Richard Relton representing Sead Dizdarevic's Jet Set Sports, and Peter Moore, head of Olympic packages at Thomas Cook's agency Iluka, both appear - courtesy of secret filming - in Channel 4's Olympic Tickets for Sale, each claiming ability to sell access to the London 2012 ORN Zil Lanes.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Tue, 14/02/2012 - 17:31.
Now in addition to possible shortages of beer in London pubs due to London 2012 the Cabinet Office is warning businesses their internet usage may be rationed. It is worried there may be a slowdown in internet services and even 'dropouts'.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Sun, 05/02/2012 - 03:21.
The hell that is London 2012 just got a whole lot worse. On Wednesday 1st February the Games transport for London commissioner Peter Hendy, as part of the Get Ahead of the Games initiative, called on commuters to go to the pub instead of clogging up stations like London Bridge.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Sat, 04/02/2012 - 01:49.
Bizarrely, Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has had a go at Coca Cola, Olympic sponsors for 85 years, for deciding to bus their employees and guests to Stratford. Others have condemned them for breaking the 'Olympic Spirit'!
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Fri, 07/10/2011 - 23:42.
Regarding London's Olympic Overload, @matthewBeard reports that Greenwich is upping the stakes on ORN fines by applying for the right to charge £1000, while other Boroughs are also seeking higher fees for recovering towed-away vehicles, taking their charges over the £500 in place at present.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Fri, 07/10/2011 - 20:49.
London faces an Olympics overload. Transport is overloaded. Olympics travel chaos threatens London's transport system, London's motorists face £500 fines if they park in Olympic lanes, a £200 fine and a £300 fee to get their cars back from the pound, and the RMT is ticked off with TfL for not giving its Tube staff the same 'bonuses' as train drivers.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 26/09/2011 - 22:37.
A guest post by Danny, @m37411ic48
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Sat, 10/09/2011 - 12:14.
Lowcog's continuing trafficking in chaos has resulted in a taxi flashmob outside Lowcog's hotel
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Sat, 10/09/2011 - 01:22.
So according to the Guardian's @owen_g
London 2012 announce Westfield as 44th sponsor in a £10m tier 3 deal
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Wed, 07/09/2011 - 09:24.
There's been lots of criticism coming at LOCOG's cycle planning or woeful lack thereof, notably by Jaquelin Magnay of the Torygraph. Diamondgeezer analyses, and summarises:
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:05.