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PLA News Releases

2019

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17.09.2019

London’s deputy mayor for planning and regeneration, Jules Pipe CBE, has visited Peruvian Wharf in East London, officially marking the reopening of the site over 20 years since handling its last cargo.

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Deputy mayor marks official reopening of Peruvian Wharf
03.09.2019

Four newly-qualified River Thames watermen will take to the river in central London at 2pm on Wednesday 4 September for the 2019 Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager, the oldest rowing race in the world.

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Thames watermen battle it out for historic rowing title
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
23.07.2019

Identical training sister ships – last together more than 15 years ago – have been reunited in central London thanks to the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Canal & River Trust.

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Sister ships reunited after Port of London Authority steps in
23.07.2019

London’s Deputy Mayor for the Environment, Shirley Rodrigues, has been announced as one of the main speakers for the capital’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference at The Crystal, London, on Tuesday 10 September.

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Deputy Mayor for Environment heads Greening Inland Shipping Conference line-up
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

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