An Olympic champion who cleaned up at the Games, is now cleaning up for real.
Ed McKeever, who won a Gold this summer, joined other volunteers in the River Lea in East London.
The scheme is part of a campaign to ensure the waterways in the shadows of the Olympic Park stay free from rubbish. Piers Hopkirk reports.
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A cloudy start to the short Christmas week. It's gong to be a mild one though with temperatures already above the double figure mark.
As we move into a shorter working week for most people, we are looking at a generally cloudy one.
Lots of cloud around today feeling relatively mild although it probably felt a bit cooler because of the breeze.