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A Year in the Life of the River Holme: October 2019

Our amazing volunteers and keen amateur photographers, Sue Harrison and Owen Baker, are documenting a year in the life of the River Holme through a series of monthly videos. Take a trip along the River… continue reading

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2020 Holme River Calendar

We’ve some amazing volunteer photographers, including Michael Forster-Jones, Andrew Whittaker, Sue Harrison and more. Now we’ve collated their amazing photos of the River Holme and its catchment in our 2020 calendar. Order your copy today… continue reading

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A year in the life of the River Holme: September 2019

Our amazing volunteers and keen amateur photographers, Sue Harrison and Owen Baker, are documenting a year in the life of the River Holme through a series of monthly videos. September starts with the river flowing… continue reading

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Competition: wipes block pipes deadline extended

There’s still time to take part in our competition to let people know the damage flushing wipes can cause to our river environments. Entry deadline extended until 12 noon on Thursday 7th November. Even so-called… continue reading

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We’ve received a People’s Postcode Lottery award!

We’ve received funding, thanks to support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, for a major improvement project along the River Holme catchment. The year-long project, known as ‘Holme Improvements’, has been made possible by an… continue reading

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A year in the life of the River Holme: August

Our amazing volunteers and keen amateur photographers, Sue Harrison and Owen Baker, are documenting a year in the life of the River Holme through a series of monthly videos. In August the birds are out… continue reading

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Can you help us by growing native flowers?

Invasive species such as Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam, American skunk cabbage and montbretia crowd out native plants. This reduces biodiversity, damages natural habitats and harms native wildlife. This year, we’ve already treated miles of riverbanks… continue reading

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Help us to make volunteering better for you

Our amazing volunteers are a vital part of our charity. It’s thanks to their help and dedication that we’re making a difference to the River Holme catchment: improving the river environment and making it better for… continue reading

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Japanese knotweed – why is it a problem?

It’s the time of year when Japanese knotweed rears its invasive head. This non-native plant has deservedly gained a notorious reputation over recent years for reducing biodiversity, damaging building foundations and even landing Network Rail… continue reading

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A year in the life of the River Holme: July 2019

Our amazing volunteers and keen amateur photographers, Sue Harrison and Owen Baker, are documenting a year in the life of the River Holme through a series of monthly videos. This month sees the River Holme… continue reading