Tyne Rivers Trust
 
 

RESTORING HABITAT ABOVE THE TYNE TUNNELS

27th September 2022

We’re working with tt2, the operators of the Tyne Tunnels, to transform a woodland above the river crossing – creating an accessible, sustainable community asset that will be enjoyed for generations. The habitat-restoration project will restore approx. 4.5 ha.  of forest that sits directly above the Northbound tunnel, in Wallsend, North Tyneside. Once complete, the […]

FISHING REPORT: 15 SEPTEMBER 2022

15th September 2022

. After the prolonged period of low flow the rivers finally rose to a good height for fish migration. The higher water coincided with spring tides which peaked at 5.51 metres on 12th September.  The upstream count for the month up to Wednesday 14th was 1,902, with the highest daily count of 581 on Sunday.  ​River temperatures […]

FISHING REPORT: 8 SEPTEMBER 2022

8th September 2022

Finally we have some significant rainfall, albeit heavy rain for shorter periods leading to spikes in river levels. As this is written, very heavy showers are moving over the catchment, the EA river level prediction is  an increase in flow peaking at Hexham around 22.00 on the 8th September. Further heavy rainfall is forecast for […]

FISHING REPORT: 4 AUGUST 2022

4th August 2022

Despite the difficult river conditions this season, when the occasional freshet happened fish responded. July has been an exceptional month for fish activity, the counter at Riding Mill recorded 11,845 upstream counts for the month, which is the highest recorded count since the installation of the counter. 16,662 fish have been recorded for the year […]

FISHING REPORT: 27 JULY 2022

27th July 2022

The Riding Mill fish counter recorded 10,501 upstream counts for July to the 27th. This is only some 440 fish short of the record since counts began. With spring tides for the rest of the month, a record July count is possible. The count for the year to date is now 14,970, which is remarkable […]

EXPERTISE USED TO TRAIN OTHER RIVERS TRUSTS

26th July 2022

We’ve been chosen to train other Rivers Trusts to carry out farm surveys known as, Pinpoint, that advise farmers and landowners on the best ways to reduce run-off from their land. The Trusts from across the country have spent four days visiting farms in the Tyne catchment to learn about the practical ways that farms […]

FISHING REPORT: 21 JULY 2022

21st July 2022

The heat wave has driven river temperatures to worrying heights. Please make fish welfare the priority if you go fishing in rivers and small still waters, follow the Environment Agency guidelines. The river mean temperature at Bywell on 19/07 22 was 22.04C, the highest temperature was 23.37C at 20.00 hours.   Following the 10cumec Kielder release […]

OUR VOLUNTEERS HEAD TOWARDS A RECORD BREAKING YEAR

7th July 2022

Our volunteers have dedicated a HUGE 1999 volunteer hours already this year,  compared to 1334 in 2019, meaning we’re on track for a record year of volunteering! Since February, they have worked hard to Restore 40m2 of wetland by the River Derwent at Shotley Grove Remove 1500 tree guards from tree planting sites, now that the […]

 

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