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

  • Free Bowling open to all ages Starting from Thursday the 10th of August and running for 5 weeks, there will be free bowling from 11am at Thurgoland Bowling Club Welfare Ground on Roper Lane. Refreshments are available and equipment is provided, we only ask that you wear flat sole shoes (trainers are fine).Everyone is welcome, so if you are up for having a go, please bring along your family and friends to give bowling a try. We ask that under 12's have an adult with them.Fresh air and exercise also available at no extra cost. Bowling is an activity that all ages can take part, so come along and join the in the fun and skill of bowling. Club members will be there ...
    Posted 22 Jul 2017, 08:07 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • New Parish Clerk Our current clerk, Graeme Johnson, has given notice to terminate his employment on 31 st August 2017. After completing the process required, we have offered the post to Mrs Avril Sturdy. Mrs Sturdy has accepted the offer and will commence duties on the 1st September 2017. We'd like to thank Graeme for his time and service and wish him well for the future. We look forward to working with Avril in September.The next Parish Council meeting will be held at 6th September 2017, 7pm at Thurgoland School.
    Posted 17 Jul 2017, 07:33 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Accounts for 2016-17 :Period for the exercise of public rights, 21 June to 1 August 2017 Please note that Thurgoland Parish Council accounts for 2016-17 have been approved by the internal auditor and now have been submitted to the external auditor as part of the Council's annual return. The accounts can be viewed on the website under the section Council-Accounts. If any resident of the Parish requires more information please contact the Clerk, Graeme Johnson( phone contact is 07505 815 942) before the 1st August 2017.The appointed external auditor is :BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3TL. Local electors have rights to question the auditor, written notice should be given during the inspection period 21 June to 1 August 2017.
    Posted 21 Jun 2017, 07:22 by Graeme Johnson
  • Village Walks The next walk is on Wednesday 7th June, and then again on Saturday 17th June. A further walk is planned for Wednesday 5th July. All walks start at 10 am at Thurgoland Village Hall and are around 5-6 miles in distance.
    Posted 5 Jun 2017, 00:26 by Graeme Johnson
  • Next Parish Council meeting is on Wednesday 5th July, 7pm at Thurgoland School The agenda can be found under the meetings page of the website, along with the minutes of the previous meeting.
    Posted 21 Jun 2017, 06:55 by Graeme Johnson
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