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’ ( 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!