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Holmfirth Christmas Team Update

Holmfirth Christmas Team is a community group established in 2016 to brighten up Holmfirth for the festive season. We got lots of great feedback last year and we hope you’ll agree that our new lighting display was a real success, …

Wanted – your favourite cakes & recipes – For The Great Holmfirth Cake Off!

Wanted – your favourite cakes & recipes For The Great Holmfirth Cake Off!   How would you like to share your favourite cake recipe with the rest of the Holme Valley?  Honley-based group, Holme Valley Sharing Memories, is inviting local …

Innovative moorland campaign is Bogtastic!

The wheels are in motion to bring the breath-taking beauty of the Peak District and South Pennine moors to the people, allowing them to step onto a virtual peat bog without having to get their boots wet! The Moors for …

Fair Trader starts a revolution with Holmfirth ethical fashion label Otso Clothing’s T-shirt designs for Tour de Yorkshire

Fair Trader starts a revolution with Holmfirth ethical fashion label Otso Clothing’s T-shirt designs for Tour de Yorkshire  See Otso clothing and Meet founder Simon Kenworthy at Fair Trader Holmfirth on 29th April as part of Fashion Revolution Week Fair Trader …

Looking for scales and warts in the Pennines

Looking for scales and warts in the Pennines The public are being asked to be on the lookout for ‘scales and warts’ when they are next out in the South Pennines. Moors for the Future Partnership’s Community Science project is …

Sponsor search launched for Marsden Jazz Festival

Sponsor search launched for Marsden Jazz Festival The organisers of one of the UK’s longest established jazz festivals are searching for sponsors to help fund this year’s festival. Marsden Jazz Festival celebrated its 25th year in 2016 and the charity …

Award winning jazz vocalist performs in Holmfirth fundraiser

Award winning jazz vocalist performs in Holmfirth fundraiser An award winning jazz vocalist will be performing in Holmfirth on Easter Saturday to raise money for a local festival. Jazz supremo Maureen Washington, from British Columbia in Canada, will be singing …

The Bright Green Community Trust

The Bright Green Community Trust to open shortly. Now that our community energy business, HoTTWind@Longley is established and the wind turbine is generating renewable electricity and earning money, the long planned Bright Green Community Trust (BGCT) is about to swing …

Holmfirth Events 2017 (Festivals and Shows)

Here is a quick summary of all the larger events in Holmfirth and area for 2017, so you can get them in your diaries. If you haven’t visited Holmfirth before, there is no time sooner, see our Accommodation page for …

Holmfirth Conservation Group January News Letter

Kirklees Fund and Holme Valley Parish Council support for ground-breaking community Heritage work in Holmfirth  Holmfirth Conservation Group (HCG), a community-based organisation established in 2015, has been awarded £1000 from the Longley Farm, Kirklees One Community Fund in recognition of their …