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Christmas Lights Switch On – Saturday 26th November

The Parish Council is once again hosting the Ripponden Christmas Lights Switch On event, this year on Saturday 26th November. The festivities will commence with a Family Carol Concert at St Bartholomew’s Church 4.00pm. 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 with the children.

November 14th, 2016|

Remembrance Sunday – 13th November 2016

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)

Good Citizen’s Award

Only 30 days left to make your nomination – the closing date is 30th November.

To download a nomination form go to ‘Miscellaneous Documents’ (http://www.rippondenparishcouncil.co.uk/document-archive/) or ring the Clerk on 01422 823 245 for a form to be sent out to you.

The Mill Fold Play Area – refurbishment project

Brilliant news! The Parish Council has been selected for a Tesco Bags of Help Grant for funding towards the refurbishment of Mill Fold Play Area. There are three projects in the running for grants to assist with community based projects. The nominee with the most votes will receive the top grant of £12,000; second place receives £10,000 and third place £8,000. Voting takes place at Sowerby Bridge Tesco between 31st October – 13th November.

The Parish Council’s application is for funds towards the replacement of the Children’s Play Area impact carpet. So please help us by voting for our project.

Don’t forget that voting starts today! Get down to Sowerby Bridge Tesco and vote!

 

October 31st, 2016|

Charity Fundraising Hoedown

The Chairman Cllr Jayne Smith is to host a Hoedown on Friday 4th November 2016 in aid of her chosen charity ‘Parish Youth Groups’ at Victoria Hall. Why not come down and join the fun! To read more about this go to (Further information)

October 7th, 2016|

Michaelmas Show 2016

Well Done! to all who entered this years Michaelmas Show, which took place at Ripponden Conservative Club on Saturday 24th September. A special congratulations to all the children who entered, the standard of all the entries was excellent! For details of the ‘Best in Show’ winners, go to (Further information)

Charity Fundraising Hoedown – The Chairman Cllr Jayne Smith is to host a Hoedown on Friday 4th November 2016 in aid of her chosen charity ‘Parish Youth Groups’. To read more about this go to (Further information)

September 28th, 2016|

Michaelmas Show 2016

The Parish Council is pleased to announce that the Annual Michaelmas Show is to take place at Ripponden Conservative Club on Saturday 24th September 2016. Public viewing of the exhibits will be from 2.00pm onwards. To read more about this event please go to (Further information).

Charity Fundraising Hoedown – The Chairman Cllr Jayne Smith is to host a Hoedown on Friday 4th November 2016 in aid of her chosen charity ‘Parish Youth Groups’. To read more about this go to (Further information)

September 8th, 2016|

Annual Garden Competition 2016

The Annual Garden Competition was judged at the beginning of July. The judges were really impressed with the high standards, commitment and the number of entries for this competition. For ‘The Best in Competition’ results, please go to Council News (Further information).

July 28th, 2016|