River Moselle

Richard Hadingham as a young boy (c1954) - Courtesy Richard Hadingham

Richard Hadingham, Former Resident of N15

My name is Richard Hadingham. I was born on 1st May, 1945 at Clapton, E5, but lived in Wargrave Avenue, South Tottenham, N15 for the first twenty years of my life. At the age of five I started...

Beam Engine & Museum, Gladesmore School, Markfield Park, Moselle Memories, Pistachio's Cafe, River Lea, River Moselle

Moselle Brook Outlet - Courtesy Richard Hadingham

Moselle Brook Outlet

"As I recall, much of the river (or 'brook' as we used to call it) flowed in a deep concrete culvert from roughly South Tottenham station to where it entered the River Lea at the south-east corner...

Flooding, Markfield Park, Moselle Memories, Pollution, River Lea, River Moselle

River Moselle source - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Queen’s Wood – where the Moselle Starts, but Time Stands Still

There’s something quite magical being near the source of a river, whatever its size or location. It’s that sense of being at the beginning, with all that potential, just as the journey starts. I...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Daylighting, Ecology, Hidden Moselle, Highgate, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, River Lea, River Moselle, River Moselle Valley, River Thames, Signs of the River Moselle, Tottenham, Tributary, Visible Moselle

Moselle viewing panel at Coombes Croft Library

Coombes Croft Library: Do You Know What Lies Beneath It….?

Below the pavement, just outside the door of Coombes Croft Library, lies one of Haringey’s best known natural streams – the Moselle Brook or Stream.

Its name and its spelling has varied...

Coombes Croft Library, Culvert, Daylighting, Ecology, Libraries, Lost Rivers, River Moselle

Sewage fungus in the Moselle River, coating the reeds - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

The Moselle River is Telling Us 'It is Ill'

Sewage fungus is a clear sign a river is sick. It grows when the pollution in the river is bad enough to see bacteria grow so much that it forms long grey feathery strands and clumps.

When...

Clean Water, Ecology, Lordship Rec, Pollution, River Moselle, Sewage Fungus, Sewer, Sustainability, Waste Water

Three-spined stickleback

Three-Spined Stickleback

"Three-spined sticklebacks are the classic “tiddler” of British waters and many other areas in the northern hemisphere. There are populations in marine and freshwater with some migrating between...

Ecology, River Moselle, Stickleback

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