River Team sub-catchment partnership

This project was started to facilitate improving the condition of the River Team by the partnership.

The latest Team sub-catchment partnership meeting was held on the 28th April 2022 and included the following agenda items:

  • introduction to new EA Tyne Catchment Coordinator
  • Update on A1 improvements
  • Northumbrian Groundwater Innovation project
  • Newcastle University Water Quality project
  • Team Valley FAS

The meeting notes are available here.

The Team sub-catchment partnership met virtually on 21st October 2021, these agenda items were discussed:

  • Lamesley, CSOs and Citizen Science7
  • NW Water Environment Scheme
  • Team Valley Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • A1 Widening Scheme

The meeting notes can be read here.

A virtual meeting of the Team sub-catchment partnership was held on 22 June 2021. The following agenda items were discussed and the notes from the meeting are available here.

  • Team Valley Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • Hedley Hall NFM
  • Birtley and Kibblesworth Minewater heating scheme
  • Kibblesworth Housing Scheme


A virtual meeting of the Team sub-catchment partnership was held on 11th November 2020. This meeting had a full agenda and to save time updates for some projects were sent out in advance of the meeting.

The main item was the Partnership Vision which was accepted by partners during the meeting . In addition, these subjects were discussed and the meeting notes are available here:

  • Team Valley FAS
  • Kibblesworth RA and Newcastle University Minewater model
  • Horsiculture
  • Woodlands and Nature Recovery Strategies

The Team sub-catchment partnership was due to hold a meeting on 31st March 2020. This was cancelled due to the coronavirus situation but updates on key agenda items were emailed to the partners in April. Please follow the link to see this update.

The River Team sub-catchment partnership met on 1st October 2018 and the following topics were discussed:

  • Creating the Vision for the Team
  • Opportunities / Constraints Mapping
  • A1 realignment
  • Rowletch Burn

The full notes are available to download here.