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Plans have been announced by London Fire Brigade to close 12 stations in the capital, including those at Silvertown, Bow and Woolwich.
The emergency service revealed the proposed measures on Thursday afternoon as it looks to cut costs in the face of a £45 million budget reduction over the next two years
A £20,000 reward has been offered by police for information regarding the murder of a man from Poplar.
Wayne Stockdale, 42, was gunned down at the junction of Rounton Road and Knapp Road in Bow on 6 May last year at around 10.20pm.
The voice of Boris - rapidly becoming the voice of doom - gave plentiful warning - the trip to the Olympic Park would be no cake walk.
Instead, expect jams, delays, armpits, fluster and confusion, he said. It might not have worked out quite like that (thus far) and the alarm, apparently, had its proper effect.
Despite protests at the weekend from hundreds of campaigners, the Government has given the go-ahead today for the deployment of surface-to-air missile deployments around the Olympic Park.
The ground-based air defence systems will be in place by mid-July despite possible legal action from residents in Bow.
MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali has spoken out against a proposal to site surface to air missiles on a housing estate in Bow.
Residents of Bow Quarter on Fairfield Road received a letter from the Ministry of Defence informing them soldiers and police would be based there for two months during the Olympics.