Your help is needed to prevent treated sewage entering the River Lambourn

The River Lambourn near Weston could be in danger of receiving treated sewage unless the community acts quickly.

West Berks Council have the opportunity to approve revised plans that would see treated sewage being taken to the mains for phosphate removal rather than allowing treated sewage to leach into the river. These plans require a one off approval of one house on greenbelt to pay for additional costs.

4LEGS Radio interviewed Weston resident Kirsteen Roberts who is one of the people campaigning to get the revised plans approved. You can listen to that interview here which is 30 minutes into the show:

West Berks council are meeting on Wednesday 20th May to review the plans and the community needs to act by no later than midday on Monday 18th May.  This can be done either by signing a petition to approve the revised plan, contacting their District Councillors or the West Berks Planning Dept expressing your concerns and views. 

The petition can be accessed via the following link:

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/protect-the-river-lambourn-one-of-only-4-chalk-streams-in-the-world 

Email planapps@westberks.gov.uk quoting the reference 19/02850/FULMAJ 

The District Councillors who represent the Hungerford & Kintbury Ward that Weston is part of are James Cole James.Cole@westberks.gov.uk, Claire Rowles Claire.Rowles1@westberks.gov.uk, Dennis Benneyworth dbenneyworth@yahoo.co.uk 

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