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  Trent Rivers Trust Protecting diversity, environment and salmon restoration in the River Trent
Trent Rivers Trust Protecting diversity, environment and salmon restoration in the River Trent
We aim to protect the environment and diversity of the River Trent and its tributaries and to encourage any improvement in the same by action and research.
This is to be achieved by stocking the river in various and appropriate locations, initially by stocking the River Dove and River Churnet, with any juvenile stage as is deemed appropriate for the time and location.
www.trentriverstrust.co.uk   (252 words)

The Severn is connected with the rivers Trent and Mersey via the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, and with the canal network around Birmingham via the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, which joins the Severn at Worcester.
River of northeast England formed by the union of the North Tyne (rising in the Cheviot Hills) and South Tyne (rising near Cross Fell in Cumbria) near Hexham, Northumberland, and reaching the North Sea at Tynemouth ; length 72 km / 45 miles.
The principal tributary of the Tyne is the River Derwent, and the chief towns and cities along its course are Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Jarrow, and South Shields.
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /Britain/rivers.htm   (3832 words)

 Trent River Authority and predecessors, 1931-1974 - Water Resources - Manuscripts & Special Collections - The ...
The Northern Division comprised the Trent Basin in Nottinghamshire to the north of Newark and the Trent basin in Lincolnshire to the east of the River Trent.
The main watercourses in the southern Division were the upper reaches of the River Trent, and the Rivers Dove, Tame, Anker, Sence (Anker tributary), Churnet, Cole, Sow, Penk, Mease, Blythe and Blithe and the Foston and Meece Brooks.
Small groups of documents from the Trent River Authority were transferred at regular intervals during the 1960s, but in 1974-1975 it was decided to transfer to the University Library the bulk of the records relating to the Authority's activities in the Trent basin.
www.nottingham.ac.uk /mss/online/water/collections/severn-trent.phtml   (1483 words)

 Trent Navigation Company, 1780-1934 - Water Resources - Manuscripts & Special Collections - The University of Nottingham
A further Act of 1770, 'An Act for the better regulating the Navigation of the River Trent from Wilden Ferry, otherwise Cavendish Bridge, in the County of Derby, to Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln', ordered all barges or other vessels to be numbered and marked with the name and residence of their owner.
It ran from the River Trent at Wilden Ferry near Shardlow in Derbyshire, to the River Mersey at Liverpool.
The river and canal network was more or less completed by the end of the eighteenth century, and business continued until the coming of the railways in the early 1840s.
www.nottingham.ac.uk /mss/online/water/collections/trent-navigation.phtml   (1376 words)

 Derbyshire Rivers - River Trent in Derbyshire - Information and photographs
The River Trent at 171 miles in length, is one of the major rivers of England.
The river and its tributaries flow through some of the most industrialised parts of the Midlands, and during the 18th and 19th centuries the Trent played a major role in the industrial development of the area.
With populations now reaching over one million in the cities along the Trent, together with the influences of industrial and agricultural development, including mineral extraction, drainage and built development, the river’s wildlife has suffered a major decline during the last century.Fortunately, the tide has started to turn for the river’s wildlife.
www.derbyshireuk.net /river_trent.html   (517 words)

 Trent Valley GeoArchaeology: The River Trent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The River Trent is 280 km long, rising on Biddulph Moor in North Staffordshire and running east and northwards to the Humber.
At 280 km it is the fifth longest river in England.
The River Trent lies in a key geographical position between the highland and lowland zones, and the north and south, of England.
www.tvg.bham.ac.uk /trent.html   (304 words)

 The Motorway Archive. M180, The South Humberside Motorway. River Trent works
The Trent Bridge was designed to carry the dual three-lane motorway over the River Trent and over two side roads, one either side of the river.
The river is approximately 150 m wide and navigable as far as Gainsborough, the main river traffic being barges and coasters.
The centre river pier has a specially shaped base and sheet pile skirt to minimise the effects of scour and is designed for vessel impact.
www.iht.org /motorway/m180trent.htm   (1652 words)

 Borders - Trent Lock - County Borders of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire - Andy Savage - 186/245 - World ...
The River Soar is the boundary between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, The River Trent forms the border between Derbyshire and those two counties.
It is situated on an island formed by the river Trent and the Cranfleet canal.
Trent Lock, the first lock on the Erewash Canal, gave its name to the substantial settlement which grew up where the Erewash Canal joins the River Trent.
geoimages.berkeley.edu /wwp306/html/AndySavage.html   (947 words)

 Information About River Trent | Canals & Rivers | Waterscape.com
The River Trent has been an historic highway as far back as the Bronze Age when it formed part of the trade route between the Continent and the metal-working industry in Ireland.
The Romans recognised the value of the river as a route from the sea to the centre of England, and later it acted as an easy route for Viking invaders to attack Nottingham.
Its principal tributaries are the rivers Derwent, Dove, Soar, Erewash and Devon, as well as many small watercourses which discharge into the river.
www.waterscape.com /canals-and-rivers/river-trent   (0 words)

 Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society - River Trent - Long Eaton - Colwick (Nottingham)
As the river bends the river deepens and flow steadies.
Most of the flow is towards the far side of the river, but can vary depending on weir and lock gates in use at the time.
From this point to the end of the stretch, the river runs straight, is around 45m wide, 2m to 3m deep and with steadier flow.
www.levas.co.uk /content/view/36/47   (1551 words)

It has been speculated that the river embankment itself formed the western defences of this vexillation fortress, as only the north, south and eastern sides of the double-ditched enclosure can be discerned on aerial photographs.
There is a polygonal outwork surrounding the fortress, which consists of a series of narrow linear ditches, mostly singular, but with a 100m stretch of double-ditch outwork running almost parallel with the central eastern rampart and about 100m from it.
The marked footpath on the eastern bank of the river is part of the Trent Valley Way; there is a similar footpath on the west bank of the Trent which has been omitted for brevity.
www.roman-britain.org /places/newton_on_trent.htm   (1631 words)

 Derbyshire Rivers - River Dove in Derbyshire
The River Dove rises on the slopes of Axe Edge, close to the Leek to Buxton road and runs southwards for 45 miles to join the River Trent with for much of its course, runing with one bank in Derbyshire and one in Staffordshire.
The river Dove widens as it reaches Hollinsclough and flows beneath the reef knolls of Hollins Hill, Crome Hill, Parkhouse and Hitter before passing High Wheeldon, a large rounded hill with a cave that has yielded mesolithic remains.
The river Dove joins the river Manifold at Ilam, a popular village and country park before flowing on through Mapleton, Church Mayfield and Lower Ellastone, still as the Dove, past Rocester and the through the low lands of Southern Derbyshire on it's way to the Trent at Newton Solney.
www.derbyshireuk.net /river_dove.html   (543 words)

 Angling on the River Trent
Grayling were commonplace between Averham and Winthorpe, barbel thrived all along the Trent, bream competed with the huge shoals of chub for the anglers' bait, and numerous shoals of roach ensured that every visit to the dazzling clean river was a day to remember.
Some of today's Trent specialists are convinced that the river holds a barbel that will soon smash the current record and they are backed by some impressive double-figure specimens which have been landed during the past five years.
Ruthless pollution ensured that the River Trent began to deteriorate quickly from this time and the majestic salmon was driven from the Trent by 1900, and although some fantastic catches of coarse fish continued to be reported for a number of years, clearly pollution was beginning to ravage the river.
www.newarkadvertiser.co.uk /features/1998/anghist.htm   (1323 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | A river on the mend
The River Tame, one of the Trent's early tributaries, is used to drain waste from Birmingham and further adds to the Trent's woes.
However the Trent is a river on the mend, according to the Environment Agency.
It is the return of otters to the Trent which many conservationists are citing as the best example of the river's recovery.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/3594515.stm   (695 words)

In March 2002, as leaders in North Staffordshire considered the future direction of the 2C7 meetings, the River Trent came into prominence as a strategic focus which needed to be explored in prayer.
The River is 171 miles long (274 kilometres), beginning at its source in North Staffordshire and ending at the mouth of the Humber Estuary.
This means that the Trent is tidal and, like the sea, has a tide twice a day, one in the morning and one in the evening.
www.saltbox.org.uk /body_2c7_trent.htm   (410 words)

 JANNEL CRUISERS of Burton on Trent
Use of the river Trent, which runs through the town, had been tried since Roman times but the further inland, the smaller the boats that could be used.
The winter flooding and shallows in the summer proved insurmountable, however cargo could be carried from the sea as far south as Wilden Ferry, where the river Derwent joins the river Trent and increases the quantity of water, then onwards by road.
"Mr Peel's Cut" was made on the river Trent to supply power for the water wheels and water to the cotton mills opened by Robert Peel, a forebear of Sir Robert Peel MP - known as father of the police force.
www.jannel.co.uk /bondend_canal.htm   (1370 words)

 Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society - Cranfleet Canal
Cranfleet Canal is a half mile navigable link to by-pass a weir on the River Trent, with lock gates at the bottom end where it rejoins the river.
The top end of the canal is open to the river except in flood conditions when gates are closed to keep canal levels low.
The pegs nearer to the river have produced excellent bags of large bream, as well as large carp, chub and barbel during the warmer months and pike during the winter.
www.levas.co.uk /content/view/31/43   (552 words)

 Trent (river) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Trent (river) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Stoke-on-Trent, city and unitary authority, central England, on the Trent River.
Stoke-on-Trent is the center of the British ceramic industries and...
encarta.msn.com /Trent_(river).html   (117 words)

