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This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

By on September 3, 2017 in Environment, News, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Maria Arceo’s ‘Future Dust’ installation is made from plastic washed up on the River Thames foreshore and exposes the growing litter problem: a familiar sight to us here in Wapping.

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Barnardo’s memorial honours orphans buried in unmarked graves

Barnardo’s memorial honours orphans buried in unmarked graves

By on December 28, 2016 in History, Tower Hamlets with 1 Comment

Friends, supporters and family of Barnado’s recently gathered at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park for the emotional unveiling of a memorial honouring 513 Barnado’s children, buried there in unmarked graves.Volunteers from the Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park heritage team spent four years tirelessly searching thousands of archive records for the names of Barnado’s children buried […]

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