NFM Delivery – want a job?

Would you like to work in an exciting partnership delivering NFM and woodland creation at a catchment scale? This ambitious project also marks the start of a joint, long-term partnership, between the National Trust and Yorkshire Water - the opportunities to extend this project over the wider Colne, Holme and Calder catchments are

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

Our recovering rivers – two films

You might be interested to see the following two films promoting recovery of our rivers through fish passage in Yorkshire;   The ‘Green Port Hull Fish Mitigation Project’ film, promotes the work done to address fish passage in the Humber River Basin as part of the Green Port Hull project, Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T67obuJ2674

DNAire – a river revived

 The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to Yorkshire.  The wealth created by the woollen industry allowed cities like Leeds and Bradford to grow and flourish.  However, many of the “dark satanic mills” in William Blake’s famous poem that dot our Northern landscape where initially water powered rather than coal.  There have been corn

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