I had a lovely evening meeting with a small group of residents who with a grant from the Parish Council have refurbished the red telephone box on Rochdale Road. The group that ages from 7 to 70 years old have done a fantastic job and the internal refit into an information box is great. A big [...]
I had a lovely afternoon yesterday meeting the Rushbearing procession and attending the service at St Bartholomew's church. Before the service visitors and residents were kept busy with the annual Duck Race and a 'Hunt the Hamper' game - proceeds from which went to the Riverside Dementia friendly café.
The Parish Council will be holding its annual Michaelmas Show on the Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the Ripponden Conservative Club. For further details go to Council News or contact the Clerk on 01422 823245.
I had a lovely afternoon down at Ripponden Wood playing fields as a guest of Ryburn United, at its Charity fundraising event last Saturday. It was great to see so many people supporting the event and watch some of the teams play. Cllr Russell was also there working hard promoting the Neighbourhood Plan consultation, speaking with [...]
Please note that due to staff holidays the Parish Council office will not be open on the following dates in August: Monday 7th, Friday 11th and Wednesday 16th. Apologies for any inconvenience caused
A few of the Parish Councillors will be out and about this weekend at the Ryburn United 'Schools Out' Charity event promoting the development of a neighbourhood plan and encouraging residents of all ages to complete the survey. If you would like more information as to what this entails why not pop down to our [...]
Ripponden is being judged for the Yorkshire in Bloom competition on Thursday 13th July 2017. Last year Ripponden was awarded Gold and we are hoping that our entry this year can match this success.Please help us keep the village clean and tidy!
Last Sunday Rachel and I had a lovely afternoon down at St Bartholomew's Church for the 'Afternoon Tea'. We were joined by the Vice-Chairman, Cllr Melvyn Smith and his Consort Cllr Jayne Smith and really well looked after by members of the church. The highlight of the day was the excellent dancing around the Maypole provided [...]
Our final consultation workshop at this stage of the development of a Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Saturday 8th July 2017 at St Bartholomew's Church 10am till 3.30pm. If local planning matters to you then the survey matters to you. If you are unable to drop into this final session why not do the survey [...]