Category Archives: Local People

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 […]

Local Community Opinions Sought For Huddersfield Park Initiative

Farnley Estates, proud owner of around 1,500 acres of stunning countryside in South Huddersfield, England wants to create a rural park to preserve its financial future and to ensure that the area can be enjoyed by generations to come. E RADAR’s Will Roebuck suggests this could be the catalyst for transforming the South Pennines region […]

War Graves

When we think of war graves we usually think of the great cemeteries and memorials in France and Belgium, but many people don’t realise that there are war graves in our own village churchyards too.   The soldiers of the First and Second World War were buried where they fell.  However there were many who didn’t […]

Taking Responsibility For Internet Safety

internet safety

New CEOP badge to support online safety message You will have noticed that the village website now carries the CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) badge together with banners and links to help parents, young adults and children with online safety advice. Carrying the badge raises awareness in CEOP’s role at a time when […]