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

  • ANNUAL PARISH MEETING - 10th MAY 2017, 7pm, THURGOLAND SCHOOL Everyone in the Parish is invited to the Annual Parish Meeting. This is your meeting, a chance for you to say what you think about the Parish, the Parish Council, and what you think needs to be done for the community in the future. The meeting will be chaired by Robert Blythe, Chairman of the Parish Council. After the meeting the Parish Council will hold its annual meeting and all residents are welcome to stay to observe the Council business.
    Posted by Graeme Johnson
  • Cote Lane Thurgoland to be closed for resurfacing Cote Lane will be closed for two weeks to allow for road resurfacing works to be carried out. The closure order applies from 8th May 2017 for six weeks, but the road should only be closed for two weeks within that period. The diversion route is Halifax Road, Finkle Street Lane and Forge Lane.For residents' access please contact Barnsley Council Highways, 01226 772033
    Posted 26 Apr 2017, 02:25 by Graeme Johnson
  • Tour de Yorkshire Please see below details of temporary traffic restrictions for the stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle event and also the Tour de Yorkshire sportive event on Sunday 30 April. Temporary road closures and no stopping/waiting restriction Flint Lane, HepworthBents Road, HazleheadLee Lane, Millhouse GreenManchester Road, Millhouse GreenManchester Road, ThurlstoneThurlstone Road, PenistoneBridge Street, PenistoneSt Mary’s Street, PenistoneMarket Street, PenistoneShrewsbury Road, PenistoneChurch Street, PenistoneSheffield Road, PenistoneSheffield Road, Spring ValeSheffield Road, OxspringThurgoland Bank, ThurgolandHalifax Road, ThurgolandHalifax Road, WortleySheffield Road, WortleyFinkle Street Lane, WortleyForge Lane, WortleyWell Hill Road, Green MoorGreen Moor Road, Green MoorHunshelf Hall Lane, HunshelfTofts ...
    Posted 20 Apr 2017, 07:40 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
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