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!
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!
Neighbourhood Planning Workshop
The next ‘Drop in’ session will be at St John’s Primary School, Rishworth on Wednesday 14th June 2017, 6.15pm till 8.30pm. For further details visit the Ripponden Neighbourhood Planning website.
Annual Garden Competition
Closing date for applications Friday 30th June 2017 for an application form go to Miscellaneaous Documents
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that at its Annual Meeting on 18th May, Cllr Andrew Naylor was elected as Chairman for 2017/18. The new Vice-Chairman is Cllr Melvyn Smith.
A Dementia Friendly Event is to be held on Saturday 6th May at St Bartholomew’s Church, Ripponden from 11.00am to 2.30pm. The event has been organised to raise awareness of dementia and the support available to people, living locally, affected by dementia. There will be stalls, speakers, singing, fun activities and a café throughout the day. Everyone Welcome!
On Saturday 1st April the Parish Council hosted its initial workshop at St Bartholomew’s Church, Ripponden. The day went very well with around 35 people attending the session and the Parish Council has come away with over 200 thoughts, ideas and issues that residents wished to tell us about.
A bespoke website has been set up for the Neighbourhood Plan. It presently contains a survey form for local residents to complete by sharing their views and aspirations. The website will also be used throughout the next few months as the place to post notices of further community consultation events and the findings from these important sessions. If you would like to complete the survey please visit our new Ripponden Neighbourhood Plan website at