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Campaigners on both sides of the Thames Tideway Tunnel debate have vowed to stand their ground as the plans are put under the spotlight.

Last week saw the start of an examination of a planning application, submitted by Thames Water, to create a super sewer to tackle the millions of tonnes of untreated sewage that seeps into the river each year.

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Residents fighting to protect the future of an Isle of Dogs Park are celebrating after the latest application to develop a section of the site was withdrawn.


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Protestors descended on Canary Wharf this lunchtime to campaign against austerity cuts, poverty and climate change in the run up to the G8 summit in Belfast next week.

aa-Mar24-Supersewer0.JPGCampaigners took their fight to save King Edward VII Memorial Park to City Hall last week in a bid to stop Thames Water threatening the future of the area's only green space. London Assembly member John Biggs, Limehouse and Poplar MP Jim Fitzpatrick and comedian and Limehouse resident Lee Hurst joined protesters to hand in 4,000 signatures to Mayor Boris Johnson against proposals for the Thames Tideway Tunnel that they fear will ruin their park.

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Campaigners turned out in force at City Hall today in their fight to save King Edward VII Memorial Park from proposed work on the Thames Water 'super sewer' tunnel.

London Assembly member John Biggs, Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick and comedian and local resident Lee Hurst joined protesters to hand in 3,500 signatures to the London Assembly against proposals for the Thames Tideway Tunnel that they fear will ruin their only local park.

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