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|Mayor's Fireworks See In New Year
- London's 2012 Olympic bid celebrated in UKP 1 million show
AROUND 150,000 Londoners are expected to attend a Thameside firework spectacle on New Year's Eve.
The 10 minute, UKP 1 million display celebrates London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games in the capital. The event is being co-ordinated by the Mayor's Office and funded by the Greater London Authority.
Police are encouraging revellers to avoid the crowd congestion and petty crime in Trafalgar Square and stay local or watch the fireworks on the South Bank.
The Tube, buses and the DLR run throughout the night and are free from 23:45 until 0430