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Blog: National Tree Week

Blog: National Tree Week

Posted by Emily Cooper

Trees and rivers go together like strawberries and cream. When people think of The Rivers Trust, they often assume we only dabble in freshwater—but many of our local Trusts plant trees each and every year. Last year alone, they planted a breathtaking 223,990 trees! Just imagine the impact this has…

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We’re embracing a Blue Christmas

We’re embracing a Blue Christmas

Posted by Emily Cooper

This year, we’re embracing a #BlueChristmas. The festive season doesn’t quite feel the same without all our loved ones by our sides. We don’t want to pretend everything is normal—how could we, after the year we have all shared? That’s why we’re celebrating Christmas while embracing the blues emotionally and…

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We brought the #EndSewagePollution petition to Parliament: here’s what happened

We brought the #EndSewagePollution petition to Parliament: here’s what happened

Posted by Emily Cooper

Last week, we helped Surfers Against Sewage to deliver 44,691 signatures to Parliament—all calling for an end to sewage pollution. We feel completely and utterly overwhelmed by the support the #EndSewagePollution petition received—and we couldn’t be prouder of all those who signed. Our Director of Partnerships and Communications, Christine Colvin,…

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Blog: The Great British River Swim – could sport help save our rivers?

Blog: The Great British River Swim – could sport help save our rivers?

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

This year has seen people come up with increasingly innovative ideas for fundraising. With countless charities and worthy causes asking the public to donate whatever they can, it can be difficult to choose where your money is best placed. Luckily for The Rivers Trust, one small business owner has found…

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