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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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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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Vote for the Father Thames Trust at Your Local Tescos

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

  Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative in hundreds of regions across England and Wales. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in each of these regions awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag charge. The Father Thames Trust has been successful in reaching this voting stage to fund two exciting new Thames Landscape Strategy Projects: ‘Shires on the Avenues’, and ‘Hurst Park Wildlife Area and Towpath Improvements’.  Shires on the Avenues – following...

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