Category: Projects

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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

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News Stream July 19: Out now

If you haven’t received your copy of the July edition of News Stream, the River Holme Connections newsletter, sign up online or email admin@riverholmeconnections.org  

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Mapping the River

A daunting responsibility awaited me in April, where I was tasked with surveying and recording important features of the River Holme. These varied from wildlife sightings, litter hot spots, illegal dumping of waste and engineered… continue reading

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Mapping the River Holme

I started work for River Holme Connections in April as a summer placement funded by Cummins Turbo Technologies. The project I’m working on is part of the larger “Our Holme” project aiming to educate communities… continue reading

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Our Holme

Our Holme in Spa Wood and Snow Island Did you know that you can walk from Aspley, near Huddersfield town centre, alongside the river, meandering through wildlife rich woodlands and wetlands? Many local people don’t… continue reading