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3 October 2015
Bridge Clerk Shortlisted for Award

The Chief Executive of Rochester Bridge Trust has been shortlisted for a national award for her work with young people. Sue Threader has been picked from hundreds of nominees in the annual WISE Awards, which celebrate the work of individuals and organisations who are leading the way for women in science, technology, engineering and maths. . . . More


Bridge Clerk Sue Threader

15 September 2015
Centenary Event Reveals Engineering History

A forthcoming lecture will reveal a little known fact about one of Kentís bridges and establish the countyís place in engineering history. The free event, being held by Kent and East Sussex Heritage Engineering Group, will celebrate the centenary of Bow Bridge in Wateringbury. . . . More


Bow Bridge at Wateringbury

3 September 2015
Bridge Trust opens its doors for Heritage Open Days

For Heritage Open Days weekend, the Rochester Bridge Trust will be granting free access to the 14th century bridge chapel and Victorian bridge chamber, offering a rare opportunity for visitors to tour the historic buildings . . . More


Detail of 'Heave Away' etching by Wyllie


Bridge Wardens Lectures 2015

The Wildlife of the North Kent Marshes

Alan Jarrett, Senior Warden, Rochester Bridge Trust

Tuesday 20th October 2015

As well as serving as the Senior Warden of the Trust, Alan Jarrett has been wildfowling for over 40 years, mostly in Kent but variously around other English and Scottish estuaries and firths and latterly abroad. He is a well-known sports writer. His first book, Wildfowling ?One Winterís Tale, was published in 1988 with Shooting At Clays published in 1991. To date he has published over 600 articles on all facets of country sports, conservation and other subjects. Alan is the current Chairman of both the British Association for Shooting and Conservation and the Kent Wildfowling and Conservation Association.

Lectures will be held in the medieval Bridge Chapel, 5 Esplanade, Rochester, ME1 1QE. Refreshments available from 6:30 p.m. Lectures begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are free but MUST be booked in advance from Sue Reilly by email or by telephone on 01892 513033.


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