HMS Severn arrives to mark London Fire Brigade anniversary

Rob PowellEvents, Navy

HMS Severn arrived in London yesterday afternoon and was greeted with a watery salute from a fire boat. The River-class patrol ship is in the capital to help mark the 150th anniversary of the London Fire Brigade. “Lucky Severn” was met by the fire boat, Fire Dart, at Woolwich and accompanied up Bugsby’s Reach with water shooting into the air. …

2016 starts with beautiful Thames sunrise

Rob PowellBridges, Weather

2016 got off to an impressive start when a dramatic red sky appeared across the capital on Friday morning. With the new year just hours old, early risers and those still on their way home were able to enjoy a beautiful sight over London. Hues of red, orange and yellow were painted across the sky in the thirty minutes or so …