Posts by becky

New Finger Posts Installed for ‘The Wey to The Thames’

The project to install signs linking the Thames National Trail at Weybridge with the Wey Navigation was completed (although one sign remains uninstalled waiting for the Weybridge Point scheme to go ahead) in June 2018.  This exciting e project was made possible from an Elmbridge Borough Council CiL fund grant and finally provides direction signage between the Wey Navigation and the Thames Path at Weybridge...

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Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal

  Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal The TLS has once again teamed up with the Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal (HGM) to help arrange the immersion of Lord Ganesh into the River Thames at Kingston Sailing Club. The event has now been running for 11 years and it has been estimated that the immersion has included over 5,000 people from the Hindu community who had previously had very little contact with the Thames Landscape- many previously feeling that the river had little value to them. In 2018, the TLS will establish a volunteer programme with HGM that will be rolled out over the winter 2018 /19 at...

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Mothers for Old Father Thames raise funds for TLS at Great River Race

  The TLS assisted the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the GRR prepare the finish site at Ham including grass cutting and scrub management along the river banks. During the race, the TLS hosted a marquee for Friends and partners. For the second year, Mothers for Old Father Thames rowed to raise funds for the FTT. (shown above with Their Worships The Mayors of Richmond and Kingston upon...

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Opening of new Richmond Hill Telescope

On Thursday 6th September the Thames Landscape Strategy opened a new telescope on Richmond Hill. The Mayor for Richmond upon Thames Cllr Ben Khosa, Pat Spaight, Zac Goldsmith and Ellen LeCompt unveiled the telescope in the traditional Thames Landscape Strategy manner by the cutting a garland of ivy picked from Richmond Hill.   The telescope has been made possible by the London Borough of Richmond Civic Pride Fund and LBRuT Parks who funded the installation. It replaces a telescope that was stolen in 2015 funded by Richmond Hill resident and long standing Secretary of the Richmond Society Pat...

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June to September 2018 Quarterly Update

The new TLS June to September Quarterly Update highlighting some of the projects we have completed, recent events and funding bids being worked on.   Click on the link below… TLS Quarterly Update June to September 2018    

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