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Holme Valley Riverside Way Revamp

Reverse 20 years of neglect by improving the footpath surface and drainage, way marking throughout the route, vegetation management, installation and repair of steps, and a new section of boardwalk.
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The Riverside Way is a 9.6 miles long linear footpath, and could be a fantastic resource for Holme valley residents (linking several of the villages such as Holme, Holmbridge, Honley and Armitage Bridge via Holmfirth town centre). The footpath ends in the centre of Huddersfield, and could be used for commuting and accessing the town centre.  The path traverses a mix of habitats from open meadows to ancient semi-natural woodland, and passes numerous sites of industrial heritage.

A detailed walkover survey and report identified a wide variety of work that is required to improve the route, and includes costs for the works. A project officer will lead volunteer tasks, to deliver much of the route improvement work, during the one year project.

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