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That's all from the BBC News at Six

- so it's goodbye from me -

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Tonight on BBC London News.

- so it's goodbye from me -

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Frustration as taps run dry in parts

of the capital leaving some people

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without water for more than 24

hours.

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I have got five kids and literally

we have been without water since six

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o'clock yesterday morning. It is

terrible.

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We'll question Thames Water.

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Also ahead.

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Challenging the Met over its gangs

database which says 80%

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of gang members are black.

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Plus we meet the former

city worker on a mission

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to clean up our waterways.

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And that Oscar win.

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And the South East Londoners

celebrating Gary Oldman's Oscar win

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like it were their own...

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It made me feel delighted -

cause it's so close -

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he's not family but it

feels like that!

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Welcome to the programme

this Monday evening.

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First tonight - schools closed, care

homes and nurseries without water,

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residents struggling to go

about their daily lives,

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all because large parts of London

have been without water

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for nearly two days.

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Thames Water says the pipes burst

as a result of the bad weather last

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week but said this afternoon

the problem had been fixed.

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Despite that, many people have

told us they still don't

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have water this evening.

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We'll speak to the water

company in a moment -

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first here's Marc Ashdown.

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First in line for water this

morning, mum of three, Zara, she has

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had to walk a mile to collect

bottles. At the moment everyday life

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is virtually impossible.

The washing

up, the sewage, and literally

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cooking as well, I cannot cope

without water. I have three kids, it

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is quite hard.

As you can see.

Nothing is coming out. Dozens of

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schools and nurseries have been

forced to close, leaving parents

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with the childcare headache, but

without water, it is not faced --

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safe to have 70 children here.

All

the meals are done on site, we have

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babies ranging from nine months and

children up to five years old, you

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can imagine the children going to

the toilet, learning how to toilet

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train, we need water for food,

washing plates, the dishwasher, in

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every aspect of the nursery, we need

water.

This care home has

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transported water from 40 miles

away, two days without it and

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growing anger at the lack of

information or support from Thames

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Water.

Very frustrating. I was. Very

disappointed. Care homes, hospitals,

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they should have some form of plan

for those areas. We cannot afford to

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function without water.

These were

allowed for some movement.

Thames

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Water has apologised and blamed the

extreme cold which God so quickly

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lead to cracks in older pipes. It is

estimated around 12,000 people have

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been affected, from Streatham and

Ahern held to Cricklewood and

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Hampstead. A car park in Balham,

water distribution centres set up

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around London. Thames Water say they

have given out 200,000 litres of

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bottled water and by the end of

today, it is expected to be more

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like 600,000. They have started

rationing it here, giving one pack

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of six bottles per household. At the

moment, they are struggling to keep

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up with demand. Some are muddling

through, this bakery serving up a

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cake, tea and said that they two

frustrated regulars.

We feel like we

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cannot wash up anything, are kitchen

is close the copy machine is dead,

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we cannot do coffee. That is

devastating for people.

We are still

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open. They are hoping that the taps

are back on soon.

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We can talk now to Jerry White,

Senior operations

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manager at Thames Water.

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Thank you for coming in. If you were

a resident or business without

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water, would you be satisfied with

how your company is handling it?

No,

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I cannot say I would be. Clearly

what we have done so far in some

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areas is not good enough and we have

been trying very hard in quite

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difficult circumstances, but we are

now getting on top of things and

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this applies in those areas are

returning.

You can control

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convenient access to water, because

how our arms with prams, elderly,

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the disabled expected to carry

bottles of water? You could be

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better at that and at

communications.

That is true. What

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you see on some of the video around

those stations, that is not all that

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is happening. For vulnerable

customers who cannot come to us, we

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are running water out to them and we

are blemish in stocks throughout the

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day. Communicating, we could be

better, it has been difficult to get

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the right message to a broad

coverage of area but we are trying

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hard to get better.

We have been

here before. It could happen again,

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because temperatures can fall

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below zero again.

Is this a case of

a cumulative lack of investment in

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the pipe network. You're basically

putting short term profits before

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long-term resilience. That is the

accusation. That is not really the

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case. We have been investing £1

billion a year in infrastructure. We

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have an old infrastructure. It dates

from the Victorian legacy. We are

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working hard, every day to try and

find and fix leaks and keep the

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water flowing and we will continue

to invest record sums for the next

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period as well to try and get on top

of leakage.

