Tame Valley Blog

Maintenance works to website
Over the next week we will be updating many of the Discover Tame Valley web pages. During this process only a few pages of the website will be available and the homepage will re-direct you to the Latest News page (i.e. this page!). Sorry for any inconvenience. This website was
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Our Partners: an updated list (March’14)
As of the beginning of March 2014, the following list of 18 organisations are the official members of the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership (TVWLP): Board Members (in alphabetical order): Canal & River Trust Environment Agency North Warwickshire Borough Council RSPB Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Warwickshire County Council Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
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Working with nature to reduce flooding…
The Tame Valley provides a good example as to how best we should help reduce flood risk: dredging, particularly in the Tame Valley, is not the answer! Instead we need to: 1) Restore water-retaining habitats over large areas 2) Create more multi-functional wetlands 3) Design water storage into farming systems 4)
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Executive Summary
The River Tame is the largest tributary of the River Trent and the main river in the West Midlands, approximately 100 km in length from its source at Oldbury, to its confluence with the Trent near Alrewas. The Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme focuses on a 104 km² area
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Completion of the Development Phase
An Update: The Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership (TVWLP) submitted its second round application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) on 10th December 2013. This application was the culmination of a year’s work developing the scheme from its original round one application in 2011 / 2012. Twenty three supporting documents
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Press Release 07.08.13
Development of £2.4 million Tame Valley Wetlands Scheme in full flow… A Partnership of organisations behind an exciting new scheme in the Tame Valley is inviting local people to have their say on proposals before plans are finalised. The Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme aims to restore a 95km²
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July Update…
We’ve had a busy month continuing to develop the scheme… We’re working closely with Barker Langham to carry out community consultation so that we can get a good understanding of the views and ideas of local people. We’re running a number of consultation events in the last week of July
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Spring Update…
We’re now well underway in the development phase of our second round Landscape Partnership application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), so it’s about time for an update on what we’ve been up to! The last few months have involved lots of meetings with partners and local groups – beginning
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Welcome to the TVWLP website!
Hello and welcome to the new Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership (TVWLP) website! Thanks for visiting. The scheme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and organisations within the Partnership, is now in its development phase and there’s lots to do during 2013. We’ll use this ‘Latest news’ page to update
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