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NORTHOWRAM THANKS & SUPPORTS THE
EVERYTHING ABOUT OUR VILLAGE

NEW UPDATES TO PAGES – NOVEMBER 2020

TENNIS CLUB – See the details below on the post.

FACEBOOK – See the Northowram Historical Society Newsletter

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VILLAGE SOON

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.

OUR VILLAGE »

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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LINKUP ON LOCKDOWN

We will be communicating at regular intervals by pulling together either our extensive archive content, or your own contributions, and display it on this dedicated page. Please comment or contribute any material you have via email or the blog page comment facility. Your ideas are important to us and will help to reduce stress by pulling together to restore a stable part of our daily lives while this unusual situation carries on! Click here to go to the page.

ANNE LISTER IN NORTHOWRAM

Access a new page on our site that shows the many places Anne Lister had connections with.

Also find out about a new book which we will be publishing soon featuring Anne Lister content and walks.

Click here to go directly to the page!

NEXT HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENT

NEW ANNE LISTER BOOKLET READY TO BUY

We have now received copies of the new Anne Lister 36 page booklet from the printer. These are now available to buy from Towngate stores in Northowram. This new publication features quotations from Anne Lister’s diary in context to where…
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CURRENT NEWS

BRYNESCOLES BOOK (CHELSEA VALLEY - LAST 20 COPIES AVAILABLE.
Free postage in Northowram and Hipperholme areas. email: history@northowram.org with your details and address and we will reply with payment details for either bank transfer or PayPal. A complete history of the valley and its houses from medieval times. Full colour and hard back. Also includes a detailed map of the area and all its owners and tenants as it was in 1837. Illustrated throughout. Some histories of Northowram village also included and references to Anne Lister in the Northowram area.

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.

Read more on the Village Society pages

VILLAGE EVENTS & NEWS

NORTHOWRAM SCARCROWS EVENT COMMUNITY AWARD 2021

Applications for a Northowram Scarecrows Event community award are now open. Please see the attached poster that explains how to apply for one.
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NORTHOWRAM ARMISTICE SERVICE

It is with deep sadness and regret, but in line with government instructions, there will be no Armistice service this year at the Memorial stone, Northowram Green. Should anyone wish to lay personal memoriam or crosses please do so after…
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NOV 2020 – NEW UPDATE ON A TENNIS CLUB FOR NORTHOWRM

We have a brand new Tennis Club in Northowram, the courts at the top of the Hough have been leased from Calderdale and are due to be refurbished in December.  We have been attempting to transfer the courts (which haven’t…
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2020 AGM REPORT

A copy of the chairman’s report is now available to read. A pdf copy can be opened from this post.
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VE Day and Scarecrows around Northowram village

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