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!
The Parish Council is producing a commemoration booklet and would like to include local people and their stories in a special souvenir for local residents. WE NEED YOU to share your family stories and history about the First World War. We want to remember the local heroes and also those who were lost. This is [...]
Last Wednesday, together with my Consort, Rachel, I was invited to meet with residents at the Barkisland 'Get Together' club and share in their Christmas party festivities. There was a great atmosphere, lots of chat and super entertainment. I would like to thank the group for their kind invitation to what was a lovely afternoon.
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 from Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open to the public on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.
Together with my Consort, Rachel, I had a lovely time visiting the St Bartholomew's Christmas Fayre on saturday. Stall holders were kept busy with lots of visitors and the atmosphere was very festive. A special mention to Cllr Potts and his wife who organised a 'Guess where Santa will deliver his first present' to raise funds [...]