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Mr Burns gets his (Tesco) sprats

By on August 13, 2016 in Grey Heron, Photographs with 0 Comments
Mr Burns gets his (Tesco) sprats

The entire Love Wapping management and editorial team wish to apologise for this week’s excess of heavy duty electoral corruption stories and make amends by bringing you some photographs of one of our Wapping Wildlife favourites – Mr Burns!Mr Burns is one, possibly all, of our local Wapping grey herons who can usually be seen […]

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A night walk through peaceful Wapping

By on August 7, 2016 in Environment, Photographs with 0 Comments
A night walk through peaceful Wapping

As a balance to some of the stories we have been running recently our weekly editorial meeting decided to just write about something normal.So we sent the LW Normal Things (So Normal As To Be Almost Dull) Team out last night to have a wander around and take the air.The pirate ships at Tobacco Dock […]

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Bugger Brexit – here are some nice borough bollards

By on June 27, 2016 in Photographs with 0 Comments
Bugger Brexit – here are some nice borough bollards

 It seems that every conversation today is about the Brexit crisis – so prompted by the work of Tower Hamlets History Archive who are tweeting photos of digitised film photos of bollards we thought we should spread some bollard love around the borough.Enjoy and don’t worry. The bollards are going nowhere. [View the story “Calm down […]

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Cute coot chick catastrophe averted by LW Rangers

By on May 14, 2016 in Photographs, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Cute coot chick catastrophe averted by LW Rangers

Drama on Limehouse Basin Marina today as our entire team of LW Wildlife Rangers (Marine Division) were deployed to build a floating coot nest and save two new born coot chicks from drowning.Although coot (Fulica atra) chicks can swim as soon as they are born they cannot jump. In this case our Rangers were informed that the […]

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Goose annoys swan, swan chases goose (photos)

By on April 19, 2016 in Photographs, Swans, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Goose annoys swan, swan chases goose (photos)

The Wapping swans may only have the one cygnet this year but they protect their territory with the same resolution as ever. This afternoon one of our visiting geese made the mistake of enjoying a slow cruise along the canal in the late afternoon sunshine. Result? See below.All as normal. 

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