Lastest News

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Heathrow Expansion: our reaction to the Court of Appeal’s Ruling

Heathrow expansion – a project of unprecedented scale that includes a third runway – poses a grave threat to the Colne Valley Regional Park and the wider environment of the region...
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Local events for March flowing through the valley….

March brings the start of Spring, with spring flowers blossoming, wildlife blooming and animals springing into life...

Spotlight

Threats to the Colne Valley

There are many development proposals at the moment, it feels like ‘open season’ on the countryside of the Colne Valley Regional Park. We have been busy over recent weeks working on responses to planning applications and consultations for development proposals. Find out more…
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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 is why every month we will be sharing local rural events across your Regional Park. Please have a look at the local offers and events that are available for you, without having to break the bank or travel too far...
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Green Infrastructure Strategy

We have produced a Green Infrastructure Strategy that covers both the Colne and Crane Valleys.  This strategy articulates the importance of the Colne and Crane landscapes, setting a vision and an approach to unite around. It has been prepared to address the significant and numerous challenges of the 21st century in this area and is a call for action that highlights a wide range of “greening” opportunities as well as river enhancement projects. 

Improving Fishery Skills in the Colne Valley

Using funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative (CVFC) in partnership with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is running the first of a series of fishery management courses for fishing club and syndicate fishery managers to enable them to develop the skills needed to prepare fishery management plans...
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Floating Pennywort removal at New Denham and Uxbridge

You’ll never guess who was splashing about in the River Colne last week? It was two amazing teams of volunteer River Rangers.
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Explore your Colne Valley Park – Our first edition is ready!

Our first newsletter welcoming you all to explore all the wonderful places and sites of the Colne Valley Park has been created and ready to read. 
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Drip Drop, Drip Drop…..

Drip drop… drip drop… there goes water from your tap! Do you ever wonder where your water comes from and how it affects your local environment? Last week we were all talking about this at Drip Drop Summer School in four fun filled days with over 30 children at Iver Environment Centre. Together we dived deep into the topic of water awareness and conservation helping raise awareness on how your dripping tap is affecting your local river!