Monthly Archives: November 2016


Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

By | November 28th, 2016|Latest Events Gallery|

The Good Citizens Award 2016

The Parish Council is very proud of the many community organisations, activities of the area and community spirit of residents. In order to recognise the outstanding work of people who voluntarily and selflessly work to improve the lives of local people, the Parish Council has developed a ‘Good Citizens Award’ If you feel that you know someone [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Latest News Home Page|

Ripponden Christmas Lights Switch On 26th November

I was delighted to be asked to attend the Carol Service at St Bartholomew’s Church on Saturday. The short church service, with many of the local children, was all about light and what it meant to people. I was given a drink of sherry and a mince pie as a show of hospitality and all [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Calder Valley SRT Celebration Service on 19th November 2016

On Saturday afternoon Melvyn and I were privileged to be invited to attend a service of celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team. This was held at the Good Shepherd in Mytholmroyd. Among the civic dignitaries was the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire who addressed the audience about the [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Christmas Lights Switch On – Saturday 26th November

The Parish Council is once again hosting the Ripponden Christmas Lights Switch On event, this year on Saturday 26th November. The festivities will commence with a Family Carol Concert at St Bartholomew's Church 4.00pm. Followed by the Lights Switch On ceremony 5.30pm at the Memorial Garden, Oldham Road. Father Christmas will also be  paying the village a short visit to [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Latest News Home Page|

Remembrance Sunday 2016

By | November 14th, 2016|Latest Events Gallery|

Chairman’s Charity Hoedown 4th November 2016

A fantastic evening was had by one and all at my fundraising hoedown on Friday night. We had over 100 people come and nearly all of them joined in with the dancing. Rakish Paddy entertained the audience playing and singings. After a pie and pea supper more dancing took place and the caller John Wilson [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|