COVID-19 update

Tyne Rivers Trust considers managing the increased risk of transmission of COVID-19 of paramount importance. Following the latest government guidance, issued on 4th January 2021, where possible and safe to do so, we continue to deliver our key projects. We are constantly evaluating the situation and will keep up regular contact with our partners, funders and volunteers. All practical volunteer tasks have now been paused until it’s safe to resume.

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Make the river your resolution in the New Year

26th November 2019

Learn to look after your own stretch of river We’re running training days for people and groups who want to keep an eye on their own stretch of river. The training will focus on testing water quality using chemical kits and recording your findings to help us identify where there are problems with pollution. It’s […]

Di Meo’s Ice Cream creates Tyne Valley Ripple

10th October 2019

Tyne Rivers Trust is excited to announce that Di Meo’s Ice Cream has created an ice cream in our honour. The socially minded business, will donate 25p from every scoop of Tyne Valley Ripple that it sells in its newly opened, Ouseburn shop to the Trust. This is in recognition of the Trust’s work to […]


24th September 2019

Ten members of the Tyne Rivers Trust team successfully completed a relay of the salmon migration route from Tynemouth to Kielder at the weekend, raising almost £2,000 for its Salmon in the Classroom project.

Highest recorded upstream counts for May!

30th May 2019

The Riding Mill fish counter recorded 1,373 upstream counts up the  29th May. This is the highest count for May since records began, bringing the count for the year-to-date to 1,697 which is the 2nd highest total recorded for this period.

Volunteer profile: John

28th May 2019

Volunteer profile: John People volunteer for all different reasons. We asked John why he volunteers for us… How long have you been involved with Tyne Rivers Trust? My first volunteer day with Tyne Rivers Trust was in June 2016. Why did you decide to volunteer with Tyne Rivers Trust? How did you hear about it? […]


23rd May 2019

PUPILS SALMON SUCCESS Pupils from Adderlane Academy in Prudhoe have spent the morning releasing their stock of successfully hatched salmon eggs into the river at Haydon Bridge. The juvenile fish known as fry were hatched on school grounds in Prudhoe as part of Tyne Rivers Trust, Salmon in the Classroom project which has been funded […]

How did the sheep cross the river?

How did the sheep cross the river? Having farm animals in the river is not good for water quality and also erodes the river bank. A farmer, who is part of our facilitation fund (which supports our work with farmers to reduce waste from agriculture entering the river system) had a problem with sheep that had […]


21st May 2019

CHARITY CALENDAR CLICKS INTO ACTION FOR FOURTH YEAR Tyne Rivers Trust is launching its fourth charity calendar and is asking for anyone who enjoys the River Tyne to submit their best photos of the Tyne catchment to fill it. The theme is My Tyne so images can cover anything from people enjoying the river to […]


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