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Junk taken from the River Severn. HFF everyone.

Junk taken from the River Severn.  HFF everyone.
Several times this year we have seen junk removed from the river. It gets taken away from the river walkway after a couple of days. Once we cane across a rusting motor scooter along with a couple of push bikes. This is the first time we have spotted a supermarket trolley. The dredging keeps the river safe for all the water sports that have been prevalent this year especially, and that includes river swimming.

Junk in the Severn 2

Dredged bike

Dredged bike 2

Dredged bike 3

I must apologise for my lack of visits this week, we have been away.

Frans Schols, Gudrun, Jean-louis Thiaudiere, Ronald Losure and 30 other people have particularly liked this photo


34 comments - The latest ones
 polytropos
polytropos club
Yes, it's astonishing what one can find in rivers through cities!
HFF
2 months ago.
 Joe, Son of the Rock
Joe, Son of the Rock club
A great social documentary, Amelia. Looks just like the rubbish from the river here. All the best, Joe
2 months ago.
 volker_hmbg
volker_hmbg club
Oh, very nice. We can see similar things along our rivers in Hamburg!

HFF Amelia and stay safe.
2 months ago. Edited 2 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
HFF Amelia
2 months ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
I wonder if this junk was pulled out by the magnet fishermen? Hopefully sp,epme wi;; take it away to the dump or scrap dealers. HFF Dear LGM ~ I hope you enjoyed your time away. Hanwe x
2 months ago.
 Richard Nuttall
Richard Nuttall club
HFF Amelia have a good weekend
2 months ago.
 Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra club
super. HFF
2 months ago.
 Xata
Xata club
HFF Amelia, unfortunately there is junk in rivers, in the sea, in the nature...
2 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
Very sad to see that some people can do that ! Disgusting !!
HFF, Amelia and have a nice week-end ahead !!
2 months ago.
 Erika+Manfred
Erika+Manfred club
HFF, have fine weekend and stay well
2 months ago.
 Schussentäler
Schussentäler club
HFF und ein schönes Wochenende
2 months ago.
 FotoArt
FotoArt club
HFF - und weiterhin gute Gesundheit.
2 months ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
It's a mentality I just can't understand, just like today where people are pitching camp in local beauty spots without paying to stay in authorised campsites. after a few days they just go home leaving everything behind including tents, rubbish and their own waste. It's a good HFF highlighting the bad habits of modern society Amelia, trust you will have a great weekend.
2 months ago.
 Pano ☼ Rapi ♫✯♫
Pano ☼ Rapi ♫✯♫ club
HFF to the Severn and ....
2 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
A lovely riverside and a nice capture of peoples annoying habits,
HFF and a good weekend.
2 months ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
It is sad to see this Amelia. It happens here too. It used to be even worse with shopping trolleys thrown into the local canal frequently but it is not quite as bad now that supermarkets have £1 coin slots in them. Losing their money still doesn't bother some though!

Well documented. HFF and have a good weekend
2 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
A sad commentary, though dumping seems to be a worldwide issue. Apart from that, a beautifully composed main image with lovely reflections. HFF, stay safe and have a great weekend, Amelia.
2 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
HFF, Amelia ! Have a very nice weekend !
2 months ago.
 Christa1004
Christa1004 club
It's disappointing to see how certain people are messy and soiled. But as long as they don't find a car with a dead person inside (as it was the case here a few years ago), it may be ok!!! HFF Amelia.
2 months ago.
 John Lawrence
John Lawrence club
I don't understand folk who spoil our precious assets, our beaches had tons of rubbish taken away after last weekend,

HFF!! Have a safe weekend Amelia
2 months ago.
 Erhard Bernstein
Erhard Bernstein club
HFF Amelia!
2 months ago.
 * ઇઉ *
* ઇઉ * club
Great documentary, Amelia!
But sad to see how carelessly people treat the planet entrusted to them. :(
Anyway, HFF and a great weekend to you!
2 months ago.
 Mecklenburg-Foto
Mecklenburg-Foto club
Gut beobachtet, HFF!
2 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Looks like those items have been there a long time Amelia! Magnet fishing seems to be the latest "thing". They have come up with some very old and usual items in the River Thames! A very good and interesting series. I hope you had a good time away. HFF and wish you a good weekend.
2 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
HFF-Nog mooie onderdelen
2 months ago.
 S Drury
S Drury club
Hello Amelia an interesting array of things dredged out into daylight again .. the old Yamaha v50 scooter from around the 1980's needs a bit of restoring now though

Best wishes ... Steve
2 months ago.
Amelia Heath club has replied to S Drury club
I just knew someone, you in fact, would recognise the scooter. :-))
2 months ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
I put people who throw things into rivers, etc in the same category as non mask-wearers; the lowest of the low, who should have been throttled at birth and therefore done us all a favour.
My very moderate opinion!
2 months ago.
 Valfal
Valfal club
Amazing what gets thrown into a river! Great series, and HFF, Amelia :-)
2 months ago.
 Phil Sutters
Phil Sutters club
There used to be a group on Flickr for abandonned trollies. I contributed quite a few as Newhaven harbour seems to be particularly blighted by them. www.ipernity.com/doc/philsutters/37200336
Once you start recording them you spot them all over the place. One was beside a roundabout in the middle of nowhere.
2 months ago. Edited 2 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
An interesting and well taken series Amela. I sometimes despair of the human race, we seem determined to destroy our planet :-(

A slightly belated HFF to you and I hope you're enjoying the weekend.
2 months ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
I will never understand why they throw things in the water..
2 months ago.
 Gudrun
Gudrun club
Quite a lot a hardware! Sometimes I wish I had a river nearby to throw all the bikes in that people leave lying in the middle of the pavement;-)
2 months ago.
 klaus 040
klaus 040 club
Incredible!
8 weeks ago.

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