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A trial which will allow cyclists to ride through the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels could begin in the coming months.

Greenwich Council has applied to the Mayor's Future Streets Incubator Fund for £100,000 to run a digital focused system for managing shared use of the links under the River Thames.



by Ian Toal

We would have liked the optimism of the new season to have lasted a bit longer, but Rotherham did a good job on us last Saturday and we could have no complaints about the result, only about the poor performance.


Sam Allardyce's West Ham side went crashing out of the Capital One Cup at the first hurdle after they were beaten on penalties by Sheffield United.

The manager said despite a good performance, he was mightily disappointed with the result, while also heaping praise on the visitors goalkeeper Mark Howard.


Sam Allardyce's West Ham suffered a shock, as they were beaten on penalties by Sheffield United after the game ended in a 1-1 draw, writes Jack Pinnock.

In a game dubbed 'The Carlos Tevez match', after the 2006/2007 events which lead to the Hammers' favourite completing the great escape and sending Sheffield United down - but ultimately costing the Londoners £25m - the League One side were looking for revenge.

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has been urged by the Docklands Victims Association to step in to protect the people of Libya.

The Middle East country is being plagued by ongoing violent conflicts between rival groups.

Five Guys prepares for opening at The O2

By Rob Virtue on August 26, 2014 12:17 PM |

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Burger specialists Five Guys has announced it is opening a branch at The O2 in Greenwich in November.



by Angela Clarke

I spent the last week at the Edinburgh Fringe Fringe Festival, but E14 was never far from my thoughts.

Not least because of the large number of jokes about bankers. Yes, the mascots of our pencil pot of glass towers are beloved across the land.


The men of the Isle of Dogs who gave their lives in the two world wars were remembered at a poignant unveiling of a plaque last week.

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Memories of 2012 will come flooding back this weekend as National Paralympic Day comes to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


Impressive striker Mauro Zarate adds a much-needed extra ingredient to the West Ham side, according to James Tomkins.

The defender said new signings Cheikhou Kouyate, Aaron Creswell and Zarate have all made significant contributions already, but picked out the Argentine striker for his performance in Saturday's 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, writes Jack Pinnock.

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