News Archive 2012

New Threat Facing the Chess

Dec 6, 2012

The Chess faces a grave threat if the Environment Agency underestimates the impact of abstraction.

Habitat Enhancement - Our Chess Masters

Oct 24, 2012

A Wild Trout Trust Masterclass on the Chess taught volunteers how to improve river habitat for fish and other wildlife.

Masterclass on the Chess

Oct 21, 2012

We're hosting a masterclass to teach local conservationists how to improve the river for wildlife.

River Chess Hosts Ministerial Visit

Oct 15, 2012

The River Chess Association hosted a visit by Richard Benyon MP and "Love Your River" ambassador James Cracknell to look at work to protect chalk streams.

Hosepipe Ban Ends: What About the Chess?

Jul 9, 2012

The lifting of Veolia Water Central's hosepipe ban puts the convenience of customers ahead of the environmental welfare.

Water White Paper: Our Response

Jul 9, 2012

The Water White Paper lacks ambition and urgency; rapid steps are needed to tackle the environmental damage caused by the over-abstraction of water.

Reduced Risk of Sewage for the Chess

Apr 25, 2012

Investment by Thames Water sees a reduction in the likelihood of raw sewage entering the Chess.

Drought and the River Chess

Mar 19, 2012

With two dry winters and upper sections of the Chess running dry, we support Veolia Water Central's hosepipe ban and the need for us all to conserve water.