The Parish Council is once again hosting the Ripponden Christmas Lights Switch On event, this year on Saturday 25th November. The festivities will commence with a Family Carol Concert at St Bartholomew's Church 4.30pm. 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 meet [...]
The Remembrance Sunday Services will be held as usual at the three War Memorials - Rishworth, Ripponden and Barkisland. For further details go to Council News. (Further information). Also The Good Citizen's Award 2017 Only one month left to make your nomination for this years award- the closing date is 30th November. To download a [...]
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 a ‘Good Citizens Award’. If you feel that you know someone whose service [...]
Last Sunday my Consort, Rachel and I went over to join neighbouring Councillors at Hebden Royd Mayor's Celebration of Hope, Reconciliation and Peace. The celebration was held at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge where we were made very welcome. Calder Valley Voices sang beautifully and the day was finished off with a lovely homemade afternoon tea. A big [...]
Together with my consort, I attended the Parish Council's annual Michaelmas Show on Saturday. We had a lovely day meeting with some of the entrants and the standard of entry was excellent. The Mayor and Mayoress of Calderdale visited and joined me in presenting the winners with their trophies. Well done and Congratulations to all [...]
Help raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support by popping down to the Parish Council office on Friday 29th September and having a coffee and slice of cake at Cllr Carter's Coffee Morning - 10.00am till 12.00 noon.
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 [...]