You have no problem

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rewarding shareholders millions or

paying chief executives hundreds of

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thousands, you cannot really blame

customers were being so angry and

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having little confidence in new?

Of

course. Given some of the

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shareholder dividends that have been

put on hold recently and the extra

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investment by shareholders, that is

proved that we are trying to go

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above and beyond to turn the

situation around.

In the year that

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you were fined just over 8 million

for leakages, you paid investors 100

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million in dividends. Does that

sound like a cast that I go a

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company putting customers first?

We

have now invested more than that

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number to trying get back on top of

the situation and we will continue

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to do so until we get back contract

with our targets.

Does that sound a

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little bit feeble to people in North

and South Londoner who have not had

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water for nearly two days?

I can

understand how customers feel. We

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sincerely apologise for the impact

and we will continue to work to get

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those customers back in as soon as

we can. The situation is improving

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and hopefully keep all other

customers back in supply.

With

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respect, we hear these apologies

every time there is a leak, but have

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been warned that you need to be

better at planning, to deal with

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these situations, you have had

record fines last year and you have

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been criticised by the regulator.

Are you just not learning or do you

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just not care?

No, we are learning

and we are an organisation that

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continues to learn all the time and

continues to try and give better. We

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were planning for this and we

planned several weeks ahead, but the

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severe situation over the weekend

but we got a sudden thaw, we were

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not prepared for that level of

impact and whilst many customers

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across our region are still in

supply, a couple of isolated

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incidents has caused us problems on

Saturday.

For those people watching

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tonight, who still do not have water

this evening, when can you guarantee

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that they will do?

What I know today

is that tonight the pressure is

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returning to those areas, just

before I came in, there were

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encouraging signs and as we go

through the evening, I believe that

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all customers will be back in supply

by the end of this evening.

I do

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hope we do not have to have this

conversation again the next time we

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have this bad weather. Thank you for

coming in.

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You re watching BBC London News.

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Coming up later in the programme...

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It is in your blood. It is in your

bones.

The businesswoman pledging to

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protect the tradition of pie and

mash.

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Scotland Yard has defended

the intelligence database it uses

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to map criminal gangs -

describing it as "a vital tool

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in the fight against violent crime".

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A Freedom of Information request has

revealed that 80% of those

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on the Gangs Matrix are black

but the Met says that includes

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victims as well as perpetrators.

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Alex Bushill reports.

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To understand knife crime, just as

the children who have to live with

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the threat of it every day. This is

the Brookfield club in Peckham, what

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of the kids here was stabbed to

death last year. These teenagers

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knew him well.

Our friends can be

arrested and our friends can be

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killed.

This makes me feel sad,

because they are...

Sometimes it

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makes me feel scared. Such is life,

really.

Such is life. It is

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certainly true that there has been a

recent spike in stabbings which is

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where the Gangs Matrix comes in, it

was set up after the London riots of

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2011 to better understand London's

gangs. The Gangs Matrix is based on

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police intelligence and maps violent

gangs. It says there are just over

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3500 gang members in London and The

Met believes there are 194 different

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active gangs here as well. What is

controversial is who appears in this

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Gangs Matrix by ethnicity.

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The smallest groups, Middle Eastern,

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whites and Europeans. Asian gangs

account for 5%, white northern

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European, 9%. Far outstripping any

other community according to the

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matrix is the black community with

80% of gang members listed as

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Afro-Caribbean. Which is why these

figures have now sparked allegations

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of racism.

How do they get onto it

in the first place? It could be that

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the cousin is there and they go to

the football with them. Do they live

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next door to someone on the Gangs

Matrix. You're automatically in a

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gang, because the definition is so

loose and problematic. It is like

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racial profiling around a problem.

They will be in a gang because they

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happen to be black.

The Met says two

separate pieces of intelligence are

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needed to put you on the Gangs

Matrix and it cannot be racist as it

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identifies gang members who are also

victims.

If you are a young black

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man in London, you can be the

subject of violence, as a victim,

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and be in a gang and you

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will be on the Gangs Matrix and we

will look to divert individuals away

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from a life of crime, that are on

the Gangs Matrix.

Looking at your

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custody record, you're 21 and you

are unemployed, is that right?

