Olympic Park

Friday, July 31, 2020

The world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide is due to reopen this weekend.

The London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box Arena have welcomed back the public after almost four months of lockdown.

Neighbours have been left fuming after an illegal party saw about 200 people descend on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The London Legacy Development Corporation could be forced to make almost £10million worth of cuts.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has proved to be a vital lifeline for local people during the 2020 lockdown remaining open throughout.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Park rangers and security will “step in” if social distancing measures are ignored at open spaces, the boss of the Olympic Park has warned as restrictions on outdoor activities are eased.

A new date has been set for a postponed charity fun run around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A company in Newham is helping produce protective kit and respirator parts for frontline NHS workers.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

This is how Stratford station could look if a proposed new entrance is built.

The organisation looking after Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is reminding people about the need for social distancing as temperatures look set to rise.

Cyclists are aiming to ensure vital food, medicine and other supplies are delivered to those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

The trust behind a Stratford free school is set to open a new primary school next year.

People took to their doorsteps, windows and balconies for a minute’s applause to thank NHS workers for their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

Plans to build a new primary school and increase the amount of affordable housing on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been given the nod.

A fantastic collection of runners have come together to successfully participate in the 2020 Where’s Wally fun run.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

A neighbourhood talk about the latest plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been postponed because of the coronavirus situation.

Plans for a new neighbourhood in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are set to go on display this month.

Venues across Newham have said they will be following government advice in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

The council has urged people to have their say on plans to change the borough’s parking policy.

Nearly 2000 young people will race at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday.


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