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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd July 2005 Mohammed Afroze sentenced to 7 years jail for plotting to bomb London on 9/11.

23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.

23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London

23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.

23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)

23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)

23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins

23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London

23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London

Cyclists Please Beware



Cyclists Please Beware

Take care on this road whilst cycling - you may be knocked off

Location: King's Road, Fulham, SW3

Description: What happens when you cross London's transport system with Google Earth... the answer...the capital's most dangerous roads for cyclists.

A Google map for the Department of Transport details every cycling accident in the last 12 months (March 09) reported to Police in a bid to 'save cyclists'.

Well then where to start...the King's Road along it's completed length is a bad spot, as is Oxford Street, Theobald's Road, St Paul's, Hyde Park Corner and the rather splendid Elephant & Castle.

Created by Tom Taylor a software developer (and I'd bet a friend of the two-wheeler), it is part of a government plan to improve access to official data...I think that means make cycling safer!

So for starters, take care on the King's Road and always wear proper head gear!


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Cyclists Please Beware

Take care on this road whilst cycling - you may be knocked off


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