Category Archives: Village Association

You’ll be able to find agendas, minutes and updates from teh Village Association meetings.

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month starting at 7:30pm **Please note that there is no August meeting

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shepley Village Association January 2015 Update

TRAFFIC AND PARKING The speed limit changes are due to be enforced this month and will hopefully bring slightly safer roads. I have finally received the accident records for the entire village over the last 10 years. These records only show ‘accidents causing injury’ and not the majority of road accidents. However there are still […]

Shepley Village Association December 2014 Update

Shepley Station Road

The latest news update from the Shepley Village Association TRAFFIC AND PARKING The notification period for the new main road speed limit reductions has now ended and presuming there were no objections… changes are due to take effect before the end of January. I am pleased the new school crossing Moduposts are in place and […]

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 […]

Update on future of Shepley Library

Shepley Village Association have been looking into the possibility of facilitating a Community Asset Transfer (CAT) of the Library building to a Community Interest Company (CIC) in an aim to save the library and more importantly a valuable village building and community asset that cannot be replaced once gone. The SVA meeting on the 30th […]

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 September 2014

News from the Shepley Village Association, September 2014 SHEPLEY VILLAGE ASSOCIATION – SEPTEMBER UPDATE TRAFFIC AND PARKING Kirklees have finally agreed to my request to line Lea Head car park, hopefully this will encourage better parking and allow for a greater number of cars to park. The right turn lane onto Lea Head will be […]