Hoveton Great Broad Consultation our Response to EPR Permit EPR3557SW

Summary of the Issues and our objections with the permitting of Hoveton Great Broad Fish Barriers Please feel free to respond to the consultation at the link below before the 6th April 2021 https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/east-anglia-c-e/hoveton-great-broad-fra-permit/consultation/intro/ Issue 1 Under the Environment Permit Regulations, all material should be presented to the public as part of its consultation. The…

Broads History and it fish challenged again

This is the 7th of our campaign videos highlighting the plight of Bream in the Northern Broads and against the backdrop of historical protection from legal statue from concerned anglers. https://basg.online/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/campaign-7_0.mp4 Why do we treat bream so differently!! The latest environment permit consultation is currently open to the public to raise their concerns until 6th…

EA Bank Access Initative

  Norwich and District Angling Association lead by Tony Gibbons presented the following paper to the Broads Local Access Forum on the 10th March 2021. This looks at clearing and improving bank side access at: River Thurne, Potter Heigham . River Thurne, Womack Water River Ant, Ludham Bridge It was encouraging to see many of…

Wensum update March 2021

Wensum Catchment Partnership (WCP) Communications Dear Stakeholder, The Wensum Catchment Partnership (WCP) is writing to all of the interested Wensum stakeholders with an update on Catchment Partnership actions. Our Steer Group has now held two meetings, with representation from Norfolk Rivers Trust, Environment Agency, BASG, Natural England, Anglian Water, Upper Wensum Cluster Farm Group, Broadland…

Another Challenge on the Hoveton Saga.

The EA gave us notice of a new submission flood risk permit application from Natural England has been received for the implementation of fish barriers on Hoveton Great Broad. See message below. As part of our determination process for the Hoveton Great Broad Restoration project, we are notifying you that we have deemed the new…