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Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Posted by Jayne Mann

It’s been a fortnight that many will wish they could forget.  Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on successive weekends and thousands of homes, businesses and cars were submerged in filthy flood water.  The impact on people affected must not be underestimated.  It’s an invasion of the home that…

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Catchment Based Approach Triples Public Investment!

Catchment Based Approach Triples Public Investment!

Posted by Emily Cooper

The 2018-19 CaBA Benefits Report is now live. Click this link to find out more and download the report. The Catchment Based Approach (CaBA), the initiative to drive collaborative water management across England, has published its annual report that includes a summary of the environmental work undertaken by its 106…

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France and England work together to tackle channel waste

France and England work together to tackle channel waste

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Rivers Trust joins 18 partners in England and France, in a bid to prevent plastic hotspots in the Channel. Preventing Plastic Pollution (PPP) will develop a model to gather data on the amount and likely sources of plastic pollution at seven pilot sites: Brest Harbour, Bay of Douarnenez, Bay…

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Alistair Maltby to take up new role with Woodland Trust

Alistair Maltby to take up new role with Woodland Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Rivers Trust is sad to announce that long-standing Operations Director, Alistair Maltby, will be leaving the Trust for a new role with the Woodland Trust, as Director of Estate and Woodland Outreach. Alistair joined the movement 22 years ago years as Senior Scientific Officer at Westcountry Rivers Trust, before…

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Rambling About Rivers Ep 3: “Swimming in rivers… are you mad?”

Rambling About Rivers Ep 3: “Swimming in rivers… are you mad?”

Posted by Emily Cooper

Swimming in rivers isn't for everyone - especially over winter. Would you swim in a river every day in December...in the UK? That's just what the wonderful Ella Foote has done. In this podcast, we join Jayne Mann (Marketing and Communications Manager at The Rivers Trust) and Dan Turner (Senior Project Officer…

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