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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Qwag Meeting – Wricklesmarsh (20th January)

Wricklesmarsh - Discover the marshland of the Kid Brook streams QWAG meeting with special guest speaker, Richard Buchanan of the Blackheath Scientific Society. 7.45 for 8pm start on 18th November at Methodist Church Hall, Albion Way, Lewisham, SE13 6BT Click here for...

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Flood Money – 4th January

Magically, the Government has found £40 million to spend on flood protection in Yorkshire after the huge floods there. Ministers say they’ll do everything possible to help and will learn lessons. Is this true when they ignore smarter natural ways to reduce flood risk?...

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QWAG meeting – Water Towns Talk (Wed 15th July)

The UK is veering from drought to flood - a sign of the kind of ‘water stress’ to come. How can we use and manage water better in our towns and cities, especially flood risk zones like SE London? Our expert speaker, Chris Patmore of built environment consultants, WSP...

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QWAG Meeting (Wednesday 20 May 2015)

At the Qwag meeting held on 20th May we had a Water Divining Hands on Session led by special guest, John Baker, water diviner and archaeological dowser. Great fun was had by all! To read about one of John Baker's water jobs, click...

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