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The 3rd Great Quaggy Duck Race – 28th May

The #QuaggyDuckRace closes this year’s Hither Green Festival Race Entry: £1 on the day. To secure your race place please register online: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-3rd-great-quaggy-duck-race-tickets-33542972935 Race limited to 150 entries. Ducks supplied or BYO....

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QWAG AGM + The Lost Rivers of London – 15th March

QWAG AGM + The Lost Rivers of London with guest speaker, Dr Roger Squires BEM, Inland Waterways Association From 7pm: QWAG’s famous light buffet 8pm: Annual General Meeting 8.45pm: The Lost Rivers of London - A Story of the Past with Dr Roger Squires of the Inland...

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What’s happening to Lewisham? – 18th Jan

Are developers grabbing land and doing as they please? Is the government right to claim its planning reforms ‘put communities in control’? How well is Lewisham Council standing up for local needs - whether quality affordable housing or properly protected and...

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Record breaking Quaggy Duck Race

A record 185 Quaggy Ducks entered the 2nd Great #QuaggyDuckRace on Sunday 22 May in Manor Park, Lewisham. The race, part of the Hither Green Festival 2016, was held on the same stretch of the River Quaggy polluted in February’s diesel fuel spill from a derailed engine...

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Oil on troubled waters – 4th February

Diesel from derailed train pollutes ‘much loved’ River Quaggy The River Quaggy has suffered a major diesel fuel spill for much of its lower stretch from Hither Green into Lewisham. The section of the River Ravensbourne into Deptford Creek has also been affected. Early...

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