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Residents urged to help shape improvement plan for Roundmoor Ditch

Residents urged to help shape improvement plan for Roundmoor Ditch

Date of release: July 4, 2017 Thames21 to hold consultations evenings about Taplow/Dorney Common river on July 13 and 17 A consultation is to be held on how to improve Roundmoor Ditch, a stretch of river between Taplow and Dorney … Read more…

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Huge new green space for Harrow: Stanmore Marsh Wetlands officially opens after restoration

Huge new green space for Harrow: Stanmore Marsh Wetlands officially opens after restoration

Free fun community activities on June 28 as part of London Rivers Week Date of release: June 16 EVENT DATE: Wednesday June 28 2pm-3.30pm Stanmore Marsh, Marsh Lane, Harrow, HA7 1AH The Mayor of Harrow will officially open Stanmore Marsh … Read more…

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Londoners urged to explore the capital’s forgotten rivers during London Rivers Week

Londoners urged to explore the capital’s forgotten rivers during London Rivers Week

Escape city stress by exploring ‘66 Shards-worth’ of newly rewilded rivers Monday 26 JUNE – Sunday 2 JULY London, UK – 13 June 2017: Londoners across the capital will don waders, jump in canoes and go on walks to find … Read more…

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Ninth annual 3 Rivers Clean Up to focus on plastic awareness as well as blitz on balsam

Ninth annual 3 Rivers Clean Up to focus on plastic awareness as well as blitz on balsam

PRESS RELEASE Date of release: May 19 2017 The damage plastic is causing to the environment, particularly waterways, will be one of the themes of the ninth 3 Rivers Clean Up, the annual three-week blitz to remove litter and invasive species … Read more…

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Flagship Welsh Harp Centre relaunches with community fun day on June 4

Flagship Welsh Harp Centre relaunches with community fun day on June 4

Community Fun Day: 4 June Time: 11-4 pm Location: Birchen Grove, London NW9 8RY A five-hectare nature oasis in north-west London is throwing its doors open to Londoners on June 4 with live music, nature-based environmental activities and fun for … Read more…

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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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