News

The Great River Rescue is coming – and you’re invited!

The Great River Rescue is coming – and you’re invited!

Posted by Jayne Mann

Register to clean up your local river in October’s country-wide clean-up of our rivers. The public is invited to help rescue the nation’s waterways during the month of October, by taking part in England’s first national clean-up focused on rivers. Plastic litter is a major issue blighting the nation’s waterways…

Read more
Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Posted by Jayne Mann

An exciting river improvement scheme on the River Hyndburn between Clayton-Le-Moors and Great Harwood will help migrating salmon, trout and eels bypass a historic weir. It will allow them to reach habitat inaccessible since at least 1844 when the weir supplied water for the Oakenshaw Printworks. A specially designed channel…

Read more
Tweed Forum Nominated for Major International River Prize

Tweed Forum Nominated for Major International River Prize

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Tweed Forum, the organisation that protects and conserves the natural, built and cultural heritage of the River Tweed and its surroundings, has been shortlisted for a major international River prize. Awarded for outstanding achievements in river restoration and protection management, the Thiess International River Prize is presented each year…

Read more

Archived Events