News

CEOs Update

CEOs Update

Posted by Emily Cooper

We have just sent out the first edition of our CEOs Update newsletter. If you'd like to sign up to receive email updates from The Rivers Trust, please click here. This newsletter is the monthly update with news from the riverbank to let you know what’s going on in the…

Read more
Private Member’s Bill launched in bid to tackle river pollution

Private Member’s Bill launched in bid to tackle river pollution

Posted by Emily Cooper

Our rivers are flat-lining, with no improvement in ecological status since 2016, and none meeting good overall status.  We urgently need a radical overhaul of how we farm and manage our storm water and sewage waste if we are going to change the status quo and build a better Britain,…

Read more
Wyre NFM Investment Readiness Project featured at Greater Manchester Green Summit

Wyre NFM Investment Readiness Project featured at Greater Manchester Green Summit

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

We were delighted to address the recent Greater Manchester Green Summit, discussing our Wyre Natural Flood Management (NFM) Investment Readiness Project. The project is being delivered by The Rivers Trust, Wyre Rivers Trust, Environment Agency, United Utilities, Triodos Bank, Co-op Insurance and FloodRE, with funding from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. It…

Read more
Seven Wonders of the (Rivers) World

Seven Wonders of the (Rivers) World

Posted by Emily Cooper

In the midst of a global environmental crisis, it can be hard to stay positive about the natural world. In particular, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to feel optimistic about the future of our rivers, considering the recent news that no river in England is in good overall health. However, there…

Read more
Our Rivers are Wonderful – Don’t give up on them

Our Rivers are Wonderful – Don’t give up on them

Posted by Emily Cooper

After appalling news on the state of UK’s rivers last week, Mark Lloyd lifts our spirits ahead of World Rivers Day (Sunday 27th) and shares Seven Wonders that give us hope for the future.  But, he warns that we need much more ambition if we’re going to spear head the green recovery we urgently need if we are to return more resilient…

Read more

Archived Events