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Launch of the TLS Action Plan 2017-20

 Shires on the Avenues and The Last Herd

TLS marks the life of Pocahontas on the 400th anniversary of her death

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

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

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

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

  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

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

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...

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June to September 2018 Quarterly Update

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

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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TLS 23rd Annual Event was a royal success

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

The Thames Landscape Strategy Annual Event was held at the Nash Conservatory, Kew Gardens on the 11th June 2018. This was the 23rd Annual Event that we have had and it didn’t disappoint. It was a great privilege that we were able to have our patron HRH The Duke of Gloucester as the guest of honor alongside His Worship The Mayor of Richmond (Cllr Ben Khosa). The event was attended by over 150 guests representing councils, statutory authorities, local amenity groups, local interest groups (including sport, culture, environment, heritage,...

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New Wildlife Interpretation in Hurst Park

Posted by on Feb 3, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

Yesterday (2nd February 2018) we attended the unveiling of the fantastic new wildlife information board in Hurst Park near the Heritage Marker. Wonderful job from the Hurst Park Residents Association and local community.  

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TLS Visits the Houses of Parliament

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in Latest News | 0 comments

January 17th 2018 Sir David Attenborough, our Patron, was guest of honour at the third TLS Westminster Reception for senior representatives from across the partnership. Hosted by Zac Goldsmith MP and chaired by David Cunningham (TLS Chair and Kingston Councillor), the meeting took place in the Thames Terrace Room at the House of Commons. It was fabulous that the SOS for Environment Michael Gove joined us alongside Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Twickenham MP Vince Cable and Richard Benyon MP. It was a very productive meeting where we...

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Launch of the TLS Action Plan 2017-20

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Latest News | 0 comments

The Thames Landscape Strategy Action Plan 2017-20 was launched in July. It outlines an exciting programme of work for the TLS Staff and Partners for the next three years. It guides the direction of the TLS, expanding on priorities for the next three years, presenting income and expenditure, strategic and local projects, and outlining funding opportunities. All the work the TLS does is in this document – produced and approved by the TLS Partnership and management boards. The full document is downloadable below. TLS ACTION PLAN 2017...

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Shires on the Avenues and The Last Herd

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Latest News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The TLS Shires on the Avenues project is now in its third year  of management on the Ham Avenues. At the end of May/beginning of June – Operation Centaur (Shire Horses team housed at Richmond Park and Hampton Court) work with the TLS to carry out a hay cut on the Avenues. Helped by corporate volunteers arranged in partnership with the National Trust the work provides a sensitive management of the grasses along the historic 17th Century landscape around Ham House. The volunteers cut areas unreachable by mowers and the horses walk up and...

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TLS marks the life of Pocahontas on the 400th anniversary of her death

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Latest News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Thames Landscape Strategy had great pleasure co-ordinating the Pocahontas at Syon: From the James to the Thames events between 16th and 21st March.  The TLS events culminated with a dedication to Pocahontas at Syon House on 20th March attended by HRH The Duke of Gloucester with Chief Emeritus Ken Adams ,Chief Steve Adkins, and Chief Anne Richardson will be representing the Virginian Powhatan tribes.     Matoaka, daughter of Chief Powhatan and more commonly known as Pocahontas was born and raised along the banks of the James...

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