News

Hope for more protection from sewage pollution
Hope for more protection from sewage pollution
28 October 2021
A new government announcement offers hope for the rivers in the Kennet catchment, which are at the forefront of the problem of sewage being disharged into our rivers Read press release here.
Why we can afford to fix our broken sewers
Why we can afford to fix our broken sewers
26 October 2021
Why we can afford to fix our broken sewage network, a great summary from The Rivers Trust here. 
Disappointment as MPs reject rules to reduce sewage pollution
Disappointment as MPs reject rules to reduce sewage pollution
25 October 2021
Last week MPs narrowly voted to reject new rules that would reduce sewage pollution in our rivers. Read full ARK statement here.
Action for the River Kennet - AGM 2021
Action for the River Kennet - AGM 2021
26 August 2021
Action for the River Kennet will be holding their AGM on Saturday 11 September at 5pm. Read full press release here.
New Sparkling Streams project provides opportunities for local people to improve their rivers
New Sparkling Streams project provides opportunities for local people to improve their rivers
24 May 2021
Work on an exciting new partnership project on the Rivers Dun, Shalbourne and Kennet begins this month, with opportunities for people to get involved. Read full press release.
Queen's Speech offers hope for cleaner rivers
Queen's Speech offers hope for cleaner rivers
11 May 2021
Action for the River Kennet welcomed today’s announcement in the Queen's Speech that included new legal duties to tackle sewage discharges into rivers .. Read full press release
An exciting new project celebrating eels is coming to River Kennet and the River Pang
An exciting new project celebrating eels is coming to River Kennet and the River Pang
20 April 2021
Action for the River Kennet are leading the Thames Catchment Community Eels Project in the Kennet and Pang Catchment and there are lots ways to get involved including regular volunteering. Click here to read the full press release

Stop sewage pollution in the Kennet
Stop sewage pollution in the Kennet
29 March 2021
Action for the River Kennet are calling for an end to sewage pollution in the River Kennet after another year of ongoing sewage discharges. Read full press release here.
Sparkling Streams Project Officer
Sparkling Streams Project Officer
12 February 2021
Our growing team is looking for a new person to join us. Our Sparkling Streams project needs a full time  Conservation Project Officer for 12 months, could it be you? 




Project Manager for 'Sparkling Streams' needed
Project Manager for 'Sparkling Streams' needed
23 December 2020
 We are recruiting for an experienced project manager to run our new Sparkling Streams project, funded by the Green Recovery Challenge Fund and run in partnership with North Wessex Downs AONB, Southern Streams Farmers and Hungerford Town and Manor. Closing date 11 January 2021.