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It was an eventful evening for residents in a block of flats in Blackwall, after they were evacuated by fire crews battling a blaze in their building on Tuesday.
A total of 60 people escaped the nine-storey New Providence Wharf, in Fairmont Avenue, when officers received a call about the incident shortly after 9pm.
By Peter Golds
As an Island councillor, I have been examining Greenwich Council's Peninsula West Masterplan.
This masterplan outlines its intention to transform Greenwich Peninsula into what is described as "London's premier entertainment zone" by focusing development and regeneration around multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities.
Mayor Boris Johnson has denied he is backing a toll on the Blackwall Tunnel - despite a Transport for London report proposing it.
The consultation into more river crossings in east London was launched on Monday and called for users of the Blackwall link to pay for the construction of another tunnel at nearby Silvertown.
The latest consultation into east London's needs for more river crossings has included a proposal to charge users of the Blackwall Tunnel.
Transport for London launched the second phase of its investigation on Monday, which looks at building a tunnel at Silvertown and placing a ferry system between Thamesmead and Beckton.
Mayor Of London Boris Johnson has said that the new tunnel for road traffic under the Thames in east London will be built within the next 10 years.
He will outline the timescale and capacity for a link between Greenwich peninsula and Silvertown at a dinner in the City this evening.