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World trials record holder Andrei Burton at Tower Bridge celebrates cycling festival Prudential RideLondon. A number of routes in Newham will be disrupted as a result of the 2015 festival on Sunday, August 9. 

Photo: Jon Buckle for Prudential RideLondon

Newham roads affected by PrudentialRide London and triathlon

Motorists will face disruption over the next two weekends as cyclists take to the roads for a series of events.

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Great Britain's Mo Farah wins the Men's 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 24, 2015. See PA story ATHLETICS London. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial Use only, Any commercial use to be approved by British Athletics. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

Team GB heroes return to Stratford for Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games

Athletics fans swarmed back to the Olympic stadium over a wet weekend to watch the heroes of London 2012 compete once again.

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David King, Satbinder Sanghera, Dr Bhupinder Kohli and Steve Gilvin at the Great Newham London Run

Doctors raise £1,200 for Beckton hospice

Doctors have put down their stethoscopes and picked up their running shoes to raise almost £1,200 for a children’s hospice.

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Matt Simpson proposes to Katie Perry on the finish line at the Great Newham London Run in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Run for your wife! Proposal at Great Newham London Run

Crossing the finishing line in the Olympic Stadium was an emotional experience for many runners.

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Runners celebrate as they near the finish line in the former Olympic stadium on the Great Newham London Run

Pictures: Sun shines on inaugural Great Newham London Run

On rare good form, the British weather ensured nothing but sunshine and blue skies for runners at the inaugural Great Newham London Run.

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The Great Newham London Run takes place in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today

Great Newham London Run in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Runners – including a team from the Recorder – are taking on the Great Newham London Run in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today.

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Made in Chelsea'’s Sam Thompson, Olympic gold medallist Daley Thompson and world record holder Colin Jackson race against the children (Picture: Ken Lennox)

Olympians join children’s fun run in Stratford

Youngsters took part in a fun run with a difference as they raced Olympians and television stars around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Have your say at the Chobham Manor sales and marketing suite (Pic: Clare Banks)

Have your say on new Chobham Manor development

What do you want from new homes on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?

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The strange bike used by The Yard Theatre in This is What Democracy Looks Like!

Embrace quirkiness at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Have you ever interviewed an MP on a bicycle made for seven?

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London Legacy chief exec David Goldstone details the the Olympic Stadium’s itinerary

With the first stage of transformation work now complete, the stadium will open on Sunday for the sold-out Great Newham London Run.

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Shamah Banton, 10, and Claudine Koffi, 10, play in the sand at BeachEast.

BeachEast opens in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Youngsters joined volleyball player Rachel Laybourne to launch Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s newest attraction.

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post-Games architect and landscape planner, who has headed the transformation project for the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)

Parklife – Exploring the changing landscape of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It’s been over a year since I took my first steps around the not-quite-there-yet Olympic Park. Along with a troop of hard-hatted, neon-jacketed journos, I was eager to gain a first glimpse into this much-hyped land of legacy.

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(Picture: Beach East)

UK’s largest urban beach opens at Stratford

Beach East, the UK’s largest urban beach will open at Stratford’s Olympic Park this weekend.

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Paralympic athlete David Weir will be competing in the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games later this month

David Weir prepares for Olympic Stadium ‘homecoming’

Paralympic champion David Weir will be returning to the Olympic Stadium this month for the first time since claiming four gold medals in 2012.

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The sand is imported into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Sun, sand but no sea at Newham’s urban beaches

Forget packing up a picnic and getting stuck in traffic on your way to a crowded seaside town.

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The time capsule was buried to mark the start of construction work at The International Quarter

Work begins on TfL’s new Stratford home

Work has started on creating Transport for London’s new home at The International Quarter.

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Chobham Academy pupils Ruhad and Ebun with community gardener Ruth Arnott

Community garden launching on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A temporary community garden full of herbs and vegetables will open on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday.

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Newham Music Trust

Youngsters showcase talent in Newham Music Trust festival

Young Musicians will be showcasing their talents as Newham Music Trust launches their annual festival next week.

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Reporter Jacob Ranson at Rio Fone Hack

Taste of Brazil for Olympic Park visitors

Red phone boxes now have some competition in London after three public phones from Brazil made their way into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for five weeks.

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Rugby fans will be heading to the borough as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford hosts the Rugby World Cup 2015

Fans to descend on Stratford for Rugby World Cup 2015

Rail users and sporting enthusiasts are encouraged to plan their routes ahead of the Rugby World Cup when fans flock to the borough in just three months’ time.

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The Great Newham London Run is taking place in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

British teams announced for Great Newham London Run relay

Some of Britain’s top distance runners will be uniting for the marathon team relay at the Great Newham London Run.

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Legacy chief exec David Goldstone is excited about summer at QEOP

As the weather gets warmer, now is a great time to enjoy the sun at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park- whether it’s enjoying the beautiful new spaces or cheering on international sporting heroes.

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Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales, centre, with Cllr Ken Clark, right, and Cllr Idris Ibrahim, lead member for Custom House and Canning Town Community Neighbourhood announcing the 100 days ticket offer to residents. Picture: Andrew Baker

Hundreds of Rugby World Cup tickets go free to Newham residents

Five hundred tickets for the Rugby World Cup this summer are to be handed out free to members of the community.

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Officers want to speak to this couple following reports of inappropriate behaviour on train

Couple sought over reports of inappropriate sexual behaviour on train through Stratford

Officers have released an image of a man and woman they would like to speak to following a report of inappropriate sexual behaviour on board a train through Stratford.

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Great Britain's Mo Farah wins the Men's 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 24, 2015. See PA story ATHLETICS London. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial Use only, Any commercial use to be approved by British Athletics. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

Team GB heroes return to Stratford for Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games

Athletics fans swarmed back to the Olympic stadium over a wet weekend to watch the heroes of London 2012 compete once again.

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Opinion

Forman & Son MD Lance Forman wants politicians who know about business

The trouble with politicians is think they can trump economics with politics and it works sometimes, but never for long.

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Features

A Home Theatre performance last year

Turn your home into a theatre for one night only

Sod the telly, transform your home into a playhouse for one evening.

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Competitions

Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Win a pair of tickets to Up at The O2

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

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