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Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Police Station - Time is running out.

The Hebden Bridge Community Association has announced that following the successful nomination of the police station as an 'asset of community value' they have conducted a feasibility study for potential uses but are not now putting forward their own bid for the property.

Several other groups have looked a the property but none have come forward to discuss a serious bid. The moratorium in which community groups have time to prepare a bid for the police station will close at the beginning of April and so time is running out if there are still any groups wishing to put forward any proposals of their own.

Friday, 12 July 2013

Hebden Bridge Police Station update

The current situation is that the Hebden Bridge Community Association (HBCA) have taken on the responsibility for nominating the building as a potential community asset under the Localism Act.

As was clarified previously the HBCA is not proposing to take on the building itself. It is trying to secure the 'right to bid' for any community group who may have a credible idea and require time to develop that proposal.

Any interested parties should leave their details for Stephen Curry company secretary of the HBCA at the Town Hall or email Stephen and HBCA will help provide what information interested parties might require to develop any proposals.

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Community Meeting Re Police Station Sale

Following the successful representations to halt the sale of the Hebden Bridge Police Station to allow community consultation, a meeting has been called for Wednesday 1st May, at 7pm in Hebden Bridge Town Hall and will take the following format.

It will be chaired by Calder Ward Cllr Janet Battye. Those who have specific proposals for consideration will be given 5-10 minutes to make a brief presentation. Following that there will be general discussion and we would hope to facilitate a community working party to review all proposals with a view to any being considered for further discussion and a possible feasibility study.

If you want put forward a proposal please contact us by Tuesday 30th April to register a slot on the evening. Email the Community Association or drop a note into the Town Hall reception, FAO HBCA Company Secretary.

Thanks to Hebden Bridge Community Association for this item

See also

HebWeb Forum: Auction of the Police Station