Tyne Rivers Trust
 
 

LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR FREE RIVERSIDE CONCERTS

26th May 2022

Tyne Rivers Trust has announced the details of a series of riverside concerts from local choir, North Tyne Voices. The river-inspired performances take place at three locations along the course of the North Tyne River as part of the environmental charity’s, Native North Tyne project. The short performances by the Humshaugh based choir will take […]

FISHING REPORT – KIELDER RELEASE ON 20 MAY

11th May 2022

NWL are planning to commence work on Eel Passage solutions at Riding Mill on 16th May, it is planned the works will be completed in four days. To facilitate the works the radial gates will be raised to allow safe channel access downstream . The fish pass will be operated  to allow passage for fish […]

FISHING REPORT: W/C 2 MAY 2022

5th May 2022

Riding Mill fish counter has recorded 227 upstream counts to the 26th April with 40 counted on the 24th.  Despite relatively low flow the water temperature has encouraged fish to access the river. Salmon catches have mainly been in the Tyne from Wylam to Hexham, with one report of a salmon above Hexham. The numbers […]

WHAT IT’S LIKE ON PLACEMENT AT THE TRUST

20th April 2022

Jack has been on placement as part of our Native North Tyne project for 3 months, here he gives an insight into what it’s been like… “I graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2021 with a degree in Environmental Science and have recently started a six-month placement with Tyne Rivers Trust, through the Department of […]

INTERACTIVE MODEL BRINGS THE TYNE CATCHMENT TO LIFE

Our minature model of the Tyne catchment has proved a success in showing schoolchildren and community groups how the river system reacts to changes in climate. Thanks to funding from the Reece Foundation, we’ll be taking the interactive model to groups across the catchment. Simone Saville, My Tyne project officer who co-designed the model says: “It’s a fantastic resource to […]

RESTORING A POPULAR FOOTPATH IN DERWENT WALK COUNTRY PARK

Our consultancy, River Catchment Services, has been working with Gateshead Council to protect and restore a popular footpath on the River Derwent. The footpath just downstream from Ladysteps Dam was at risk of closure from an eroding riverbank. We tackled this problem using robust green engineering techniques that will only get stronger with time. Green […]

THANKYOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS

19th April 2022

Since our last newsletter, our dedicated volunteers have given more than 900 hours of their time to improve the Tyne rivers. They have planted 5300 hedgerow trees in the North Tyne to create a wonderful wildlife corridor and reduce runoff, completed over 15m of willow spiling along the River Team to reduce sediment and create valuable habitat for […]

CHOIR SINGS FOR THE RIVER NORTH TYNE

9th March 2022

A local choir will perform along the River North Tyne as part of a new project by Tyne Rivers Trust to celebrate what is interesting and unique about this part of the river. The Native North Tyne project was awarded £153,380 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in order to help people to discover the […]

 

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