Author Archives: Jackie Chatten

About Jackie Chatten

Jackie is a trustee of the Shepley Hub CIC.


VISIT SHEPLEY LIBRARY’S OPEN DAY ON SATURDAY 3 MARCH AND SEE WHAT’S GOING ON! This event is to promote the activities available in your local library. Take the opportunity to complete Kirklees Library Consultation Survey and make your opinion count. On the day:  Craft workshops; Story Time; help with local history research; exhibitions of local […]

Village Association News November 2014

News from Shepley Village Association, November 2014 SHEPLEY VILLAGE ASSOCIATION – NOVEMBER UPDATE SHEPLEY LIBRARY We are in the process of forming the Community Interest Company and have invited those, who gave a positive response to the questionnaire and offer of their experience and skills, to form an oversight committee (still a few more people […]

Village Association News October 2014

News from the Shepley Village Association, October 2014 SHEPLEY VILLAGE ASSOCIATION – OCTOBER UPDATE  SHEPLEY LIBRARY On 30 September, we facilitated a well-attended meeting to discuss the possible future of our library building and services. The Chief Librarian spoke regarding Kirklees budget options and confirmed it is unlikely that the library will exist without community […]

Village Association News August 2014

News from from the Shepley Village Association, August 2014 Shepley Village Association – August Update WAR MEMORIAL I received confirmation of a successful funding bid from the War Memorial Trust for the resurfacing and an additional plaque; I have also made a further application to the District Area Committee for matched funding. There was a […]

Easter holiday Tour de France helmet competition at Shepley Library

Design a Tour de France Helmet for your favourite storybook character Kirklees Libraries are making sure that favourite storybook characters are ready for the Tour de France with a competition for young readers. Children aged up to 12 are invited to design a cycling helmet for their favourite storybook or fairytale character in a competition […]

WI Centenary Baton Relay

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE CENTENARY BATON RELAY COMES TO BIRDSEDGE   The first Women’s Institute in Britain was started in Anglesey North Wales in 1915 by a Canadian lady, Madge Watt.  You can find out more about Madge’s life here Centenary Baton To celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute in Britain in 2015, a commemorative Centenary Baton […]