Little Gransden Air & Car Show – 30 August 2015

As so often in the past, the 2015 running of the Children in Need charity show was unfairly hit by bad weather, with a portion of the show lost to rain and low cloud. It also suffered a number of cancellations, including a final chance to see Vulcan XH558 in this picturesque setting. Even so, the small team managed to serve up a highly enjoyable show raising welcome funds for Pudsey.

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Military & Flying Machines – Damyns Hall, Essex – 9 August 2015

Some images illustrating a small selection of what was on offer from this highly entertaining family oriented event. The small air display section never fails to impress, helped by the intimate atmosphere. Undoubted highlight was recently restored Spitfire V EE602 flown by Pete Kynsey out of Biggin Hill.

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The Color Run Night at Olympic Park, London – 5 September 2015

For the first time in the UK the ‘Color Run’ took place at night. Featuring illuminated ‘Color Zones’, magical bubble zones, a blacklight zone  and glow in the dark ‘Color Throws’, thousands of runners joined the ‘happiest 5k on the Planet’. Circling the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park the runners started in groups from 8pm. At the finish zone further explosions of colour (or ‘color’ – the event is a US brand) and music met the runners. Cash raised from the event went to the NSPCC charity.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK - 5 September 2015. For the first time in the UK the 'Color Run' took place at night. Featuring illuminated ‘Color Zones’, magical bubble zones, a blacklight zone,  and glow in the dark ‘Color Throws’, thousands of runners joined the ‘happiest 5k on the Planet’, circling the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 8pm. At the finish zone further explosions of colour (or 'color' - the event is a US brand) and music met the runners

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK - 5 September 2015. For the first time in the UK the 'Color Run' took place at night. Featuring illuminated ‘Color Zones’, magical bubble zones, a blacklight zone,  and glow in the dark ‘Color Throws’, thousands of runners joined the ‘happiest 5k on the Planet’, circling the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 8pm. At the finish zone further explosions of colour (or 'color' - the event is a US brand) and music met the runners

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK - 5 September 2015. For the first time in the UK the 'Color Run' took place at night. Featuring illuminated ‘Color Zones’, magical bubble zones, a blacklight zone,  and glow in the dark ‘Color Throws’, thousands of runners joined the ‘happiest 5k on the Planet’, circling the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 8pm. At the finish zone further explosions of colour (or 'color' - the event is a US brand) and music met the runners

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‘Black Taxi’ protest outside Downing Street – 5 September 2015

Whitehall was brought to a standstill in a protest against ‘uneven’ taxi regulation in London as drivers and their families came out in force near Downing Street, with roads gridlocked and eventually temporarily closed by police.

The protest, the second of its kind since July, was held because London’s black cab drivers believe Transport for London (TfL) are enforcing ‘uneven regulation’ in the taxi and private hire trade.

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Downing Street, London, UK - 5 September 2015. Families and supporters of London's Black taxi drivers protested outside Downing Street against apparent support by the government and Transport for London towards private taxi businesses.

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Downing Street, London, UK - 5 September 2015. Families and supporters of London's Black taxi drivers protested outside Downing Street against apparent support by the government and Transport for London towards private taxi businesses.