UPDATE 9/12: Works on the River Lugg


Joint press release from DEFRA. The Environment Agency and Natural England. To read it please click here



This was posted on Facebook late evening on 5/12

You may have seen the large amount of coverage on this across social media, in particular Twitter, and in the local and every national newspaper yesterday and today. It was also on TV on 4th December on the BBC 6 o’clock News and led BBC Midlands Today which you can see by clicking here. It was also covered on the radio including amongst others, the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and  BBC Hereford & Worcester. There is an article on the BBC News website here. There is also extensive coverage in the Hereford Times here and Your Herefordshire here.

We will update with any further news and information but so far this is what has been happening:

Yesterday there was extensive activity on the Lugg Bridge and walking of the river northwards from the bridge explained in this tweet:

The landowner has given an interview in The Telegraph today 5th December. You can read it here

The Parish Council has issued a statement you can read by clicking here and there is an online Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 9th  December at 7.30 where the statement will be reviewed. You can join the meeting via the link on the agenda which you can see if you click here.

There have been other statements and tweets on this issue

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Press Release    (Click to read)

Environment Agency

Natural England