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Olympicopolis competition launched. Picture: Press Association.

What’s on at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer

Ready for another summer of sport? Well this time, you’ll be taking the centre stage.

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Children enjoy the bouncy castle at the Pier Parade Community Market Event in North Woolwich.

Pictures: Fun day to launch Royal Docks community market

Royal Docks residents celebrated their first community market with a day of fun activities.

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Lend Lease construction manager Chris Howcroft, LCR chief exective David Joy, The International Quarter project director Ian Crockford and LLDC chief executive Dennis Hone at the start of work on Glasshouse Gardens

Work starts on new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park homes

Construction has started on 333 new homes at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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The Great British Carnival at the Olympic Park.

Pictures: Great British Carnival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Thousands of revellers flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday for the Great British Carnival.

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Update: Unexploded Second World War shell found in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

An unexploded Second World War shell was found in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this morning.

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Breaking: Second World War shell found in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A Second World War shell was found in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this morning.

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Cyclists of all ages and abilities can take part in the Prudential RideLondon events (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Guide to Prudential RideLondon 2014: All you need to know about road closures and where to watch

The capital’s cycling festival is back this year bigger and better, so we’ve put together a handy guide with everything you need to know about Prudential RideLondon 2014:

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Outside the Copper Box Arena. Picture by David Poultney for the LLDC.

Copper Box Arena celebrates one year open to public with free activities this weekend

The Copper Box Arena will mark a year since it first opened to the public by offering free skills sessions this weekend.

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The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Olympic Park’s ArcelorMittal Orbit to open late for three nights this summer

London’s spectacular nighttime skyline will be visible for the first time from the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

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The Mayor of London Boris Johnson put his fists up against Sir Robin Wales in Stratford Park.

Video: Boris Johnson launches ParkLives programme in Newham

The mayors of London and Newham joined together today to launch a programme of free summer activities.

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Prince George took a trip to the Sensational Butterflies at the National History Museum just before his first brithday. Why not take your little princes and princesses there? (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

11 quirky summer holiday activities for kids in London

It’s lovely to have the kids home for the summer, but keeping them occupied for six weeks can be tricky. That’s why London24 has got a big list of ideas to keep those little hands busy! Whether they love getting lost in a book, getting messy, or getting outside, you’ll find something fun to do here.

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Students from Eastlea Community School experienced the legacy of the Olympics when they went whitewater rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Canning Town students experience Olympics legacy with whitewater rafting in Lee Valley

Students from Newham had a taste of the legacy of Olympics when they braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.

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Dancer Ann Marie Campbell (left) dances with reporter Sophie Morton

Carnival comes to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be taken over by carnival spirit on Sunday, with samba dancers showing off their skills to the crowd.

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Olympicopolis competition launched. Picture: Press Association.

International competition to create ‘Olympicopolis’ campus in Olympic Park launched

An international design competition has been launched in the search for designers to help create a new “world class” cultural and educational quarter in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Mila Falls

Great British Carnival singer Mila Falls on her early shyness and supporting Ringo Starr

Despite her flair for flamboyant outfits, singer Mila Falls’ start in the music industry was far from explosive.

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Peter Waterfield at the Orbit with school kids

Bow school children enjoy free healthy breakfast at Orbit

Local school kids enjoyed a free healthy breakfast at top heights of 115 metres at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last week.

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Former Team GB athelete Iwan Thomas at Lee Valley Velodrome for sports charity Spogo

Former world champion runner Iwan Thomas takes on Olympic Velodrome for charity

Former World Champion runner Iwan Thomas MBE switched his spikes for a bike on behalf of a charity encouraging young people into sport.

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Sir Chris Hoy with his two gold medals from London 2012 (pic: PA/Tim Ireland)

Sir Chris Hoy to start off Olympic Park anniversary runners

Sir Chris Hoy will start 5,000 runners off on a five-mile course through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Sunday.

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Pupils from Eastlea Comprehensive School, Newham

Young poets compete in Stratford world cup

If you thought there was only one world cup final this month, think again.

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Rokeby School visits London’s top attractions

Pupils at Rokeby School ventured to London’s top tourist attractions.

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The Opening of Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in Stratford.

Video: Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre opens to public

Hockey and tennis have a new home in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the launch of the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

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Alieu Gardo, 4, looks nervoulsly over the

Is this world’s highest diving board at Olympic Park?

Watch your step, unless you want to fall off the edge of a diving board that would make even Tom Daley’s stomach churn.

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PC Littlewood

Stratford PC saddling up to raise money for hospice charity

A Newham police officer is getting on his bike to raise money for a hospice charity in memory of his parents.

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Prince George with his mother the Duchess of Cambridge. Picture: Chirs Jackson/PAWire

Named George or Georgina? Claim your royal prize at Olympic Park’s orbit

It’s not only Prince George who will be getting a present on his birthday – his namesakes will too.

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Models Katerina Robinson and Shadi Pararin with a F1 racing car at the first ever F1 Fanzone in London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.

Video: Fans enjoy Formula One experience at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Formula One fans not lucky enough to get to Silverstone for Lewis Hamilton’s British Grand Prix victory had the next best experience in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Do you recognise this man? (Pic: BTP)

Appeal after man punched on train at West Ham station

Officers investigating an assault at West Ham station have released a picture of a man they wish to speak to.

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Children enjoy the bouncy castle at the Pier Parade Community Market Event in North Woolwich.

Pictures: Fun day to launch Royal Docks community market

Royal Docks residents celebrated their first community market with a day of fun activities.

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MP for Poplar & Limehouse Jim Fitzpatrick says the Gaza slaughter must stop now

The last week before Parliamentary recess has been dominated by foreign news; the Israeli military strikes in Gaza and the downing of the aircraft over the Ukraine.

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Formidable Vegetable Sound System's Charlie Mgee and Mal Webb

Formidable Vegetable Sound System reap Lovebox success

Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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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