Thurgoland is a semi-rural parish of around 2500 people in South Yorkshire on the A629 Sheffield – Huddersfield road. It consists of the villages of Thurgoland and Crane Moor and other small settlements. It was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 and in the 17th century was the centre of the local wire-drawing industry. Today it is a modern village with a strong community life. It is good centre for walking on a wide network of local paths and one branch of the Trans Pennine Trail long distance footpath and cycleway passes through the parish. Click here for more information on Thurgoland.

Recent Announcements

  • Thurgoland Bank will be closed from March 6th. The closure will be for approx. 4 weeks to allow for highway maintenance and resurfacing works. Barnsley MBC will signpost diversion signs via A629, Rag Lane and Bower Hill Road. It is presumed there will be specific access arrangements for Roper House Lane and for properties along Thurgoland Bank. Enquiries can be made to Barnsley MBC Environment and Transport Service, telephone 01226 772115.
    Posted 17 Mar 2017, 04:02 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Parish Precept The Parish Council resolved to set  a Parish Precept for the next financial year at 2% higher than the current year. The increase is to cover additional costs of insurance, the salary costs of the clerk, and a small increase in the cost of printing the community newsletter. It will also enable a contribution to be made towards the cost of road safety measures to slow traffic down in the centre of Thurgoland, if an acceptable scheme can be agreed with Barnsley MBC.The impact of the 2% increased precept for the Parish will be that Council Tax for a Band D property will increase by 29 pence for the whole year 2017-18.
    Posted 18 Feb 2017, 04:57 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • The Tour de Yorkshire in Thurgoland 30th April After the overwhelming success of the Tour De France, Thurgoland is pleased to be part of the Tour de Yorkshire. The 2.1 Europe Tour world class race, will be taking place between 28th - 30th April, will have three stages.  It will run from Friday through to Sunday visiting Thurgoland as part of stage 3 on the final day. It is set to become a flagship cycling event in the UK in 2017 and an outstanding cycle race in the international calendar, including the participation of top international teams and cycling stars. With 223 world class men and women riders, over 2 million roadside spectators are expected to see the 3 stages; it will be broadcast live on TV to ...
    Posted 18 Feb 2017, 02:29 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Temporary 40 mph speed restriction, Copstar Lane and Rag Lane,Thurgoland A temporary speed restriction will be in place on the A629 to the north west of Thurgoland village, from 2 March 2017 for approximately one week whilst footway maintenance works are undertaken.
    Posted 18 Feb 2017, 02:21 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Super Fast South Yorkshire In September 2014, South Yorkshire joined forces with BT in a multi-million pound deal to extend the availability of high-speed, fibre broadband to around 98 per cent of homes and businesses.So many aspects of peoples’ modern home and working lives are dependent on a fast and reliable internet connection.From home working to internet banking, watching TV online to social media usage, keeping in touch with friends and relatives, home shopping and gaming, having a good connection is vital.You can register for updates through their Newsletter or you can use the Postcode Checker to see when your area will benefit. 
    Posted 10 Feb 2017, 02:02 by Thurgoland Parish Council
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