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“My River in the Valley” Short Story Competition

“My River in the Valley” – the short story winners. Launched in April (in partnership with Read Bookshop, Holmfirth) with the theme of “My River in the Valley”, the aim of the 500 word story… continue reading

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Himalayan balsam control

                                     Midsummers day and google photo memories reminded me that I was out Balsam bashing 3 years ago… continue reading

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A warm welcome to our three new Trustees

Please join us in warmly welcoming our three new River Holme Connections Trustees Pam, Sue & Mike. Pam King I’m originally from Sheffield and for the last 19 years have lived in Thongsbridge near the… continue reading

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Hello from Ella Scharff – RHC’s Year in Industry Student

I am working for River Holme Connections to gain experience within a successful river conservation charity, as part of my Marine Biology degree at the University of Exeter.  My degree so far has been filled… continue reading

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It’s official: we’re now called River Holme Connections!

The charity, River 2015 is now officially River Holme Connections Although most people know us by our public name of River Holme Connections, until this month our official charity name was River 2015. Our charity… continue reading

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River Holme Catchment – Making a Difference

Between 2017 and 2020, the charity River 2015, known publicly as River Holme Connections, received funding from Cobbett Environmental Ltd through the Landfill Communities Fund. Please click here to read the full report.

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Take a walk with me…

During the Coronavirus pandemic Sue one of our longstanding volunteers filmed some of her allowed daily exercise walks.  Sue has kindly shared this footage for everyone to enjoy particularly during these difficult times.  From babbling… continue reading

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Garden Adventurers Lily and Harry

Garden Adventurers Lily and Harry’s step-by-step guide to sowing seeds .    

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5 Top Tips – No. 5 Take Action and Volunteer

5 Top Tips for Holme Improvement No. 5 Take Action and Volunteer Healthy, well-cared for rivers provide food, shelter and a breeding ground for invertebrates, fish and mammals. In turn, they provide food for larger… continue reading

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5 Top Tips – No. 4 Reduce Rubbish

5 Top Tips for Holme Improvement No 4. Reduce Rubbish Healthy, well-cared for rivers provide food, shelter and a breeding ground for invertebrates, fish and mammals. In turn, they provide food for larger animals, which… continue reading