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 [...]
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.
The Parish Council will be holding its annual Michaelmas Show on the Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the Ripponden Conservative Club. For further details go to Council News or contact the Clerk on 01422 823245.
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!
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!