Results tagged “paralympics”
Inspirational youngsters from all walks of life were given their chance to shine at a special ceremony in Canary Wharf.
A sparkling celebration of the efforts of 65 young role models was held by The Diana Award charity, an organisation set up in memory of Princess Diana, at Barclays in Churchill Place, on Monday.
By Tabitha Ronson
If the Paralympics weren't enough of a highlight to my unfit and overweight frame, to showcase my lack of self-discipline, a trip to the Moscow State Circus at the weekend certainly was.
A pleasant afternoon spent at the circus. What possibly could put a damper on proceedings? Only a galaxy of lithesome Russian lovelies.
Londoners will have double the reason to celebrate this weekend as an action-packed programme of activities on the banks of the Thames coincides with the Paralympics closing ceremony.
The 16th Mayor's Thames Festival will tap into the rich cultural diversity of the capital to showcase colour, music and dance during its two day festivities.
By John Biggs
The 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.
Launching the new cable car in time for the Olympics and Paralympics has reaped results with the cross-river flyer notching up one million passengers in nine weeks.
In recent days, the Emirates Air Line has provided an accessible connection between Excel and the North Greenwich arena during the Paralympics continuing the boom in numbers seen during the Olympics.