Author Archives: Katie Kimber

Hebden Bridge WI Awesome Autumn Rag Market

Hebden Bridge WI Awesome Autumn Rag Market

The Rag Market is a twice yearly event run by Hebden Bridge WI to raise funds for our Charity of the year, which, this year is ‘Music for the Many’, a local Charity which aims to provide and give local school children the opportunity to learn a variety of musical instruments.  It also pays for […]

Tales of Jack Uttley

Jack Uttley blog

Jack Uttley (1914 – 2003) 
was born in Heptonstall. He grew up living at Mytholm and later moved to Mytholmroyd where he lived for the rest of his life.
At the age of 14, he started work at Maudes Clog Soles, Hebden Bridge where he was employed until his retirement in 1975.
Throughout his life he had a […]

Disability Access Forum launches Hebden Bridge Access Map and ramps

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum (HBDAF) has published a map of accessible routes around Hebden Bridge Centre, showing wheelchair friendly pavements, accessible toilets, bus stops and parking spaces. The routes give easy access to people with impaired vision and mobility – around 11% of the population. The map is available to view or print out […]

The Magic Of Independent Shops

Market Street

July is upon us already and we find ourselves in Independent Retailer Month. As a shopaholic and a lover of independent shops, Hebden Bridge has to be one of my favourite shopping destinations as it is simply bursting with a colourful array of fabulous, independent shops. But just what is it about independent shops that’s […]

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