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22 Jun 2017
23:22
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15-year-old boy the second person charged with murder in Charlton stabbing
15-year-old boy the second person charged with murder in Charlton stabbing

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15363796.15_year_old_boy_the_second_person_charged_with_murder_in_Charlton_stabbing/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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Woman dies after being hit by cement lorry near Deptford Bridge
A woman has died after being hit by a cement lorry near Deptford Bridge.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15349677.Woman_dies_after_being_hit_by_cement_lorry_near_Deptford_Bridge/?ref=rss
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Man dead after being stabbed in Charlton
A man is dead after being stabbed in Charlton.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15346574.Man_dead_after_being_stabbed_in_Charlton/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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Victim of fatal Charlton stabbing named as police hunt suspects
A man who died after being stabbed in Charlton has been named locally as Adam Chambers.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15352330.Victim_of_fatal_Charlton_stabbing_named_as_police_hunt_suspects/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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Arrest made in Charlton murder probe
An arrest has been made by detectives investigating a murder in Charlton after a man was stabbed to death.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15355899.Arrest_made_in_Charlton_murder_probe/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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7 of the best beer gardens in Greenwich borough to visit this summer
With summer here and sunshine finally spilling onto the capitals' pubs, it's the best time to go drinking in one of the many beer gardens on offer.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15323103.7_of_the_best_beer_gardens_in_Greenwich_borough_to_visit_this_summer/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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Showcase of Ravensbourne graduate talent at three-day exhibition
A showcase of architectural, fashion and media talent from Ravensbourne graduates has been opened today, June 21.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/greenwich/15360933.Showcase_of_Ravensbourne_graduate_talent_at_three_day_exhibition/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
22:13
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Grenfell Tower fire survivor reunited with her rescuer
One woman feared she would not escape the 10th floor, until a stranger knocked at her door.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40333946
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22 Jun 2017
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Manhunt launched after hooded thugs robbed 'vulnerable' elderly woman at gunpoint in Enfield
Police have launched a manhunt after three hooded thugs robbed a "vulnerable" elderly woman at gunpoint leaving her too scared to open her front door.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/manhunt-launched-after-hooded-thugs-robbed-vulnerable-elderly-woman-at-gunpoint-in-cowardly-attack-a3568571.html
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22 Jun 2017
14:50
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Disgraced ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets awaits verdict on latest appeal bid
The former mayor of Tower Hamlets who was barred from running for office after being found guilty of illegal practices is waiting to hear if he has won his latest appeal bid.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/disgraced-exmayor-of-tower-hamlets-awaits-verdict-on-latest-appeal-bid-a3570386.html
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22 Jun 2017
03:29
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Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez misses Chile starting XI for Confederations Cup bow with ankle injury
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has missed the starting XI for Chile's first game of their Confederations Cup campaign after suffering an ankle injury in training.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-star-alexis-sanchez-misses-chile-starting-xi-for-confederations-cup-bow-with-ankle-injury-a3567666.html
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22 Jun 2017
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Poland U21s 2 Sweden U21s 2: Late Dawid Kownacki penalty leaves England's group finely poised
A stoppage time penalty from Dawid Kownacki left England's European Under-21s Championship group firmly in the balance as hosts Poland secured a 2-2 draw against Sweden.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/poland-u21s-2-sweden-u21s-2-late-dawid-kownacki-penalty-leaves-englands-group-finely-poised-a3568541.html
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22 Jun 2017
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Chelsea turn attentions back to Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore
Chelsea have resumed their interest in Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-turn-attentions-back-to-middlesbrough-winger-adama-traore-a3569866.html
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21 Jun 2017
01:24
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Antonio Conte deserves 'worst defender' Gary Cahill's Premier League title medal, says Mike Pejic
Chelsea's Gary Cahill is "one of the worst defenders" in a one-on-one scenario, according to Mike Pejic.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/antonio-conte-deserves-worst-defender-gary-cahill-s-premier-league-title-medal-says-mike-pejic-a3567621.html
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21 Jun 2017
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West Ham set to confirm Reece Oxford loan deal to Borussia Monchengladbach
West Ham defender Reece Oxford has all but completed his loan move to Borussia Monchengladbach.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-set-to-confirm-reece-oxford-loan-deal-to-borussia-monchengladbach-a3568486.html

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Bow

Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.

The area was formerly known as Stratford, and "Bow" is an abbreviation of the medieval name Stratford-atte-Bow, in which "Bow" refers to a bridge built in the early 12th century. Bow is adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a section of the district is part of the park.

Old Ford, and with it Fish Island, are usually taken to be part of Bow, but Bromley-by-Bow (historically and officially just ’Bromley’) immediately to the south, is a separate locality. These distinctions have their roots in historic parish boundaries.

Stratforde was first recorded as a settlement in 1177. The ford originally lay on a pre-Roman trackway at Old Ford about 600 metres to the north, but when the Romans decided on Colchester as the initial capital for their occupation, the road was upgraded to run from the area of London Bridge, as one of the first paved Roman roads in Britain. The ’paved way’ is likely to refer to the presence of a stone causeway across the marshes, which formed a part of the crossing.

In 1110 Matilda, wife of Henry I, reputedly took a tumble at the ford on her way to Barking Abbey, and ordered a distinctively bow-shaped, three-arched bridge to be built over the River Lea, The like of which had not been seen before; the area became known variously as Stradford of the Bow, Stratford of the Bow, Stratford the Bow, Stratforde the Bowe, and Stratford-atte-Bow’ (at the Bow) which over time was shortened to Bow to distinguish it from Stratford Langthorne on the Essex bank of the Lea. Land and Abbey Mill were given to Barking Abbey for maintenance of the bridge, who also maintained a chapel on the bridge dedicated to St Katherine, occupied until the 15th century by a hermit. This endowment was later administered by Stratford Langthorne Abbey. By 1549, this route had become known as The Kings Way.

