Tyne Rivers Trust

Rooted for the Rivers: Thousands of Trees Planted by Volunteers to Protect the Tyne

14th May 2024

We are celebrating reaching our goal of planting 11,000 trees and 1,300 metres of hedgerow plants by the end of March 2024, along riverbanks and on farmland to protect and support the Tyne rivers, all of which were grown in Northumberland nurseries. Simone Saville, My Tyne project officer of Tyne Rivers Trust said: β€œTrees are […]

We are 20 πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‚

29th March 2024

Today, 29th March 2024, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tyne Rivers Trust, and we’re asking anyone who has a connection to the Tyne to let us know what the River Tyne means to you. Tyne Rivers Trust was established in the same year that X Factor first came onto our screens, Facebook was […]

Climate resilience: timing is everything

15th January 2024

Reflecting on our Climate Resilience Workshop in collaboration with the Monkton Village Association earlier in January, what issues are we targeting and what needs further discussion in 2024? Almost everything we do is connected to reducing the effects of climate change in our catchment. With more extreme weather conditions and a rise in water temperatures, […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Tyne Rivers Trust

1st January 2024

Tyne Rivers Trust has a 20 year history of improving river health, habitat and acting as the voice of the Tyne and its tributaries. This improved diversity undoubtedly creates a better river, a better region and a better life for all, but as we celebrate the past 20 years, we must also look ahead to the next 20 as much is still to be done…

Fishing in the Tyne – Annual Review 2023

18th December 2023

Once again, rivers in the UK were challenged by extremes of weather, from long periods of low flows and high water temperatures to extended periods of high rainfall. The Tyne was not excluded from the impact of these extremes, which to varying degrees affected the catch rates. We caught up with our Fisheries Manager Aidan […]

Forests, Streams and Sustainability

5th December 2023

Cast your mind back to 2011, we were knee deep in muddy soil, water and well into a 3-year project addressing 16 water bodies in Kielder Forest that were, at the time failing water quality standards, funded by Environment Agency, and the Forestry Commission. Fast forward to 2023 and sustainability within agriculture is still a […]

Story Tyne: An Oral History Project

As the voice of the river, we want to showcase and highlight as many stories and memories of the Tyne river from people of all ages for a new oral history project. Could you help us? We are looking to record the memories of residents around the North Tyne catchment for a new oral history […]

National Tree Week at Tyne Rivers Trust

25th November 2023

We’ll be planting native species in different locations around the catchment this season, starting at Hillhead Farm in Wark. The farm has a rich mosaic of existing habitats and we’ll be introducing more hedgerow corridors, replacing storm damaged conifers and complementing existing planting and woodland blocks with a variety of native species to help biodiversity […]


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