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Others were programmes like this

coming, informed by the Gangs

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Matrix, The Met seek to divert young

criminals at the point of arrest

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while in custody away from a life of

gang violence.

We have people

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brought in for possession of

firearms, we have people who are

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high harm offenders and we got them

at the right moment. We got them

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where they have said, enough is

enough. It does not answer why it

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features so many young black men.

David Lambie worries what other

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implications there are.

This has

become a real stamp of shame. It is

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not just use by The Met, it is used

by a whole raft of professionals.

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You can be turfed out of your house,

you can be excluded from a school.

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You can find yourself not been able

to access certain benefits and other

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things if you are on the Gangs

Matrix.

This is significant. The Met

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says robust systems are in place as

to what information is shared and

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that they need to share information

to keep the public safe. Either way

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the Mayor of London is carrying out

a review which should address these

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issues of race and racism, that

still surround the Gangs Matrix.

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"We understand why passengers

were frustrated but they should've

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stayed on the train" That's

what Southeastern has

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told this programme.

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Hundreds of commuters

who were stranded on Friday night

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forced open doors and left

the carriages - but the rail company

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says they could have been

killed on live tracks.

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It's apologised and says it

will offer compensation.

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Here's our Transport

Correspondent Tom Edwards.

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Stranded and frustrated, commuters

on Friday night forcing open the

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doors on nine trains and walking

down the tracks. Some had been

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stranded for hours.

Just outside

near Lewisham station. It is

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obviously a little bit snowy,

looking forward to getting home and

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having a nice cup of tea. You can

see everyone is waiting on the train

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for a bit of instruction, we have

had the go-ahead from the police, it

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looks like there is a train in front

of us. We have been there for a very

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long period of time.

Today's South

East and said it had to cut the

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power or passengers could have been

electrocuted. You can understand

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their frustration.

I absolutely do

understand the frustrations. They

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were stuck on trains in difficult

conditions, however the safest place

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for people to be is on the train. We

wanted to try and get trains moving

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as quickly as we could and the

safest way to do that was to get

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everyone on board and reenergise the

network and get moving. We are not

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able to do that because for a period

of three hours we had people on the

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tracks.

Some passengers say a lack

of information just confuse the

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situation.

In these conditions, I

would ask passengers to stay on the

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train, that is the safest option of

getting you moving, get a new home,

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is to stay on the train and there

are with us.

Calling them at

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trespassers as soon as they got out?

They were not happy about that.

I

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understand again that some of the

communications, we need to take a

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look at, but it is important for us,

particularly in the middle of those

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emergency situations, that we put

out a strong message to keep people

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on the train.

Today the rail company

apologised, offering compensation.

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Do you regret running trains? We

were conscious that we had hundreds

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of thousands of people in London who

we brought in and we needed to try

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and find the best way we could to

get them home.

There will now be

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investigations into what happened.

This was an extremely serious

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incident that could have been much

worse.

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The recent BBC Blue Planet series

seems to have got everyone talking,

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including the Queen -

about how we can reduce

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our plastic waste.

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Tonight we meet one man on a mission

to keep our Thames clean.

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Because According to the Port

of London Authority around 300

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tonnes of plastic is cleared

from the river every year.

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Sean Fletcher has the story.

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In 2015, I raced a 70-foot yacht

from London to Rio de Janeiro

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and in the middle of nowhere

we found these two turtles caught

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in a maze of fishing

nets and water bottles.

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It has got yellow and orange

around its front right fin.

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Well done.

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In the middle of nowhere in this

amazing ocean like it is blue water

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everywhere and then you have

all this plastic.

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In London 66,000 tonnes of plastic

were sent for recycling last year

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alone but nobody knows how much

was simply discarded elsewhere

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and while the government has pledged

to ban all avoidable plastic waste

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by 2042, some Londoners

are taking action now.

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After cycling 150 miles

on the Thames, ex-city worker

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Dhruv Boruah is collecting plastic

from canals on board his

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floating bamboo bicycle.

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In just one hour in the canal

I collected this full load

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of plastic rubbish from balls

to Styrofoam packets,

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to water bottles, to energy drinks,

to single use packaging.

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I can't collect everything

because if I collect

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everything I will sink.

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The plastic that is being dumped

in our waterways is having a huge

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impact on marine life.

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A recent study by the Royal Holloway

University found up to 75% of fish

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living at the bottom of the Thames

have plastic in their guts.

