In The News

Good news for boaters wanting to pre-book moorings in London

The Canal & River Trust has completed its work on a survey sent out last year to gauge the level of demand for boaters wanting to visit London’s crowded waterways. There were 1,400 responses and the upshot was there is demand for pre-bookable moorings and the Trust is already trialling a pre-book short stay mooring… Read More

Thames flood team to develop risk management schemes

The new Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) project advisor team will work with London boroughs to develop new Thames flood risk management schemes. Experts have been appointed to find strategies to help protect households across London from flooding.  The LLFA is funded by the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Councillor Julian Bell, London Councils’ executive… Read More

MOLA welcomes new CEO

  Janet Miller, an Archaeologist has been appointed CEO for MOLA.  “Archaeology can help us understand modern society on several levels. It is a fabulously broad topic – embracing Science, the Humanities and the Arts. It can provide a route into any of these domains for all generations. Also, when one looks at the past, the… Read More

New International Journal Launched For Research On Coastal Areas Impacted By Human Development: ‘Anthropocene Coasts’

  Human activity has dramatically altered the natural processes of estuarine and coastal environments throughout the world. A new journal, Anthropocene Coasts, aims to publish exciting and multidisciplinary research to better understand these impacts, including from climate change. With a unique position in the field, the journal will support peer reviewed articles and theoretical commentary that… Read More


  Pre-planning community consultation begins in March for Tilbury2   The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, begins its pre-planning community consultation on 6 March to seek local views on its proposals to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port. The proposed new port terminal, known as Tilbury2, will be built on a… Read More

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