A lifeline for water voles

It is sad to think that the once prevalent water vole could disappear from our water courses altogether in the future, if current rates of decline in numbers continue. The…

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New Abstraction Consultation – Affinity Water

New Abstraction Consultation – Affinity Water The Environment Agency is seeking your views on an application from Affinity Water to vary its groundwater abstraction licence. The deadline to comment on the…

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Explore your Colne Valley Park – Our second edition is ready!

Explore your Colne Valley Park – Newsletter second edition! Our 2nd Edition of “Explore your Colne Valley Regional Park”, is now ready to read. The newsletter offers a warm welcome…

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Can you save water and save your local rivers?

Can you save water and save your local rivers? In August 2019 Groundwork South in collaboration with Affinity Water delivered a free four day summer school called ‘Drip Drop Summer…

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Local events for the new year flowing through the valley

Local events for the new year flowing through the valley This is the year for many to get more outdoor active, to get closer to nature and to become a…

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Lord Randall – President of the Colne Valley Regional Park

I am delighted and proud to become President of the Colne Valley Regional Park. I have lived in the area all my life, and love this beautiful, varied but fragile…

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River Rangers – January 2020

Free events in January We are organising many free events in January for our River Rangers Team. Come along and help us look after your local river in 2020. The…

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Green Infrastructure Strategy for the Colne and Crane Valleys

Green Infrastructure Strategy for the Colne and Crane Valleys AN EXCITING and crucially important green strategy document for the Colne and Crane Valleys has been launched. It was outlined to…

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How about a greener Christmas this year with well being gifts?

How about a greener Christmas this year with well being gifts? It is sad to think that nearly a third of Christmas presents aren’t used after Christmas day.  With people…

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Events flowing through the valley in December

Local December events flowing through the valley Here at the Colne Valley Park, we are keen to introduce people to all areas and rural aspects of the park and that…

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