10th May 2008
MEMORIAL BENCH PLACED IN GLOUCESTER DOCKS
A bench in dedication to the memory of two former river men was unveiled today, Albert Charles Tonks (1909 - 1989) and his son Albert George Tonks (1929 - 2006).
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30th May 2008
DUTCH BARGE TRANSIENT HAS LEFT THE SEVERN
Thompson River Transport has moved their 400 tonne ex Dutch barge from Gloucester to work on the River Thames
14th June 2008
SALMON FISHING COULD BECOME HISTORY
Traditional methods of fishing for salmon on the banks of the Severn estuary are threatened.
25th July 2008
STRETCH OF RIVER SEVERN SOLD
The Herefordshire and Gloucester Canal Trust has purchased part of the River Severn at Gloucester.
28th July 2008
CHILD’S BODY RECOVERED FROM SEVERN
A ten year old boy was swept away after playing beside the Severn at Arlingham, Gloucestershire.
22nd August 2008
IS IT THE OLIVER CROMWELL’S LAST TRIP?
The pseudo stern wheeler could become a floating restaurant.
27th August 2008
NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL FOR THE MOUTH OF THE SEVERN
Consultative meetings are in progress to decide the viability of a £500M container terminal at Avonmouth.
26th October 2008
DECISION NEEDED ON THE BARRAGE
Politicians and residents asking for a decision on the Severn Barrage
SALMON IN THE SEVERN
126,000 young Atlantic salmon introduced to the River Severn
10th January 2009
NEW MUD HOPPER ON THE SEVERN
Thompson River Transport have a new hopper barge on the River Severn called the ELVER.
27th January 2009
HARNESSING THE TIDE - THE BARRAGE
The Government unveil their preferred 5 schemes for harnessing power from the Severn.
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