New bicycle trail on Plymouths waterfront

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Tamar
New bicycle trail on Plymouths waterfront

The coastal communities fund has pledged £670,400 to fund the improvement of bicycle paths and walkways that will link the Barbican, the Hoe, Tinside Pool, Millbay and Royal William Yard. Part of the fund will also go towards rejuvenating the waterfront with empty fisherman’s storage arches becoming small shops and cafes. With the proposed cycle […]

Have your say on Plymouth’s future development

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Tamar
Have your say on Plymouth’s future development

Plymouth council have recently published ‘The Plymouth Plan’ online and have invited the general public to read and comment on their new proposal. The Plymouth plan is a new strategy from Plymouth council to consolidate Plymouth’s long term strategy plans for everything, from transport through to waste, children through to culture. They aim to ‘allow […]

Tamar film festival sails into town

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Tamar, Uncategorized
Tamar film festival sails into town

The Westcountry Rivers Trust is currently supporting the work of the River Tamar Project. This fantastic project was set up in conjunction with Plymouth University and aims to reconnect the river with the local community using art and education. The River Tamar project utilizes a unique approach by using local history to guide future projects. […]

Summary responses required

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in East Devon, Policy, South West, Tamar
Summary responses required

The Environment Agency will soon ask CaBA Catchment Partnerships to give them feedback on their new Catchment Summaries, which will ultimately feed into to the second generation of their River Basin Management Plans. Catchment Summaries are documents produced by the Environment Agency: “A catchment summary is a standard Environment Agency product to provide information to […]

Funding quest begins

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in South West, Tamar
Funding quest begins

Following on from the initial meetings held by the Tamar Partnership and the other South West catchment partnerships in 2014, comprehensive lists of key interventions that need to be delivered are now being identified by the catchment stakeholders. As a result of this many CaBA organisations are now starting a big push towards the realisation of these actions and, in […]

Is your river eutrophic…?

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in East Devon, Science, South West, Tamar
Is your river eutrophic…?

Earlier this month the Environment Agency put out a call for for any records that people have which indicate that their river or stream may be experiencing eutrophic conditions.  The aim of hte exercise was gather as much evidence as possible to supplement or contradict the routine data they collect and hold about our watercourses.  Eutrophic conditions are […]

Local food big in Plymouth

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Policy, Tamar
Local food big in Plymouth

Tamar Grow Local (TGL) came away with two awards last week from the Plymouth Big Food Event held at the Plymouth Marine Aquarium on 10th June, organised and hosted by Food Plymouth. This event consisted of a conference and the Big Food Debate, the Big Expo for local producer / supplier stands and to stimulate […]