illegal fish

Council update on Wallbank Lodge reservoir

Published on December 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who has got in touch with us regarding the joint action by the Council and the Environment Agency being taken at Wallbank Lodge reservoir.

We understand the public interest in this and know it’s an emotional issue.

However, we have no choice but to do this because the species of fish are not suitable for the type of water at Wallbank/Hall Fold Lodge.

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Council acts to remove illegal fish from reservoir

Published on December 2, 2019 at 2:12 pm

Work to remove illegally stocked species of fish from a Rossendale reservoir will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, December 3.)

Rossendale Council has worked with the Environment Agency to arrange the removal of the animals from Wallbank Lodge Reservoir.

As a result of the fish being placed there unlawfully, the reservoir is now over-stocked and the new species are causing an environmental concern.

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