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Shepley’s Got Talent for local RNLI fundraising concerts

You may have noticed that concerts and events held at St. Paul’s Church Hall are becoming more regular. This started when Tony Watson, Shepley resident and Secretary of the Huddersfield South East Fundraising Branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution recognised that there was a way to fundraise for the RNLI by holding live music […]

Shepley Residents asked for opinions on iconic War Memorial

Today, we’re asking local people in Shepley. Would you support a new village organisation to take future care of Shepley’s 100 year-old War Memorial? Maybe even get involved? An independent organisation which brings together representatives from the different groups and organisations across the local community. One that also includes members from the armed forces and/or […]

Shepley Village Association To Review Constitution

Shepley Village Association (the SVA) intends to consult with local residents on a new constitution. The proposals will update the current constitution and aim to support local residents better; those who want to take active roles in village life; who share common values in diversity, inclusion, trust and respect for others; and who want to make […]

Shepley War Memorial Saga Takes Another Turn

The Police are speaking to the Friends of Shepley group following their latest rant on social media. Last week group leaders accused villagers of vandalising the box hedging around the war memorial in Shepley. They posted pictures of the alleged damage in their Facebook group and demanded to know who was responsible. However, it now […]

Voices of Reason In Shepley

The Website Editors want to thank the many residents in Shepley who have contacted us following our recent article about the Friends of Shepley Facebook Group. We greatly appreciate your support in trying to navigate through an emotionally-charged issue. Facebook is in meltdown due to the way people have manipulated information to suit their own […]

Villagers Demand Apology Over Playground Fiasco

Photo credit: Examiner Villagers are demanding an apology from the Friends of Shepley after the group accused ‘certain’ people in the village of complaining about a playground they’d built close to the War Memorial. Last week council workers removed the play equipment because of fears over safety. This led to a tirade of abuse from […]

Shepley pays tribute to BBC Political Editor Len Tingle

Photo Credit: York Press We are all sorry to hear about the recent death of Len Tingle, the BBC’s Political Editor. Len has died at the age of 63 after being diagnosed with cancer a year ago. We couldn’t let his passing go without comment. The Shepley Hub and Shepley Village Association were both delighted […]