Press Coverage

  • Clitheroe Advertiser & Times

    £500K scheme to transform Primrose Lodge

    More than half a million pounds worth of funding has been secured to transform a neglected reservoir in Clitheroe into a nature reserve and public space.

  • Burnley Express

    Volunteers clean up at Burnley beauty spot

    Ribble Rivers Trust led a community clean up around Greenbrook and Sweetclough in Burnley on Saturday 29th September. The aim of the clean up was to remove as much litter as possible from the river and its banks.

  • Lancashire Telegraph

    Weir work to boost fish and eels visiting Blackburn’s waterways

    A TRUST has just completed its first projects to restore Blackburn’s rivers and open up more habitat for aquatic wildlife around the town.

  • Clitheroe Advertiser

    Work set to begin on village fish pass

    Construction of a fish pass on a weir in West Bradford is due to start on Tuesday, August 28th. The fish pass will help migrating fish including trout, salmon and eels to access West Bradford Brook, expanding their available habitat.

  • Burnley Express

    Snap our beautiful river wildlife

    Environmental charity Ribble Rivers Trust is challenging amateur photographers to submit photos of river wildlife into its summer photography competition.

  • Lancashire Telegraph

    Conservation group looking for volunteers to help remove harmful weed

    A CONSERVATION group is looking for volunteers to help remove weeds. Ribble Rivers Trust will be hosting volunteers to extract Himalayan Balsam, an invasive non-native species which is harmful to rivers and native wildlife.

  • Telegraph & Argus

    Landowner blasts litter louts who continue to spoil a beauty spot

    THE owner of land at a beauty spot said he would like to see a booze ban to help reduce the amount of litter dumped each week.

  • Cumbria Crack

    Apprenticeships prove to be life changing

    The Dales & Fells Rural Apprenticeship scheme, led by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is part of the Our Bright Future, Green Futures project. It is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and gives young people who live in rural areas the chance to stay and work there.

  • Craven Herald & Pioneer

    Clean up of The Deeps floodplain near Settle throws up dozens of tennis balls, footballs and plastic bottles

    A COORDINATED clean up of The Deeps floodplain near Settle threw up several bags of rubbish, including more than 20 tennis and football balls.

  • Lancashire Post

    IN PICTURES: A mountain of waste picked from River Ribble banks

    Around two tonnes of plastic and rubbish has been removed from the River Ribble’s banks. 107 eager environmentalist volunteers from organisations the Ribble Rivers Trust, Surfers Against Sewage, and South Ribble Council met on Saturday, April 21, before tackling a mountain of waste that had accumulated on over two miles of the south riverbank.