Category Archives: Shepley Library

Greens propose support for Shepley Library costs

Kirkburton Green Party Councillors Derek Hardcastle and Robert Barraclough have proposed that Kirkburton Parish Council offers to contribute to the running costs for Shepley Library. A community led group in Shepley is being established to work with Kirklees to seek a Community Asset Transfer to ensure library services remain in the village. Councillor Derek Hardcastle […]

September 2014 Newsletter from Councillor Derek Hardcastle

The September 2014 newsletter from local Councillor Derek Hardcastle Dear Resident, My family and I would like to express our thanks to Dr Les Orme who has been our family doctor for almost 30 years. Prior to our current address we lived in Shepley at Bank Hall Grove and only moved as we needed 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 […]

Public Libraries – What do you think?

We’ve all heard of the challenges that the village faces with its library. Will funding remain? Will it have to close? This is part of a national issue with budget challenges putting libraries across the country at risk. Now, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Communities and Local Government has […]