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Biodiversity beckons for Britannia Village Primary students

26/02/2015

100 students across years 2 and 6 at Britannia Village Primary School have taken off to Greenwich Park this week to get their hands dirty - and learn about biodiversity.

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Slam dunk for young wheelchair users in East London

18/02/2015

London City Airport has teamed up with Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) to launch a basketball programme for young wheelchair users in East London.

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Primary Tours take off in 2015

18/02/2015

The start of 2015 has seen the airport’s CSR team welcome 540 students for primary school tours, with a further 458 booked in to visit before April.

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Delivering for our Community

23/01/2015

We believe that a successful business is a locally resourced one, and, should we be given permission to grow, we want to work with partners in East London to create as many pathways as possible into these opportunities. See how London City Airport have invested in the local community in our 2014 Community Report.

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Year 7 Enterprise Module

26/11/2014

The airport’s CSR team has been working with the new Oasis Academy Silvertown in Britannia Village to develop and pilot an enterprise module for their Year 7 group.

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LCY supports Community Market

21/11/2014

The airport has been working with local businesses, community centres and residents to establish a sustainable community-run market in the Royal Docks area.

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Charity cycle ride

23/09/2014

This summer, 35 staff from across the airport took part in a two day cycle ride to Rotterdam to raise money for our charity partner across the dock, Richard House Children’s Hospice.

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Community Internship Programme

23/09/2014

In partnership with the University of East London, the airport has sponsored a graduate to undertake a 3 month internship at a local charity.

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Your Royal Docks

28/07/2014

London City Airport has launched a new programme for local primary schools entitled ‘Your Royals Docks’.

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5 volunteering projects in 5 days

26/07/2014

In June the airport ran its first Volunteer Week during the UK’s National Volunteers’ Week, and took on the challenge of completing 5 projects in 5 days. 

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Oasis Academy Silvertown opening

26/07/2014

Oasis Academy Silvertown celebrated the launch of a brand new secondary school, opening this September in the heart of the Royal Docks.

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CSR donations

11/05/2014

The airports CSR team has donated £26k to various local charities so far in 2014.

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LCY investing in the future

11/05/2014

In the past two months, LCY has engaged with a staggering 600 local school children, offering a range of experiences, including tours of the airport and careers advice sessions.

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Environment Matters

11/05/2014

In March London City Airport recycled 48% of all waste generated on site. The remaining 52% was sent to a waste-to-energy recovery centre making LCY a zero landfill company.

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East London showcase

11/05/2014

Over 9 and 10 April, LCY brought in 15 journalists from around Europe to tell them the story of the billions of pounds being invested in the Royal Docks by the airport, Excel, the Silvertown Partnership and ABP and of regeneration in East London more widely.

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LCY Partners with Bloomberg

04/03/2014

LCY has joined forces with Bloomberg, signing a three year commercial partnership, a first for any airport.

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CSR team donate £10k to Gallions School

03/03/2014

It’s been a busy few months for the CSR team, donating £10k in total to Gallions School

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LCY Employs Staff from 28 Different Countries

03/03/2014

London City Airport (LCY) is an international business in more ways than one, reporting that its workforce is made up of 28 different nationalities.

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City Airport Development Programme Update

03/03/2014

Newham’s first round of consultation ended on December 18th 2013. After a request for further information from LCY, it is expected a further consultation period will take place in March/April.

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Greenwich and Docklands International Festival (GDIF) 2014

03/03/2014

GDIF is London’s largest and longest established festival of free outdoor arts. 

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Royal Docks Spring Fair

03/03/2014

The Royal Docks Learning Centre’s Spring Fair will take place Saturday 5 April.

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Take off into Work 2013

13/12/2013

Our flagship employment programme, Take off into Work was delivered, by London City Airport and the East London Business Alliance, five times during 2013.

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Christmas at LCY

13/12/2013

Here are some of the Christmas events that LCY was involved in this year:

  • Staff volunteers served elderly local residents Christmas lunch at Ascension Church in Custom House, Newham 
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Christmas Combo at Stratford Circus

13/12/2013

This season, Stratford Circus is offering a Christmas Combo where, if you buy tickets for both of its shows ‘Michael Rosen’s – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ and ‘Mr and Mrs Moon’ tickets are only £6 for each.

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Latest News: Oasis Academy Silvertown

13/12/2013

Plans for Oasis Academy  Silvertown, the new secondary Free School opening south of the Royal Docks in September next year continue to take shape. The Principal Designate, Charles Claxton, will take up his position on January 1st and he will be based at Britannia Village Hall, Evelyn Road, Silvertown, between January and August.

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Transforming East London Together

13/12/2013

An event was held recently to launch the release of the airport’s report ‘Transforming East London Together’ which looks back on all that LCY has achieved in 26 years as a champion for east London and sets out why they firmly believe that London is moving east.

