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  • More than 100 days

    On Saturday- 4th of July 2020, Thames21 joined dedicated local volunteers to pull some Himalayan balsam from the banks of the river Brent. We experienced the freedom, the sensation to be back in the river, to be doing something to help the river once again, to meet up in person Read more [...]

  • The Burnt Oak Brook at Watling Park

    Last Tuesday the 7th of July 2020, Thames21 joined *BRaVE local volunteers clean up the Burnt Oak Brook that a tributary of the Silk Stream, that is a tributary of the river Brent, that is a tributary of the river Thames. This lovely brook in North London is much littered Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens July 2020

    Update from the Community Gardens July 2020                                                           The Bishop’s Palace Vegetable Plot full of produce. Update      We hope you are all still keeping well. Finally, with the lockdown being relaxed we are beginning to look at reopening some sessions again, albeit in a Read more [...]

  • If you go down to the Brook today…

    You’ll be in for a furry surprise, especially at Hilcote setback outfall on Normanton Brook in South Bolsover District, Derbyshire.  A local wildlife photographer Ian Wilson has told us that he has spotted 5, yes 5 Water Voles around the outfall. Hilcote setback outfall is a project we successfully delivered Read more [...]

  • Ted Styles You

    One of the most popular programmes within Jobs Club is Ted Styles You. This is an initiative we run in partnership with Ted Baker to support guests around confidence ahead of interviews and starting work through clothing – and style! A four week course, each week guests work with staff Read more [...]

  • Coffee and catch up in a Virtual World

    We have 10 active Businesses in our River-Friendly Business scheme, and keeping in-touch during Covid-19 hasn’t always been easy. Some businesses have been in shutdown since March and some have ramped up production of Covid-19 essential products, but all have faced a shift of focus to their Core Business. We Read more [...]

  • Backyard Nature

    I have just signed up to be a guardian of my patch for Backyard Nature. My patch, in this case, is a place in the far corner of my school’s grounds. We call it the Wild Area.  My school, Glebe School, shares our patch with our neighbouring school, Hawes Down Read more [...]

  • The Slow Ways to racial justice

    No one can win the war individually. It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people’s energy. (from the song Glory, by John Legend and Common.) I am a white British hetero-sexual middle aged man (I refuse to accept any older description than that!!). I am very aware of Read more [...]

  • Tower Hamlets

    Hello everyone! For this year’s Great Get Together, I’m sending postcards to the people in my area I know are self isolating. I know they are lonely and I’d like to do something to cheer them up…and maybe start a few pen pal relationships.

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