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Transport for London will next week launch a fresh consultation on a bridge linking Newham and Greenwich.


Canary Wharf Group has announced it has helped to generate over £1billion of business for local companies since 1997.

More than 1,700 firms have benefited from CWG's business support initiatives and ventures.


The Olympic Stadium may be the new home of West Ham but that will reach only a small section of the community, the London Assembly has been told.



by Angela Clarke

Originally there was Glastonbury. Or Woodstock. Or the Summer Solstice. The warm summer months have always been linked with festivals.


The Electoral Commission has pointed the finger at "inadequate" planning as the main reason it took five days to count ballot papers in May's vote.

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Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has accused Tower Hamlets council of not providing key information in an independent investigation into its mismanagement.

Mr Pickles said PricewaterhouseCoopers study into the administration would now continue beyond the agreed timeframe and has ordered the council to pay the costs.

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Docklands Light Railway has nailed its colours to the mast by showing its support for British cyclists Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish ahead of next week's arrival of the Tour de France in London.


The 19th annual London dragon boat festival arrive at the Royal Docks on Sunday.



■ Canary Wharf Summer Screenings of sports, films and news have returned to Canada Square Park.
■ They will feature Wimbledon, the Open Golf Championships and the BBC's coverage of the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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A trio of puppies have been taken from a house in Poplar.

Tower Hamlets CID is appealing for information about the whereabouts of the Staffordshire Bull Terriers, two of whom are female and all aged five weeks.

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