Results tagged “barking”

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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.

East London fire causes A13 delays

By Rob Virtue on July 31, 2014 5:07 PM |

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A blaze at a waste recycling centre in Barking led to delays across roads in east London on Thursday afternoon.

By John Biggs

johnbiggs142WEBBY.jpgThe Olympics have, I think, been a spectacular success and, as I write, the Paralympics are underway, with an impressive opening ceremony and hopes of continuing those achievements.

And most of my constituents, while clearly inconvenienced with bursting trains and congested roads, have not seen the catastrophic gridlock some feared.

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The Wharf spoke to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson high in the Citigroup building, overlooking The O2, Royal Docks and the Thames.

GB: I'm just enjoying this magnificent view.

BJ: It's one of the great views in the city. We're looking at the future. This is going to be the area where London is going to take off. Someone said to me that in 500 years' time, downtown London will be in Barking.