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Thames21 calls on community to help bring Thamesmead canals to life in flagship project

Thames21 calls on community to help bring Thamesmead canals to life in flagship project

Date of release: April 17 2017 Thames21, London’s leading environmental charity for the waterways, is calling on volunteers to get involved in a series of events to launch the second phase of the project in Thamesmead that aims to put … Read more…

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Thames21 praises local volunteers as London Assembly report quotes Thames River Watch plastic bottle data

Thames21 praises local volunteers as London Assembly report quotes Thames River Watch plastic bottle data

Date of release: April 13, 2017 The London Assembly’s environment committee launched its report today (April 13) on bottled water, urging Mayor Sadiq Khan to address the growing problem of plastic bottle waste in his upcoming Environment Strategy. The report … Read more…

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THE VOTES ARE IN: EAST LONDONERS DECIDE WHERE NEW REEDBEDS FOR RIVER LEA SHOULD GO

THE VOTES ARE IN: EAST LONDONERS DECIDE WHERE NEW REEDBEDS FOR RIVER LEA SHOULD GO

East London is going to get five beautiful new nature spots along the River Lea this summer– and its citizens have just voted on where they should go. Date of release: 7 April 2017: A public vote run by Thames21, London’s … Read more…

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Teachers and youth group leaders invited to experience Welsh Harp Education Centre by the camp fire

Teachers and youth group leaders invited to experience Welsh Harp Education Centre by the camp fire

North West London’s flagship environmental education venue is throwing open its doors for a special open evening on Thursday April 27th for teachers, youth group leaders, and all those planning to engage young people in outdoor learning activities. Date of … Read more…

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Thames21 supports Government’s National Litter Strategy for England

Thames21 supports Government’s National Litter Strategy for England

Date of release: April 10, 2017 In response to the Government’s new Litter Strategy for England, published today, Debbie Leach, chief executive of Thames21, said: “We welcome the National Litter Strategy’s drive to hold to account people who throw litter … Read more…

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Largest citizen science Thames event of the year will measure hidden plastic menace

Largest citizen science Thames event of the year will measure hidden plastic menace

Large mounds are changing the shape of the Thames foreshore. On April 1, the day before the Boat Race, the public will help measure how much of them is made of plastic Date of release: 23 March 2017: The day before … Read more…

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New art installation to shine a light on the health of River Thames for London environment charity

New art installation to shine a light on the health of River Thames for London environment charity

Date of release: March 16 2017 An incredible art installation which uses a dazzling display of lights to reflect the health of the River Thames is to be unveiled on its banks today on behalf of London environment charity Thames21. … Read more…

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Thames21 embraces Great British Spring Clean with 11 events on rivers across London

Thames21 embraces Great British Spring Clean with 11 events on rivers across London

Date of release: Friday February 24 Londoners across the capital will don wellies and waders to spring-clean London’s rivers with Thames21 as part of the Great British Spring Clean weekend on March 3rd to 5th 2017. London’s leading waterways charity … Read more…

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Thames21 welcomes London Assembly’s environment committee investigation into bottled water’s impact on environment

Thames21 welcomes London Assembly’s environment committee investigation into bottled water’s impact on environment

Tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February), the London Assembly’s environment committee meets to begin its investigation into the environmental impact of bottled water in the capital.  The committee’s debate is entitled ‘Is it time for a plastic bottle tax?’ It quotes Thames21’s Thames … Read more…

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Residents to be consulted on future of the River Rom and Grenfell Park

Residents to be consulted on future of the River Rom and Grenfell Park

Date of release: February 15th 2017 Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of wildlife in Grenfell Park and on the River Rom in Romford. A consultation about improving access and making the park and river … Read more…

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