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Colne Valley Regional Park
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Update from Colne Valley Regional Park- Covid-19

Groundwork South, who are the managing agent of the Colne Valley Regional Park, are closely monitoring the current coronavirus situation and we would like to reassure our visitors and volunteers that your health and wellbeing is our absolute priority.
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In the Footsteps of an Edwardian

We are following  Stephen Springall’s 1907 book Country Rambles Round Uxbridge and producing a new walk guide that illustrates the changing landscape.

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In the Footsteps of an Edwardian

We are following  Stephen Springall’s 1907 book Country Rambles Round Uxbridge and producing a new walk guide that illustrates the changing landscape.
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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.
Child foraging
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.