TLC needed for Weybridge Thames riverside

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Wouldn't it be lovely to have a riverside we can be proud of?  Many Weybridge residents recall how attractive our local stretch of Thames riverside was, up until autumn 2009 (see our main picture).  A well-tended riverbank where people could sit on the grass in the sunshine or in the shade of a tree, and enjoy fine views and tranquility. Then the Environment Agency cut down the trees and fenced off this prime stretch, between Weybridge Ladies … [Read more...]

Weybridge riverside access restored

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Last November we publicised the continuing lack of access to a stretch of our local riverside – fenced off from the public since the moorings were concreted in 2009.  This January, after more than five years, the ‘temporary’ paling and mesh fence was at last removed, and riverbank access restored. The picture below shows the riverbank reopened. We think removing the fence and undergrowth is a positive step -- the view is restored, and people … [Read more...]