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It is really disgraceful.

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We are harming the life

even right here.

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Obviously we are harming us

in the end because we are going

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to eat the fish as well.

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Cheers.

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Cleaning up the river, for me

personally, I do not believe it is

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the solution and my whole goal, to

go and learn about it and talk about

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it.

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Ultimately we have to go and educate

the young people and make them more

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aware of how damaging this

is and how we are destroying

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their world, their planet.

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We are making it worse for them.

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And you can see more on that story

later this evening on Inside Out -

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that's at 7.30pm here on BBC One.

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Still to come....

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Born and bred in south east

London, but honoured

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in Hollywood last night.

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We're with the community

in Deptford, who still think of him

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as one of their own.

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Before that - pie and mash

is the quintessential East End meal.

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Though there may be fewer

of them around, families

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often pass the business

from generation to generation.

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June Robins tells us her story,

and about her determination to keep

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the tradition alive.

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And when I was a little girl, my

sister and myself used to sit in the

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window while my mum served the pie

and mash in green Street, so I would

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get some pie and mash.

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So I never had any money. I said,

have you got £500? It seemed a lot

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of money in those days, 60 odd years

ago, he said just about, saving it

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up. I said can I borrow it, please?

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ago, he said just about, saving it

up. I said can I borrow it, please?

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Years ago it would have been in East

Hampton are there would be two

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takeaway businesses, one was fish

and chips and one was pie and mash.

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Then gradually they became pizza,

and tachycardia fried chicken,

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Chinese, Indian. People in the area

did not know what green liquor was.

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I want to do this tribute to Tom,

because he was always, it can be sad

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sometimes, but he used to say to me,

go on, June, have a go. And I did.

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And he had faith in me. You know,

you want to be on and you want to

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have pride in your life and you want

to do something for your children

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and grandchildren to do, then you

start, don't you? Because if you are

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providing something that is

necessary, it will never go out, it

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is like shoes. People will always

need shoes, won't they? Pie and mash

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is in your blood, it is in your

bones, you see.

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June Robins speaking there.

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And you can find that story

on our Facebook page,

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where your views are very welcome.

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He's been in charge at Arsenal

for more than two decades.

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But despite the success

he's seen in the past,

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are the calls for Arsene Wenger

to step down as manager

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getting louder?

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After another defeat yesterday,

more fans appear to be

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calling for him to go,

as Emma Jones reports.

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COMMENTATOR:

Given away horribly by

Arsenal.

This is Arsenal heading

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towards yet another defeat.

Murray

is in the middle, he will reach that

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come it is 2-0! That is an absolute

gift from Arsenal expect

it is a

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league loss that leaves them 14

points behind Tottenham. With Arsene

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Wenger and his captain conceding

confidence is worryingly low.

We are

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going through a tough, tough time.

Of course it is difficult at the

0:21:300:21:36

moment.

As tough as you can

remember, do you think, this week?

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Three defeats back-to-back.

It never

happened to me in my life, but we

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were hit deeply maybe on the

continent side, and you could see

0:21:480:21:52

that the team struggles in the

league.

It is a bad period for the

0:21:520:21:57

club at all the players, staff and

fans we are all together. We won and

0:21:570:22:04

we lose together. So it is important

to have everyone behind us.

Wenger

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only signed a new contract at the

Emirates last summer, but how do the

0:22:110:22:16

fans feel about him now?

I want

Arsene Wenger out, because it has

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been 22 years, we are not do

anything you as a club and we need

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fresh blood.

I wanted him to go out

on a good legacy and not finish on a

0:22:250:22:31

bad note.

He has had his time and he

is no good any more, he needs to go.

0:22:310:22:37

All hopes will now hang on winning

the Europa League, but with a match

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against AC Milan away on Thursday,

the tough test for this stuttering

0:22:410:22:45

side keep coming.

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Turning now to the Oscars,

and Gary Oldman, who crowned his

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successful career with a Best Actor

award at last night's

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Academy awards.

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He may now be based in Hollywood,

but his story started

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in South East London,

where he was born and bred.

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And, as Sarah Harris reports,

the Deptford community is determined

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to celebrate with him.

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Gary Oldman!

