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20th June 2024

FiveRivers 2nd Future Leaders development group.

Written by Ross McLawrence

FiveRivers is excited to announce the launch of the second cohort of our Future Leaders Development group, a programme spanning an 8-month period, designed to hone leadership and management skills, bridge skills gaps, and foster personal and professional growth. Participants will explore coaching techniques, issue resolution, and performance management strategies, all aimed at shaping a robust leadership mindset.

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13th June 2024

RoSPA Gold Award

Written by Ross McLawrence

We’re thrilled to announce that FiveRivers has been honoured with a prestigious RoSPA Gold Award in the Occupational Achievement category!

This award recognises our commitment to health and safety excellence, our strong leadership in Health and Safety, proactive inspections, audits, director site visits, incident management, and comprehensive training have all contributed to this remarkable achievement.

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11th June 2024

Rainworth Water Restoration Project Update

Written by Ross McLawrence

FiveRivers is collaborating with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust on the Three Rivers Restoration Project. We’ve designed solutions to improve water flows and ecological health for Rainworth Water, Vicar Water, and Bevercotes Beck. 

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4th June 2024

Biodiversity Net Gain and Nutrient Neutrality

Written by Ross McLawrence

Our Natural Capital team has had an incredibly busy two weeks, brimming with exciting new projects to support our clients. We’ve initiated Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) assessments and River Condition Surveys, which are crucial for evaluating and enhancing the ecological value of various sites to support new developments. Alongside these, we’ve tackled major wetland feasibility studies, ensuring the viability and sustainability of our upcoming projects. Our efforts are focused on making a positive environmental impact while navigating a demanding schedule filled with diverse and meaningful work.

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30th May 2024

River Wallington Enhancements

Written by Ross McLawrence

FiveRivers are currently undertaking significant work on the River Wallington, in Waterlooville, a project we are delivering for Grainger PLC on their Berewood development. This project encompasses a series of vital enhancements aimed at improving the river’s ecological health, infrastructure, and overall safety.

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29th May 2024

Horstead Keynes Update

Written by Ross McLawrence

CMDP – JV has contracted FiveRivers on behalf of Southern Water to undertake important ecological work at Horstead Keynes, focusing on the coppicing and translocation of a hazel hedgerow.

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22nd May 2024

Wessex Water Durleigh Phase 2 Award

Written by Ross McLawrence

FiveRivers are delighted to share that we have been awarded additional works by Wessex Water at Durleigh Reservoir. We have been entrusted with a new project which involves the excavation of 15 ponds and scrapes, the excavated material will be used to create diverse mounds and hummocks, enriching the habitat. Stay tuned as we embark on this journey of ecological enhancement later this year.

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9th May 2024

FiveRivers Expansion

Written by Charlotte Purvis

FiveRivers is pleased to announce our head office relocation to a beautiful rural open plan office in Codford, Wiltshire. This office has an element of going ‘back to our roots’ from our days in Damerham and the Woodford Valley more recently. This move comes as we’ve outgrown our capacity at Thruxton and saw this opportunity to take focus on our culture and create an environment our team want to come to work.

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6th May 2024

River Restoration on the Lewes Winterbourne

Written by Charlotte Purvis

We recently returned to the Lewes Winterbourne to carry out the second stage of vegetation clearance to allow additional sunlight onto the river, including tree crowning and bramble removal, concluding Southern Waters AMP7 WINEP implementation scheme.

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