January 2013 Newsletter

Happy New Year
This month
The work has already begun – thank you to all those who have turned out to help. We have tidied the Jubilee gardens, the gardens at the end of School Close and also the smaller flower beds and barrels around the village. 12 sacks of rubbish later and it all looks much fresher.

SALE Calendar 2013
Last few remaining now only £2.50 each. Bag yourself a bargain. Still available from:

Urchin Kids, Pretty Green, Emma Kay, Central Hall,
Ripponden Fish Bar, Amelia, The Plant Mill, Far Barsey, Triangle and Barkisland Post Offices.

Ripponden Community Market
Our stall on the new Community Market in December was a huge success. We sold our calendars as well as hot mulled wine and home made mince pies. We recruited more members to our working team and also to our 100 club.

Yorkshire Life
Ripponden in Bloom is featured in the January issue of Yorkshire Life – get your copy now. Have a look at the fabulous work Barkisland and Ripponden volunteers have done. It features our very own president and the Jubilee Stone in the Jubilee gardens. Well done to everyone for making it look so good.
Ripponden in Bloom 100 Club

We are still looking for
members can you help? – do you know any one who would help swell our

Just £12 a year from 100 people will fund all our work, you could win £25 for a £12 investment.

We can’t start this until we have 100 people we still need 50 more people. Thank you to all those who have already pledged their support we are hoping to be up and running at Easter. Please e-mail info@rippondeninbloom.co.uk if you can help.


Events and Diary Dates

Working Parties all start at 10am Royd Lane car park


Wednesday 6th February
Litter pick on river bank, meet 10.30 Oldham Road by Silk Mill

Tuesday 12th February
Clearing leaves, weeding and tidying

Saturday 16th February
Cutting back and tidying up