It was for his

portrayal of blue blooded Winston

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Churchill that Gary Oldman finally

won his Oscar, but his background in

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south-east London could not have

been more different. Jamie Byrne

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went to the same primary school in

Deptford, and is celebrating while

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doing the day job.

I saw it and I

thought, wow, it made me feel

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delighted because it is so close. He

is not a family member but it is so

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close it makes you feel like that.

No blue plaque as yet outside the

0:23:390:23:43

house where Gary Oldman was born

here in south London, although that

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might change now he has won the

Oscar. This was about as working

0:23:460:23:51

class and upbringing as you could

get. These houses were typical two

0:23:510:23:56

up, two down in the 1950s and 60s.

Gary's dad was a welder, and after

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he failed to get into rather, his

first job was at a sports shop in

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Peckham. Nil by mouth was written

and erected by Gary Oldman, inspired

0:24:080:24:12

by his early London life. Part of

the film was shot in the pub where

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his dad was a regular.

Dickens had a

room here as well, which was

0:24:150:24:21

inhabited while one of his

mistresses, so I've heard. So the

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pub has a long kind of artistic,

literary heritage.

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Many of the young team members at

Millwall Football Club in the 50s

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lived in the Oldman's small Cottage.

His mum took them in as Borders in

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one of the most successful periods

of the club's history, but it did

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not turn a young Gary's head away

from acting.

People are still doing

0:24:490:24:54

that job for us, looking after the

young scholars. After the war,

0:24:540:24:58

taking the kids in and giving them

the chance to become a footballer.

0:24:580:25:02

Obviously didn't work for Gary come

he has become an actor instead.

And

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that seems to have gone quite well.

Sarah Harris, BBC London news.

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Congratulations to him. Let's

checked on the weather with Chris

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Fawkes.

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Is not as cold as it has been for

sure compared with the weather last

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week but today we have seen a lot of

cloud in the sky. Let's take a look

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at the forecast. This was how things

looked in Twickenham. A pew breaks

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in the cloud and a massive fly as

well probably on the lens. The next

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24 hours, this weather system moves

up from the south-west. Most should

0:25:410:25:44

stay aware from us but just a few

showers skirting in across the likes

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of Surrey, Hampshire, and they will

probably just flirt in the western

0:25:490:25:52

parts of London for a time. However,

this rain will be clearing

0:25:520:25:56

northwards. If you are unlucky

enough to catch a shower over the

0:25:560:26:00

next hour or two, it will clear

through, and then essentially the

0:26:000:26:02

rest of the night sees the cloud

breaking up and we will see clearer

0:26:020:26:06

skies coming in. Underneath the

clear skies later in the night it

0:26:060:26:12

will turn out to be quite a chilly

night, temperatures in High Wycombe

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getting down to about three degrees.

I wouldn't mind betting there would

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be a few colder places perhaps

0:26:170:26:19

towards Surrey and Hampshire where

we could see Temer just getting

0:26:190:26:21

close to freezing. A fine start to

the day for most of us have a fair

0:26:210:26:24

amount of sunshine. The cloud will

tend to bubble up as we go through

0:26:240:26:27

the day. For most of us it stays

dry, just an outside chance of a

0:26:270:26:30

passing shower but foremost a dry

day, temperatures reaching a high of

0:26:300:26:35

12. The cold weather firmly behind

us. Looking

0:26:350:26:47

at the weather front will skirt in

towards our area. We might find

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Wednesday morning starts off on a

wet note with the rain rather more

0:26:590:27:02

extensive across eastern parts of

the region in particular. But it

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should clear through and then we

will see those clouds brightening

0:27:040:27:06

up. Temperature-wise, highs of 9

degrees, so turning just a little

0:27:060:27:09

bit cooler or so, but for most of

the rest of this week, even into the

0:27:090:27:12

weekend, it will stay on the mild

side.

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weekend, it will stay on the mild

side.

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An update on the main story, Thames

Water has a follower jazzed after

0:27:180:27:22

thousands of Londoners still do not

have water following burst water

0:27:220:27:26

pipes following the bad weather last

week. A company spokesman told us

0:27:260:27:30

that supplies should return by the

end of this evening. You can get

0:27:300:27:33

more on the day's stories on London

on our website, Facebook page and

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Twitter. Victoria Hollins will be

back with the late news, so from me

0:27:380:27:42

and all the team, thank you for

watching and have a lovely evening,

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goodbye.

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