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Nick Woolgrove joins River Action

We are delighted to welcome Nick Woolgrove as our new Campaigns Analyst to the River Action team. In our latest blog, we get to know more about Nick and the role that he will play to help rescue Britain’s rivers. Q1. Tell us about yourself Hello, very excited to join

Black Samphire: Telling the horror story of river pollution

What better genre to tell the horror story of the national river pollution scandal than folk horror? Cathy Wippell’s offer to River Action to be Executive Producer on her new film (she wrote it and stars in it too), Black Samphire, was a welcome surprise. She hooked me with her

River Action take Environment Agency and DEFRA to court

Landmark legal action to save River Wye from pollution Hundreds of people fearful for the ecological collapse of the River Wye, including river campaigner Feargal Sharkey, today gathered outside Cardiff’s Civil Justice Centre supporting a landmark legal case pursued by River Action against the Environment Agency and DEFRA.  The core

STATEMENT: River Action responds to rising water bills

Responding to the news that the average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales will rise by 6% or about £27 to £473 a year from April 1, CEO of River Action James Wallace said: “While support for lower income households is welcome, when the water industry says £14.4 billion