Permission was given to build a chapel of ease to allow the residents a local place to worship. The land was granted by Edward III, on the King’s highway, thus beginning a tradition of island church building. In 1556, during the reign of Mary I of England and under the authority of Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London, many people were brought by cart from Newgate and burned at the stake in front of Bow Church, in one of the many swings of the English Reformation.

During the 17th century Bow and the Essex bank became a centre for the slaughter and butchery of cattle for the City market. This meant a ready supply of cattle bones, and local entrepreneurs Thomas Frye and Edward Heylyn developed a means to mix this with clay and create a form of fine porcelain, said to rival the best from abroad, known as Bow Porcelain.

The Bow China Works prospered, employing some 300 artists and hands, until about 1770, when one of its founders died. By 1776 all of its moulds and implements were transferred to a manufacturer in Derby. In 1867, during drainage operations at the match factory of Bell & Black at Bell Road, St. Leonard’s Street, the foundations of one of the kilns were discovered, with a large quantity of ’wasters’ and fragments of broken pottery. The houses close by were then called China Row, but now lie beneath modern housing. Chemical analysis of the firing remains showed them to contain high quantities of bone-ash, pre-dating the claim of Josiah Spode to have invented the bone china process.

In 1843 the engineer William Bridges Adams founded the Fairfield Locomotive Works, where he specialized in light engines, steam railcars (or railmotors) and inspection trolleys, including the Fairfield steam carriage for the Bristol and Exeter Railway and the Enfield for the Eastern Counties Railway. The business failed and the works closed circa 1872, later becoming the factory of Bryant and May.

Bow was the headquarters of the North London Railway, which opened its locomotive and carriage workshops in 1853. There were two stations, Old Ford and Bow. During World War 2 the North London Railway branch from Dalston to Poplar through Bow was so badly damaged that it was abandoned.

Bow station opened in 1850 and was rebuilt in 1870 in a grand style, designed by Edwin Henry Horne and featuring a concert hall that was 100 ft long (30 m) and 40 ft wide (12 m). This became The Bow and Bromley Institute, then in 1887 the East London Technical College and a Salvation Army hall in 1911. From the 1930s it was used as the Embassy Billiard Hall and after the war became the Bow Palais, but was demolished in 1956 after a fire.

The safety match industry became established in Bow. In 1888, a match girls’ strike occurred at the Bryant and May match factory in Fairfield Road. This was a forerunner of the suffragette movement fight for women’s rights and also the trade union movement. The factory was rebuilt in 1911 and the brick entrance includes a depiction of Noah’s Ark and the word ’Security’ used as a trademark on the matchboxes. Match production ceased in 1979 and the building is now private apartments known as the Bow Quarter.

Bow underwent extensive urban re-generation including the replacement or improvement of council homes, such redevelopment and rejuvenation coinciding with the staging of the 2012 Olympic Games at nearby Stratford.


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Bow:   Bow lies at the heart of Londonís East End.


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Alfred Street, E3 · Alton Street, E14 · Antill Road, E3 · Autumn Street, E3 · Barchester Street, E14 · Beachy Road, E3 · Birchdown House, E3 · Blackthorn Street, E3 · Bow Exchange, E3 · Brabazon Street, E14 · Bracken House, E3 · Bromley High Street, E3 · Bruce Road, E3 · Campbell Road, E3 · Cantrell Road, E3 · Coborn House, E3 · Coborn Road, E3 · Coborn Street, E3 · Corbin House, E3 · Cordelia Street, E14 · Cranwell Close, E3 · Crown Close, E3 · Dace Road, E3 · Devas Street, E3 · Devons Road, E3 · Dod Street, E14 · Dye House Lane, E3 · Dyehouse Lane, E3 · Ellesmere Street, E14 · Empson Street, E3 · Fairfield Road, E3 · Fairfoot Road, E3 · Fern Street, E3 · Foxley House, E3 · Furze Street, E3 · Gillender Street, E3 · Hancock Road, E3 · Harley Grove, E3 · Hawgood Street, E3 · Hewison Street, E3 · Heylyn Square, E3 · Iceland Road, E3 · Jodrell Road, E3 · Kitcat Terrace, E3 · Knapp Road, E3 · Lefevre Walk, E3 · Lexington Building, E3 · Limehouse Cut, E14 · Lindfield Street, E14 · Mallard Point, E3 · Malmesbury Road, E3 · Manhattan Building, E3 · Maverton Road, E3 · Monier Road, E3 · Morville Street, E3 · Parnell Road, E3 · Payne Road, E3 · Powis Road, E3 · Railway Arches, E3 · Rainhill Way, E3 · Reeves Road, E3 · Ridgdale Street, E3 · Roach Road, E3 · Ruston Street, E3 · Shelmerdine Close, E3 · Smeed Road, E3 · St Leonards Street, E3 · Stainsby Road, E14 · Stour Road, E3 · Stroudley Walk, E3 · Taft Way, E3 · The Mill, E15 · Thomas Road, E14 · Three Mill Lane, E3 · Towcester Road, E3 · Tredegar Road, E3 · Twelvetrees Crescent, E3 · Upper North Street, E14 · Usher Road, E3 · Violet Road, E3 · Watts Grove, E3 · Whitethorn Street, E3 · Wick Lane, E3 · William Guy Gardens, E3 · Wyke Road, E3 · Yeo Street, E3 ·


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