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Thursday, August 13, 2020

While many pupils will be celebrating, others will be worrying about what to do next - and the University of East London’s head of outreach and access Yvonne Bentley has advice for those concerned about their future.

A tri-borough backroom scheme is set to see one of its member councils pull out entirely by the end of the month.

Families can be reunited and dinner parties will be allowed as England’s coronavirus lockdown is eased - but millions of people will still be unable to hug their loved ones.

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain could lead to flooding in London and the east of England, the Met Office has warned.

Face coverings will soon be compulsory for people wanting to travel on public transport in England to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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Kitted out from top-to-toe in Lycra, wearing an aerodynamic helmet and riding a hi-tech Chris Boardman lightweight carbon-fibre bike, Harry Podmore cuts every inch the willowy, athletic figure of a professional cyclist – the only issue is – he’s a fast bowler for Kent.

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from Monday June 15, transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced today.

Jon Cruddas has welcomed Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s move to launch a judicial review into the approval of a waste incinerator over the river in Bexley.

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

After playing 500 games across the formats for Sussex, Mike Yardy has agreed to a ‘return home’ after joining Kent as the county’s first specialist batting coach.

Schools and non-essential shops will remain shut in England until at least June because the coronavirus transmission rate is still too high to significantly ease the lockdown, the prime minister said this evening.

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Boris Johnson has said there will be no immediate end to the lockdown.

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The official government advice to the public on coronavirus has changed to “stay alert, control the virus, save lives”, dropping the previous stricter message that people should stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to go out.

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Dame Vera Lynn has thanked people for commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day during the coronavirus crisis.

Crime

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

A Dagenham man who stole £11,500 in three knifepoint robberies of amusement arcades in Romford, Welling and Kent has been jailed.

More than 9,000 people have been targeted by “sextortion” scammers threatening to reveal intimate images of their victims in the first weeks of the lockdown, new figures reveal.

Two men who were spotted exchanging a gun in a car park have been jailed.

Newham and Tower Hamlets are amongst the most prolific London boroughs for mobile phone theft, according to new data released by Mazuma.

Education

Thursday, August 13, 2020

While many pupils will be celebrating, others will be worrying about what to do next - and the University of East London’s head of outreach and access Yvonne Bentley has advice for those concerned about their future.

Schools and local businesses have stepped forward to provide vital equipment to workers fighting Covid-19 on the frontline.

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

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Students are getting the chance to take over a London hotel.

Business

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

As the UK’s coronavirus cases begin to stabilise, calls for an end to the nation’s strict lockdown rules continue to grow.

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A company could be at the forefront of coronavirus diagnosis as it works to develop a home test kit.

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Scientists and clinicians are set to map how coronavirus spreads and behaves in a bid to fight back against the virus.

Schools and local businesses have stepped forward to provide vital equipment to workers fighting Covid-19 on the frontline.

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