We are a community based voluntary organisation whose aim is to support residents in fighting the overdevelopment of Mirfield.
We are not against all development but we do want to protect some of the open green spaces that are still available to us and support sustainable development only.
Mirfield Show 2019
Here is a picture of the Mirfield show first prize winner, Jack , with his prize, the curved Samsung TV. Jack had the pink ticket, Number 361.
Second prize was won by a blue ticket, 836- the prize a voucher from Cream photography worth £165.
The Third prize was won by blue ticket 306 and was a £50 voucher for Willobay.
AGM on March 26th, 2019
Our Annual General Meeting was held on March 26th at The Old Colonial, Dunbottle lane, Mirfield.
The Chairman gave a report on 2018 detailing our activities. You can find the minutes of the meeting here.
Huge victory for community groups as Bellway Homes planning application is refused for a third time
On October 25th 2018 we celebrated our third triumph against Bellway Homes as the Kirklees Planning Committee have again rejected the planning application for Woodward Court. It was refused primarily on Highway safety grounds.
A podcast recording of the planning committee who decided to refuse the planning application for Bellway can be seen here. The video is over an hour long so if you're pushed for time - watch from 1.34.
The truth about footpaths
There has been social media activity and a petition about getting a path on Balderstone Hall.
Please note that a petition will not work and is misleading. There is an agreed process in place with the Ramblers Association UK about this. You need to get a Definitive Map Modification Order (DMMO). They are free of charge. They need at least 6 to make it viable. They will send someone out to look at the situation, take photos and give advice. There is a huge backlog of these requests and at the moment, it's unclear how long it will take. Read more