Seeing red over safety

Environment Agency red board

I thought I’d take a look at the progress being made on the construction of the new river crossing at Walton on Sunday morning by going to the Surrey County Council webcam.

No easy fix in screw plans

Weir Pub

I hope you all add a splendid Christmas and New Year break and here we are now in 2013 with (hopefully) a delightful spring and summer of boating and enjoying the river to look forward to.

Watt on earth are they thinking?

Archiemedean screws

Way back in June of this year, I first wrote about plans to install electricity generators at Sunbury Weir and I have to admit that I was rather hoping that the proposal had sunk without trace. Obviously not so.

Seeing red at green energy plans

Flock of birds

So plans are afoot to install four ‘Archimedes’ Screw’ electricity generators at Sunbury Weir – and, not surprisingly, there is a good deal of opposition to the idea being expressed.