Wonderful news! The Guardian linked to us in their article about a new book called "London Unfurled" by Matteo Pericoli. To read the full article, click here.
The Spectacle, a Battersea-based production company, came and did some some wonderful interviews with us Villagers, watch them all here.
On Tuesday 10th August Tideway Village will be on BBC London News both at 12.30pm and 6.30pm. They broadcast live from the Village, interviewing Imogen, one of our Villagers as well as Lady Dido Berkeley a river campaigner, and Richard Tracy from the Mayor's Office of River transport. Unfortunately, the BBC don't keep their shows online very long, but we do have a clip with Imogen here. And Facebook photos that the BBC crew took for their site here, oh and they loved the pic that we sent in of our village, so they published it here.
"Thames Floating Village Saved" Evening Standard, Friday 6th August
Houseboat residents who faced eviction to make way for a “floating garden” today celebrated victory after the developers backed down.
NOTE FROM EDITOR : Please note that Berkeley Homes have not officially made a statement supporting their comment in this article. They have still not amended their website displaying the proposed plans (here). This is only a small victory, the campaign continues.
Houseboat living : A life less ordinary (BBC News)
Matt and Rose Johnson are settling in for the evening after their day at work.
There's the usual scurry round, the divesting of work accoutrements and snippets of talk about what the day has brought. The morning's coffee cups sit on the drainer as the evening meal is started. All in all another regular evening at home. The difference here is that Matthew and Rose don't walk to theirs via a pavement, but a towpath ending in a gangplank. They live on a boat.
Who'd splash out £1million on a houseboat? (Daily Mail)
It boasts spectacular views, top of the range fittings and a fabulous roof top pool. In fact it has everything the aspiring home owner could want from a crash pad in one of London's most exclusive neighbourhoods. But whoever snaps up this prime pied a terre will need their sea legs - or rather their river legs, as it's a boat.