News in brief: Bike campaign, third runway ruling and an ale brewing prize

Weekend travel disrupted Transport for London engineering works are on the Victoria, Circle, Hammersmith lines and City line (between Baker Street and Hammersmith), and District line (between Earl s Court and Edgware Road) are suspended all weeken

Weekend travel disrupted

Transport for London engineering works are on the Victoria, Circle, Hammersmith lines and City line (between Baker Street and Hammersmith), and District line (between Earl's Court and Edgware Road) are suspended all weekend.

Saturday: the Metropolitan line (between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate) and Jubilee line (between Stanmore and West Hampstead) are suspended. Sunday: the Met line (between Moorgate and Aldgate) and London Overground services are suspended between Shepherd's Bush and Willesden Junction, and Gunnersbury Park and Gospel Oak. It is advisable to use the Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line, Northern line or replacement buses.Visit tfl.gov.uk for further travel information.

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CAMPAIGNERS are urging people over 50 to get on their bike - to stay fit and healthy.

London Cycling Campaign is hoping to take cycling to an older crowd in Westminster and Camden by providing subsidized lessons, free bike checks and information about group rides.

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The Agewell project is running its drive on April 7-8 at Castlehaven Community Centre, Castelhaven Road, Camden, and at Glastonbury House, Warwick Way, Westminster, and participants can sign up for five lessons for a total of only �10.

For more details visit www.lcc.org.uk//index.asp?PageID=1756 or contact Rosie Tharp, community cycling officer, rosiet@lcc.org.uk 020 7234 9310.

Runway delay

PLANS to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport have suffered a major setback after the High Court ruled that ministers' decision to give a green light to the project was legally 'untenable.'

A coalition of councils and campaign groups, including Hammersmith & Fulham, mounted a legal challenge against expansion.

Lord Justice Carnwath ruled that the 2003 Air Transport White Paper, the foundation of expansion plans, is obsolete because it is inconsistent with the Climate Change Act 2008.

Campaigners say the ruling means government ministers will have to 'go back to square one' in putting the case for expansion.

Ale brew prize

A ONCE in a lifetime prize of making your own ale and having it sold nationwide is on offer.

To enter visit Ember Inns pubs in Wembley - The Black Horse, in Harrow Road or The Preston, in Preston Road - and complete an entry form before April 11.

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