Category: Projects

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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

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5 Top tips – No. 3: Responsible Gardening

5 Top Tips for Holme Improvement No 3. Responsible Gardening 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

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5 Top tips – No. 2: Only rain down the drain

5 Top Tips for Holme Improvement No. 2 Only rain down the drain Healthy, well-cared for rivers provide food, shelter and a breeding ground for invertebrates, fish and mammals. In turn, they provide food for… continue reading

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5 Top tips – No. 1: Conserve Water

5 Top Tips for Holme Improvement No. 1  Conserve Water 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

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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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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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Our Holme project: a legacy

We’ve now completed our year-long community engagement project, funded by the Cummins Community Foundation. Focussing primarily on the River Holme in Lockwood and Spa Wood, the Our Holme project had a number of objectives: river… 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