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Landmark Survey Reveals Moorland Birds are Thriving

Landmark survey reveals moorland birds are thriving A new survey of breeding birds in the Peak District National Park has shown a positive trend in numbers of endangered species. Populations of 16 bird species in the Peak District are up, …

Leeds’ big band queen Ivy Benson honoured at Marsden Jazz Festival

Leeds’ big band queen Ivy Benson honoured at Marsden Jazz Festival When we think of big bands of the 1940s and 50s we might think of Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw – usually men. But in her day, Leeds musician …

Holmfirth Elf Trail 2019

Come visit Holmfirth and Honley, and take part in our “Elf on the Shelf” Christmas Trail – NEW for 2019! Wander around the shops and businesses to spot different Elves in the windows, to give you a giggle too, and …

Yorkshire Village Takes on Traditional Jazz Clubs at National Awards

Yorkshire village takes on traditional jazz clubs at national awards A West Yorkshire village will take on traditional jazz clubs for the title of ‘venue of the year’ at a national jazz awards ceremony later this year. Marsden Jazz Festival …

Holmfirth Harriers Holme Moss Fell Race Results

On the 21st July Holmfirth Harriers hosted the Holme Moss Fell Race once again from Cartworth Moor Cricket Club near Holmfirth.As usual most runners turned up in the last 45 minutes before the 11.00 am start but having 4 kit …

HOW TO SHOP MORE SUSTAINABLY AND THINGS YOU CAN DO EVERYDAY TO SAVE THE PLANET.

HOW TO SHOP MORE SUSTAINABLY AND THINGS YOU CAN DO EVERYDAY TO SAVE THE PLANET. We should all know by now that climate change is happening and if we do not do something to stop it now the consequences will …

A Brief History of Holmfirth

A Brief History of Holmfirth The history of Holmfirth dates back over one thousand years when the land was a rich forest with its prime use as a hunting area for the lords of Wakefield back in the Saxon era, …

A Vegetarians Guide to Eating in Holmfirth

A Vegetarians Guide to Eating in Holmfirth Sometimes finding delicious vegetarian options, let alone vegan choices, while eating out can be hard. Nevertheless, Holmfirth and the surrounding areas offer numerous restaurants that cater to vegetarians as much as they do …

The Holme Valley Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP)

The Holme Valley Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has been published for consultation by Holme Valley Parish Council from15th July until 15th September 2019.   Make sure you have your say!  The Plan gives local people more say in how developments should …

New Motor Sport Festival for Kirklees

New Motor Sport Festival for Kirklees Holmfirth has been announced as the location for an exciting new motor sport festival at the event’s launch last week. The Holmfirth Motor Sport Festival will take place on 26-28 June 2020 and includes …