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Could you help Marsden Jazz Festival go with a swing?

  Could you help Marsden Jazz Festival go with a swing?  Marsden Jazz Festival, one of the region’s best-loved music festivals, is seeking volunteers to help ensure this year’s event goes smoothly.  The festival, which this year will take place …

The Bright Green Community Trust Grants

  The Bright Green Community Trust offers grants of up to £2,000 to community organisations working in the Holme Valley. If you are looking for funding for a green project go to http://www.one-community.org.uk/looking-for-funding/bright-green-community-trust.php and download an application form. The closing date is …

Kirklees Heritage Open Days 2018

  Kirklees Heritage Open Days 2018 6th to 9th and 13th to 16th September 2018 57 free events are planned across Kirklees to celebrate Heritage Open Days which, in 2018, will extend across two long weekends – the 6th to …

Celebrating Moorland That Inspired Literary Masterpiece Wuthering Heights on Bicentenary of Emily Brontë’s Birth

  Celebrating moorland that inspired literary masterpiece Wuthering Heights on bicentenary of Emily Brontë’s birth The South Pennine moors that inspired fictional masterpiece Wuthering Heights have changed dramatically in the 200 years since its author, Emily Brontë, was born. Literary …

More than £4,000 raised for local charities at “best ever” Burton Open Gardens

An open gardens event in Highburton and Kirkburton is being hailed as the “best ever” after raising £4,500 for local charities. The event on Sunday 1st July saw 20 gardens and other sites open up for visitors to enjoy a …

Holmfirth Traffic and Market Hall Survey Results and initial, summary, findings

Holmfirth Traffic and Market Hall Survey Results and initial, summary, findings CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RESULTS HVV presentation FINAL 5072018 Click below to see the HVS response to the Neighbourhood Development Plan PDF Neighbourhood Plan FINAL DRAFT 22072018.docx     …

“Overwhelming” community spirit sends Marsden Jazz Festival hurtling towards its £12k target

Marsden Jazz Festival is within £2,000 of its funding target of £12,000. The festival launched an urgent funding appeal back in June to make up for losses incurred in 2017 but looks to be on course to reach its target …

Going the extra (10) miles to heal the landscapes you love

  Going the extra (10) miles to heal the landscapes you love Peak District National Park staff are going the extra mile to raise money for vital conservation work in the Peak District. Bog of Doom Sounding like something out …

FOHLATIC NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2018

  Welcome to the summer 2018 ‘Newsletter’ of the Friends of Holmfirth Library and Tourist Information Centre (FOHLATIC). The last 12 months has seen us consolidate our influence in the local community. Working alongside library staff (thank you!), FOHLATIC volunteers …

Up and Up, Without the Stairs! – The Modern Language School

  Up and up, without the stairs! “Some of our more mature students are struggling with the stairs at our current premises”, says Dom Rebout of the Modern Language School, at Meltham Mills. Learning a foreign language as an adult …