News headlines Nov 10 - Dec 10
The Angling Trust Ladies’ England Shore team managed by Stuart Withyman, consisted of Avril Withyman, Pauline Ferry, Adele Smith, Jo Hyde, Rachael Jarman and Wendy Metcalfe. The Ladies’ England team considered this CIPSed Ladies World Championship in Langebaan, South Africa held from 6th – 14th November 2010 as probably one of the best ever World Championships.
22.11.10 Wessex Watermark Award helps Angling Trust Club to monitor water quality on the Little River Avon A partnership of local fishing clubs and land owners has formed to support the Riverfly Project in South Gloucestershire. This is an Anglers' initiative to monitor the water quality on the Little River Avon (LRA). A partnership between the Charfield Angling Association and the Berkeley Estate Fishing Syndicate have been helped with a Wessex Watermark Award of £750 to start training volunteers to monitor the population of invertebrates at a number of sites along the river.
The CIPSed Men’s World Shore Championships took place from 6th – 14th November 2010 in Langebaan, South Africa. The England Men’s World Shore team consisted of; Richard Prosser (Team Manager), Ian Golds, Saul Page, Richard Yates, Mark Pinder, John Brown and Andrew Dawkins (Reserve).
The England ‘A’ team of Dennis Retter (Manager), Alan Varley, Jason Carter, Andy Copping, Steve Lewis and Steve Boyt, who represented Angling Trust in the CIPSed Long Slinging of Sea Leads World Championships in Saint Cyprien, France from 4th – 10th October 2010 brought home the gold team medals after a victorious win against 9 other countries and amazing casting by the England team to be crowned World Champions of 2010.
16.11.10 Environment Agency Provides Consents to Massacre Eels on River Trent The Angling Trust has learned that the Environment Agency has granted licences for two hydropower plants on the river Trent which allow up to 100 fish – including eels – to be killed at each of two plants in any 24 hour period.