Tyne Rivers Trust


24th October 2017

An impassable stretch of river is now open to fish migration thanks to the hard work of Tyne Rivers Trust and Haltwhistle & District Angling Association. Former industry at Mossy banks on Haltwhistle Burn meant that the river had been narrowed creating a more difficult obstruction to migratory fish trying to move upstream to lay […]

RESPONSE TO EA CONSULTATION : Managing salmon fisheries in England and on the Border Esk

5th October 2017

Tyne Rivers Trust is an environmental charity dedicated to the conservation of the River Tyne for everyone to treasure and enjoy.  We care passionately about all aspects of the river: Salmon and Sea-trout are a vital component of a healthy Tyne, being a key part of the food chain, a strong indicator of improving water […]

National Lottery funding brings Resilience to Tyne Rivers Trust

12th September 2017

National Lottery funding brings Resilience to Tyne Rivers Trust In December, Tyne Rivers Trust was awarded £50,900 of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) Resilience programme to build the Trust and make it a more robust and resilient organisation. The money, raised by National Lottery players, will be used to make the […]

Volunteers tackle Tyne Invasives

Like many rivers the Tyne and its tributaries have been colonised by non-native plant species. In some cases they have arrived here accidently and in other cases have been brought here as a garden plant and then escaped into the wild. Often these plants have spread rapidly and formed dense patches, this alters the composition […]

Volunteer Newsletter 15th August

15th August 2017

Dear Volunteers, I thought you might like the above photograph, I spent yesterday up in Kielder with colleagues releasing Water Voles for the Restoring Ratty project, hopefully we can have a volunteer task doing this next year! Just a quick email to remind you of Thursdays task: • Thursday 17th August- Balsam bash- Mohope- 10.30am (leaving […]

Volunteer Newsletter 28th July 2017

28th July 2017

Dear Volunteers, Thank you everyone for a lovely couple of volunteer tasks this week, we have had two great days with lots of volunteers and cleared massive amounts of Balsam up at Mohope at the top of the West Allen. There is still more to do and we have arranged with the landowners to return […]

Wind in the Willows inspiration for Tyne photo competition

Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad have been out and about on the riverbank looking for good images to enter Tyne Rivers Trust photo competition. The competition was launched last month but these well-known characters have just arrived in Hexham to appear in a hilarious new adaptation by David Nixon of the classic Kenneth Grahame novel […]

Tyne Rivers Trust joins forces with Flood Expo

20th July 2017

Tyne RiversTrust is partnering with the Flood Expo 2017 Tyne Rivers Trust has joined forces with the Flood Expo 2017 as an official partner ahead of the events highly anticipated return on the 27th & 28th of September at ExCeL London. The Flood Expo is simply unique; it’s the world’s largest exhibition and conference designed […]


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