No Messing – Report Dog Fouling Offenders In Shepley


NO MESSING Children will touch anything. Dog faeces can be harmful to human health and can cause blindness. An infection called Toxocara Canis can be caught if the waste is not removed immediately. Don’t just talk about it on social media. Do something about it too. Please report anyone who allows a dog to foul […]

Fond Reflections Of A Pennine Village

Black Bull Hotel c 1900

The Shepley Hub is running a new social history project with help from children, parents and staff at Shepley First School.  Named ‘Fond Reflections Of A Pennine Village’, the initiative will see children from Year 5 interviewing older members of the Shepley community about their life in the village. They want to hear all about their earliest […]

Shepley Launches New Local History Society


Villagers have launched a new community group in Shepley to showcase the rich history and heritage of the village. They launched The Shepley History Society at a meeting on 21st September in the village library. Local historian David Billington was guest of honour as he discussed his book Shepley: Believe It Or Not. Published some […]

Shepley 10K Fun Run and Tractor Run 2016


A strong crowd turned out at Shepley Cricket Club over the weekend to support the Shepley 10K Fun Run and the new Tractor Run. Organisers were concerned about the weather. They need not have worried. The sun was out all day as tractors left the field at 10am and race goers got ready for the fun […]

New Quarry Liaison Group For Shepley


Shepley Village Association is part of a new community-wide quarry liaison group set up to work with local aggregates company Marshalls Mono. The move comes following a wave of criticism from local residents about the company’s operations at Appleton Quarries in Shepley. Residents have long complained about the noise, dirt and general inconvenience from quarrying operations, including […]

New Shepley History Society Launch


The Shepley Hub is launching a new history society. The group will promote the region’s rich heritage whilst aiming to increase footfall in the library. The inaugural meeting will take place on Wednesday 21st September 2016 @7pm in Shepley Library. Local historian David Billington will launch the group with a talk about his book Shepley: […]

A Beer Fit For Kirklees Mayor


IT’S A BEER FIT FOR A MAYOR! The Shepley Hub recently hosted a beer tasting evening in the library with local micro brewery entrepreneurs and the Beer Shack in Scissett. The new Kirklees mayor Councillor Jim Dodds attended the event. As a result, he commissioned one young entrepreneur – Ryan Stoppard – to brew him […]