River anger

First published in Your Letters

I’VE had to reach for my pen again concerning the health of the River Mersey in this area of Sale and Ashton-on-Mersey.

When you consider we have been using the Moon as a bus stop and have sent probes to Mars, I feel it’s a shame that the River Mersey is in a state of chronic decline.

I feel that after a lifetime of fishing most rivers in England I am entitled to my opinion.

Forget my selfish motives being an angler, but I feel healthy rivers flowing through our country is not unlike healthy blood flowing through our veins.

I fish the river on a regular basis and every time I sit on the bank I know and I feel I am looking at a sick patient.

What a shame.

K G Bearney, Sale

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree