South East Rivers Trust

Category: Volunteering


Our volunteers were incredibly busy back in February carrying out River Restoration on the Beverley Brook and Wandle. Wimbledon Common River Restorers At the start of 2020, a new group of volunteer River Restorers came together to learn about natural Read more…


A guest blog written by Jennifer Connelly According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, there are still an estimated 150,000 to 500,000 UK homes with misconnected drains. Dodgy pipework or old houses with out of date plumbing can Read more…


Thank you to all our volunteers for their hard work and effort to make 2019 a real cracker! We couldn’t achieve any of this without the help and support of our volunteers. So thank you to them so much for continuing to Read more…


Back in September we recruited a small team of River Restorers to help us design and deliver a small scale river restoration project which would help re-naturalise a stretch of the Hogsmill in Ewell – no heavy machinery involved, just Read more…


Come and volunteer with our Team! Public communications and promotion are a key tool for the Trust, and we are seeking a Communications and Engagement Volunteer to help support and expand this work. The purpose of this volunteer position is Read more…


Loddon Rivers Week: 21st – 29th September 2019 This year we are proud to be working with Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership, Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust, Dinton Activity Centre and Basingstoke Green Week to deliver a wide variety of activities celebrating Read more…


You might think that sewage flowing into our rivers is something banished to the history books. Unfortunately, in reality, this is still a widespread problem. But thanks to our volunteers, the Beverley Brook and Wandle will be seeing some improvements. Read more…


We’ve had just over a week to recover from London Rivers Week 2019 and what a week it was! London Rivers Week is a week long campaign and festival inspiring the public to discover and celebrate London’s 600 km (373 Read more…


Rivers are the lifeblood of the UK; where would we be without them?   Rivers provide us with freshwater. Without rivers, we could not have a shower, wash our clothes, stay hydrated or even flush the loo. They are an Read more…


The last week of September was Loddon Rivers Week 2018!   From a bat walk in Basingstoke to wading in the Whitewater, we’ve had a brilliant week celebrating all the wonderful rivers flowing through the Loddon Catchment. A huge thank Read more…


The last week of June was London Rivers Week; a celebration of the capital’s 600 km of wonderful waterways.   This year’s focus was “Valuing Water” – highlighting the essential benefits that rivers provide us with, the pressures they face Read more…