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Big Half Marathon – both D3 and 100 bus routes disrupted

Big Half Marathon – both D3 and 100 bus routes disrupted

By on February 23, 2018 in Big Half Marathon with 1 Comment

Both 100 and D3 bus routes through Wapping will be severely disrupted on Sunday 4th March. Wapping resident Paul Brocklehurst discovered this by using the cunning plan of asking Transport for London. Nice work Paul, nice work. Disruption to D3 and 100 bus service due to Big HalfFrom 04:45 on Sunday 4th March the 100 will only operate […]

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Council finally informs borough residents of Big Half Marathon disruption

Council finally informs borough residents of Big Half Marathon disruption

By on February 23, 2018 in Big Half Marathon with 0 Comments

With only eight days to go before the Big Half Marathon event disrupts many parts of Tower Hamlets the Council has caved in to relentless pressure from residents and published some information.

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Big Half Marathon lock-in – Twitter storm hits authorities

Big Half Marathon lock-in – Twitter storm hits authorities

By on February 23, 2018 in Big Half Marathon, Events with 0 Comments

Ouch! Residents have been venting their views on the lacklustre approach to community consultation shown by Transport for London and Tower Hamlets Council to the Big Half Marathon event on Twitter.

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Extreme weather to hit Wapping (possibly London too)

Extreme weather to hit Wapping (possibly London too)

By on February 23, 2018 in News with 0 Comments

Resident Wapping meteorologist Simon Cardy (aka @Weather_King) has taken the unusual step of warning of extreme weather to hit Wapping next week.

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Big Half Marathon Update – controversy grows

Big Half Marathon Update – controversy grows

By on February 22, 2018 in Big Half Marathon, Events, Lock-Ins with 1 Comment

The controversy over the Big Half Marathon event grows as both local councillors and Tower Hamlets residents struggle to discover any coherent public information. Or even any information. 

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