One of the key ways in which the Tyne Catchment Partnership works is through regular meetings of the whole Partnership. These meetings are used as a way to share information and opportunities, for members to gain an understanding of the range of issues and activities across the catchment, and to facilitate the building of relationships between members.
The notes taken at each meeting are here to download, along with a brief summary.
8th September 2020 Microsoft Teams
This meeting was held virtually because of the Covid-19 restrictions.
There were dicussions about the following topics:
- River Basin Management Plan consultation
- Tyne Catchment Partnership’s Activity Log
- NWG’s Water Environment Improvement feasibility
11 February 2020 at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Lamesley
Brief updates from sub-catchment partnerships and other topics including:
- River Basin Management Plan
- The Environment Agency’s Medium Term Plan
- Current Northumbrian Water campaigns
24 September 2019 at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Lamesley
Updates from sub-catchment partnerships and other topics were given at this meeting(list below) which was followed by a site visit to Birtley Brickworks.
- Revitilising Redesdale
- Northumbrian Water
- My Tyne – Adopt – a- Stream
6 February 2019 at Trees Please, Dilston, Northumberland
This meeting focussed on protected species and the North Tyne/Rede catchment and presentations were heard on the projects listed below followed by a site visit to West Woodburn.
- Restoring Ratty
- EA Freshwater Pearl Mussel breeding programme
- Revitilising Redesdale
- Northumberland Crayfish Strategy
5 September 2018 at Lancaster House, Newcastle Business Park
Notes from the meeting are available here and the following subjects were discussed:
- Several sub-catchment partnerships
- Future Chair
2 May 2018 at Gateshead Council Civic Centre
Discussions were held on the following subjects: South Tyne sub-catchment, WEIF funding, WEG and update on Highways England funding.
7 February 2018 at The Spetchells Centre, Prudhoe
Discussions covered the following topics: Water Environment Grant, Clean Tyne and The Great Exhibition of the North
6 December 2017 at Howdon Treatment Works, Howdon
Notes of the meeting can be found here: 6 December TCP meeting notes
Discussions covered the following topics: Activity Plan and Log, South Tyne catchment, Team valley projects and River Don progress.
14 September 2017 at St Andrews Church Hall, Lamesley
Notes of the meeting can be found here: Tyne Catchment Partnership notes 14 September 2017_final. Discussions covered the Adopt-a-Stream project, The Skill Mill, the Urban Observatory, Partnership projects including the River Don and Ouseburn projects, the Partnership’s Activity Plan, and the River Team flood alleviation scheme.
Following the meeting some partners attended a site visit to the River Team flood alleviation scheme.
2 May 2017 at Tyneside House
Notes of the meeting can be found here: Tyne Catchment Partnership notes 2 May 2017. The following presentations were given:
- Groundwork about the Ouseburn River Restoration project,
- Northumbrian Water about the ‘Thinking Ahead’ planning workshop held on 3 April 2017
- South Tyneside Council about the River Don Feasibility Study