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Angela Clarke should maybe man up

Each Monday I ask my colleagues about their weekends. About a year ago I noticed a change in the answers; an increase in activity weekends.

It started with the odd half marathon, and has ballooned into motorcross races across the Moroccan desert.

FF-sep24-mike edwards1.jpgMist Suzuki face a funding crisis after the sponsor lined up for the forthcoming season and they hope a generous Wharfer will help them out.

The Isle of Dogs-based motorcycle team has spent the winter gearing up for the new British Superbikes season, which starts at Brands Hatch in early April, and thought they had secured sponsorship to get them to the line.

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Closures of the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels are now just weeks away following a decision to approve a £9million tender for their refurbishment.

At a meeting on Tuesday the council's cabinet gave the thumbs up for Dean & Dyball Limited to carry out the works, which will take about year.

westham.jpgGianluca Nani has left his job as West Ham's technical director by mutual consent.

The Italian, whose departure was confirmed last night, had been in the post for just under two years and has a mixed record of success in bringing new talent to the club.

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It must be an election year as the Labour-run Tower Hamlets Council has proposed to freeze Council Tax.

Coincidentally, the last time Council Tax was frozen in Tower Hamlets was in 2006, also an election year.

Concrete Pencil: Lest We Forget

By John Hill on February 24, 2010 4:10 PM |

Dan Bourke can't remember that singer

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I can't remember that singer - what's he called?

The one who did King's Crossing. One of my favourite songs. Really can't. Who cares, you might think. A man I don't know can't recall a fact that's of no use to me.

DebbieJevans.JPGThe focus of Olympic sport might be on Vancouver at the moment but that doesn't mean work stops on organising the 2012 Games.

While the world is watching the winter events unfold in Canada Debbie Jevans and her team are busy ensuring preparations for London stay on track.

ff-mar19-squash.jpgThe ISS Canary Wharf Squash Classic has joined the Tickets 4 Troops charity campaign.

Organisers of the tournament, which will be at the East Wintergarden between 22-26 March, has pledged to give all serving military personnel and any medically discharged veterans free tickets to top sporting and entertainment events.

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Shell is in negotiations with Canary Wharf Group to relocate to Docklands for the next 10 years.

The petrol giant, which is currently based near Waterloo, is hoping to move to 40 Bank Street when it starts redeveloping its current offices next year.