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Walthamstow dog track development approved

Spectators walk out after the final race held at Walthamstow Stadium in August 2008 Photo: David Parry/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A plan to redevelop Walthamstow's greyhound racing stadium has been approved by the London Mayor, despite opposition from local MPs and campaign groups.

Boris Johnson said that while he "shared the sadness of many about the demise of dog racing from this historic corner of London", the proposal would provide a "major boost" for Walthamstow.

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