Category: Volunteers

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A Year in the Life of the River Holme: October 2019

Our amazing volunteers and keen amateur photographers, Sue Harrison and Owen Baker, are documenting a year in the life of the River Holme through a series of monthly videos. Take a trip along the River… continue reading

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Can you help us by growing native flowers?

Invasive species such as Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam, American skunk cabbage and montbretia crowd out native plants. This reduces biodiversity, damages natural habitats and harms native wildlife. This year, we’ve already treated miles of riverbanks… continue reading

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Help us to make volunteering better for you

Our amazing volunteers are a vital part of our charity. It’s thanks to their help and dedication that we’re making a difference to the River Holme catchment: improving the river environment and making it better for… continue reading

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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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GIS volunteers wanted

Can you help Ryan, our GIS specialist?  

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Volunteering with River Holme Connections

Volunteer, David Allsopp tells his story about why he decided to volunteered with our charity. Volunteering with River Holme Connections Being newly retired I wanted to volunteer to help improve the area where I live…. continue reading