Category Archives: News

Welland Rivers Trust and Burghley Estates are pleased to announce the upcoming delivery of a habitat improvement project at the confluence of the River Welland and River Gwash in Stamford, Lincolnshire. In years gone by, these two rivers used to…

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This September, WRT said a fond farewell to our Community Engagement Officer, Perry Burns, as he starts a new role with the Westcountry Rivers Trust down in Cornwall – we all wish him well and look forward to stronger links…

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Do you want to connect people with their local river and wildlife as part of an exciting engagement project? Do you see the opportunities for connection with nature to improve people’s health and wellbeing? Do you have the skills to…

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Do you want to make a difference to local conservation? Welland Rivers Trust is looking to increase its number of Trustees! As a Trustee of the Welland Rivers Trust Ltd (WRT) you can have a strategic influence in the future…

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Your stories, your river. We have inherited the history of the Welland and its tributaries from those who lived and worked in this landscape before us. This history provides us with a sense of place and gives meaning and context…

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Helping us understand how you engage with your river. Why complete our survey? We wish to better understand levels of interaction with the rivers and freshwater environments of the River Welland catchment. To do this we invite you to take…

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Lockdown 2 got you feeling blue? We might just have a remedy to put a positive spin on the current situation! During the first lockdown, our local green and blue places became vital places of refuge, reflection and positivity as…

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What is Our Welland – Heritage, Health and Home? Over the past decade, health and wellbeing professions have communicated the positive effects access to green and blue space can have on our mental and physical health. This year, the COVID-19…

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Welland catchment native India Grice has just graduated from the University of Sheffield with a 1st class BSc in Geography. During her degree the issue of plastic pollution in freshwater environments caught her attention and she used her thesis to…

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Following months of delays due to poor weather and the COVID-19 pandemic, two weeks of heavy digging have finally transformed a field corner on a country estate into a new watery paradise for native wildlife! Five Rivers Environmental Contracting were engaged…

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