Hoveton Great Broad a year on the saga continues

Some of the latest progress with the ongoing saga unfolding in the Broads. NE’s controversial biomanipulation project includes the erection of barriers in the broads to prevent access for bream. It does not include dealing with the sources and causes of pollution including sewage and agriculture. NE received planning permission for the scheme in 2016…

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…

Court Papers Issued against EA and NE

I can confirm today that BASG & AT have through Fish Legal served a high court submission for a Judicial Review against the Environment Agency and Natural England with regard to the Environment Agency’s (EA’s) decision to grant a Flood Risk Activity Permit (FRAP) on 23 July 2020 for fish barriers on Hoveton Great Broad…

Letter to Stakeholders in Response to EA-NE on current HGB

Distributed to Subscribing Volunteers, Members & Directors Hoveton Great Broad Restoration                                                                              Version Final To Broads Stakeholders                                                                                              18th Nov 2019 Dear Colleagues You may or may not be aware of the major project being undertaking to restore Hoveton Great Broad within the Broads National Park. This is a scheme being managed by Natural England to…