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30.07.2019

After 316 hours of cycling and 79 beach cleans, Kiko Matthews finished her mammoth coastline bike ride – Kik-Plastic – with a “beach clean” in London.

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Kicking back – 7,000km plastic pollution crusade concludes on the tidal Thames
19.07.2019

Four recently-qualified watermen will battle it out on the River Thames in central London on 4 September in the annual Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager, the oldest rowing race in the world, started in 1715.

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2019 line-up revealed for historic race for River Thames apprentices
17.07.2019

It’s all in a day’s work for the custodians of the world-famous River Thames, after nearly 70 dumped shopping trolleys were recovered in ONE DAY.

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Supermarket heap: trolley haul uncovered during South London foreshore clean-up
16.07.2019

Enhancement of riverside public open space along the Thames and other UK rivers, for people and wildlife, is highlighted in updated guidance for planners and developers, now available online for the first time.

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Estuary edges guidance for developers goes online
05.07.2019

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is reporting strong interest in London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference and exhibition, taking place on 10 September at The Crystal, London.

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Strong take-up for London's first Greening Inland Shipping event
27.06.2019

A pontoon, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is helping the growing membership of Benfleet Yacht Club (BYC) set sail safely.

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Benfleet Yacht Club buoyed by new pontoon
20.06.2019

A half-a-million pound grant from the London Mayor's Air Quality Fund will drive work to reduce pollution from boats on the tidal Thames.

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£500,000 boost for greener vessels on the tidal Thames
16.05.2019

A new 50-metre radar tower at Nortfleet, Kent, is guiding ships in and out of the Port of London.

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Safety firmly on the radar at Northfleet
08.05.2019

An £80,000 network of air pollution monitors, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is in place, ready to record the affect of emissions locally from cruise ships docking in Greenwich this summer.

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Greenwich ship emissions monitoring underway
01.04.2019

Port of London Authority (PLA) employees gathered today (1 April 2019) at their bases along the tidal Thames to mark the 110th anniversary of the organisation’s creation in 1909.

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110 year celebration for the PLA

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