Historic weir bypass opens to help fish reach habitat for first time in over 170 years
Ribble Rivers Trust have celebrated the completion of their river improvement project on the River Hyndburn which will allow migrating salmon, trout and eels to bypass a historic weir allowing them to reach habitat inaccessible since the middle of the 1800s. Located on the River Hyndburn, between Clayton-Le-Moors and Great…Read more
The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference – Building flood resilient communities.
Join us for next Rivers Trust Autumn Conference, a free event which will explore the delivery of Natural Flood Management and SuDS solutions to help build flood resilient communities and support catchment partnerships to implement natural flood risk management projects. The conference will be held on Thursday 9th November at…Read more
Our new Annual Review 2016/17
We’re delighted to launch our new Rivers Trust Annual Review for 2016/17. Take a look at the latest publication from The Rivers Trust, detailing the growth of rivers trusts across the UK, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Our latest review will help you see where our member trusts are based and…Read more
Eyes of The World Look to NASA, UN Climate Change & UK Government to stop British flood disaster
In the aftermath of catastrophic floods that wreaked havoc across Texas this week, the eyes of the world now divert their gaze upon London, where, on the 27th & 28th of September, the UN Climate Change, NASA, MET Office, the MOD, the Environment Agency, and thousands of other organisations will…Read more
The Great River Rescue is coming – and you’re invited!
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