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Chairman’s Charity Hoedown 4th November 2016

A fantastic evening was had by one and all at my fundraising hoedown on Friday night. We had over 100 people come and nearly all of them joined in with the dancing. Rakish Paddy entertained the audience playing and singings. After a pie and pea supper more dancing took place and the caller John Wilson [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Whitworth Town Council Hoedown

On 22 October Melvyn and I attended a charity fundraiser at Whitworth.  This was in aid of the Mayor – Cllr Madeline De Souza’s charity which was Whitworth community and Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis. There was much merriment with a line dance teacher taking us through simple steps which all tried out at least once!! [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Rishworth School Prize Giving

On 20th October Melvyn and I attended the Rishworth School prize giving which was held at Halifax Minster. The minster was packed with proud parents and guests including the Mayor and Mayoress of Calderdale. The head master, Mr Gloag gave a stirring speech about the current economic climate and how the school is succeeding.  The [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Ryburn United New Shirts

On 17th October I was delighted to be invited by Ryburn United to preview the new football strips which the Parish Council has sponsored. These strips are for the newly formed girls junior team and the seniors. Our name will get seen across the whole of Yorkshire as Ryburn United battle it out in the [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Todmorden Ceilidh

On Saturday 15th October, together with my Consort, I attended the Mayor of Todmorden’s Charity Ceilidh in aid of MacMillan Nurses. The evening was excellent and enjoyed by many local residents.  Dancing was called by The Earthquakes band and we all sat down to a hearty pie and pea supper.  

By | October 17th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Update, 4th September 2016

Together with my consort I represented the Parish Council at Meltham Town Mayor, Cllr Pat Maxfield’s Civic Service. The visiting dignitaries marched behind a band from the Town Hall to St Bartholomew’s Church, Meltham on Sunday 4th September. The service lead by Rev Maureen Read was all about listening, understanding what others are saying and [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Chairman's Blog|

Annual Yorkshire Day

On Monday the 1st August together with my Consort, I had the honour of taking part in the Annual Yorkshire Day 2016 Celebrations. We were greeted at Halifax Town Hall by the Mayor and after a short reception joined in the procession to Halifax Minster for a Service of Celebration. The Streets in the centre [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Chairman's Blog|