The Sid

IN THE PRESS

NATIONAL NEWS:

There are national stories and events which impact on the River Sid.

13 July 2021: The Environment Agency has just published its annual report on the water companies – and it doesn’t make very impressive reading: EA report: in the South West, only one in every five rivers support a healthy ecology – Vision Group for Sidmouth

9 September 2021: Only14% of the UK’s rivers are deemed to be in a good ecological state – so would giving them more ‘rights’ help protect them? Creating a stink on Britain’s dirty rivers – Vision Group for Sidmouth

15 September 2021: Reports by 1) Salmon and Trout Conservation, 2) a coalition of charities, including the RSPB, the National Trust and the Rivers Trust, and 3) the New Statesman – all show high levels of pollution are ending up in our rivers: Looking after our rivers – Vision Group for Sidmouth

LOCAL NEWS:

The River Sid has often been featured in the local press.

Here are a few pieces from the last decade or so.

BALSAM

FISHING

FISH LADDER

FISH LADDER: EAST DEVON

FLOODING

FRIENDS OF THE BYES

OTTERS

POLLUTION

PORT ROYAL

PROJECTS

SID VALLEY BIODIVERSITY GROUP

THE RIVER SID

And here is one of our photos.

Sid river,small weir