Anniversaries ahoy!

Jackdaw – The consensus of opinion seems to be that the huge flocks of birds wheeling above the Thames morning and evening are mainly like this chap – jackdaws

It seems incredible to me but this is the 200th Riverwatch column I’ve penned since first starting it just under five years ago.

River Watch set to keep ’em peeled…

Emma Much

They do say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so I suppose I should be somewhat flattered to learn that Surrey Police has joined forces with Spelthorne, Elmbridge and Runnymede Neighbourhood Watches to launch a new crime reduction initiative called – River Watch.

Seeing red at green energy plans

Flock of birds

So plans are afoot to install four ‘Archimedes’ Screw’ electricity generators at Sunbury Weir – and, not surprisingly, there is a good deal of opposition to the idea being expressed.

Learning how not to sail

Learn to Sail

It’s no secret that I’m a complete sailing addict and have been for most of my life.