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Full Life Church Needs YOUR Help with their Christmas Joy Project

  Full Life Church Needs YOUR Help with their Christmas Joy Project We aim to put a Festive Food Hamper in the homes of Families who are in need of support over this Christmas period. We also provide New Christmas presents …

Photo competition put adventures in the uplands in focus

Photo competition put adventures in the uplands in focus Amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a national photography competition celebrating British mountains, moorlands and bogs by entering images of their ‘adventures in the uplands’. The competition is organised by …

Holmfirth Explorer Scouts are Presented with Explorer Belt Award

  Holme Valley (Holmfirth) Explorer Scouts were presented with their Explorer Belt Award and Certificate at a County Scout presentation at Bradford Cathedral on Saturday. This is quite a rare achievement in the county as very few are earned. To a gain …

Peak District Bog Scientists Take Home National Award

Volunteer scientists based in the Peak District and South Pennines have won the prestigious 2017 Campaign for National Parks ‘Park Protector’ award and collected a £2000 grant. Moors for the Future Partnership’s Community Science project which trains volunteers to monitor …

Holmfirth Conservation Group October 2017 – Newsletter

Holmfirth Conservation Group October 2017 – Newsletter September was a month full of excitement for HCG.   There was the successful launch of the interpretation board that is situated on the piece of land next to the Amiens Cross in Towngate opposite …

Lawrence Batley Theatre presents a ‘Spookie’ evening of acapella! Sunday 22nd October 7.15pm

Head to the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield this October for a ‘Spookie’ evening of haunting harmonies from two of the UK’s finest exponents of acapella singing. ‘The Blameless Hussies’ and ‘A Fistful of Spookies’ will be on stage on Sunday …

Over 40 child-friendly gigs lined up for Marsden Jazz Festival 2017

Over 40 child-friendly gigs lined up for Marsden Jazz Festival 2017   More than 40 child-friendly gigs are taking place at this year’s Marsden Jazz Festival, including a street parade, live jazz in the woods, and a jazz duck race. …

NEW HERITAGE TRAIL FOR HOLMFIRTH

NEW HERITAGE TRAIL FOR HOLMFIRTH Holmfirth has a new town centre heritage trail for those who enjoy a walk laced with history. Windows on the Past, a circular walk that takes around an hour, includes landmarks such as the former …

Holmfirth writers to weave words at felt exhibition   

Holmfirth writers to weave words at felt exhibition    A group of local writers will be weaving their words in celebration of the stunning felt exhibition which is currently on show at the Colne Valley Museum. Members of Holmfirth Writers’ Group …

A year in the life of the Peak District and South Pennine Uplands

 A year in the life of the Peak District and South Pennine Uplands   Today, 11 September, Moors for the Future Partnership publishes its first annual report. Illustrated with stunning photos of the Peak District and South Pennines, the partnership’s …