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Teddington Town – Photo of the week

Friday – The sun is out, the weekend is here and it’s time for the photo of the week. This week could be the best one yet, each week we get so many good photos, but this could top them…

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Teddington Lifeboat RNLI pull man’s body out of Thames

A man’s body was pulled out of the river by Kingston Bridge on Tuesday with the assistance of Teddington Lifeboat RNLI. The man who was in his 30s was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service but could not be saved. A…

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Photo Update

Lots of stunning shots of lovely local sites as part of this photo update as the seasons change and we see different colours arrive. “Sunrise magic” in Bushy Park by Sue Lindenberg. The mural created from decorative tiles by Happy…

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Photo Update

Photos taken in the area lately show both the peak of cold temperatures and the changing of seasons. During some cold nights the Thames frozen over by the lock. Photo by Steve Hills. A covering of snow in Bushy Park…

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Photo Update

A festive Photo Update sees us out over Christmas and the New Year! Photographer Denisa Hudak loves autumn mornings in Bushy Park as perfectly captured here by Diana Fountain. Shoppers at Tesco will have noticed a blur or red and…

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Major work at Teddington Lock

Teddington Barge Lock, the largest on the Thames is currently undergoing major works as part of a wider programme of £3m of improvements this year by the Environment Agency. At almost 200 metres long and holding 18 million litres of…

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Hydropower scheme, decision soon

Plans for Britains biggest community hydropower scheme at Teddington Lock are continuing with more detailed analysis on any potential impact on the surrounding environment. As with most large-scale developments though, the scheme is not without controversy – despite a LBRUT…

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Thames at high levels

Although nowhere near as severe as elsewhere in the country, there have been flood alerts announced recently for the stretch of Thames leading to Teddington and Trowlock Island due to heavy rainfall. A flood alert means “Flooding is possible. Be…

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Ham Hydro plans now online

The official planning application for the installation of the hydro-powered scheme on Teddington Weir is now online and anyone can add their feedback on the scheme before the decision is made. So far public comments are a mixture of for…

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Charity walk along the Thames

“Forget Me Not Walks” charity will be holding one of their colourful walks from Teddington Lock on Sunday 2nd May. The 10k walk will take the participants on a picturesque route along the riverside path past Ham House, through historic…

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