West England Bylines are proud to present this catalogue of the pollution of our rivers and beaches by water companies more interested in shareholder dividend than in serving the British public. We kick this off with Oxford’s Westbury People’s Gallery wonderful video parody after Flanders and Swann. We shall update this log regularly and welcome new material. Please click on the links to find out more.
Daily iNews – Save Britain’s Rivers Campaign
14 April 2023 Westbury People’s Gallery – The Shit Song Video
13 April 2023 Reading Chronicle – Reading: Charity furious at sewage dumping in Foudry Brook
13 April 2023 The Express – British seaside hit with sewage – full list of affected holiday hotspots
13 April 2023 The Guardian – More than 7,500 days’ worth of raw sewage dumped in ministers’ constituencies
12 April 2023 East Anglia Bylines – Victory and disappointment for River Deben campaigners
12 April 2023 The Times – Sewage dumped on shellfish without assessment, government admits
7 April 2023 The Telegraph – Cotswolds has become sewage ‘dumping ground’.
4 April 2023 Mail Online – Is your favourite beach one of England’s sewage hotspots?
3 April 2023 Top of the Pops – 375,000 “sewage spills” into waterways in 2022, lasting 2,291,055 hours
3 April 2023 Bylines Cymru – Welsh rivers see some of the worst sewage dumping in the UK
12 March 2023 Windrush Against Sewage Pollution (WASP) – Walk and Talk in Witney
Ed: Let us know of any sewage incidents in your area – [email protected]. If it’s not in the West England area (Gloucestershire and surrounding counties), we’ll share it with our other Bylines Network newspapers.
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