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Lets talk about the weather

18th June 2020
We Brits love to talk about the weather, it’s just one of those things that define us as a nation. But how does it affect our fish? Read more to find out the facts...

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Industry Placements with Wessex Rivers Trust

12th June 2020
Joshua David has been working with us as a work industry placement student since November, 2019. Find out how he is finding his experience so far...

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A new season begins

2nd June 2020
At the end of a damp winter the emergence of buds on the trees and the greening up of hedgerows tells us a new season is on the way: the fishing season...

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Support Wessex Rivers Trust

28th May 2020
As people are starting to enjoy their local nature spots, find out how you can help us continue our vital work on Wessex's rivers.

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Changing Times: Digital Education Resources

26th May 2020
Digital resources have become a necessity for education, with most children in the UK now learning from home. Find out how Wessex Rivers Trust has adapted to meet this need.

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A new CEO for
Wessex Rivers  Trust

7th May 2020
We are very excited to announce that we have recruited Dr Dave Rumble to become our new Chief Executive later this year. 

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Watercress and Winterbournes Project Success

5th May 2020
Good news from the Test and Itchen Catchment! The trickling headwater streams of the Test and Itchen are set to receive a flood of funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Rebranding the Trust

21st April 2020
You have found our new website, so you must have noticed that Wessex Chalk Stream and Rivers Trust has been renamed to Wessex Rivers Trust. If you look a bit closer, you can also see that we have updated our logo to reflect the development and growth of our organisation. 

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Rivers at Home

14th April 2020
This Spring and Summer Wessex Rivers Trust is taking a different approach to river education. See how they are bringing rivers into our homes...

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Office Closure

18th March 2020
Following the global spread of the new coronavirus Covid-19 the office in Stratford sub Castle will be closed until further notice.
Message from our CEO . . .

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Gaining work experience

11th March 2020
Find out how George Sharp found carrying out his work experience with Wessex Rivers Trust...

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