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Urgent – Sign up for Planning for Housing 2016

Planning for Housing is bought to you by Planning and PlaceMaking Resource. Don’t miss this opportunity for you to learn, network and debate with peers from across the planning and housing sector! EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR – Quote PSO100 to save £100 Still hesitating? Here are five good reasons to attend this year: Listen to England’s first city-regional mayor… Read More

Tourist boat crashes into pier at Canary Wharf

A luxury Thames pleasure cruiser smashed into a pier at Canary Wharf recently after a fire started in its engine room. According to the Daily Telegraph, all 142 passengers on the Erasmus, a 300-tonne vessel, were evacuated from the boat. The police confirmed there were no serious injuries. The boat was seen colliding headfirst with… Read More

Artist Anne Krinsky: Tide Line Thames show – until Sunday 25 September

The Totally Thames Festival (sponsored by The Thames Estuary Partnership), showcases London artist Anne Krinksy from September 8 until Sunday, 25 Sept. A painter and print maker, Anne Krinksy theme is Tide Line Thames. The Arts Council England gave her a grant for this work. Venue is: The Gallery, Thames-Side Studios, London SE18 5NR (Thames Barrier). Time: 12- 6pm. Anne Krinsky is a painter… Read More

City Plan 2036: local plan issues and options consultation

The City of London Corporation is reviewing its existing Local Plan to ensure it continues to provide an effective framework for development in the City of London.  The new Local Plan (City Plan 2036) will set the City Corporation’s vision, strategy and objectives for planning the Square Mile for the next 20 years. The Issues… Read More

Thames ship discount for environmental high performers

The Port of London is set to become the first UK port to recognise ship owners committed to progressively improve the environmental performance, as part of a wider approach to reduce the port’s environmental impact. It is to introduce a discount on port charges for vessels with lower emissions that meet an Environmental Shipping Index (ESI)… Read More

Environment Agency river report acknowledges funding pressure

The Environment Agency has acknowledged that budget restrictions are affecting its operations on the River Thames including plans for an online boat registration service. According to the Autumn issue of the Thames Guardian, in the River Thames Operation Annual Report for the year to March 2016., the EA said that although “a compelling business case”… Read More

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