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GBGP Newsletter #51: RRS David Attenborough in Greenwich

East Greenwich litter pick on Saturday 6 November

There will be a Green Party litter pick in East Greenwich on Saturday 6 November, from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Some litter picking equipment will be available but if you have your own, please bring it along.

The meeting point is outside River Ale House, 131 Woolwich Road, SE10 0RJ. Optional drinks there afterwards too.

To take part, contact or

RRS Sir David Attenborough and Boaty McBoatface dock in Greenwich to mark the start of COP26 climate conference

The new polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough and it’s accompanying submarine Boaty McBoatface have arrived in Greenwich and are docked here until 30 October.

GBGP’s Karin Tearle took some striking photos of the ship arriving.

Photo: Karin Tearle

The submarine got its name as a result of a vote to name the ship, when ‘Boaty McBoatface’ won the public poll. But the boat was named RRS Sir David Attenborough instead, with the winning name going to the ship’s submarine.