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ACCP Actionable Plan Version 2 Launch

On Thursday 21st June 2018 the Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership (ACCP) launched version 2 of its Actionable Plan at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. Pam Warhurst, Chair of South Pennines LNP and Pennine Prospects and Jeff Keenlyside, Chair of ACCP opened the event, which provided attendees an opportunity to look at the revised

ACCP Kickstarter funding – Friends of River Worth Group

ACCP Kickstarter funding - Friends of River Worth Group In January 2018 I applied for and gained £500 Startup Funding from ACCP to form a ‘Friends of River Worth Group’. Working with Nick Milsom (Catchment Champion for the Mid-Aire) we aim to raise the profile and status of the River Worth in the

Meet our new Catchment Champion – Nick Milsom for the Mid Aire

Our new Catchment Champion Nick Milsom - Mid Aire I would like to introduce myself to you all, I am Nick Milsom and I have recently been appointed ACCP Catchment Champion for the Mid Aire. I joined the Aire Rivers Trust as Project Officer in February. My role is to create a sustainable

ACCP Education & Engagement Workshop – Executive Summary

How to develop and deliver education and engagement projects workshop The Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership are running a series of workshops to aid our Catchment Champions in their role. One of these workshops focussed on how to develop and deliver education and engagement projects; with Barney Lerner and Adrian Curtis as guest

Successful Kickstarter Applicants Revealed

Kickstarter Projects The Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership (ACCP) set up a Kickstarter fund to help get local projects off the ground throughout the Catchment. The fund was open to applications from our Catchment Champions and their Waterbody Advocates. A total of 3 projects were successful, these projects were: 1. Lower Aire -

Professional Consultation – Executive Summary

 ACCP Professional Consultation Works During the 2017-2018 work programme, the ACCP partners were consulted to help inform the strategic direction of the ACCP, by incorporating their needs, knowledge and aspirations into the Actionable Plan. An online questionnaire was distributed to partners, representing public, private and voluntary sectors. The level of engagement from all

ACCP Landowner Engagement Workshop – Executive Summary

How to engage successfully with landowners The Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership are running a series of workshops to aid our Catchment Champions in their role. One of these workshops focussed on how to engage successfully with landowners; with Don Vine from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust as guest speaker. The workshop covered the following

Slow The Flow Calderdale revealed

Slow The Flow Calderdale was set up to look scientifically at the issue of why and how the Calder Valley floods and to look at natural flood prevention measures and solutions to slow the volume of water which comes down the hillsides into the River Calder. We are a group of dedicated engineers,

Paddling Down The Aire For World Fish Migration Day

Paddling Down The Aire For World Fish Migration Day On Saturday 21st April Professor Jonathan Grey and Tim Jacklin from The Wild Trout Trust will be paddling down the River Aire from Gargarve to Leeds along the route that migratory fish will take once fish passes have been installed on the last four

Working with Natural Processes Mapping Tool

Working with Natural Processes Mapping tool In November 2017 the Environment Agency (EA) released an online tool which provides baseline information, from open source data, for identifying potential areas for Working with Natural Processes (WWNP) to go alongside the EA Evidence Directory. The current map does not cover a comprehensive list of WWNP