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Thongsbridge Wild Space

River Holme Connections is creating a new Wild Space at Thongsbridge Rec.   Thongsbridge Wild Space will create a destination to be around nature. It will be perfect for walking, picnicking, botany, bird watching, foraging… continue reading

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Bog garden completes transformation of Sands Recreation Ground

Transforming Sands Recreation Ground The creation of a bog garden at Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth, marks the end of our 3-year project – costing in excess of £25,000 – to renovate this popular green space…. continue reading

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Caring for our rivers at home

Play your part and care for our rivers We all have a part to play in helping to keep our rivers clean and healthy by: Using less water Only letting rain go down the drain… 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

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2021 River Holme Calendar

Our 2021 calendar is now available!  Please email info@riverholmeconnections.org or call 01484 661756 to reserve one for a suggested donation of £7.  A huge thank you to Mick Forster Jones, an incredibly talented local photographer… continue reading

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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