Wandle cleanup: September 2010: Merton

The one with the false teeth and the picnic… This summer it’s been noticeable how many of our cleanups haven’t just been standalone events, but part of a larger pattern of co-ordinated community effort such as LOCOG’s Changing Places programme. True to form, our September cleanup was no exception, as we fielded 40 volunteers to […]

Wandle cleanup: May 2010: Wandsworth

The first one with… We always knew this month’s community cleanup would be a big ‘un: the first part of a springtime two-hander supported by LOCOG’s Changing Places programme and the EU WATER project. Brought to the Wandle via our partnership with the Association of Rivers Trusts, the WATER project has been selected within the […]

Changing Places with WATER

Even though there are still two years to go to the Olympic Games, everyone can be part of London 2012 now by getting involved and doing something to improve their local area. The Changing Places programme has been set up by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) to help volunteers find activities […]