Tag: River Thames
10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Video: ‘Disgusting’ treated sewage water with ‘undigested sweetcorn’ spotted in River Thames

Ashley Smith filmed the water and saw “brown bacterial floc” as well as the “occasional sanitary product and condom”

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Thames Water CEO says she would ‘take a dip’ in river with treated sewage which contains ‘some ba...

Cathryn Ross confirmed that treated sewage water is not disinfected and contains “some bacteria”

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

Plans to pump sewage into River Thames press on due to water resource challenges - despite 24,000...

The water will be transferred via an existing underground tunnel due to the “changing climate” and "the scale of the ...

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

‘It’s a disgrace’ - one in four swimmers avoid taking a dip in UK seas this summer over sewage, c...

Henley Mermaids said it is a “tragedy” and they have personally seen the impacts in the River Thames from “sanitary p...

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

Swan Upping: royal cygnet numbers drop 40% in a year - what is the event and how is it marked

Swan Upping takes place in the third week of July

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

The Boat Race 2023: Aggressive Oxford cox ready ‘to do everything’ to ruin Cambridge revenge plans

Cambridge University are out for revenge in The Boat Race on Sunday, but Oxford cox Anna O’Hanlon will do anything to...

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

From Parliamentary addresses to infamous trials - the history of Westminster Hall

Not many buildings can lay claim to Europe’s largest unsupported medieval roof - Westminster Hall can

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almost 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Here's the route to take when joining the queue to see The Queen at the lying in state and a map

The lying in state queuing will start on Wednesday, September 14, and the government has announced the exact route vi...

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almost 2 years ago
burnleyexpress.net

"I'm not really a royalist - but it looked like a really nice way to pay my respects"

A Lancashire man and his daughter are among the hundreds of people queuing along the banks of the Thames to catch a g...

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almost 2 years ago
londonworld.com

River Thames: Body of man in early 20s recovered from water near Hampton Court Palace

“Please do not enter the water at any point. The consequences are enormous and we do not want to see any more familie...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Otters, kingfishers and salmon under threat as UK rivers fall to lowest ever levels in drought

Experts warn of disaster for wildlife, with just 8 per cent of rivers at 'normal' levels and reservoirs emptying out

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almost 2 years ago
londonworld.com

River Thames: London’s waterway source dries up after scorching heatwave

The Thames has shifted from its official start point in Kemble, outside Cirencester, Gloucestershire, during the dry ...

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almost 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Met Police: Dispersal zone in Richmond after ‘recent hot weather’ saw boy, 14, drown

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “This is due to the recent hot weather and to disperse any antisocial behaviour in...

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about 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Police believe boy, 14, has drowned after swimming in River Thames in heatwave

The emergency services searched for the teenager for two hours but the police concluded “the young boy has died”.

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about 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Daredevils film dramatic backflip into ‘dangerous’ River Thames from Tower Bridge

Safety experts have warned the waterway is a “very dangerous stretch of river” where “people lose their lives regular...

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about 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Oladeji Omishore: Met Police officers who tasered man ‘remain on full duties’

“Deji was a beloved son, brother, [and] friend who was creative, musically gifted and talented.”

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about 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Oladeji Omishore: Met Police officers who tasered man ‘remain on full duties’

“Deji was a beloved son, brother, [and] friend who was creative, musically gifted and talented.”

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about 2 years ago
londonworld.com

Man who was tasered by police and jumped off Chelsea Bridge into Thames has died

A video circulating on social media showed police Taser a man - who then appeared to jump off Chelsea Bridge into the...

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about 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Zaheid Ali, 13-year-old boy found dead in River Thames, identified as family releases photos

The body of Zaheid Ali, a Year 8 pupil from south London, was recovered from the river near the Rotherhithe Tunnel on...

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