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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Kate Richardson-Walsh unveils the plaque at the Sir Ludwig Guttman Health and Wellbeing Centre

New dental clinic opens in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Who better to open a new dental clinic in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park than an Olympian?

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The Beach East at Stratford closed on Bank Holiday Monday due to bad weather

Bad weather forces Stratford Beach East to close day early

Beach East, which brought a slice of the sea side to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer, was forced to close early due to bad bank holiday weather.

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Professor Brian Cox. Picture: Ian West/PA Images

Prof Brian Cox looks east for new science talent

Britain needs more scientists and engineers, says renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox – and he’s looking to east London’s young students to supply the demand.

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Ilianna Tachtsidis, six, at the Spark Festival

Celebrating science at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Fun was had with science at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as it played host to the Spark Festival.

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Here East

7,500 jobs coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park through Here East

The legacy of the Olympics is often thought of as world-class competitions and grass-roots sports participation.

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Section Boys, Big Tipper, Big Narstie, Lady Leshurr, Trapstar, and street team members

First ever youth-led cultural festival set for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Young people will take over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for a weekend in November at the first ever youth-led cultural festival.

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On second thoughts, just stay at home

London August bank holiday travel disruptions

We know you’re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

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Club chairman Stuart Burnside pulls a pint of the good stuff

Jolly hoppy sips! Hockey club brews up new business venture

Hockey doesn’t usually conjure up images of an east London boozer serving craft ale, but all that is about to change.

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Thousand will take part in Color Run Night on Saturday, September 5 at Stratford's Olympic Park

Brighten up the skies at London’s first Color Run Night

Summer may be reaching a wet and dismal conclusion, but a burst of light energy next weekend could kickstart your autumn in style.

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Santander Cycles could soon be coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Picture: PA)

‘Boris bikes’ set to come to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Cycling to work could soon be made even easier if planning applications to install Santander Cycle docking stations in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are approved.

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The Beach Run will finish on BeachEast, which has been popular with families since it opened

Beach Run at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Celebrate what’s left of summer with a 5k run around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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How the bell will look when it is installed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Giant bell to be installed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The iconic bell from the London 2012 opening ceremony is set to toll in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park once more.

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Go East Fest at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture: Sandra Rowse

Family fun festival was a success in Stratford

Families gathered for one of the busiest weekends of the year at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Go East Fest last weekend.

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Reporter Sophie Morton tried out Paddleboarding at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of Active August.

Paddleboarding through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The last words said to me when I was invited to sample paddleboarding in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park were “be prepared to get wet.”

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London Legacy chief exec David Goldstone on top sport at QEOP

It’s incredible to think that three years have gone by since the London 2012 Games.

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Team GB Great Boxer Anthony Joshua at BeachEast in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park celebrating one year to go until Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 campaign launched at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

With a year to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the British Olympic Association is calling on fans to inspire athletes to victory once more.

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Get active in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer

200 sports on offer at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

If you’ve ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of your sporting hero but haven’t found the time to learn a new skill, then take an hour or two to visit Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer.

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The tea party at Jack Cornwell Community Centre

Three parties mark Newham’s 50th anniversary

Newham’s 50th anniversary was celebrated with not one but three street parties this weekend.

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The Prudential RideLondon 2015 began at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Picture: PA Images)

25,000 cyclists start 100 mile race at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It was an early start at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for 25,000 amateur cyclists yesterday.

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Artists Dan Harvey and Heather Ackroyd

Trees capture history at Olympic park

To go with its iconic buildings, the Olympic park now has ten trees, each with a “hanging time capsule”, that stand at every entrance to the 500 acre public space.

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Bollywood Brass Band

Family fun festival heads to Stratford

Head East to enjoy a weekend filled with music, dance, theatre, and various circus performances at an upcoming festival.

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Get active elderly members on the cricket pitch

Active Elders Day celebrates older activities in Stratford

A new football craze is sweeping the nation, but at a nice, gentle pace.

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Prudential Ride London 2015 takes in the capital's most striking landmarks (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Guide to Prudential RideLondon 2015: 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 2015.

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How the slide around the ArcelorMittal Orbit will look (Picture: LLDC)

‘World’s longest slide’ to be built around ArcellorMittal Orbit

You could soon be sliding down the outside of the ArcelorMittal Orbit after planning permission was granted to add a helter skelter to the sculpture.

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Court & Crime

Police, ambulance and fire services attended the scene at Whalebone Lane South

Man stabbed multiple times in Canning Town

A 20-year-old man has been taken to a major trauma centre after suffering multiple stab wounds in Canning Town.

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Picture Galleries

Ilianna Tachtsidis, six, at the Spark Festival

Celebrating science at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Fun was had with science at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as it played host to the Spark Festival.

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Opinion

Rested West Ham MP Lyn Brown is ready for battle

Song lyrics and books conjure languid images of “lazy, hazy, long, hot days of summer,” with blue skies, dappled shade, far horizons and idyllic tranquillity.

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Features

Shirley J Thomspon

From Stratford to leading orchestras across the world

She grew up on the streets of Stratford but has since become the first ever female in Europe to have composed and conducted a symphony within the past 40 years.

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