Celebrating the Year of the Yeo

Celebrating the Year of the Yeo

Our monthly celebrations of the ‘Year of the Yeo’ continued last week with a ‘Creative Writing and Storytelling’ event down by the river. In the fantastic setting of Yeovil County Park, we were joined by local author and storyteller Beth Webb,...
Old Weirs, New Problems

Old Weirs, New Problems

Dr Bruce Stockley Head of Fisheries Improving fish passage on weirs is one of the core activities of the Westcountry Rivers Trust’s Fisheries team.  However, it is not uncommon to encounter the view that we are wasting our time, and considerable amounts of...
Games by the River

Games by the River

Whatever your age, rivers are places where so many happy memories are made. In the Westcountry – where we are never more than 2 miles from a river – we all have so many tales of time enjoyed by the river. River walks, picnics, paddling, camping trips,...