News headlines Mar 10 - Apr 10
30.03.10 Angling Trust Challenges Politicians to Commit to Angling The Angling Trust has presented a Manifesto for Angling to the three main political parties on behalf of the nation’s 3 million plus anglers.
26.03.10 Severn Trent Refuses to Budge over Draycote closure Anglers remain frustrated with Severn Trent plc after the Angling Trust met with senior officials of the company regarding its decision to close Draycote Reservoir to all angling in 2010.
26.03.10 Government in the Dock over 'Illegal' River Basin Plans The Angling Trust and WWF have today launched a legal challenge over inadequate plans to safeguard the health of rivers and lakes in England. Lodging the documents at the High Court is the first step in the process of applying for a judicial review of the government’s River Basin Management Plans.
25.03.10 Angling Trust Stops Diggers in their Tracks On Tuesday 9th March, the Angling Trust was contacted by concerned anglers on the River Loddon, a Thames tributary, who noticed that contractors for the EA were cutting down trees on the banks of the river as part of a programme of flood defence works. By Thursday 11th, the work had been stopped.
21.03.10 Angling's 'Movers and Shakers' Meet to Discuss Angling and the London 2012 Olympics Representatives from a number of organisations involved in the promotion and development of angling met in London on 16th March, for preliminary discussions to explore what opportunities there might be to showcase angling in the context of the 2012 London Olympics.