NEW FUND WILL HELP FARMERS TO IMPROVE LOCAL RIVERS

15th February 2018

February 2018 NEW FUND WILL HELP FARMERS TO IMPROVE LOCAL RIVERS Tyne Rivers Trust has successfully bid to set up and run its second Farming Facilitation Fund which will see both the environment and farmers in the South Tyne benefit from incentives to slow the flow of water into the river system and improve water […]

WINNING IMAGE ILLUMINATES THE TYNE

8th November 2017

October 2017 A striking image of the River Tyne created using a photography technique known as painting with light has won its place on the front cover of the River Tyne’s very own charity calendar.   The picture taken by amateur photographer, Norma McKellar captures the NewcastleGateshead quayside in all its glory and is now […]

Volunteer update

November 17 Our volunteers have helped us to achieve some great work over the past few months – here’s a snapshot month by month. In August a group spent five days clearing Himalayan balsam at Mohope, the furthest point upstream where it’s been found in the West Allen river so it will be interesting to see […]

Farming fund exceeds 50 members

November 2017 We’re now working with more than 50 farmers through our Countryside Stewardship Fund. The fund is set up to focus on natural flood management and help local farmers and land managers to use techniques which improve soil structure, reduce sediment transport into waterways and slow down the flow of water through the river system. […]

FUNDING SEES SCHOOLCHILDREN SET TO GET THEIR FEET WET

2nd November 2017

Friday 3 November 2017 Schoolchildren across the north east are set to benefit from a Tyne Rivers Trust outdoor education programme thanks to two successful funding applications to the Ernest Cook Trust and Enviresearch.  The Ernest Cook Trust funding of £7,905  will allow us to develop and test an education package aimed at teachers and children at […]

HALTWHISTLE BURN IMPROVES ITS FLOW

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 […]

 

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