Monthly Archives: October 2016


Remembrance Sunday – 13th November 2016

The Remembrance Sunday Services will be held as usual at the three War Memorials - Rishworth, Ripponden and Barkisland. For further details go to Council News. (Further information) Good Citizen's Award Only 30 days left to make your nomination - the closing date is 30th November. To download a nomination form go to 'Miscellaneous Documents' ( or ring the [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Latest News Home Page, Uncategorised|

Chairman’s year 2016-17

By | October 25th, 2016|Latest Events Gallery|

Chairman’s year 2015-16

By | October 25th, 2016|Latest Events Gallery|

Whitworth Town Council Hoedown

On 22 October Melvyn and I attended a charity fundraiser at Whitworth.  This was in aid of the Mayor – Cllr Madeline De Souza’s charity which was Whitworth community and Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis. There was much merriment with a line dance teacher taking us through simple steps which all tried out at least once!! [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Rishworth School Prize Giving

On 20th October Melvyn and I attended the Rishworth School prize giving which was held at Halifax Minster. The minster was packed with proud parents and guests including the Mayor and Mayoress of Calderdale. The head master, Mr Gloag gave a stirring speech about the current economic climate and how the school is succeeding.  The [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Ryburn United New Shirts

On 17th October I was delighted to be invited by Ryburn United to preview the new football strips which the Parish Council has sponsored. These strips are for the newly formed girls junior team and the seniors. Our name will get seen across the whole of Yorkshire as Ryburn United battle it out in the [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Todmorden Ceilidh

On Saturday 15th October, together with my Consort, I attended the Mayor of Todmorden’s Charity Ceilidh in aid of MacMillan Nurses. The evening was excellent and enjoyed by many local residents.  Dancing was called by The Earthquakes band and we all sat down to a hearty pie and pea supper.  

By | October 17th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Charity Fundraising Hoedown

The Chairman Cllr Jayne Smith is to host a Hoedown on Friday 4th November 2016 in aid of her chosen charity ‘Parish Youth Groups’ at Victoria Hall. Why not come down and join the fun! To read more about this go to (Further information)

By | October 7th, 2016|Latest News Home Page|