A Vision for the Upper Calder Valley

News posted: Thursday, February 20, 2003

HB Action Planning Workshop
Venue: Hebden House, Birchcliffe Road
Tuesday 4 March 2.00pm - 8.30pm

Yorkshire Forward is the Economic Development Agency for Yorkshire and the Humber, working to make Yorkshire and the Humber the UK’s number one region. As part of the Renaissance Market Towns Programme we will be working with the community of the Upper Calder Valley to create long-term investment projects that will help regenerate and revitalise the Valley. We would like you to be involved in the process.

Your ideas matter!

Just drop in or stay for the whole event!


2.00pm Introduction to the Afternoon
2.30pm Town Walkabout
4.30pm Refreshments
5.00pm Report Back
6.00pm Refreshments

Introduction to the Evening
6.30pm Future Workshop
7.30pm Hands-on Planning
8.30pm Report Back and Way Forward

Everyone is welcome!

The Hebden Bridge Action Planning Workshop is one of a series of events that will be held along the Valley, culminating in a ‘Bringing it all Together’ Weekend in June.

The physical, social and economic Vision that will be created will then be championed and delivered by the Valley Team, a pro-active partnership that will be brought together to represent the public, private and community sectors.

Action Planning Workshops
Todmorden 18 February
Walsden 20 February
Hebden Bridge 4 March
Mytholmroyd 18 March
Sowerby Bridge 1 April

‘Bringing it all together’ Weekend
6 - 7 June 2003

Yorkshire Forward has appointed a panel of Renaissance Market Towns Consultants and John Thompson & Partners (Community Planners, Urban Designers and Architects) will be leading the process for the Upper Calder Valley. For further information please contact Nicola Forde at John Thompson & Partners, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ Tel 020 7251 5135 Fax 020 7251 5136 E-mail nf@jtp.co.uk or visit the project web site

Photographs (including Flash) will be taken. Please make yourself known if you do not wish to be photographed.

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