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A warm welcome to our three new Trustees

Please join us in warmly welcoming our three new River Holme Connections Trustees Pam, Sue & Mike. Pam King I’m originally from Sheffield and for the last 19 years have lived in Thongsbridge near the… continue reading

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Hello from Ella Scharff – RHC’s Year in Industry Student

I am working for River Holme Connections to gain experience within a successful river conservation charity, as part of my Marine Biology degree at the University of Exeter.  My degree so far has been filled… continue reading

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River Holme Catchment – Making a Difference

Between 2017 and 2020, the charity River 2015, known publicly as River Holme Connections, received funding from Cobbett Environmental Ltd through the Landfill Communities Fund. Please click here to read the full report.

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Take a walk with me…

During the Coronavirus pandemic Sue one of our longstanding volunteers filmed some of her allowed daily exercise walks.  Sue has kindly shared this footage for everyone to enjoy particularly during these difficult times.  From babbling… continue reading

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Garden Adventurers Lily and Harry

Garden Adventurers Lily and Harry’s step-by-step guide to sowing seeds .    

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How to help our rivers… INNS out!

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 is all vital for a healthy, functioning ecosystem. In our… continue reading

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What’s flying tonight?

There are over 2500 different moths in Britain, roughly 800 macro [larger] and the remainder micro [smaller]. Of these about 1950 species have been recorded in Yorkshire. People often ask the difference between a moth… continue reading

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Tributaries of the River Holme – Digley Brook (a blog by David Allsopp)

This February saw some of the heaviest rainfall on record nationally, and we’ve seen plenty of examples locally of how water finds its way down through the River Holme catchment in apparently new and previously… continue reading

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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