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July 2012 news


31 July 2012

Newham Council statement: Working to get people into empty Olympic seats

We are aware that residents, including members of our growing number of sports clubs, are frustrated at seeing empty seats at Olympic events here in Newham. ...

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30 July 2012

Mayor greets The Queen at London City airport

Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales welcomed The Queen to Newham for the second time in two days when she visited Silvertown’s London City Airport on Saturday. ...Read more

30 July 2012

Free school meals make pupils hungrier to learn

Giving free school meals to Newham primary school children boosts results and improves behaviour, a study has found. ...Read more

30 July 2012

Newham Mayor hails spectacular opening ceremony

The Mayor of the biggest Olympic borough has hailed the stunning opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games. ...Read more

30 July 2012

Newham residents flock to watch Olympic Games on big screens

More than 41,000 people flocked to Newham Council’s two live sites to watch on giant screens the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games and the first weekend ...

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