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Everything you need to know to enjoy village life
A SPECIAL PLACE
TO LIVE
EVERYTHING ABOUT OUR VILLAGE

EVERYTHING YOU
NEED IN OUR VILLAGE

Here you can access all the essential information for services such as doctors, library and our school. Also find the shops and businesses situated near you, and places of worship. Finally find about sporting and recreational activities that you can enjoy in your spare time.

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AN ACTIVE
HISTORICAL SOCIETY

This active society has a large membership who research various aspects of village history. Join them and help find out about old Northowram. Start by accessing some of the interesting historical events that have shaped our village over time on these pages.

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A VILLAGE SOCIETY
THAT NEEDS YOU

Northowram has changed rapidly over the past 50 years from being a small village unchanged for many years to now being a large well developed area with many fields transformed to housing. Although change is necessary it needs to be managed by the residents. The Northowram Village Society is here to help focus residents concerns into relevant action.

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NORTHOWRAM.ORG NEEDS TO ATTRACT YOUNGER AUDIENCE

We need someone with website experience to input any relevant information that will attract younger families and residents and hopefully make the site more representational across the spectrum of village life. Access will be given to input information to the site pages.

This could include promoting school or sports events or developing the links to Facebook for the Neighbourhood watch or selling items. 

The Northowram Village Society has a small fund of money to help in the long term funding of the site and expenses.

Please reply via email to: info@northowram.org

This site is funded by the Northowram Ward Forum, Northowram Village Society and Northowram Historical Society and currently promotes Development issues, village events and  historical society events. It also acts as a base of information for the village residents and those who are further afield and want to know more about the area.

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VILLAGE SOON

NEXT HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENT

A film following the Calderdale Way – TWO CHANCES TO SEE – Thursday 15th November 2018. – 7.30pm start and a follow up – Friday 16th November 2018. – 2.00pm start.

The next Northowram Historical Society event  is titled…“Around Calderdale.” It will feature a  Pathways Film following the Calderdale Way footpath and is introduced by Peter Thornton one of the Pathway team and a committee member of the society. £3 for non…
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KEEP UP TO DATE WITH PLANNING

Current issues around proposed planning and development of extensive housing sites within Northowram village is a major concern. Find out more with regular updates from Northowram & Shelf Ward Forum notes and SNLPF.org.uk action group.

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ACTIVE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

At a meeting held by Calderdale Council on the 10th January 2011 it was agreed that Northowram is now designated as a Conservation area. Looking back it has been the result of a lot of work centred around the Village Society and other supporters that have spent many hours of valuable time to bring this about.

Currently we have a threat to this status that was achieved to protect the land surrounding the most historic parts of the village. 22 houses are planned by Charles Church (Persimmon Homes) next to Heywood Church and with a proposed access into the narrowest part of Upper Lane. The planning application number is –  17/01431/FUL.

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VILLAGE EVENTS & NEWS

Northowram Memorial Service for Remembrance Sunday – Images and thanks

The Northowram Scarecrow Committee would like to thank all those who attended the Memorial Service on Northowram Green, Sunday 11th 2018. Despite the weather the numbers were greater this year, with the congregations from the three Churches within the local…
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SERVICE OF REMEMBERANCE – Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH 2018 Prompt from 10.45am at the Memorial Stone, Northowram Green. See poster for details.
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NORTHOWRAM VILLAGE EVENTS DIARY

Events scheduled for November & December in the village NORTHOWRAM CONCERT OF REMEMBERANCE Featuring Ashton-under Lyne Brass Band with guest vocalist Ella Chalk. Northowram Community Centre Saturday 10th, November, 2018. Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets £9…
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Bells at St Matthews 10th November

The bell ringers will be ringing a special quarter peal (3/4 hour continuous ringing) on Sat Nov 10th in the morning. They will dedicate it to “the fallen of all wars”. The bells will sound unusual because they will be…
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Notes from Northowram & Shelf Ward Forum held 11th September 2018

Local plan update.  Formed in April 2017 the group is active in putting together a realistic adoption of the Local Plan that affects this area. Comments on this plan are active until 24th Sep 2018 so please add any relevant…
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