LiveBob Crow Funeral: Live coverage

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Wanstead & Woodford

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Summary

  • The funeral of one of the country's most charismatic union leaders takes place today and the Guardian is on the scene to bring you live updates.
  • The funeral procession of Bow Crow, who died of a suspected heart attack aged 52 on March 11, will leave his home in Snakes Lane East, Woodford Green, at midday.
  • It will then make its way through High Street, Wanstead, and arrive at the City of London Crematorium at around 12.45pm.
  • Stay with us for tributes for all the latest news, including tributes from those lining the streets.

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The procession is now running behind schedule. It's expected to arrive at the creamatorium in about half an hour.

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Mr Crow's funeral procession is now leaving his house in Snakes Lane East. It is expected to arrive at the City of London Crematorium at around 12.45pm.

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1:33pm Mon 24 Mar 14

TTMAN says...

He stopped the poor getting to work to earn an honest wage.
He stopped the poor getting to work to earn an honest wage. TTMAN
  • Score: -2

1:40pm Mon 24 Mar 14

T. Watts says...

TTMAN wrote:
He stopped the poor getting to work to earn an honest wage.
What a pathetic comment.

Cheap shot from a cheap little man.

RIP Bob.
[quote][p][bold]TTMAN[/bold] wrote: He stopped the poor getting to work to earn an honest wage.[/p][/quote]What a pathetic comment. Cheap shot from a cheap little man. RIP Bob. T. Watts
  • Score: 0

2:05pm Mon 24 Mar 14

Villagecranberry says...

As a tribute today and as it was sunny, I decided to walk all the way into work today in the city. It is what he would have wanted.
As a tribute today and as it was sunny, I decided to walk all the way into work today in the city. It is what he would have wanted. Villagecranberry
  • Score: 5

3:01pm Mon 24 Mar 14

SillyCnut says...

good job the grave diggers weren't on strike.
good job the grave diggers weren't on strike. SillyCnut
  • Score: 5

3:02pm Mon 24 Mar 14

SillyCnut says...

anyway, who is "Bow Crow"?
anyway, who is "Bow Crow"? SillyCnut
  • Score: 1

3:02pm Mon 24 Mar 14

TTMAN says...

Pathetic no
Honest comment yes
Little no
Cheap, it had to be said.

VC like it.

Carry on as you were.
Pathetic no Honest comment yes Little no Cheap, it had to be said. VC like it. Carry on as you were. TTMAN
  • Score: -3

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