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Archive of posts filed under the River Asker category.

Hello from the new Secretary

For those of you not at our recent AGM in East Stoke, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself as your new secretariat. My name is Olivia Durkin and I am the Land and Fisheries Officer representing Westcountry Rivers Trust in Dorset. Some of you may already be aware of the work of […]

Leaps and bounds

Passage issues for migratory fish on the Brit/Asker systems have come on leaps and bounds in the last year or so. Four organisations consisting of Friends of Rivers (Brit and Asker), Environment Agency, Frome, Piddle and West Dorset Fisheries Association and the Westcountry Rivers Trust have really come together to tackle the problems head-on. After […]

Jessops Weir Barrier on the River Asker at Bridport

Jessops Weir Barrier on the R. Asker at Bridport is now complete and working well… Thanks for the photographs Hoot Video Showing the Fish Pass in Action: