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Silvertown Tunnel Given Green Light
Silvertown Tunnel Given Green Light

Plans to build a new twin-road tunnel beneath the River Thames in east London have been given the green light by the Department for Transport. The Silvertown Tunnel will link the Royal Docks north of the river with the Greenwich...

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Bang!  WW2 Bomb Found Near City Airport Destroyed Off Essex Coast
Bang! WW2 Bomb Found Near City Airport Destroyed Off Essex Coast

An unexploded World War Two bomb found near London City Airport at the weekend has been detonated. The 500kg device was discovered at the King George V Dock on Sunday during planned work at the airport. The airport was closed...

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200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers
200 Nautical Mile Journey For New Clippers

The newest addition to London’s river bus transport network has made an almost 200 nautical mile maiden journey to the Capital from the Isle of Wight.  Mercury Clipper, is the first of two new boats that will enter service in...

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Major Incident at London Bridge
Major Incident at London Bridge

Police are on the scene of a major incident taking place in the London Bridge area. The area both sides of London Bridge is being evacuated and it is believed there are also incidents at Borough Market and Vauxhall. There...

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Boat Crashes on Thames
Boat Crashes on Thames

A pleasure boat with over 150 people on board has caught fire before crashing into a pier on the River Thames. All the passengers were taken off the triple-decker 300-tonne vessel after it careered into pilings near Canary Wharf....

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London Marathon 2016
London Marathon 2016

The 36th London Marathon saw 39,698 runners start the mass race in this year’s London Marathon, which set off from Greenwich Park and Blackheath this morning.  British astronaut Tim Peake provided the countdown to the start of the race, from...

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London Marathon Road Closures: All You Need To Know
London Marathon Road Closures: All You Need To Know

The 2016 London Marathon is tomorrow. Tens of thousands of runners will be heading to London for the marathon, which gets going from the start lines at Greenwich Park and Blackheath.   Road Closures The road closures will affect our...

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New Thames Clippers enter Service
New Thames Clippers enter Service

Two new Thames Clipper vessels have entered service this week and Maritime Radio was invited on board!. The Galaxy Clipper and Neptune Clipper will join the current fleet of 13 high-speed vessels and are part of a multi-million pound investment...

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Royal Wreck
Royal Wreck

To celebrate World Maritime Day this week, Maritime Radio took to the water, with live reports from the River Thames. We reported on the former Mersey Ferry, The Royal Iris, which lies wrecked near to the Thames Barrier. Before...

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New Cross Road Misery Continues
New Cross Road Misery Continues

Roadworks are causing misery for commuters on the A2 at New Cross. Traffic is queuing both ways between on New Cross Road both ways between A20 (New Cross Gyratory) and A2210 / Deptford Broadway (Deptford Bridge). Highways Agency officials...

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