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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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Chairman hails Thames21’s tie up with the community by turning clean up into family affair

Chairman hails Thames21’s tie up with the community by turning clean up into family affair

Date of release: February 15, 2017 The chairman of Thames21, London’s leading waterways charity, is urging local residents in Staines to help improve the environment along their stretch of the Thames as he turns a clean up supported by a … Read more…

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A new reedbed in your community – your vote counts!

A new reedbed in your community – your vote counts!

Date of release: Monday February 6, 2017 Thames21, London’s leading waterways charity, is asking the public to choose the location of five new reedbeds for London’s River Lea Navigation. To date, Thames21 has installed 750metres² of reedbeds in the River … Read more…

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Still water bottles one of the worst plastic pollutants in the River Thames, says Thames River Watch report

Still water bottles one of the worst plastic pollutants in the River Thames, says Thames River Watch report

As 2,500 single-use plastic bottles are found in just one day, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall joins Thames21’s call for a deposit return system. Date of release: 25 January 2016: A new report from Thames21’s Thames River Watch programme shows that plastic drink … Read more…

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Thames21 River Pinn and Fray’s River project receives £18,000 Heathrow Community Fund boost

Thames21 River Pinn and Fray’s River project receives £18,000 Heathrow Community Fund boost

Date of release: 13/1/2016 A community project set up to form two “Friends of” groups for wildlife spaces managed by Thames21, has received a £18,000 grant from Heathrow Community Fund. The scheme will allow Thames21 to train volunteers in conservation … Read more…

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Lottery funds £1.3m project to improve ‘Land of the Fanns’

Lottery funds £1.3m project to improve ‘Land of the Fanns’

Date of release: December 19, 2016 The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has been granted £1.3 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The ‘Fanns’ landscape encompasses Thames Chase Community Forest on the edge of east London and … Read more…

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Volunteers smash Thames21 bulb planting target at Stanmore Marsh

Volunteers smash Thames21 bulb planting target at Stanmore Marsh

Date of release: December 6, 2016 More than 50 local volunteers helped smash the target to plant 10,000 bulbs at Stanmore Marsh, Harrow, on Saturday 26th November to create a vision of colour for next spring. The final flourish of a challenge … Read more…

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Thames21 to receive support from FatFace in Chelsea during Black Friday week

Thames21 to receive support from FatFace in Chelsea during Black Friday week

Date of release: November 17th, 2016 The Chelsea branch of FatFace, the clothing and gifts outlet, has chosen Thames21 as their “Thanks for Giving” charity for 2016 in the company’s alternative take on Black Friday discounting. Instead of offering a … Read more…

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Volunteers wanted to help plant 10,000 bulbs to brighten up Stanmore Marsh in time for spring

Volunteers wanted to help plant 10,000 bulbs to brighten up Stanmore Marsh in time for spring

Bulb planting at one of the sessions this autumn Volunteers are needed to help Thames21 finish planting 10,000 bulbs which will bring a kaleidoscope of colour into Stanmore Marsh, Harrow, next spring. Over the past few weeks, schools and scout … 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: November 1, 2016 Thames21, London’s leading environmental charity for the waterways, is calling on volunteers to get involved in a series of events to launch a project in Thamesmead that aims to put canals at the heart … Read more…

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