France faces showdown on Roma at European Union summit

Go down

Re: France faces showdown on Roma at European Union summit

Post  raju0484 on Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:49 am

Italy's leader reiterates support for Sarkozy over Roma row ...... but a row over France's deportation of Roma migrants marred a one-day summit.

raju0484
Gimp boy

Posts : 5
Join date : 2010-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: France faces showdown on Roma at European Union summit

Post  nirvana on Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:51 pm



Tottenham and West Ham lead London 2012 stadium bid

The winning bidder for the stadium must show a commitment to the regeneration of east London
Continue reading the main story
Related stories

Hammers Olympic ground bid backed
Spurs allay Olympic Stadium fears
Spurs submit Olympic Stadium bid
Tottenham and West Ham football clubs have been named as the two preferred bidders to take over London's Olympic Stadium after the Games in 2012.

The venue in Stratford must remain a "distinctive physical symbol" and help to regenerate east London, the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) has said.

Tottenham plan to make the east London stadium an 80,000-seat venue.

West Ham want to create a 60,000-capacity arena for football, athletics, concerts and community use.

The Tottenham bid has been submitted in collaboration with AEG, which runs the O2 Arena beside the Thames in Greenwich, south London.

West Ham have teamed up with Newham Council for their application.

"We are very pleased with the extensive and serious interest shown in the stadium," said Margaret Ford, who chairs the OPLC.

"We will go forward to start negotiations with the two consortia.

"Securing the most appropriate and viable solution is crucial for our long-term aspirations for the future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park area."

It is hoped the successful bidder will be announced by the end of March.

Continue reading the main story
London 2012 - Begin your journey here


Sport, news and more 2012 information
BBC London 2012
They will then be pressed to reopen the stadium "as rapidly as possible" after the Games have finished.

West Ham and Newham Council issued a joint statement saying they were "delighted" to have made the final shortlist.

They promised to "deliver the best legacy for the stadium by making it a busy, iconic centre of sport, education and culture that benefits not just east London, but the nation as a whole".

The chief executive of AEG Europe, David Campbell, said neither he nor Tottenham were commenting on the shortlist.







_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Discount Office Chairs
marijuana merchant services

nirvana
steve harmisson

Posts : 54
Join date : 2010-09-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum