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Kayaking the River Roding & Barking Creek, from the Thames to Ilford

Kayaking the River Roding & Barking Creek, from the Thames to Ilford

| January 28, 2020

The River Roding rises in Essex and flows through East London before joining the Thames at Barking Creek. We kayaked upstream from the Thames on a rising spring tide, reaching Ilford before returning. As curious kayakers we weren’t rushing; the total journey time was roughly three and a half hours. We launched from the steps […]

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Londoners invited to paddle and pick plastic from waterways this April

Londoners invited to paddle and pick plastic from waterways this April

| March 15, 2016

Paddle and Pick campaign will pick the plastic & paddle the Thames to raise awareness of plastic pollution, collecting rubbish from London’s waterways on canoes, paddleboards and kayaks Between April 8 and 13,  London’s waterways will host recreational paddlers collecting rubbish from canoes, paddleboards and  kayaks all in a bid to raise awareness of the […]

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Cleaning up

Cleaning up

| May 2, 2012

Thames21 is one of the country’s leading waterway charities, working with communities across Greater London to improve our rivers, canals, ponds and lakes for people and wildlife. Last Sunday I joined Regents Canoe Club and Thames21 to clean up a section of the Lea Navigation near Bow Docks. With all the rain we’d had, I […]

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