Latest River Thames Stories

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Tidal Today [London]: Nominations for the 2nd Annual International Tidal Today Awards are Now Open. LONDON (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 Tidal Today is proud

2011-06-09 06:55:00

LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Global Competition Winner's Imagination Showcased on Battersea Power Station Today Bombay Sapphire, the world's number one premium gin by value1 for a second consecutive year, made imagination a reality in the climax of the Bombay Sapphire Project Your Imagination Competition projected onto the well-known Thames-side landmark, Battersea Power Station. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110609/461185-a ) (Photo:...

2009-11-02 18:01:00

LONDON, November 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - 81% of Senior Business People Rate Transport as More Critical to Their Decision to Invest now Than Five Years Ago. Today Invest Thames Gateway, the lead international inward investment agency for the Thames Gateway region, launches a new report, 'Smart connections: The essential role of transport for borderless business'. Written by Professor Austin Smyth, Head of the Department of Transport Studies at the Westminster University, the...

2009-09-16 16:26:02

London transportation officials said the city's River Thames was removed from the London Underground map as part of an attempt to remove clutter. The Transport for London officials said the new version of the map, which is being distributed at train stations around the city, also lacks the previous map's rings of numbered zones estimating the likely cost of a journey, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. Over the years as the transport network has expanded, so has the map which has become...

2009-07-13 16:15:00

An Australian motorcyclist is the first to perform a back flip while jumping the River Thames via the Tower of London's famous lift bridge, local media report.

2008-10-05 03:00:14

By Gillman, Susanna Thames Water has been instructed to revise parts of its plan for a reservoir near Abingdon in Oxfordshire by the Environment Agency.

2008-09-10 18:00:20

FIREWORKS, circus performers and street art combine to entertain families at the 2008 Mayor's Thames Festival. Boris Johnson's first Mayor's Thames Festival promises to be a real treat.

2008-08-31 18:10:00

By CHRIS POLLARD CARS were swept into the Thames when the river burst its banks yesterday. Stunned onlookers watched as the water crept across roads at Putney, south-west London, during the afternoon's high tide.

2008-08-14 00:00:24

By Emily Beament Invasive animals and plants which have been released or seed themselves into the wild are causing havoc on the UK's rivers and canals, according to British Waterways.

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