Hebden 500

Achievements of Hebden Bridge

  • Plastic bag-free town
  • Best small town Arts Festival
  • Award for UK town with most local identity
  • 4th funkiest town in the world
  • Unique council-owned cinema
  • First 'Walkers are Welcome' town
  • First community website in Britian
  • Fair-Trade town
  • Cited as the 'Lesbian capital of the North'
  • Birthplace of Calderdale's Kerbside Recycling
  • Little Theatre

 

  • More independent shops than you can shake a stick at
  • Record of successful community actions (list please)
  • Gibson Mill - National Trust's totally 'off grid' flagship
  • 'Flying freehold' Act on under/overdwellings
  • The Trades Club as an amazing music venue
  • 3-C Broadband - community isp
  • Alternative Tech Centre of North
  • Hour Car