Tag Archives: River Thames

Wintry Thames towpath walk that’s like entering another world

WANDLE WANDERER: Croydon’s own river, the Wandle, eventually reaches the Thames itself, which provides a multitude of possible walks. Here, KEN TOWL sets off for Richmond to see what the towpath has to offer With friends visiting from Hackney and … Continue reading

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Put in the Groundwork to help reflect the River Wandle on film

An environmental charity is working this summer to produce a film to tell the story of the River Wandle, and they want community groups and locals to help make the film. Groundwork is a national charity, established over more than … Continue reading

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Celebrate the re-opening of Wandle Park in colourful waters

It’s the official re-opening of Wandle Park today, with six hours of activities from noon. All free, according to the organisers, which considering it is being staged in a public park is no more than ought to be expected. The … Continue reading

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Dear Boris: an open letter on transport to the Mayor of London

Boris Johnson Mayor of London City Hall 14th February 2013 Dear Mr Johnson, I’m a non-driver – I have been all my life – so I have a strong vested interest in public transport. I use trains, trams or buses … Continue reading

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Jubilee pageantry reinforces reasons for the Queen’s reign

DIAMOND GEEZER reports from the banks of the Thames, where he had a prime view of Sunday’s Royal Pageant on the river, and offers his own view after 60 years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II The Jubilee weekend’s … Continue reading

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