News headlines May 15
26.04.15 Permit to pollute on River Lambourn raises fears that new housebuilding will cause national decline in water quality The Environment Agency has caused outrage amongst local campaigners in West Berkshire by issuing a discharge permit which will allow poor quality effluent from a new housing development to be discharged into the River Lambourn
24.04.15 Tidal Thames to Showcase TideFest Fishing Match The Angling Trust, Thames Anglers Conservancy and Thames Water are pleased to announce the second annual angling competition to take place as part of the TideFest event on the tidal Thames in London on Sunday September 20th.
16.04.15 Recreational Bass Angling At The European Parliament The Angling Trust represented sea anglers at the highest level in Europe this week at an event on the long term management of recreational sea bass fisheries. David Mitchell, the Angling Trust's Marine Campaigns Manager, attended the event at the European Parliament in Brussels organised by the new Forum for Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment.
08.04.15 Angling Trust Parliamentary Bass Champions Awards On the eve of the General Election the Angling Trust has acknowledged the 'sterling work' of seven MPs from the Conservative, Labour and LibDem parties in pressing for measures to save threatened bass stocks. The MPs have all been raising the bass issue in debates in the House of Commons, by tabling parliamentary questions and in direct representations to ministers.
31.03.15 Big Players Back Team England Carp Squad In an unprecedented move, the major players in the carp industry have put aside commercial and political differences to throw their weight behind the National Squad in readiness for this years World Carp Fishing Championships on the River Ebro in Spain in October.
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