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Londoners warned to limit outdoor exercise on Friday due to pollution in capital
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The Government has warned Londoners to avoid strenuous physical activity on Friday, January 14 due to "very high" levels of pollution. 1
As reported by The Guardian the poor air quality is the result of an intense area of high pressure covering western Europe. 1
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Older people and those with lung or heart issues have been advised to avoid strenuous activity altogether. 1
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London's weekly railway news
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Crossrail wage bill shrinks as bosses forgo lofty bonuses NCE (£) 1
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This Brand New Walking Route Connects London To The Kent Coast
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It's the latest section of the England Coast Path to open, and offers an unbroken, 47.12 mile (75.85km) route out to Grain, an area on the Kent coast where the Thames Estuary meets River Medway and the sea. 1
On exiting the Woolwich Foot Tunnel, the route clings to the south bank of the Thames, passing through saltmarshes, mudflats, creeks and beaches as it gets closer to the sea. 1
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Urgent repairs delay Southeastern trains
Some train services are being delayed this morning due to "urgent repairs" in New Cross.
The issue was reported at around 3am today (January 18) where engineers discovered a broken rail.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea
Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey was only a substitute at the weekend because of a minor groin issue but he is fit enough to start against his former club Chelsea.
Borough to quit tri-force emergency response partnership
Waltham Forest is leaving an emergency planning partnership with two neighbouring boroughs to avoid having to "compete" for resources during major incidents.
Covid cases plunge in London as Omicron wave falls away
C ovid cases have plunged in London boroughs by up to 54 per cent in a week as the Omicron wave falls away, official figures have revealed.
London mayor plans pay-per-mile charge for drivers
The road pricing proposal is part of a push by Sadiq Khan to encourage people towards public transport, walking, cycling or electric vehicles.
Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London
Motorists across the whole of London could be charged for every journey from 2024 under plans being drawn up to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.
Sadiq Khan considers new daily clean air charge' for petrol and diesel cars in London
The Mayor is also considering expanding the ultra-low emission zone across all of Greater London's 33 boroughs, well beyond the Ulez's current boundary of the North and South Circular roads.