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Annual Parish Meeting (Annual Assembly) 2018

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. Residents are asked to come and speak to the Parish Council regarding issues they feel should be a priority for the Council’s attention during the coming year.

March 16th, 2018|

Civic Ball 2018

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.

March 12th, 2018|

Civic Ball 2018

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 a variety of high quality prizes on offer!
Tickets are £35 per head and details are available to download from the Parish Council website. Alternatively contact the Clerk on 01422 823245. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Chairman’s charity which this year is ‘Local Groups within the Parish’. For further details go to (

February 9th, 2018|

1918 First World War Centenary Commemoration

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 chance to talk to the older members of your families to find out about your personal history and we hope that some of you will want to share the stories to show what happened to the parish during the war years and immediately afterwards.

Please come and work with us! If you are interested in contributing, please contact the Clerk on 01422 823245. alternatively e-mail by the end of February 2018.

Civic Ball 2018

The Annual Civic Ball will be held at The Venue, Barkisland on Saturday 10th March. For further details go to:


January 12th, 2018|

Season Greetings

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.

December 15th, 2017|

Good Citizens Award 2017

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 whose service to the community should be recognised please complete an application form and return it to the Clerk as soon as possible. The closing date is just two days away – 30th November 2017.

To download a nomination form go to ‘Miscellaneous Documents’ ( or ring the Clerk on 01422 823 245 for a form to be sent out to you.

November 28th, 2017|