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‘Your Fisheries’ – River Thame Fisheries Action Plan: We Want Your Views!

‘Your Fisheries’ is an initiative developed by The Rivers Trust, the Environment Agency and Angling Trust. It is a web-based application that brings together evidence and knowledge from a range of different sources to help produce fisheries action plans. Through ‘Your Fisheries’ the River Thame Conservation Trust are looking to produce a fisheries action plan for the River Thame catchment and to help us put together this plan we are looking to collect information and gain your views Continue reading

Wildlife charity reacts to verdict on Thames Water’s pollution of River Thame and outline future plans at their Annual Meeting

PRESS RELEASE

 Friday 25 March 2017

Local wildlife charity the River Thame Conservation Trust this week welcomed the £20 million fine imposed at Aylesbury Crown Court for Thames Water’s negligence and recklessness at sewage treatment works in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. The £20 million fine goes direct to the treasury and local groups warn that environmental recovery must also be properly funded. <!–more–> Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 22 March 2017: Wildlife charity awaits verdict on Thames Water’s ‘wicked’ pollution of River Thame

Local wildlife charity the River Thame Conservation Trust has listened in dismay over recent weeks as accounts of Thames Water’s negligence and mismanagement at Aylesbury Sewage Treatment Works and other sites has unfolded at Aylesbury Crown Court. Judge Frances Sheridan at one point referred to the company flagrantly breaching its environmental consents as, “an unacceptable breach, a wicked breach”. Continue reading