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Burglar who caused Greenwich train chaos jailed

By Rob Virtue on September 30, 2014 10:27 AM |

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A burglar who climbed a tree in a bid to escape police and caused the cancellation of 783 trains has been jailed for 18 months.

Carlton Andre, 33, of Florence Road in New Cross, was on the run after a botched burglary at a Woolwich shopping centre on August 13.

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Guildford Arms, Guildford Grove, Greenwich
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The Guildford Arms is an oddly shaped hidden gem only a short walk from Greenwich station.

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Tower Hamlets Council has hit out over a lack of consultation on the proposal for an Ikea at Greenwich, saying it will have a huge impact on traffic north of the River Thames.

The furniture store was approved for Bugsbys Way at the peninsula earlier this year.

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Most people baulk at the idea of a penthouse in the capital due to cost but Bellway Homes has listed three tower top apartments which are comparatively cheap amid sky high London property prices.

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It was 300 years ago today that King George first set foot on British soil.

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