Yearly Archives: 2015


Seasons Greetings

The Chairman and Councillors of the Parish Council wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Please Note:  The Parish Council Office will be closed on Thursday 24th December 2015 and will re-open to the public on Monday 4th January 2016. Overgate Hospice is organising Christmas Tree Recycling. Trees will be collected from 8th [...]

By | December 21st, 2015|Latest News Home Page|

Christmas Market 2015

By | December 18th, 2015|Images, Latest Events Gallery|

Christmas Light Switch On 2015

By | December 18th, 2015|Images, Latest Events Gallery|

Ripponden Christmas Market

The Parish Council once again held the Christmas market at Brig Royd Doctors Surgery carpark last Sunday. Despite worries about flooding the day remained dry if a bit chilly! There was a lovely festive feel to the market where shoppers had the opportunity to buy locally produced artisan foods including biscuits, pies and smoked products. As usual [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|Latest News Home Page, Uncategorized|

Ripponden Christmas Market

The ever popular outdoor Christmas Market returns to Ripponden on Sunday 13th December. Festive indoor and outdoor decorations, handcrafted cards, gifts, jewellery, bags and home accessories will be showcased alongside artisan foods including bread, oat delicacies, handcrafted biscuits, venison and pies.  For the younger shopper, Santa will be in his grotto and to add to the festive [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Latest News Home Page|

Christmas Lights Switch On

The village was in festive spirit last night, busy with residents and visitors for the Christmas Light switch on. The Parish Council was delighted to welcome Deputy Lieutenant- Chris Harris to the evening events, which started with the Church Carol Service at St Bartholomew's Church and culminated with the light switch on at the memorial [...]

By | November 27th, 2015|Latest News Home Page|

Christmas Lights Switch On

Why not take the opportunity to come and meet your Parish Councillors and share in a little bit of Festive cheer! The Council office will be open between 6.00pm and 8.00pm on Thursday 26th November 2015 to coincide with the Xmas Fest event. To start the evening off there will be a Family Christmas Carol [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Latest News Home Page|

Remembrance Sunday 2015

By | November 11th, 2015|Images, Latest Events Gallery|

Remembrance Sunday Services 2015

The Remembrance services and procession took place on Sunday 8th November on a very wet autumn morning through Rishworth, Ripponden and Barkisland. All three Memorial services were very well attended by residents and dignatories. Once again Diggle Band led the procession and their cornet player played the last post and reveille beautifully during each service. The Parish [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Latest News Home Page|

Remembrance Sunday Services Itinerary 2015

09.00am  Assemble at Rishworth War Memorial 09.15am Service of Remembrance at the Rishworth War Memorial 10.00am Assemble at Ripponden War Memorial 10.10am Service of Remembrance at the Ripponden War Memorial 10.30am Service of Remembrance at St. Bartholomew’s Church 12.15pm Service of Remembrance at Barkisland War Memorial

By | November 4th, 2015|Blog|