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Public Meeting – Threat to Towngate Car Park

A Public Meeting to discuss the threat of disposal of Towngate Car Park by Calderdale Council will be held :

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At  THE SCHOOL HALL, HEPTONSTALL J, I & N SCHOOL

On MONDAY, 2 OCTOBER 2017 commencing at 7.00 pm

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

Anyone with limited mobility should contact The Clerk in advance to discuss access.

Roger M Greenwood
Clerk to Heptonstall Parish Council
The Mallards
Underbank
HEBDEN BRIDGE
HX7 6PP

10 September 2017

Petition form available for download…

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Parish Council Meeting – 15 May 2017

Click on the following link to see the agenda for the May Monthly Meeting of the Parish Council to be held in The School Hall, Heptonstall J I & N School  on Monday 15 May 2017 commencing at 7.30 p.m.

The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council will also take place, starting at 7.00pm at the same venue.  The agenda can be seen here.

Minutes arising from the April 2017 meeting can be seen here.

Grant for new Friends group

The new Friends of Heptonstall Chapel and Sunday School has received a grant of £3,000 towards a feasibility study of conversion of the Sunday School from Calderdale Council, plus a further £1,000 from Heptonstall Parish Council.

Although this is not sufficient for a full feasibility study, it is a very good starting point towards the kind of level of detail that would be required for a large Heritage Lottery Grant application. A full study would cost about £6,000, and the group is looking at additional sources of funding.

The Friends group will be spending part of this money on financial projections for a holiday let on the lower floor and public hall upstairs in the Sunday School, and on architect’s sketches for creating this with disabled access to both floors. When these are available they will be made public for comment.

The Friends group is also looking at ways of forging stronger links between the Chapel and community. To this end, with the Church Council’s support, three local textile artists will display their work as part of the Hebden Bridge Open Studios event in July.If the Chapel renovations are not completed by then, they will use the Sunday School.

The group is also hoping to organise a Gala production of an unusual version of Handel’s Messiah to be performed in the Chapel in Spring 2018.  This will incorporate Easter sections of the piece not often performed and use young local soloists for a brighter sound than the traditional Christmas version.