The Parish Council is delighted to announce that it has been awarded Quality status under the Local Council Award Scheme operated by the National Association of Local Councils. The Quality Award demonstrates that the Parish Council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement. The award remains valid for a four year period.
The Parish Council is once again hosting the Ripponden Christmas Lights Switch On event, this year on Saturday 24th 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 2018 Only one month left to make your nomination for this years award- the closing date is 30th November. To download a [...]
To mark the centenary of the end of the 1914-18 Great War, the Parish Council has produced a Commemorative Booklet, which you should receive with the November edition of ‘Go Local”. Though a time for national reflection and remembrance, this booklet also looks at the impact WW1 had on our Parish: family stories and pictures; the effect [...]
The Parish Council is to hold its Civic Sunday Service at Christ Church, Barkisland at 11.00am and afterwards light refreshments at the Barkisland Cricket Club, Scammonden Road, Barkisland. If you wish to attend the service, please contact the clerk on 01422 823245 by Wednesday 24th October 2018.
The deadline for submitting feedback on the draft plan has been extended to 22nd October 2018. If you havent already please take the time to read the draft and complete the questionnaire. Paper copies of the draft plan are available in the Parish Council office, Ripponden Library, Barkisland Post Office, St Bartholomew's church and the [...]
The Parish Council will be holding its annual Michaelmas Show on the Saturday 22nd September 2018 at the Ripponden Conservative Club. For further details go to Council News or contact the Clerk on 01422 823245.
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that following the recent election for the Barkisland Ward, Robert Thornber has been duly elected as a Parish Councillor. Councillor Thornber was welcomed onto the Parish Council at its meeting on 23rd August.
NOTICE OF POLL Notice is hereby given that: - A Poll for the Election of a PARISH COUNCILLOR for the above named Parish will be held on Thursday 16th August 2018, between the hours of 7.00am and 10.00pm. The number of PARISH COUNCILLORS to be elected for the Parish is 1. The names, in alphabetical [...]
Following the resignation of Councillor A Watson, a vacancy has arisen on the Parish Council. The term of office will be until May 2019 when elections will take place for all 12 Councillors of the Parish Council. If you are interested in applying, the Notice of Election is below: Notice of Election – Ripponden Parish [...]