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03.09.2019

Improved habitat for birds, bees and other wildlife is to be created along the River Thames in Kent and Essex in a new partnership between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the RSPB. The Thames Estuary contains some of the most important and protected wetland habitat in the UK, Ends For further information and to arrange an interview, please contact: • Fabian Harrison, RSPB Media Officer – fabian.harrison@rspb.org.uk / 01603 697595 / 07738101820 • Nick Tennant, PLA Head of Communications – nick,tennant@pla.co.uk / 01474 562246 / 07784 208074

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£150,000 boost for Thames Estuary habitats
27.08.2019

More than 200 people have so far booked to attend London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference at The Crystal, London on Tuesday, 10 September, with registration for places set to close in a week’s time.

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Strong demand for Greening Inland Shipping Conference places
30.07.2019

After 316 hours of cycling and 79 beach cleans, Kiko Matthews finished her mammoth coastline bike ride – Kik-Plastic – with a “beach clean” in London.

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Kicking back – 7,000km plastic pollution crusade concludes on the tidal Thames
19.07.2019

Four recently-qualified watermen will battle it out on the River Thames in central London on 4 September in the annual Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager, the oldest rowing race in the world, started in 1715.

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2019 line-up revealed for historic race for River Thames apprentices
17.07.2019

It’s all in a day’s work for the custodians of the world-famous River Thames, after nearly 70 dumped shopping trolleys were recovered in ONE DAY.

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Supermarket heap: trolley haul uncovered during South London foreshore clean-up
16.07.2019

Enhancement of riverside public open space along the Thames and other UK rivers, for people and wildlife, is highlighted in updated guidance for planners and developers, now available online for the first time.

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Estuary edges guidance for developers goes online
05.07.2019

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is reporting strong interest in London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference and exhibition, taking place on 10 September at The Crystal, London.

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Strong take-up for London's first Greening Inland Shipping event
27.06.2019

A pontoon, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is helping the growing membership of Benfleet Yacht Club (BYC) set sail safely.

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Benfleet Yacht Club buoyed by new pontoon
20.06.2019

A half-a-million pound grant from the London Mayor's Air Quality Fund will drive work to reduce pollution from boats on the tidal Thames.

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£500,000 boost for greener vessels on the tidal Thames
16.05.2019

A new 50-metre radar tower at Nortfleet, Kent, is guiding ships in and out of the Port of London.

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Safety firmly on the radar at Northfleet

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