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By Andrew Williams

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It's been a busy few weeks as we prepare for one our biggest events of the year - The Guardian Open Weekend.

There is a strong environmental strand and one of the key debates looks at whether a Thames Estuary airport is a realistic solution to the UK's transport congestion.

00jul24boris4.jpgLong-awaited new river crossings in east London moved closer after the Government pledged to work with Boris Johnson on exploring options including a tunnel linking North Greenwich and Silvertown.

The Mayor hailed Chancellor George Osborne's pledge yesterday to invest billions in London's infrastructure as "great news".