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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Legacy Chief Exec David Goldstone on the ever-changing Olympic Park

One of my favourite things about Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is how much it is constantly changing and evolving.

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An artist's impression of how the slide will look

A giant slide could be coming to the Olympic Park

Although the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower is a pretty distinctive site in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Londoners haven’t really taken it into their hearts in the same way we have Tower Bridge, the Gherikin, or even the Shard - but that could be about to change with plans to turn it into a giant helter-skelter.

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An artist's impression of how the slide will look

Plans for slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit

Already one of the most recognisable sights on the Newham skyline, the ArcelorMittal Orbit could soon boast a giant helter-skelter under new plans submitted to the authority running the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Urban golf

Urban golf reaches Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It might be an outdoor sport of vast green fairways and well-trimmed lawns, but golf is has reached the big city.

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Last year's Big Lunch

The Big Lunch at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Thousands of people across the country will gather for a community lunch next month, and anyone picnicking at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park could win a trip up the UK’s tallest sculpture.

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CGI of the Stratford Waterfront site

Olympicopolis architects announced

The architects taking on the challenge of designing the Stratford Waterfront complex as part of the Olympicopolis development have been announced.

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Paralympic athlete David Weir

Paralympian David Weir excited by Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park return

The biggest names in Paralympic sport will return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer and six-time champion David Weir cannot wait to revisit the memories of 2012 .

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Paula Radcliffe at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford with two of the six women picked as 'Radcliffe's Great Runners' for the Morrisons Great Newham London Run, Paula Blake and Vicki Read. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

Paula Radcliffe unveils Great Runners in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Marathon champion Paula Radcliffe was at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this morning to unveil her Great Runners.

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London Legacy chief excec David Goldstone on the Park’s summer events

The summer is approaching and we at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are busy gearing up for some big events at the stadium.

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The UK Cross Golf Open and and the European Urban Golf Cup will take place at the Olympic Park

Olympic Park to host first urban golf tournament

Golfing fans should putt the stresses of the week behind them and take a long drive to the Olympic Park next weekend for Europe’s biggest cross golf event.

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Work on the Penny Brook Hotel is due to begin in the autumn

£126m East Village hotel given go-ahead

Staying in Stratford is set to become stylish after a £126m hotel was given the green light.

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Adam Gemili will be competing at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in July (Picture: Matt Alexander/PA)

Adam Gemili returning to Olympic Stadium for Anniversary Games

European 200m champion Adam Gemili will be returning to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer for the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games.

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England's Yamile Aldama during the Women's Triple Jump Qualification at Hampden Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Dame Kelly Holmes charity to host fitness masterclass at Olympic Park

Top athletes from the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust will be running a fitness masterclass at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Tuesday, May 5.

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Player Coral Batey, BT GB Wheelchair Rugby Team Captain Mike Kerr, GBWR ambassador Mike Brown of England and Harlequins and cice-captain Chris Ryan at Twickenham (Pic: Tom Shaw)

British Wheelchair Rugby National Championships coming to Copper Box Arena

The biggest names in British wheelchair rugby will battle it out for national glory at the Copper Box Arena over the weekend.

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PICTURE BY ALEX WHITEHEAD/SWPIX.COM - Diving - British Gas Diving Championships 2013 - Plymouth Life Centre, Plymouth, England - 10/02/13 - Georgia Ward competes in the Womens 3m preliminaries.

International diving elite coming to the Aquatics Centre for World Series

The biggest names in international diving will be out in force at the London Aquatics Centre next weekend for the British leg of the FINA NVC Diving World Series.

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Diving champion Tom Daley says British Diving is the strongest it’s ever been

The build-up to the Rio Olympic Games is going pretty well. It has got a lot of competitions leading up to it and the World Championships will be our first chance to qualify for Great Britain.

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Could you beat Paula Radcliffe's record at the Great Newham London Run? Picture: Tom Shaw

Marathon record challenge for Great Newham London Run participants

Could you break the marathon world record at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer?

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Four-year-old Abigale Rice meets a real-life Easter bunny at Gallions Reach Shopping Park

Pictures: Bunny Run and animal fun at Easter

If you thought you saw hundreds of Easter bunnies running around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this weekend, you weren’t going hopping mad.

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Tom Daley diving at the Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park in Stratford as part of his training for British Diving Championships

Video: Diving star Tom Daley encourages Newham to Get Active

Olympic diving star Tom Daley is encouraging Newham residents to get active, ahead of next month’s competitive return to the London Aquatics Centre.

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The fun run will take place in the Olympic Park

Easter bunnys to hop to it at the Olympic Park for fun run

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be be taken over by a herd of rabbits on tomorrow when it plays host to activeNewham’s Easter Bunny Run.

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Balloons at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

ArcelorMittal Orbit celebrates first birthday with balloons

Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park can spend a balloon-filled weekend at the top of the UK’s tallest sculpture, to celebrate its first birthday.

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Paula Radcliffe Launches Radcliffes Great Runners for Morrisons Great Newham London Run. Picture: Tom Shaw

Marathon champ Paula Radcliffe’s hunt for Great Runners

Marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe MBE is warming up ahead of the Morrisons Great Newham London Run and is looking for six special ladies to join her team.

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Reporter Rebecca Cushway gets active by taking part in a diving lesson at the Tom Daly Diving Academy.

Get Active: Diving in to an active lifestyle with a twist

I came second in a Girl Guides swimming gala once, so when the chance arose to have a lesson at the Tom Daley Diving Academy, I bravely nominated myself.

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London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

Boris says ‘no’ to runways expansion at London City Airport

London City Airport chiefs are “perplexed” and “disappointed” by the Mayor of London’s decision to refuse plans to expand runways on noise grounds.

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Since 9/11

9/11 Twin Towers steel sculpture unveiled at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A monumental piece of 9/11 Twin Towers steel recovered from Ground Zero has been made into a striking public artwork for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Court & Crime

Hit and Run victim Stella has been left walking on crutches

East Ham hit-and-run victim appeals for witnesses

A businesswoman, who says she is too scared to leave home after she was run over and left walking with crutches, is appealing for witnesses to help catch the driver.

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Picture Galleries

Fans flock to the ExCel for the MCm London Comic Convention

Pictures: Thousands attend London Comic Con at ExCel

Thousands of people flocked to the ExCel for a jam-packed weekend filled with anything and everything to do with the world of comic books.

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Opinion

Cllr Rev Ann Easter associate minister East Ham and chaplain to HM the Queen regrets the things she hasn’t done

Readers knowing my firm East End roots may be surprised to hear that I am a member of Forest Gate Women’s Institute – not because of my abiding fascination with the preservation of rural crafts which was one of the WI’s first objects, but because the Women’s Institute is actually a very feminist organisation dedicated these days to the advancement of education for woman and girls for the public benefit and to the sustainability and conservation of the planet, among other things.

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Features

Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue

Slapstick comedy duo to perform at Forest Gate’s The Wanstead Tap

A comedy duo consisting of a nerdy uncle and his mute nephew is just one of the acts performing at a Forest Gate comedy night on Thursday.

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Competitions

The sell out 2014 event 32 Londoners, returns to the Coca-Cola London Eye!

Win tickets to 32 Londoners at the Coca-Cola London Eye

The Coca-Cola London Eye is proud to announce that 32 Londoners will be returning this June, following last year’s sell out event. The event will feature 32 talks, in each of the London Eye’s 32 capsules on 32 extraordinary Londoners.

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