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August 10th 2022
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The last sea going paddle steamer in the World will visit the River Thames in 2022. Details of planned trips are in the timetable. Early booking is advised.

August 8th 2022
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Today the Port of London Authority published a new edition of Tidal Thames News.

August 5th 2022
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A section of the River Thames close to the source has dried up in the current drought. Full coverage in a Guardian article.

July 26th 2022
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An abandoned bridge across the River Thames could be developed into a new crossing. Read details in this My London report

July 24th 2022
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Following a number of tragic incidents on rivers and canals, Richmond Council in conjunction with RNLI and London Fire Brigade have organised a pop-up water safety event on Monday July 25th at Teddington. Full details on the Council website. Monday July 25th is World Drowning Prevention Day.

July 18th 2022
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South Oxfordshire Council will soon apply for 'bathing water status' at Wallingford. Details are in this Wallingford Herald article.

July 18th 2022
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Swan Upping 2022 is underway. The flotilla left Sunbury on July 18th and will reach Abingdon on July 22nd. Our cameraman was at Walton-on-Thames this morning. A progress report was published in the Evening Standard.

Spitalfields Life also reported on progress.

July 16th 2022
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Hammersmith Bridge across the River Thames has been wrapped in silver foil ahead of the forecast high temperatures. Details are in this Daily Mail article.

July 14th 2022
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Walking the Thames Path? How about recording your journey in the Thames Path passport announmced today. More details on the 'Walk the Thames' website.

July 12th 2022
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10 years ago the largest transfer of public assets into the charitable sector took place. The Canal and Rivers Trust was formed. Read their 10th anniversary newsletter here.

July 13th 2022
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Following a successful Henley Royal Regatta, volunteers took to the water in a clean-up operation. Details in this Henley Standard article.