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A Year In Industry Placement 2022 / 2023

We are excited to be able to offer a “Year in industry” placement Summer 2022.  The student will be able to get involved in a wide range of river work such as species monitoring projects,… continue reading

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Meet the star of The Yorkshire Vet – and our new Ambassador!

We’re delighted to announce that Shona Searson, star of Channel 5’s, The Yorkshire Vet, is our new Ambassador. Shona is committed to helping us spread the message about how important our river systems are for… continue reading

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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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Can you identify native tree species?

Know how to identify native tree species At River Holme Connections we’re working with the White Rose Forest. Their aim is to plant more trees in Yorkshire, so we’re doing our bit here in the… continue reading

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Planting the right tree in the right place

Planting trees is good for the planet… or is it? Trees capture carbon, provide food and shelter for invertebrates, birds and mammals and can even help with natural flood management. So planting more trees must… continue reading

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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