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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…

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The Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference – Round up

The Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference – Round up

Posted by Jayne Mann

Last week we held our first Annual Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference at WWF’s Living Planet Centre in Woking on 20th and 21st July. Over 50 delegates from Rivers Trusts around the country and associated organisations, gathered to hear speakers deliver presentations on fisheries monitoring, delivering fisheries improvement projects, Your Fisheries,…

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6 Rivers Trusts win funding for Natural Flood Management Schemes

6 Rivers Trusts win funding for Natural Flood Management Schemes

Posted by Jayne Mann

Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust, West Cumbria Rivers Trust, Trent Rivers Trust, Thames21, Wyre Rivers Trust and the Wandle Trust are amongst the winning community organisations of the £1 million government funding for Natural Flood Management (NFM) schemes across England. The £1million fund was part of the £15million funding announced by…

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National Lottery win for North West Rivers

National Lottery win for North West Rivers

Posted by Jayne Mann

Ribble Rivers Trust has secured £1.6 million from National Lottery players, granted through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), to deliver projects that raise awareness of the plight of our rivers and enable people to get involved in restoring them for the benefit of our wildlife and communities. The Ribble Rivers…

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Promoting community ownership on the Bristol Frome

Promoting community ownership on the Bristol Frome

Posted by Jayne Mann

Bristol Avon Rivers Trust (BART) are working with communities near the Bristol Frome to promote community ownership, engagement and enjoyment of the Bristol Frome, thanks to the Greggs Community Challenge Fund. In response to repeated pollution issues in the Bristol Frome, Bristol Avon River Trust (BART) have set up the LoCATE…

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