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News releases related to Thames recreational activities

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17.12.2015

Kings College School took home the first prize and £1000 in the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) annual Rowing Safety Awards at a ceremony at the school’s rowing club on Putney Embankment.

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Kings College School takes home PLA Rowing Safety Award
14.12.2015

Use of the Thames could be transformed over the next 20 years, according to the latest Thames Vision publication issued today (Monday, 14 December 2015) by the Port of London Authority (PLA).

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Thames set for major growth and improvement over the next two decades
19.10.2015

Two new high speed catamarans that have travelled over 15,000 miles from where they were built in Tasmania, Australia, have today arrived in their new home the River Thames in central London.

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MBNA Thames Clippers: New Boats
01.10.2015

As the rowing season kicks off, an updated, easy-to-use guide to rowing on the Thames has been launched by the Port of London Authority and Thames Regional Rowing Council (TRRC).

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PLA kicks off rowing season with new easy-to-use safety guide
30.09.2015

International explorer Paul Rose and campaign partners have joined environment charity Thames21’s foreshore clean up today (Wednesday, 30 September) and called on Londoners to ‘do the right’ thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames.

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Explorer Challenges London: 'Do the right thing' and look after the Thames
12.09.2015

Due to deteriorating weather conditions (strong winds) causing large waves, we have had to cancel the participation of dragon boats in this year's race. Dragon boats have low sides, close to the water and are particularly vulnerable to taking on water in rough conditions.

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Great River Race 2015 - Safety Update
07.09.2015

As London International Shipping Week starts (Monday, 7 September), new Port of London Authority (PLA) data shows the tidal Thames is thriving, both economically, with over 40,000 jobs linked to port operations, and also in terms of its amenity value, which is worth over £100 million in health benefits for residents alone who enjoy 10 million bike rides and walks on the towpath every year.

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New Reports Measures Tidal Thames' Economic and Amenity Value
07.09.2015

Local Waterloo resident and community activist John Hearn MBE(known as Ernie) gets a stretch of the river foreshore named after him in recognition of his work gaining appreciation of the Thames as an asset and amenity for London.

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Thames foreshore by Gabriel's Wharf named Ernie's Beach
20.08.2015

More than a thousand Londoners have helped international conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) with efforts to conserve marine mammals in the Thames Estuary by spotting more than 2,700 seals, porpoises, dolphins and whales over the past 10 years.

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Canary Wharf is London’s seal watching hotspot
17.07.2015

The latest Port of London Authority (PLA) safety campaign is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames.

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Latest Thames safety campaign aims to look after vulnerable river users

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