 Princess River Cruises on the River Trent and the River Tees   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The cruise on the River Tees departs from Castlegate Quay, Stockton alongside the replica of Captain Cook's Bark HM Endeavour.
The cruise on the River Trent departs from Nottingham (Trent Bridge).Then sails upstream viewing the riverside sites of this historic city, to turn round at Wilford Church.
We provide the children with written information and a questionnaire on the river, it's wildlife & the historical facts of the local towns & their industries.
www.princessrivercruises.co.uk /html/day.htmL   (376 words)

 River Trent - Newark Weir
The river left weir is less steep of the two, and providing one has, a good roll is good for learning or improving surfing skills.
I've been there when the weir was running at 2.14 and the river left weir was sweet for front and back surfing, with 360 spins on the side shoulders.
At this level river left weir was difficult to stay on, however, the river right weir was perfect for front and back surfing.
www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk /trentnewark.htm   (1055 words)

 River Tern   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rivers, Canals and a Young Lad by Mike Routledge, ISBN 0 9544459 0 2 :56 pages, Published by Published by the author 2003 The boating and working experinces of a boy in the 1950s.
The River Trent by Richard Stone, ISBN 1 86077 356 7 :132 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co. 2005 A history of the river basin rather than of the navigation, which is not covered in any depth.
Junctions with River Humber and River Ouse (Yorkshire)
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/River-Tern.html   (954 words)

 Stoke-on-line: Rivers in Stoke-on-Trent
Water quality in the River Trent has improved hugely over the last few years, and the river has had more otters return to it than to any other river in the country.
The Environment Team runs the Rivers of Renewal project which is improving the city’s main rivers and brooks for wildlife and people.
The first section of the River Trent path, at Sideway, south of Stoke, was completed in 2002.
www.stoke.gov.uk /ccm/navigation/environment/water/rivers   (217 words)

 river map   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rivers map shows the Trent and its tributaries winding their way through the city from Norton Green in the north to Trentham in the south.
As the river flows into the city it becomes enclosed by development and some sections are contained within concrete culverts.
The water quality of the River Trent in the city has improved slowly over the last 50 years, but there is still a lot of work to be done on some of the streams that flow into the Trent, particularly the Fowlea Brook.
www2002.stoke.gov.uk /council/det/greensteps/river_map.htm   (295 words)

 BBC - Nottingham Features - Writing a river's history
The River Trent snakes through the East Midlands for 280km, starting in Staffordshire and ending in north Lincolnshire.
The Trent Valley GeoArchaeology project brings together many councils, trusts and universities which have an interest in the region.
Mr Bishop said while all rivers had unique aspects, the Trent was particularly interesting for several reasons.
www.bbc.co.uk /nottingham/features/2003/06/river_trent_history.shtml   (401 words)

 VCH Staffordshire - The River Trent
The Trent now flows on 3 miles to Norton, below which a considerable tributary comes in called Fowlea which rises near the Trent source, and flows through a parallel valley.
The Trent now makes a sharp turn to the north and takes the direction of the Tame at the confluence.
The mean fall of the first five miles of the Trent is at the rate of nearly 50 feet to the mile, and of the next five of 18 feet.
www.roman-britain.org /chase/vch_trent.htm   (461 words)

 IWA : Historic Campaigns - River Trent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This time the journey started from Maid Line's new base at Brinklow and included the River Trent, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Leeds and Liverpool Canal and a return journey on the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Pollution on the TrentIn 1971 (not for the first time) the issue of pollution of the waterways was raised (see photograph of the River Trent).
IWA National Rally held at Nottingham on the River Trent in 1974 and attracted over 600 boats.
www.waterways.org.uk /Ourwork/AHistoryofIWA/HistoricCampaigns/RiverTrent   (528 words)

 Trent Rivers Trust Protecting diversity, environment and salmon restoration in the River Trent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We aim to protect the environment and diversity of the River Trent and its tributaries and to encourage any improvement in the same by action and research.
To date we have devoted our efforts to one major project which is to establish a self-sustaining population of Atlantic Salmon to the River Trent and its tributaries.
This is to be achieved by stocking the river in various and appropriate locations, initially by stocking the River Dove and River Churnet, with any juvenile stage as is deemed appropriate for the time and location.
trentriverstrust.co.uk /index.htm   (252 words)

 Protecting diversity, the environment and salmon restoration in the River Trent catchment
Obstacles to fish passage on the River Trent
Has a fish pass which while it looks impressive is probably not working due to faulty design, and is inadequte in that it is not suitable for all species which require passage.
Marston Gauging weir is used to determine the level of abstraction which can be carried out by Severn Trent for their supply to Foremark reservoir.
www.trentriverstrust.co.uk /Obstacles.htm   (0 words)

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