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June 12th 2024
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Gravesend Lifeboat in action after vessels collide on the River Thames. Details and picture from the RNLI website

June 9th 2024
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Henley Council has 'no confidence' in Thames Water. Read article on BBC News website.

June 7th 2024
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The UK Maritime Award for Sustainability features in the new edition of Tidal Thames News from the PLA.

May 29th 2024
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Dates for the temporary closure of Teddington Footbridges have been announced. Details are in this Teddington News article

May 27th 2024
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The Lower Thames Crossing DCO will be delayed by the General Election. Details in the National Highways news release.

May 24th 2024
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Today the PLA published a new edition of Tidal Thames News.

May 16th 2024
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Five sunken boats have been removed from the River Thames in Maidenhead. Picture and article from the Maidenhead Advertiser

May 15th 2024
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The roof was ripped off a 70ft barge in an encounter with Henley bridge across the River Thames today Monday May 15th. . Eye witness reports and video are included in this Henley Herald report. 

May 26th 2024
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The Environment Agency does not respond correctly to Freedom of Information requests. Read details in this Guardian article

May 14th 2024
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Staff cuts by the Environment Agency are being questioned along the River Thames after actions by a Marlow lock keeper saved a mans life. Bucks Free Press presents details.

May 14th 2024
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Funding issues are preventing work on at least two bridges across the River Thames in London. Details are in this BBC report.

May 14th 2024
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The River Thames Scheme to reduce flooding from the River Thames in Surrey is currently unfunded. Planned housing developments cannot proceed. BBC research has presented a summary.

May 13th 2024
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A stretch of the River Thames known as 'Wallingford Beach' has been designated as bathing water by Defra. Details have been published in this Walingford Herald article.

May 13th 2024
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​A swimming race in the River Thames will not take place this year despite a hundred year history. Details in this BBC report.

May 8th 2024
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The London Eye on the South Bank of the River Thames has been made a permanent fixture, 24 years after it opened. Details are in this BBC London report.

May 8th 2024
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For 40 years the Thames Barrier has protected London. BBC News report has the details.

May 6th 2024
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 The number of seasonal lock keepers being recruited for the River Thames by the Environment Agency is being reduced. Details in this BBC News article

May 6th 2024
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A Maidenhead man has been fined for unauthorised use of a boat on the River Thames. Picture and article from the Slough Observer.

April 30th 2024
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National Historic Ships UK has announced its Flagships of the Year 2024. Details are in the announcement release.

April 29th 2024
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Green light for new bridge over River Thames west of Oxford. Details are in this New Civil Enginerr article

April 28th 2024
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The River Thames Society has announced that Professor Robert Van de Noort CBE is its new President. Details are in this announcement.

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