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ITV’s Green Team swaps Emmerdale for river restoration!

When it comes to understanding what’s involved in river restoration, nothing beats rolling your sleeves up and putting on a pair of wellies! As part of our corporate volunteering programme, we recently hosted some of the cast and crew of ITV 1’s Emmerdale for a hands on day in the Washburn Valley near Harrogate where …...

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June Update

JUNE UPDATE  in this issue… Vote Rivers | Water Safety Away Day | Volunteering Update | DVRN Catchment Management Plan | Job Opportunity | Big Give Update | Talking Lamposts What’s been happening this month… The summer months are always a busy time for us and our volunteers – so we’ve lots to update you...

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Support our Record Breaking Trustee Jonty!

YDRT trustee and amputee Jonty Warneken is embarking on a series of intrepid open water ice swims this year and next to raise awareness of the things that are important to him and raise funds for three charities close to his heart: YDRT, Candlelighters Fighting Children’s Cancer and Open Country, helping people with disabilities to...

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We are hiring!

NFM Senior Project Officer...

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May Update

MAY UPDATE in this issue… Designated Bathing | Tees Swale Team Away Day | Ousewem Update | New Equipment | Volunteer Update | Take action to help rivers What’s been happening this month… From national TV interviews to team away days – we’ve had a busy month!Please read on to find out more – and if...

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Calling Time on Pollution in River Nidd!

It was great to be part of the national BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio York coverage for this morning’s Defra announcement of 27 new bathing water designations. Our Project Manager for River Enhancement, Sarah Lonsdale was one of the key spokes people for the newly designated section of the River Nidd at the Lido leisure …...

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The Big River Watch

Big River Watch 3rd – 6th May 2024 Big River Watch is an invitation for everyone to love their local river and be a part of the movement demanding better for them. Wherever you are, you can get involved. By spending a little time watching your local river and completing a simple survey within the …...

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April Update

APRIL UPDATE in this issue… BigGive total | iNidd update | Watery Wildlife for schools | Big River Watch  | Fund raising concert | New appointment Welcome to your new look newsletter! It’s been a busy few weeks since our last newsletter and we’ve already lots of project updates to share with you.Look out for …...

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March 2024 Newsletter

YDRT Newsletter March 2024 In this issue: The BigGive 2024 State of our Rivers report Making the climate a priority in the North Yorkshire mayoral election Big River Watch View Newsletter...

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Help us double our volunteer power!

For one week only − from 18 -25 April, all donations (up to £2500) will be matched by BigGive, enabling us to double our river restoration volunteer power. Rising within a protected landscape in the heart of Yorkshire, the rivers of the Yorkshire Dales have an incredible natural heritage and support a diverse range of …...

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