicion lest those ‘grape-dark … Continue reading

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Twinkle Park Trust AGM 2017

Please find formal notification of Twinkle Park Trust’s Annual General Meeting Saturday 10th June at 12 noon in Armada Hall, McMillan Street, Deptford. AGENDA Chair’s welcome and introduction Minutes and Matters Arising 5.05.2016 Finances: acceptance of accounts, reappointment of Simpson … Continue reading

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Summerfest 2016 – next Sunday!

Our annual community festival, supported by the Royal Greenwich Parksfest programme, takes place in Charlotte Turner Gardens next weekend Sunday, 10th July 2016 2pm – 6pm Charlotte Turner Gardens The afternoon is filled with activity for all ages including children’s … Continue reading

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Twinkle Park Trust AGM 2016

Please find formal notification of Twinkle Park Trust’s Annual General Meeting, taking place on: Thursday May 5th, 7pm at Armada Hall, McMillan Street, Deptford. AGENDA 1. Chair’s welcome and introduction 3. Minutes and Matters Arising 21.02.2015 4. Finances: acceptance of … Continue reading

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