The Parish Council is pleased to announce that at its Annual Meeting on 17th May, Cllr Craig Johnson was elected as Chairman for 2018/19. The new Vice-Chairman is Cllr Geraldine Carter.
Calderdale Council is asking local people to have their say on the future of Community Libraries in Calderdale, to ensure they meet the needs of the community. Public Consultation is currently taking place to drive a review of the 15 Community Libraries, which includes Ripponden. The consultation deadline is 30th April 2018. YOU HAVE A [...]
The Parish Council is hosting this years Annual Parish Meeting at Ripponden Community Centre on Tuesday 27th March 2018 7.00pm for 7.30pm This is a public meeting which anyone from the parish of Ripponden can attend. Community Groups are encouraged to come along and give a short presentation of the work of their group during 2016/17. [...]
Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Civic Ball at The Venue, Barkisland on Saturday 10th March. It was an excellent evening with good company and in such beautiful surroundings! A total of £650 was raised for the Chairman’s Charity which this year is - Local Community Groups within the parish.
The Parish Council is once again hosting its Annual Civic Ball, on Saturday 10th March 2018 at The Venue in Barkisland. After a sophisticated drinks reception listening to singer, Steve Symon and a fantastic four course meal, guests will be entertained by ‘Alison Jane's Chequers' and as always there will be a raffle prize-draw with [...]
The Parish Council is producing a commemoration booklet and would like to include local people and their stories in a special souvenir for local residents. WE NEED YOU to share your family stories and history about the First World War. We want to remember the local heroes and also those who were lost. This is [...]
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 22nd December 2017 and will re-open to the public on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.
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 [...]
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 [...]