I have had a lovely year representing the Parish Council & residents and thank councillors for all their support and hard work. I look forward to working with the new chairman Cllr Craig Johnson in 2018/19 and wish him all the best. I raised £750 for my chosen voluntary groups in the parish and will pass [...]
Have you got a plot, patch or pots you’re proud of - then why not enter them into this year’s Parish Council annual garden competition? We’re looking for entries for each and every kind of garden – flower, vegetable, courtyard, balcony or windowsill – and for business entries too. We know there are lots of [...]
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that at its Annual Meeting on 17th May, Cllr Craig Johnson was elected as Chairman for 2018/19. The new Vice-Chairman is Cllr Geraldine Carter.
Calderdale Council is asking local people to have their say on the future of Community Libraries in Calderdale, to ensure they meet the needs of the community. Public Consultation is currently taking place to drive a review of the 15 Community Libraries, which includes Ripponden. The consultation deadline is 30th April 2018. YOU HAVE A [...]
Over 80 guests joined Rachel and me at the annual Civic Ball. The ambiance, layout and design of The Venue made for a wonderful evening. We had visiting Mayors and Chairmen from across the region as well as the Deputy Lieutenant and the Mayor of Calderdale. The raffle raised over £700 thanks to all the [...]
The Parish Council is hosting this years Annual Parish Meeting at Ripponden Community Centre on Tuesday 27th March 2018 7.00pm for 7.30pm This is a public meeting which anyone from the parish of Ripponden can attend. Community Groups are encouraged to come along and give a short presentation of the work of their group during 2016/17. [...]
Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Civic Ball at The Venue, Barkisland on Saturday 10th March. It was an excellent evening with good company and in such beautiful surroundings! A total of £650 was raised for the Chairman’s Charity which this year is - Local Community Groups within the parish.
The Parish Council is once again hosting its Annual Civic Ball, on Saturday 10th March 2018 at The Venue in Barkisland. After a sophisticated drinks reception listening to singer, Steve Symon and a fantastic four course meal, guests will be entertained by ‘Alison Jane's Chequers' and as always there will be a raffle prize-draw with [...]
On Saturday 13th January, together with my Consort Rachel, I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Thurlow of Barkisland who was celebrating his 100th birthday! Mr Thurlow was an avid golfer until his late 80's and this certainly helped him to stay young at heart!