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Season Greetings

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 23rd December 2016 and will re-open to the public on Tuesday 3rd  January 2017.

By | December 20th, 2016|Latest News Home Page|

Barkisland Get Together Club Christmas Party – Wednesday 14th December

Cllr Alan watson accompanied me to Barkisland Old Peoples Christmas Party on December 14th. It was very well attended and we enjoyed Christmas sandwiches, cakes and trifle, washed down with sherry and tea.  We were entertained by Ryburn Valley School pupils singing group, ‘Topvox’. They sang several well known carols – with actions - which [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Carols by Candlelight Rishworth School Chapel – Friday 9th December 2016

Melvyn and I attended a fantastic choral display by Rishworth School.  The service told the story of Christmas in 9 separate lessons read by pupils, teachers and clergy. These readings were interspersed with carols sung by the congregation, the school choir, a trio and soloists. They were unaccompanied as well as accompanied, by piano, organ [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order for Ripponden

In June Calderdale Council consulted with residents regarding the proposals for waiting restrictions in Ripponden.  Following the consultation, there are to be some amendments to the original proposals – summarised below: Extend the proposed restrictions on both sides of Excelsior Close to cover the first driveways Remove the proposed restriction on the north eastern side [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Latest News Home Page|

St Bartholomew’s Church Christmas Fayre – 3rd December 2016

My husband and I spent a very pleasant hour looking around all the lovely stalls in the church. I was able to buy a number of unusual Christmas gifts and we enjoyed some lovely homemade cakes with our tea.  The church was buzzing with people when we went down at lunch time and we hope [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

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|