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Don’t let our rivers become rubbish

Don’t let our rivers become rubbish

Posted by Jayne Mann

Our rivers are drowning in litter. Plastic is hitting the headlines on a daily basis and the impact that it is having our environment. This includes our rivers. The trouble is, litter dropped on land, often ends up in our rivers and drifts out to sea resulting in harm to…

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The Rivers Trust welcomes the long-awaited 25 Year Environment Plan

The Rivers Trust welcomes the long-awaited 25 Year Environment Plan

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Rivers Trust welcomes the Prime Minister’s significant keynote speech on the environment today (11th January 2018), which builds on the “Green Brexit” speech given last year by the Secretary of State, Michael Gove. "A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”, gives a commitment to be the…

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The Rivers Trust respond to the EA regarding revised permit charge proposals

The Rivers Trust respond to the EA regarding revised permit charge proposals

Posted by Jayne Mann

Updated 22nd Jan:  Following our previous update, The Rivers Trust have been in continued dialogue with The Environment Agency discussing concerns that proposals outlined in their ongoing consultation on permitting charges from April 2018 could limit opportunities for continued successful partnership working on River improvement schemes.   We are particularly…

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Don Catchment Rivers Trust wins National Lottery support

Don Catchment Rivers Trust wins National Lottery support

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Don Catchment Rivers Trust has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its Hidden Heritage Secret Streams project, it was announced today. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to benefit natural and historic heritage associated with the rivers of the upper Rother Catchment…

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