News headlines May 13
21.05.13 Stand up for a Cleaner Tidal Thames - Register now as an Interested Party As you may know the Angling Trust, along with Thames Anglers Conservancy, is a founder member of Thames Tunnel Now, the coalition set up to press for the completion of the Thames Tideway Tunnel which will intercept 34 of the worst polluting Combined Sewer Overflows and help put an end to the scandal of 39 million tonnes of untreated sewage polluting both the tidal river and the estuary.
12th & 13th October 2013 – Weymouth
1st Prize - £500, 2nd Prize - £250, and 3rd Prize - £150 (with other prizes available)
Entry fee £150.00 (Junior 17 and under Entry £75).
Closing date for entries no later than 31st August 2013.
For further information click on the title of the event as above.
01.05.13 Angling Trust RiverFest 2013 - All Systems Go For New National River Competition A brand new competition, which will carry the biggest ever individual river competition first prize of £10,000, plus more big main list and section cash prizes in the final gets underway in July.
17.04.13 Angling Trust representative appointed to the Broads Authority Environment Secretary Owen Patterson, has appointed two new members to the Broads Authority, the organisation which provides the national voice and has strategic responsibility for conservation, recreation, navigation, planning and access in the Broads.
12.04.13 Gove Urged to Save Environmental Education from the Chop The Angling Trust has expressed its concern about proposals by the Education Secretary Michael Gove to remove requirements to teach pupils about the need for conservation of the environment.