Chairman’s Chat June-20

It’s been some time since we issued any form of general news from BASG. Indeed our last newsletter was distributed back in Sep 2018. There are several underlying reasons how this came about, primarily time, IT issues and resources. This I apologize if we seem to have looked dormant, but there has been much happening…

Rollesby Platforms Transfer Deed

A transfer deed has been drawn up by the Broads Authority solicitors between:   (1) The Broads Angling Services Group (2) Northumbrian Water Ltd. (3) Rollesby Parish Council To enable access and continued use of the platforms This was completed in Spring 2020. The agreement is attached for reference. TransferofFishingPlatformFINALEngrossment  

River Yare Salinity Analysis

We have undertaking some analysis on the potential linkages to flow, tides and salinity levels on the river Yare.  Many thanks to Simon Slater for undertaking this. This takes Salinity measurement using Conductivity readings and tidal river levels from the Environment Agency continuous monitor point at Cantley, River Yare Grid Reference TG3833103436 It also uses…

Prymnesium Update Spring 2020

During the spring of 2015 a large algal bloom of Prymnesium parvum existed within Hickling Broad and the Upper Thurne system. This led to the Environment Agency undertaking one of the UK largest fish rescues of over 700,000 fish which was widely reported in the national media. However, many thousands of fish were lost, including…