Author: Jane Skilling

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Discovering the wildlife of the Colne and Holme

Here are some of the birds, plants, animals and insects you can see along the river.  Download a wildlife guide by clicking this link and see what you can find. Remember to share your sightings… continue reading

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Hello from Luke Sherwood – RHC’s Year In Industry Student

I am delighted to be working for River Holme Connections (RHC) for my placement year, assisting members of this friendly and forward thinking charitable trust with their aims to improve Holme Valley’s local waterways and promote riverside community engagement. This past two… continue reading

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Hidden Riverside Gems. A blog written by Megan.

Immerse yourself in a blog written by Megan… Hidden riverside gems Not everyone has a riverside gem. But along the River Holme, we have an abundance. With Bottoms Mill, Spa Wood and all in between… continue reading

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University of Huddersfield Students’ Dissertation Presentations

In July 2021, Summer and Louise both geography students at the University of Huddersfield presented their dissertations to River Holme Connections.  You can view their presentations by clicking on their names below. Investigating the effects… continue reading

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Annual Report 2020

Our latest annual report, detailing our work and funding in 2020 is now available. Click on this link to download a pdf of our Annual Report 2020.

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Meltham, our story so far!

For the past 5 years we have been operating across the catchment of the River Holme and its tributaries. This means from the moors in the Peak District down in to Huddersfield and including Meltham…. continue reading

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Wild Trout Trust – Trout in the Town Award

We have been awarded a bronze level accreditation by the Wild Trout Trust. This has been awarded for the wide range of work that River Holme Connections has carried out in the Holme Valley to… continue reading

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Celebrating 5-years

In November 2020, we celebrated our 5-year anniversary at River Holme Connections and took the opportunity to look back at everything the team and volunteers have achieved in that time. We put together a short… continue reading

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A fond farewell to Mike

Today, we sadly bid Professor Mike Bowman a fond farewell.  Mike was one of the founder member trustees of the charity in 2015 and he will be sorely missed! Mike’s message to everyone…”I will be… continue reading

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Enjoy a virtual wildflower walk

In July 2020, we were looking forward to a wildflower walk and walk along the beautiful meadows at Magdale, Honley, to be led by Peter and colleagues from South-West Yorkshire Botany Group.  Unfortunately, due to… continue reading