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Health and Safety Advice from Splat Training

Splat Training

Did you know that the Health and Safety Executive strongly recommend first aiders carry out annual refresher training? Guidance on First Aid Training can be found here: For most of us First Aid is not something we practice every day, thank goodness! It is for that reason that the HSE recognise ‘skills fade’ to […]

New Accessible Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum

Festive shopping, eating and drinking for disabled people in Hebden Bridge Last spring, Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum (HBDAF) updated its Step-free Map of Hebden Bridge, showing safe routes for people with mobility or visual impairments, and its access guide showing places with step-free access, accessible toilets and hearing loops. HBDAF now welcomes some new […]

The Grimm Forest opens in the heart of West Yorkshire’s woodland

Grimm Forest Hardcastle Crags

Hardcastle Crags and Gibson Mill are delighted to launch their Autumn/Winter event programme on Sunday 29th September with the opening of a stunning exhibition created by local artists, Steve Gumbley and Jane Revitt.  ‘The Grimm Forest’ is a walk-through kinetic sculpture, conjured from a book, with images from Grimms’ stories presented in new exciting ways. The trees […]

Pop Up Art At Heptonstall Museum

pop up art at heptonstall museum

Tributes include a red bandana, coins, badges, stones, crystals, flows real, plastic and silk, a glass of wine, wrapping paper, a pink fluffy-topped and other types of pens, sweet papers, pencils, lipsticks, poetry, gold string, a red heart, red ribbon, drawings of Sylvia and Ted Hughes, photographs of Sylvia and postcards from far afield. Some […]

Alice Longstaff Pioneering Hebden Bridge Photographer

Alice Longstaff Pennine Heritage

Alice Longstaff is a remarkable figure in photography. Her career is one of the longest in photographic history, starting in 1921 when she was 14 and continuing until her death in 1992 aged 85. An archive of her photographs and negatives is now cared for by Pennine Heritage, a charity promoting the heritage and culture of […]