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12 days of Rivers Trust – Day 1: Introducing Ribble Rivers Trust

12 days of Rivers Trust – Day 1: Introducing Ribble Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

When did your Trust form? The Trust formed in 1998 making us 20 years old this year. How many people work at your Trust? 20 people for our 20 years! What are the main issues with Rivers in your catchment? Everything! We have such a mixed catchment, from extensive uplands…

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Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Posted by Jayne Mann

An exciting river improvement scheme on the River Hyndburn between Clayton-Le-Moors and Great Harwood will help migrating salmon, trout and eels bypass a historic weir. It will allow them to reach habitat inaccessible since at least 1844 when the weir supplied water for the Oakenshaw Printworks. A specially designed channel…

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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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