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  • Actress Alison Steadman is standing up for London’s wildlife as our latest ambassador

    Wednesday 9th November, 2016

    Alison Steadman at Woodberry Wetlands by Clearwater Photography

    You’ve probably seen her playing Pam Shipman in hit comedy Gavin and Stacey, Mrs Bennet in the BBC’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, or in films including Shirley Valentine and Clockwise. But Alison Steadman is also a wildlife enthusiast and nature TV presenter, and her enthusiasm for all things wild makes her an excellent choice as an ambassador for London Wildlife Trust.

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  • Celebrate Bonfire Night – but don’t harm hedgehogs!

    Friday 4th November, 2016

    Hedgehog in fallen leaves (credit Tom Marshall)

    Londoners urged to check their wood piles for hedgehogs before lighting bonfires this weekend

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  • A city for all Londoners – and all wildlife?

    Friday 28th October, 2016

    Gulls and pigeons by the River Thames, with Parliament behind, by Luis Llerena

    The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has published a new vision for London: A City for All Londoners, and is asking people to tell his office what they think about the document.

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  • Heathrow expansion threatens our health, our wellbeing and our wildlife

    Wednesday 26th October, 2016

    Aeroplane flying over Crane Meadows in west London, near Heathrow Airport

    London Wildlife Trust has warned that the disappointing, but unsurprising, decision to proceed with a third runway at Heathrow Airport will pose a huge threat to the natural environment.

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  • Funding boost is welcome news for water voles in west London

    Tuesday 11th October, 2016

    Water vole by Tom Marshall

    The endangered water vole, Britain’s fastest disappearing mammal, is getting a helping hand at Frays Farm Meadows in North Uxbridge.

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  • Major pollution incident in River Crane averted

    Friday 7th October, 2016

    Backwater on the River Crane

    A major pollution incident on the River Crane in west London was narrowly averted last month when Tom White, a senior conservation officer with London Wildlife Trust, spotted signs of contamination whilst inspecting the condition of the river.

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  • Wildlife site restored next to West Brompton Rail Station

    Thursday 22nd September, 2016

    Restoring the pond next to West Brompton Rail Station

    Nature has received a helping hand at West Brompton Rail Station, where staff from Network Rail have pitched in with London Wildlife Trust to clean up a small wetland and pond located on the western side of the station, next to the north-running Overground platform.

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Kingfisher (credit Andy Morffew)

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report

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  • Record crowds make TideFest 2016 a sunny, soaraway success

    Tuesday 13th September, 2016

    TideFest 2016

    Thousands of local people turned out in response to the call to 'come along and enjoy the river' at this year's third TideFest, a celebration of the tidal River Thames as it flows through London.

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  • Volunteers needed for Crane Valley river restoration project

    Monday 12th September, 2016

    Volunteers on the River Crane

    Autumn and winter work days in west London to focus on creating new river habitats

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