Category: Projects

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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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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