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Tam MacDonald by Bella MacDonald

“I’m not dead yet!” – 76-year-old Tam MacDonald has taken the internet by storm with his daily vlogs and is complete proof that there is no reason to fear aging.  Tam in his natural habitat. At the age of 100, …

Flying start for the Friends of Honley Old Wood

Cllr Charles Greaves, Holme Valley North Independent said “This is a great project. Myself, Cllr Terry Lyons and Cllr Paul White were really keen to help Andy and Christine to get it up and running and we were delighted that …

Holmfirth Arts Festival Takes Place This Weekend (17-19 September)

Holmfirth Arts Festival takes place this weekend (17-19 September) and promises something for all ages at its indoor and outdoor gigs. There are plenty of family friendly performances – including a flying astronaut whizzing through the streets of Holmfirth (yes really), outdoor …

Winner of Festival Commission Revealed – Holmfirth Arts Festival

Portugal based Holmfirth-born musician has bagged Holmfirth Arts Festival’s inaugural Steve Sykes Commission for new music. Tom Holman-Sheard, who originally comes from Holmfirth, and interviewed for the role over Zoom from his home in Porto, says he was inspired by …

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in September

Holmfirth Arts Festival 2021 will be live outdoor event in September   Holmfirth Arts Festival will be back on the streets and in the venues of Holmfirth for 2021.   The weekend of culture, art and performance, planned for 17-19 …

The Bright Green Community Trust Fund 2021

It’s another exciting year to make an application to support your group or project! The Bright Green Community Trust is inviting voluntary groups and not-for-profit enterprises in the Holme Valley to apply for one large grant or, as in previous …

From Hill to Mill and Back, the Story of the Great Ridge Restoration

June 2021 From hill to mill and back, the story of the Great Ridge restoration.  The dramatic skyline of the Great Ridge walk connects the summits of Lose Hill and Mam Tor in Derbyshire’s Hope Valley. Separating the gritstone edges …

Activities & Classes at Brockholes Village Hall 2021

Boules Court Opens at Brockholes

Boules Court Opens at Brockholes A further opportunity for Holme Valley residents to enjoy a game of boules has been created with the opening of a new court at Brockholes Village Hall.  Developed by a sub-committee of Brockholes Village Trust, …

RAISING A GLASS TO LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE

RAISING A GLASS TO LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE A new publication packed with intriguing insights and fantastic photographs celebrates the longest-running comedy series in television history. Last of the Summer Wine was first broadcast in January 1973. What began …