Results tagged “Silvertown”

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Thames Clippers has unveiled a new commercial partner, a new boat and new plans to accommodate thousands of extra passengers a year.

Credit card firm MBNA has come on board as a commercial partner meaning a new livery and technology for the existing fleet and the arrival of a cutting edge "fast craft" next year.

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A proposal for a two luxury towers next to the Royal Docks, which includes no provision for affordable housing, has been approved by Newham Council.

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A free school hoping to open in Royal Docks later this year has launched a public consultation to get feedback from parents into the proposal.

Oasis Academy Silvertown has already received pre-approval from the Department for Education.

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The future of 850 workers at two Silvertown factories may be decided in Dublin on Sunday when Europe's agriculture ministers meet to decide sugar policy.

They are expected to cave into pressure to continue protecting the European industry at the expense of importers from beyond the EU such as Tate & Lyle's Thames refinery.

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Activists who went to the High Court to get Newham councillors to re-pay millions for the failed Pleasure Gardens scheme have failed - and told not bring any further legal challenges without the permission of a judge.

The east London-based Communities United Party has been hit with a rare civil restraint order and told to curb its litigation which has seen nine "truly hopeless claims" since 2011.

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