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LCY in the Community during 2013

12/12/2013

2013 has been a busy year for the airports community team, below are some of the things that we have achieved:

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Charity Cycle Challenge 2014

26/11/2013

After the successful LCY staff cycle challenge to Amsterdam, which raised over £25,000 for local charity Richard House Children’s Hospice, the destination for the 2014 challenge has been announced!

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Airport Sponsors Community ‘Shop and Drop’ Service

30/10/2013

London City Airport recently sponsored The Royal Docks Learning and Activity Centre, a community organisation in North Woolwich, Newham, £1,500 towards a shopping initiative.

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Airport Sponsors Outing for Local Children

07/12/2012

The airport recently sponsored local organisation Community Links, £775 for their annual residential trip for local children.

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LCY’s Cycle Challenge 2014

07/12/2012

After the success of London City Airport’s cycle challenge to Amsterdam raising over £25,000 for Richard House Children’s Hospice, the airport plans to hold another staff cycle ride in summer 2014.

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LCY Community Twitter Page Takes Flight

07/12/2012

In addition to the airport’s main twitter page @londoncityair, a new page will be opening dedicated to the work of LCY’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team.

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Emirates Air Line

07/12/2012

As evenings get darker earlier it’s a great time to see the bright lights of London appear in the skyline from the Emirates Air Line.

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Estuary at Museum of London Docklands

07/12/2012

To mark its 10th anniversary the Museum of London Docklands has brought together the work of 12 artists.

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Oasis Academy Silvertown

07/12/2012

Oasis Community Learning has recently announced the appointment of Charles Claxton to the post of Principal Designate at Oasis Academy Silvertown.

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Gallions Reach Shopping Centre 10th Birthday

07/12/2012

Gallions Reach Shopping Park Beckton celebrate their 10th Birthday this October with a fun filled Birthday Shoptacular event on 26th October from 12-5pm with free fashion shows, great offers and discounts and free family entertainment!

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Trio of Local Students to Receive Airport Bursary

07/12/2012

Three female students from East London are to receive a helping hand with their university studies, thanks to London City Airport.

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The Gadget Man

07/12/2012

Gadget Man presenter, Richard Ayoade, along with celebrity guest, Noel Fielding, recently filmed an episode of the show here at LCY.

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Airport Development Programme Update

07/10/2012

The Airport has recently submitted a planning application for the City Airport Development Programme (CADP) to Newham Council. 

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@LCYlocal - and a huge thank you to @TC_MBE for all his passion and energy.
Apprentice winner helps teens take on business challenges at Royal Docks http://t.co/TrirCjClca
Students taking part in the @LondonCityAir & @excellondon Industry Day with other local businesses. Great day so far! http://t.co/9TeFukmY6t
All set up and ready to roll for the @newhamcollege jobs fair http://t.co/jABytvbs5w
10mins to go before the doors open for this years careers fair @newhamcollege. Should be fun!
RT @BITC1: At the 2015 #BITCsummit in just 6 days, we'll be discussing the big issues & what business can do to address them http://t.co/Ug
RT @LondonCityAir: Get your very own #LondonCityAirport calendar, all proceeds go to @RichardHouseCH buy here http://t.co/Jb3jYCkbW0 http:/…
Students from @GCCLRC learning about the LCY check-in process http://t.co/qd0jVZPO9D
Great having @GCCLRC come to London City Airport today, as part of the @WK_Experts programme, to learn about the routes we fly to.
Read our 2014 Community Report here: http://t.co/v1jCCNaisN #EastLondon #Newham #community
@LCYlocal are proud to support Newham's first disabled basketball team: http://t.co/PIjwWhLUDh @NASSAsports @stephenctimms @NewhamRecorder
Taking part in the @NewhamEBP BOSS Day Mock interviews @eastleaschool. Very well organised and the students are doing fantastically well!
Half way through the @NewhamEBP BOSS Day @eastleaschool. Great programme, great school!
Just arrived to support the careers fair at the Royal Docks Learning and Activity Centre in North Woolwich!
A pleasure to have the Newham Super Choir spreading the festive spirit at LCY today :-) http://t.co/NonnSGRfDW
Fantastic afternoon seeing all the lovely Christmas card designs for the @JonCruddasMP Christmas card competition! http://t.co/WeAqcXCrYe
2nd and final day of the @SkillsLondon 2014 Careers event @excellondon. Yesterday was great, met 1000s of people! http://t.co/TCtn4QzUJa
All set up and prepared for the @SkillsLondon careers fair @excellondon tomorrow and Saturday. Should be great! http://t.co/ybc5cP3esd
Today's Employee Aware event @HackneyCC was excellent. Hardworking students. Great attitudes. Happy to volunteer with @WK_Experts.
Getting ready to start the @WK_Experts Employer Aware event @HackneyCC. Should be great fun!
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