Category Archives: Rivers

Bringing Thamesmead’s canals back to life – new project off to flying start

The Thamesmead Canal Habitat Enhancement Project is a partnership between the waterways charity Thames21, Peabody and Bexley Borough focusing on enhancing the canal system – which has problems with littering and the invasive alien species Floating Pennywort – through offering professionally … Continue reading

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Friends of the Shuttle events Jan-March 2017

Advance notice of Friends of the Shuttle events on the River Shuttle, at Danson Park, and in Danson Park Old English Garden (which the group helps maintain).  The River Shuttle meeting time is 10.30, that for the OEG is 10.00. … Continue reading

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Bexley RSPB visit to Thames Road Wetland

Just 6 of us turned out early on a dull morning with rain forecast, for a walk down the river Cray from Crayford town centre and around Thames Road Wetland, but it’s probably about the best number for keeping people … Continue reading

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Friends of The Shuttle conservation programme 2016

Keep an eye on our Calendar page and Facebook postings for updates throughout the year. Download the PDF file . FOTs programme 2016

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Erith fish show pervasiveness of plastics problem

International explorer Paul Rose and campaign partners joined environment charity Thames21’s foreshore clean up recently and called on Londoners to “do the right” thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames. The campaign aims to … Continue reading

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Closing date approaches for River Cray job

Closing date of this Friday. We’ve previously promoted this role with the important local River Cray project, here it is again in case you are still thinking about it. *** Work on the River Cray is expanding and as a … Continue reading

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Michael Heath’s October Thames21 blog

Time to put your thermals on and join us on the River Cray Posted on October 15, 2015 on the Thames 21 webpage. The Thames21 River Cray project has been active during the late summer and early autumn well done to … Continue reading

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Friends of the Shuttle – expanded and altered programme of events

Friends of the Shuttle, the hands-on environmental group working along the River Shuttle, Wyncham Stream and in Danson Park, has announced changed and additional dates in its increasingly busy schedule. Note that the previously touted date for the big Danson … Continue reading

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River Cray project work for October – new volunteers welcome!

The Thames21 London waterways charity’s River Cray project officer Michael Heath has announced the following public events for October. Tuesday 6th October 2015 Chalk Stream River Cray Habitat Enhancements at Foots Cray Meadows. Some of the riverbank restoration work needs … Continue reading

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Thames21 team brave rain to clear river and plan Thames Road Wetland work

Cray River project boss Michael Heath, Chris Rose, Ray,  Ron Pearson and Wren Rose turned out for a planning meeting at Thames Road Wetland on Wednesday 16th, despite the persistent rain, but first cleared a blockage of rubbish in the … Continue reading

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