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St John Ambulance volunteers ready for Guy Fawkes

St John Ambulance volunteers gear up for Guy Fawkes Night of injuries

Hundreds of first-aid volunteers are getting ready for Guy Fawkes night in case of fireworks injury.

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Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend works close parts of Tube and Overground network

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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Three vehicles were involved in the accident

Delays in Beckton due to three vehicle accident

There are severe delays on the A13 this morning due to an accident involving a cement mixer, a lorry and a car.

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The Revolution Series will come to the  former Olympic Velodrome at the Lee Valley VeloPark. Photo: Eleanor Bentall.

Competition: Tickets for Revolution Series cycling tournament at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’re giving one lucky family the chance to win four tickets to see some of the best cyclists in the world compete at round one of the Revolution Series taking place at Lee Valley VeloPark in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park tomorrow.

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Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales with Young Mayor Yaseen Bux

Langdon Academy student elected Young Mayor of Newham

Thousands of pupils across Newham turned out to vote for the next Young Mayor yesterday.

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Comedian Suzi Ruffell will be performing at Stratford Circus

Comedian Suzi Ruffell excited for Stratford Circus show

“If you’ve only ever seen stand up on TV, it’s so much better live,” explains Suzi Ruffell.

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Richard House Children's Hospice

Feature: Construction work will transform Beckton children’s hospice

Nestled at the end of a quiet residential street, within spitting distance of the DLR line, Richard House Children’s Hospice has been providing vital services to children and young people with life threatening and life limiting conditions since 2000.

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O's Darius Henderson is sent off for elbowing  Richard Duffy in the face by ref Lee Collins. Pic: Simon O'Connor

Leyton Orient interim boss Nugent rues Henderson dismissal in Port Vale defeat

Leyton Orient interim manager Kevin Nugent admitted his side were always up against it after Darius Henderson’s sending off as they slumped to their first away defeat of the season.

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Young girls encourage Olympic medalist Mark Hunter in the Rowing Challenge at UEL Sports Dock

Pictures: Charity helping to make a splash on the rowing scene

Could you follow in the footsteps of Newham’s Olympic champion Mark Hunter and become the next rowing success?

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Poplar & Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick says Palestine needs our support

On Monday, October 13, the Commons voted strongly in favour of recognising Palestine as a sovereign state.

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Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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