Last week’s report from the Environmental Audit Committee was picked up by numerous sources, including the BBC and the Guardian. BBC leads on ‘’Chemical cocktail’ polluting English rivers’ Read more The Guardian Water companies in England should each designate a stretch of river as bathing water by 2025 to drive the clean-up of a chemical cocktail of […]

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“Our Rivers Our City” is a comprehensive re-assessment and appraisal of Manchester’s three main river valleys. This ten-year plan has been developed collaboratively, including work by Groundwork Trust to engage, involve, inform and survey those interested in the City’s River Valleys. Read more here and download the strategy.

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On Friday 31 December 2021, a 12ft long native crayfish sculpture commissioned by Northumberland Rivers Trust was unveiled at Northumberland Zoo to celebrate the start of its captive breeding programme. The programme aims to breed and release the native species into Northumberland’s rivers and lakes. It builds on work to boost native numbers and prevent […]

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Water UK’s recent report, 21st century rivers: ten actions for change, puts storm overflows in the context of the full range of reasons why rivers are falling short of good ecological health. It calls for a new cross sector National plan for rivers to systematically tackle them. 21st Century Rivers: From Recovery to Renewal Over much of the last 100 […]

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