Category Archives: Notices and Newsletters

MP Paula Sherriff reflects on 70 years of the NHS

Photo: NHS Blood and Transplant The NHS remains one of Britain’s most cherished institutions and Labour’s greatest ever achievement. It has stood the test of time as the most powerful engine for social justice we have ever seen. As we celebrate the 70th year of our NHS, I want to pay tribute to our hardworking staff, […]

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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 […]

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Local MP Reflects On World Autism Week

In her April 2018 newsletter, local MP Paula Sherriff discusses the importance of World Autism Week. It’s been a busy few weeks! In Parliament I’ve been questioning government ministers on police funding, child and adolescent mental health services, homelessness in our towns and villages and the quality of local public transport amongst other issues. Here […]

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Have Your Say On The Shepley Plan

SHEPLEY VILLAGE ASSOCIATION has begun what more than 4000 other villages up and down the country have done already and that is to create a ‘Community Led Plan’ (CLP). The Association is asking local residents, community groups, businesses and public sector bodies to provide their thoughts and opinion on the current needs, services and opportunities for […]

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September 2015 Report From Shepley Councillor Taylor

Councillor John Taylor provides us with his regular monthly report which includes roads, footpaths, grants, planning applications, bus stops, the library hub and more. There is a lot to update on this month again, looks like the village likes to keep me busy! I’ll start as I did last month with a few Highways matters. […]

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What is the future for Shepley Village Association?

Should it stay or should it go? The following statement has been issued by the Interim Chairman of Shepley Village Association. “An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Shepley Village Association will be held on 15 September, 7.30pm at the library. It was decided at the recent AGM that this was necessary if we wished to […]

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Shepley Village Association March 2015 Update

Fruit Trees Hopefully everyone will now be aware the Parish Council have offered a limited supply of fruit trees to village members. If you are interested please let me know what you would prefer Apple, Cherry, Plum or Pear so they can be ordered before 31st March. Trees are only £10 each and 100% of […]

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Shepley Village Association February 2015 Update

Shepley Community Plan 2015 With future devolution of local government on the horizon, Kirkburton Parish Council is already in the early stages of creating a neighbourhood plan with Kirkheaton. Neighbourhood plans are very rigorous and governed by legislation and the Parish Council aim to create a system whereby communities will be given support to form […]

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