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Residents delighted with Stanmore Marsh restoration

Residents delighted with Stanmore Marsh restoration

School children, residents and local dignitaries all came together to officially open Stanmore Marsh on Wednesday June 28. Approximately 120 people thronged the Marsh Lane at a venue once known as Toad Pond, to take part in river dipping, a … Read more…

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Leonie Cooper opens London Rivers Week at Ladywell Fields, Lewisham

Leonie Cooper opens London Rivers Week at Ladywell Fields, Lewisham

Nordic walking, river dipping and wading in the Ravensbourne were among the attractions at the launch of London Rivers Week on Sunday at Ladywell Fields, Lewisham. Opening the event, Leonie Cooper, who chairs the London Assembly’s Environment Committee, described how … Read more…

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Obituary: Thames21 marks the death of Chris Stafford, a long-term volunteer and friend

Obituary: Thames21 marks the death of Chris Stafford, a long-term volunteer and friend

Chris Stafford 1957-2017 With the three-week 3 Rivers Clean Up beginning this weekend across the Ravensbourne, Pool and Quaggy, catchment partnership officer Lawrence Beale-Collins mourns a well known volunteer across the area, who died at the start of May.  It is with great sadness, … Read more…

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Give your views on a new wetland for Broomfield Park

Give your views on a new wetland for Broomfield Park

  Thames21 and the London Borough of Enfield are investigating the creation of a new wetland in Broomfield Park. The project is at a very early stage, but we are very keen to gain the views of local residents and groups … Read more…

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Book your half-term session at the Welsh Harp Centre with Thames21

Book your half-term session at the Welsh Harp Centre with Thames21

Book your children in now for a great day out during the summer half-term! We have sessions at the Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre, in Birchen Grove, London, NW9 8RY for groups. The sessions, on May 30 and 31, are suitable … Read more…

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Thames21 leads IntCatch trip to ‘inspirational’ restoration in Norfolk

Thames21 leads IntCatch trip to ‘inspirational’ restoration in Norfolk

Blue winged olive mayfly will soon be back on a stretch of Norfolk river, members of a European-wide water quality monitoring project discovered on a recent trip to the region. Members of IntCatch, including Thames21, visited the work being carried out by Bury … Read more…

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4,500 wet wipes found in one patch of Thames foreshore

4,500 wet wipes found in one patch of Thames foreshore

Shock findings reveal that the Thames has the highest concentration of wet wipes ever recorded in Britain – with 277 found in just one square metre. Over 4,500 wet wipes were found on one 154m sq patch of foreshore at our latest Thames River … Read more…

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Teachers and Educators – join us round the campfire at our Welsh Harp Centre open evening

Teachers and Educators – join us round the campfire at our Welsh Harp Centre open evening

Teachers and Educators – join us by the campfire! Thames21 is hosting an open afternoon at the Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre in Brent, for teachers and educators. This get together is being held to celebrate our first anniversary of managing … Read more…

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FatFace shoppers raise £348 for Thames21 via Thanks for Giving campaign

FatFace shoppers raise £348 for Thames21 via Thanks for Giving campaign

Shoppers at FatFace raised £348 for Thames21 during their Thanks for Giving campaign last November, which was the company’s answer to the Black Friday discount shopping phenomenon. With the money counted, Thames21 received a cheque today – appropriately on World Water … Read more…

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Record volunteer turnout on the Ravensbourne

Record volunteer turnout on the Ravensbourne

The largest number of volunteers Thames21 has ever had for a single day clean-up on any stretch of the Ravensbourne turned out at Manor Park, Lewisham on Saturday. A total of 50 people joined forces to collect nearly 40 bags … Read more…

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