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Pollution hotline

Southern Water are working reduce water pollution in local rivers and streams and rely on members of the public to report incidents. If you see an overflowing manhole or any form of pollution in Southern Water’s area please call their waste water hotline on: 0330 303...

Help needed with fishery survey

Help needed with fishery survey

Do you fish on the Adur or Ouse? Do you have a minute to take our survey? OART are one of 11 Rivers Trusts piloting 'Your Fisheries' - a new initiative which aims to gather information the current status of fish populations in our rivers and plan some actions to...

Rivers on the brink

Rivers on the brink

The Rivers Trust and the Angling Trust are backing a major new campaign spearheaded by WWF-UK to press government for better protection for our precious rivers from over-abstraction and sewage pollution.

Marine and Clean at West Beach

Marine and Clean at West Beach

Free event - Saturday 1 July 10am to 2pm Come and discover the marine creatures that live here and help our Community Rangers and Sussex Community Development Association clear this pebble beach of marine litter. Beach combing and other activities with healthy snacks...

How to reduce your footprint on the local marine environment

How to reduce your footprint on the local marine environment

The Beachy Head West Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) stretches 24km along the Sussex coast from Brighton to Beachy Head. The area is designated for its rare and important chalk reef habitat and species such as the short snouted seahorse.Chalk reef habitat is extremely...

OART wins National Lottery support

OART wins National Lottery support

The Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust, in partnership with the Sompting Estate Trust, has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Enhancing Places, Inspiring Communities (EPIC) project. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the...

Mapping Flooding in Hassocks

Mapping Flooding in Hassocks

OART is working with Hassocks Amenity Association and Hassocks, Keymer Ditching Transition to investigate and promote measures to mitigate against flooding in Hassocks. On Saturday April 1st 2017 Hassocks residents are being invited to share their experiences at a...



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Jims Diary

Country ramblings from OART field officer Jim Smith




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