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A fond farewell to 4 of our trustees

At our AGM in April 2022, we sadly bid a farewell to four of our longstanding trustees Adrian Barraclough (Chairperson), Mike Williams (Treasurer), Clare Ash and Richard Ashley.  All four trustees were instrumental in the… continue reading

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Hello from Ffion Robb – RHC River Ranger

I am filling the new River Ranger post with River Holme Connections (RHC) and cannot wait to get stuck in!  I feel very lucky to be working for such an amazing, growing charity in such… continue reading

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Calder, Colne and Holme Water Friendly Farming Good Practice Guide

Water Friendly Farming practices have a number of benefits for farmers as well as for the environment. By using water friendly techniques, farmers can reduce risk and maximise farm profitability. Water friendly farming practices also… continue reading

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Annual Report 2021

We’re proud to publish our 2021 Annual Report which provides an overview of all our work over the last year.  Please click this link to read.

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River Ranger Post

River Ranger Post 1 year contract with possibility of extension (dependant on funding) Salary: £22,000 pa Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours. Other benefits: Pension, annual leave allowance (25 days plus… continue reading

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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