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The latest news from Todmorden Town Council.

From the Mayor's Parlour

Published on 15th November 2018
From the Mayor's Parlour

Last weekend was one of reflection, about the fallen and about peace. The weekend started, though, on Friday 9 November, when members of the Todmorden branch of the Lancashire Fusiliers took a train to Manchester and travelled around laying wreaths at numerous cemeteries before returning in the afternoon to Todmorden, cheerful but tired.

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From the Mayor's Parlour

Published on 14th November 2018

One of the strengths of Todmorden is the cooperation we see between organisations in the town.

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From the Mayor's Parlour

Published on 6th September 2018

There must be a hierarchy of newsworthiness, with climate change at the top and the Mayor’s Parlour firmly at the bottom.

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From the Mayor's Parlour

Published on 31st July 2018
From the Mayor's Parlour

Despite the comment by the Greek poet Alexis c.350BC that committee meetings are a 'victory of the posterior over the mind', it's becoming ever clearer to me that they are essential. So essential, in fact, that the Town Council has decided to promote one mere 'sub-committee' into a fully blown 'standing committee' (Staffing).

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From the Mayor's Parlour

Published on 2nd July 2018
From the Mayor's Parlour

Actually, I only went into the Parlour about a month after becoming mayor. The door was unlocked. Lucky there’s nothing valuable in there…

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Mayor's Parlour Thursday 26th April 2018

Published on 15th May 2018
Mayor's Parlour Thursday 26th April 2018

I attended the Todmorden Choral Society with Todmorden Orchestra performance of the oratorio Creation by Haydn this week. Although I recognised certain parts of this impressive work, I had never heard a complete performance.

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Council meetings

Development
Wed 24 Apr 2019
Informal Annual Meeting
Wed 08 May 2019
Annual Meeting - Mayor's Day
Sat 18 May 2019

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