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Shires on the Avenues is back

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

As part of our trial heritage management project on the Ham Avenues, Operation Centaur has joined the TLS, and volunteers organised in partnership with the National Trust, to carry out another hay cut. Throughout this week, the horses and volunteer teams will be working up and down the Ham Avenues at Ham House, cutting the grass and managing the scrub. This is to maintain the character and structure of the Avenues but also to re-introduce traditional management methods to the site. Giving a taste of what the work on this, and many of the...

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TLS Volunteering

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

The TLS’s volunteer programe has been running over the winter to great success. 5 days a week and 1 Saturday a month have been spent on the tidal and non tidal Thames in the TLS area cleaning up towpath, managing scrub and looking after the riverside trees. This work is vital to the management of the Thames and ensuring the diversity and accessibility of the towpath and riverbank.  

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Winter Volunteer Programme

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Latest News | 0 comments

The TLS will be carrying out a busy schedule of volunteer events on the tideway this winter funded by the Father Thames Trust. We will be carrying out lots of work to improve and manage the vital habitats of the towpath and surrounding areas in Richmond, Ham, Twickenham, Kingston, Molesey, and Weybridge. It will be a great opportunity to get outdoors, learn about the habitats of our River and have some fun. Work will be being carried out between November 2014 and March 2015, weekdays and some weekends. A calendar of upcoming events is...

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Aeroplanes on the River! TLS Unveils a new plaque in Kingston

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Latest News | 0 comments

River Thames and Aviation in Kingston Event On Saturday 20th September the TLS unveiled its 20th Anniversary Project in Kingston. Working in partnership with the Kingston Aviation Centenary Project, Royal Borough of Kingston, and Canbury and Riverside Association, a new lectern was designed to show the history of Aviation in Kingston, including a map of the old factories. The northern entrance to Canbury Gardens hosted a public event to celebrate the unveiling, sponsored by the Father Thames Trust, Creed-Miles Ltd, and the Brooklands Museum....

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TLS 20th Birthday Garden Party at Ham House

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Latest News | 0 comments

On Monday 30th June, over 200 friends and partners joined the TLS to celebrate its 20th birthday. Hosted by the National Trust at Ham House, along with patrons, Sir David Attenborough and Kim Wilkie, and cake (homemade by the staff at Ham House from ingredients from the garden).   Despite the rain early on – the event was a resounding success and as the clouds lifted we were treated to a lovely evening.  

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