River clearance will help flood defences

A social enterprise has been appointed to carry out maintenance work on the River Don as part of a £19 million flood defence project in the Lower Don Valley.

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 7:00 am

The River Stewardship Company will be managing trees and invasive plants, along with removing litter and debris. The company has spent the last two years working on a pilot project on the Don. Construction of physical flood defences is set for completion next summer.

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