The national representative body for angling, the Angling Trust, has this week put its weight behind the legal challenge mounted by Goring Parish Council against South Oxfordshire District Council planners in a judicial review which is seeking to overturn the planning permission recently granted for a hydro-power scheme on Goring Weir. ... Full story
Furious residents say the ponds and lakes off Rectory Hill are being polluted, with the animals left with devastating injuries. The issue has seen a bright orange gunge appear in the water, which runs into the River Colne. Chris Coase, of Rectory Hill, said his lake has been affected since last March. He said: “It looks like tomato soup. The colour comes from the amount of iron in the water. But it is what else is in there which is worrying” ... Full story
An estimated 60,000 rainbow trout are believed to have escaped from a fish farm and made it into a nearby river. ... Full story
The Angling Trust is part of a coalition of countryside and nature conservation organisations that came together two years ago to assess the potential risks of fracking to the UK’s natural environment, landscapes and climate. ... Full story
Fishing Magic will be off the cyber-waves for approximately 5 hours tomorrow Wednesday July 6th, 09.00 - 14.00 hrs approx.
Ok, so it's a day early...more time to think of a line for this cracker. ... Full story
Could Brexit "... provide us with an astonishing chance to examine our whole suite of environmental funding and designation mechanisms for fitness for purpose, and perhaps enhance or revise them with even better approaches for the future." Read Theo Pike's latest blog to see what other conclusions he reaches. ... Full story
Do have a scroll-down for news of Angling Trust recent activities, job vacancies and special offers. ... Full story
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