Sunk without trace (8th December 2005)

Sunk without trace (8th December 2005)

QWAG are on the trail of a lost painting of the River Quaggy in Chinbrook Meadows. It has to be admitted that the name Quaggy doesn’t enjoy the same cachet as its more illustrious brethren, the Cherwell and the Cam. Today it’s impossible to imagine a young...
Urban Renaissance update (7th November 2005)

Urban Renaissance update (7th November 2005)

QWAG chairman Matthew Blumler reviews the latest Urban Renaissance in Lewisham proposals. A developer is currently finalising a planning application for the £250 million redevelopment of an area that includes the confluence of the rivers Ravensbourne and Quaggy. QWAG...
QWAG wins the Eltham Society Award (6th October 2005)

QWAG wins the Eltham Society Award (6th October 2005)

This aerial view of Sutcliffe Park was taken shortly after the restoration had been completed. QWAG’s role in bringing the Sufcliffe Park Flood Alleviation Scheme to fruition has been recognised. When QWAG chairman Matthew Blumler spoke to the Eltham Society...
Is it a road or is it a river? (4th September 2005)

Is it a road or is it a river? (4th September 2005)

QWAG’s latest river walk visited a little known stretch of the Quaggy near Mottingham. The Dutch House public house on the A20 near Mottingham was the starting point for QWAG’s latest river walk. Having clambered into the stream bed walkers negotiated the...
Sutcliffe Park earns a healthy return (25th August 2005)

Sutcliffe Park earns a healthy return (25th August 2005)

A new study has revealed the health benefits of the recently restored park. It should be no surprise that when the Environment Agency chose to assess the health benefits of its environmental improvement work that the recent flood alleviation scheme in Sutcliffe Park...
QWAG benefits the local community – official! (17th August 2005)

QWAG benefits the local community – official! (17th August 2005)

The role of QWAG in community development has been highlighted in a recently published report. The report is the result of a research project that investigated the voluntary and community sector’s contribution to economic and social outcomes in Lewisham. Although...
A walk into the future (22nd May 2005)

A walk into the future (22nd May 2005)

Dave Larkin reports on QWAG’s walk through Lewisham to discuss the new town centre proposals. QWAG chose a less than scenic route for its contribution to Lewisham’s 2005 Walking Festival. Participants gathered in the forecourt of the railway station at the very...
Dead wood makes a desirable home! (15th March)

Dead wood makes a desirable home! (15th March)

Dead wood is a valuable habitat for many invertebrates, including the rare and impressive stag beetle. QWAG’s watchful eye has helped to save this important part of the river corridor ecosystem. Construction works on the next stage of the Quaggy Flood...

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