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Where there’s a weir there’s a way!

Where there’s a weir there’s a way!

The grade 2 listed weir at Ball Street (Kelham Island) is one of the largest in Sheffield and originally served as the driver for the Kelham Wheel which provided power for our silk and cotton mills. Unfortunately, weirs make it virtually impossible for fish to swim upstream as they need to for migration and reproduction.…Continue Reading

Moss on the Moors

Moss on the Moors

Over the last fortnight, team members from the River Stewardship Company (RSC) have spent their days hiking up the Peak District National Park’s moors to help create healthier peat bogs and reduce downstream flood risk. RSC is helping to restore these precious uplands by planting hundreds of sphagnum moss plugs, after being contracted by the…Continue Reading

Hindu community unite with the Don

Hindu community unite with the Don

Every year RSC support the Hindu community to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi – a Hindu festival in honour of god Ganesha, remover of obstacles, god of beginnings and wisdom. The festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month September culminating in the immersion of the idol in the River Don at Salmon Pastures in Sheffield.…Continue Reading

Volunteering for wildlife linked to good health and happiness

Volunteering for wildlife linked to good health and happiness

    It’s said that just being in nature can do wonders for both physical and emotional health. From claims of reducing high blood pressure and cardiovascular illnesses to relieving the symptoms of anxiety and depression, we owe a lot to the natural world.     A recent study by The Wildlife Trusts and the…Continue Reading

Who Baild-on the river? Not us!

Who Baild-on the river? Not us!

What do you like to see when you go for a stroll around your local stretch of river? A willow tree dancing in the breeze? Dragonflies, wagtails, perhaps a kingfisher? How about washing machines, shopping trollies and a sodden mattress? We didn’t think so.. That’s why organisations including Aire Rivers Trust, Bradford Council and the…Continue Reading

Help get Sheffield’s best spots on the ‘Shmap’!

Help get Sheffield’s best spots on the ‘Shmap’!

IWUN (Improving Wellbeing through Urban Nature) have initiated a new community science project and are looking for city folk to get map-happy! ‘Shmapped’ is a new smartphone app which lets users log their thoughts on their favourite green and built up spaces in Sheffield. Our family at Friends of the Blue Loop are already actively…Continue Reading

The Floating Cinema comes to Sheffield!

The Floating Cinema comes to Sheffield!

The Floating Cinema comes to Sheffield! Situated on a narrowboat The Floating Cinema provides the ultimate cinema-on-water experience. Image: Canal & River Trust Supported by Canal and River Trust, artist Harry Meadley has created ‘On the Bench’; a series of nine short films for the Floating Cinema. The films explore and document contemporary life in Yorkshire…Continue Reading

Volunteer Day for the Environment Agency!

Volunteer Day for the Environment Agency!

This week RSC hosted a River Aire Care (RAC) volunteer session for Environment Agency staff in Leeds as part of their Environmental Outcomes scheme. The RAC project came to life following the devastation that the 2015 Boxing Day floods left around the Kirkstall area in Leeds and is ongoing to assist in the prevention of future…Continue Reading

Boats, Banks and Baildon!

Boats, Banks and Baildon!

  Boats, Banks & Baildon During Britain’s mini heat-wave on Saturday 8th April, Aire Rivers Trust and River Stewardship Company facilitated a big clean up session along the River Aire behind Higher Coach Road in Baildon, Shipley. An enthused 40 volunteers, including members of Higher Coach Road Residents Group, were out in full force as…Continue Reading

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