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 [...]
Following on from our very successful and informative workshop at Rishworth, our next drop-in session will be at Barkisland Primary School on Thursday 22nd June 2017 6.00pm till 8.30pm. Why not come along and get involved in shaping the future of our community!
Today, 15th. June 2017, we remember the tragic loss of life in the Grenfell Tower fire, London. It will be some time before our courageous emergency services are able to establish the number of those who have lost their lives. In an act of acknowledgement of those who have suffered, Ripponden Parish Council along with [...]
Don't forget to pop into the next Neighbourhood Planning workshop at St Johns Primary School, Rishworth on Wednesday 14th June between 6.15pm and 8.30pm. Have your say on the future development of our community!