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Friday, May 22, 2020

Charging for bus travel in London will resume tomorrow, Saturday May 23, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) are asking Londoners to wear face coverings and to use hotspot data to avoid the busiest times and locations.

Almost 600 anxious parents, teachers, school staff and politicians held a Zoom meeting to discuss whether it’s safe to send children back to Redbridge schools on June 1.

The Football Association remains committed to completing the final three rounds of the FA Cup if the professional game can safely restart amid the coronavirus pandemic.

New figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of universal credit claimants across east London surged as a coronavirus lockdown became inevitable.

Starting this week, the Government has opened up coronavirus testing to all adults and children over five in the UK who have coronavirus symptoms with Redbridge residents urged to get tested.

London charity Greenhouse Sports, which provides free sports coaching and mentoring to thousands of disadvantaged children living in the capital, reopened the Greenhouse Centre as a Food Bank this week in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Fans have been given encouragement that some Premier League matches will be televised free-to-air after “productive discussions” between the Government and English football authorities.

Over the past eight weeks people have been encouraged to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Qatar has pledged to put on an “affordable” World Cup in two-and-a-half years’ time with a post-pandemic global recession looming.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is certain “good old football with fans will come back very soon” despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A fixture list outlining meetings to the end of June will be published by the British Horseracing Authority on Friday, with 72-hour declarations employed until further notice.

Six individuals connected to three Premier League clubs have tested positive for coronavirus as clubs began to return to small group training amid the pandemic.

A 16-year-old campaigner from Chigwell has been announced as the winner of the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award for 2020.

There have been 400 coronavirus-related deaths recorded at Queen’s and King George hospitals, NHS England has revealed.

England bowlers like James Anderson may have have to rely on perspiration and inspiration this summer after the International Cricket Council recommended a temporary ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball.

Premier League clubs will vote on a return to training on Monday as Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden reveals free-to-air games are on the agenda.

Raheem Sterling has cast doubt over the Premier League’s plan to resume matches next month with many top stars still not back in training.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin believes most European leagues will be able to finish the season.

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says Premier League players would not be ready to resume the season until the end of June, insisting an earlier start would see them “fall down like a pack of cards”.

Major European football made its cautious return on Saturday as Germany’s Bundesliga became the first of the big five leagues to resume during the coronavirus pandemic.

TfL Rail and c2c will both be resuming full services as of Monday, May 18.

Plans to resume football progressed on Thursday, according to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden.

England cricketers will return to individual training from next week with a reassurance that safety protocols should make the sessions less risky than a trip to the supermarket.

Glenn Murray believes Premier League football is being rushed back too soon amid the coronavirus crisis, with the fact England is the worst hit country in Europe being overlooked by some.

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