THE FUTURE of Shelley Village Hall could be secured this month.
The well used community hall is currently owned by Kirkburton Parish Council but moves are now underway to transfer the building to the village hall committee – guaranteeing the building’s use as a community resource forever.
The change of ownership would also allow village hall bosses the freedom to manage their own affairs without having to involve the council.
After rejecting a bid to hand the hall over for just £1 the Express & Chronicle understands councillors have put a £10,000 price tag on the hall and are ready to move forward with the sale.
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