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Floods at Christmas 2020 and Early 2021

The Environment Agency measures water levels regularly along the River Great Ouse including at St Ives lock. The water levels on Holt Island are close to the levels measured at this station but will be a little higher due to the mediaeval bridge and the new bridges...

U-Turn-Round Digital Audio Post

The Friends of Holt Island are pleased to report the installation of our new U-turn-round audio post. With just a few turns of the handle visitors can choose to listen to a range of short messages which will help to enhance their enjoyment of the Island. The messages...

Holt Island & Waitrose

  We are delighted to report that the Friends of Holt Island Nature Reserve was accepted by Waitrose for their Community Matters Program, where we asked for help in raising funds for a purpose built dipping pond on the island. The value of the tokens put into our...