Olympic gold medallist Ed McKeever receives a briefing ahead of his participation in the Big Waterways Clean Up Project on the Lea Navigation in East London today.
Three and a half thousand volunteers have taken part in the scheme to tidy up waterways in the five Olympic boroughs.
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The shop has been criticised by passers-by and in online forums for selling Union flag socks, chair and telephones.