Elephant and castle Newtown Powys.
river severn pollution.
Finally someone has woken up as i have had an e-mail 29.3.2012.
no joy at all again from the environmental lot.or watchdog.
Just an answer E-mail , as if to say So what do you expect us to do, nothing to do with us.
Watchdog. and another waste of time.[caption id="attachment_2073" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="photo taken on the river severn Between the Long bridge and Dolerw bridge in Newtown powys 17.3.2010"][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2206" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Last 2 shots taken on 19.3.2012 Near the Dolerw bridge."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2074" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="One of the pair of mute swans on the severn in Newtown. the swans on the canal one mile from where I took this photo are all white as were the swans I took photos of Near Arundel castle .see the swans click on swan in the side column, "][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2077" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="the pair of swans on the severn"][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2078" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="The swan near Arundel Castle."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2079" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="swans in the harbour at Littlehampton"][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2080" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Swans on the lake at Swanbourne lodge near the Arundel wet lands trust."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_2081" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="swans on the boating lake Littlehampton ,,,,, only those on the river in Newtown powys who feed in the river severn have the brown heads . "][/caption]
After 3 months trying to get the pollution noticed its disheartening to find that no one gives a fig about our rivers or wildlife the only ones who have some interest it seems are those on committees. they seem to be intent on raising money to tackle the problem or want people like myself to do litter picks Etc,
the river authority even though they get all this moony prefer to pay the staff excessive salaries than confront the environmental issues we the paying public try tell them about.
Pre-tax profits fell to £65m in the six months to the end of September, down from £101m in the same period last year. However, stripping out exceptional items, profits fell 1.9pc to £155m. This was still below consensus expectations.
The company's water services division suffered a £21.9m hit due to refinancing issues in Italy as well as difficult market condition in North America.
Severn has a stake in an Italian water services subsidiary. It said the business had been struggling to refinance loans due to the state of the country's economy and the writedown was a "prudent decision".
The company also reported £70m of losses on financial derivatives used to hedge its business activities, about £290m higher than last year.
In its core Severn Trent Water business, pre-tax profits edged up to £269.3m from £266.5m on sales of £735m, against £702.3m last time. real money was £1,7bn
why can't they sort problems out here before Italy or other none uk countries,
one worker from the council said "what can we do if the river board can't do anything", he should have said "won't not can not" and after all this it boils down to the Elephant and castle and places like this. such as garages with car washes and those with cleaning facilities that go into the surface water drains. they should be fined make an example and others will stop .
It also appears that I have to send a letter to the environmental agency asking for a site meeting to show exactly what my complaint is. so I will try one more time and post the results on here when and if I get an answer,
[caption id="attachment_1243" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Chandeliers off the willow tree."]12.1.2012 , the first email to Glyn Davies office , As an OAP I can ill afford buy a new £1500.00 100x400 telescopic lens , my hobby is wildlife photography, which is only possible by walking about. the path where I slipped is a public path its owned by the local council and as a resident and taxpayer and a heavy rates payer in Newtown I should be able to walk about without fear of injury due to neglect of proper maintenance by the Elephant & Castle hotel. I walk along the river severn path at least 4 times a week looking and photographing things that take my fancy ironically on the day of the accident I was photographing Ice forms on the river as a main topic of the days blog.