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Festival Fortnight – Special offers from local Pubs and Cafes in the Colne Valley Park

We are delighted to have the below venues support our Festival with a variety of special offers to enjoy. Which venue, on which date do you fancy visiting?
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Explore your Colne Valley Park – Summer edition is ready!

Welcome to our summer newsletter with details of our Festival Fortnight, The Colne Valley Trail, the challenges of protecting the Park and the local rivers and lots more on why you should get involved with your Colne Valley Park this summer! Collect a copy from our Riverside café at the Visitor Centre in Denham Country or take a break and read the latest edition online here.

Spotlight

Improving the Green Belt and its Planning Webinar

The Colne Valley Regional Park hosted a free online webinar on “improving the green belt and its planning” on 6th July 2021.
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Events flowing through the Colne Valley – The Amigos Social Group

A big part of our work involves spreading the word about the many projects currently under way across the Colne Valley Regional Park. Fiona Brewer, our Events and Interpretation Officer, spent some time with the Amigos Social group that caters for those with visual impairments and meets once a month at Christ Church in Uxbridge.
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National Volunteer Week 2019

Join us at the National volunteer week 2019 aims to celebrate all the hard work of volunteers across the country. Here in the Colne Valley Regional Park we greatly appreciate the hard work of all the volunteers that help look after our precious and historic landscape. To say thank you, we are running a series of events from the 1st to the 7th June 2019 that are free and open to join.
Figure 1. Fish and eel passage installed at Thorney weir in Thorney
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Fish Highways

River networks are a fundamentally important habitat. They have shaped the landscape and our relationship with water for millennia. Over time, people have made numerous modifications to watercourses, harnessing them to serve their needs.

From Uxbridge to Orkney

Having just returned from two weeks in the Orkney Islands working on the Ness of Brodgar excavation, it is interesting to return to the Colne Valley and compare the two places.