Tag Archives: Wandle

River from Tory Philp’s constituency runs brown with sewage

Within a day of Thames Water imposing a hosepipe ban on London and the south-east, the company was caught pumping raw sewage into the River Wandle, and a Croydon MP wrote to the company accusing it of turning a parkland … Continue reading

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Environment Agency issues flood warning for River Wandle

No sooner has the amber heatwave warning in south London faded away in some light rain than the Environment Agency has put the area on alert for flash flooding. With heavy rain forecast to hit the capital today and tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Discover the wonders of the Wandle in London Rivers Week

There’s a chance to learn more about one of the Thames’s important tributaries, the river that did much to shape Croydon, Carshalton and Merton, in a series of free events being staged on Wandle Discovery Day, being held on Saturday … Continue reading

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The vandals are inside the gates in Wandle Park

Disturbing news from Inside Croydon reader Anna Arthur after she took a walk in the park – Wandle Park – yesterday. “I live next to Wandle Park and was very excited to visit for the first time since it has … Continue reading

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