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Annual Report 2019

Our latest annual report, detailing our work and funding in 2019 is now available. Click on the picture below to download a pdf of our Annual Report 2019.

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Coronavirus Emergency Fund for Kirklees (organisations only)

One Community Foundation would like to share the following message with all local organisations.   One Community Foundation understands the impact that the Coronavirus will have upon communities; personally, financially and in their capacity to… continue reading

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A Year in Industry Placement Opportunity

We are excited to be able to offer a “Year in industry” placement this summer!  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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It’s all in a name…

One of River Holme Connections major projects during last year was to improve the footpath at Bottoms Mill, Holmbridge; a much loved area for walkers and steeped in industrial history.  But what’s in a name?…… continue reading

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The Twelve (River) Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, River Holme Connections found for me… … a wet wipe hanging on a tree FACT: Most so-called ‘flushable’ wetwipes contain plastic and take hundreds of years to break down…. continue reading

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

The final episode in our Year in the Life of the River Holme series is now available to view. Our grateful thanks goes to volunteer, Sue Harrison for taking the time to chronicle the yearly… continue reading

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2019 – a year to be proud of

As we look back on another year, it’s incredibly heart-warming to see how much we’ve achieved over the past 12 months. Here we take a month-by-month look at a selection of highlights from our 2019… continue reading

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Can you help us to plant more than 4,770 trees?

We’re planting more than 4,770 trees capturing tonnes of CO2 Thanks to funding from the Bright Green Community Trust and Holmfirth Transition Town (HoTT), during winter 2019 and spring 2020, we’re planting 2,100 native trees… continue reading

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Blockage Busters and Litter Heroes

Children send a clear message to adults We invited young people from across the catchment to take part in our design-a-poster competition. Supported by Yorkshire Water, the object of the competition was to design a… continue reading

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

Our amazing amateur photographer, Sue, has been out and about documenting the River Holme in November. This month there’s some stunning autumnal coverage and, at last, Sue has captured – not one – but two… continue reading