Light Up Todmorden

Light Up Todmorden

Todmorden will have completely new Christmas lights both in the Town Centre and in Cornholme and Walsden.  In addition there will be festive lights both at Eastwood and in Portsmouth, which have never been lit up before.  Todmorden Town Centre will be lit in twinkling...

From the Mayor’s Parlour

Alas, we have held the last meeting of the choir for the time being. From now, gatherings of more than 6 people will no longer be permitted and that’s too few for a meaningful outdoor sing! Even if the scope of the pandemic changes and the restrictions are...

From the Mayor’s Parlour

One of the great delights of the last few days has been attending (yes, in person!) 2 sessions of the choir I belong to. We have not met for many weeks and I really thought it was all over, but the organiser suggested we might like to meet in the open air and sing...

From The Mayors Parlour

16 May should have been Mayor-Making in Todmorden, and no doubt many other places, but of course that was not possible this year. However, it was still a day for celebration! I accepted my first invitation as Mayor to attend the first Virtual Iftar in Todmorden at the...

From the Mayor’s Parlour

Several towns in Calderdale have no town or parish council. Some readers might feel this is the right choice. It is, though, one that comes at a cost. For the greatest achievement of the 2015 intake of Todmorden Town Council has been without doubt obtaining government...

From the Mayor’s Parlour

About ten years ago a postgrad student handed me a translation text for approval in which a doctor attempted to describe for civil servants the demographic problems facing Germany as far as the health service was concerned.  His predictions were centred around 2050....
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