The River Lambourn is a SSSI chalk stream in ‘Unfavourable, recovering’ condition and is a significant tributary of the Kennet. This urban and public stretch of the Lambourn, in the heart of Newbury, Berkshire
Action for the River Kennet (ARK) worked with North Wessex Downs AONB, Hungerford Town and Manor and the Southern Streams Farmer Group on the Sparkling Streams project
ARK have been working on this project in partnership with Thames Rivers Trust, South East Rivers Trust and Thames21 to help the long-term survival
The Southern Streams project advises farmers on the best ways to farm without damaging the river environment and helps them to apply for grants to fix and prevent problems.
Our team of volunteers made up of members of the community worked together to reduce further erosion of the riverbank creating a more natural river corridor
The Kennet Catchment Partnership is working to help tackle the impacts of phosphorus-rich wastewater