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Ruislip Woods Walks go Digital

May we suggest some walks in Ruislip Woods that you can download and follow on your mobile phone? There are six different routes for you to enjoy.
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Explore your Colne Valley Park – Winter edition is ready!

Welcome to our winter newsletter with details of the challenges of protecting the Park and the local rivers and lots more, project updates, events, local walks and why you should get involved with your Colne Valley Park this Winter! 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

Colne Valley Regional Park urges Government to review Green Belt policy

It's no exaggeration to say the threats against the Colne Valley Regional Park and indeed the Green Belt as a whole, have reached crisis point. We have written to Michael Gove to explain seven positive suggestions for improvement to the government’s planning policy in a bid to relieve the situation.
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.