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.
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Recent Announcements

  • Notices (1) Hedgelaying Courses (see section below)(2) Invitation to Barnsley Community Volunteering events (see attached)(3) Transport public meeting at Thurgoland Village Hall on Thursday January 10th 2019 2pm to 4pm, with light refreshments (see attached).
    Posted 18 Jan 2019, 02:51 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • The Parish Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th February 2019, 7pm at Thurgoland C of E school, Halifax Road, Thurgoland Agendas issued shortly before the meetings can be found under the "meetings" page of the website, along with the minutes of the previous meeting.
    Posted 18 Jan 2019, 02:09 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Privacy Statement, Accounts, Various Advice Notices and information General Data Protection Regulations Privacy Statement  If you contact the Parish Council for any reason it may be necessary to record your personal contact information to deal with your enquiry. Your details will only be used in relation to your enquiry and the Parish Council will not pass your contact details to third parties without your consent. Accounts information, Waste Collection Information, Security and Safety Advice - South Yorkshire Police, 
    Posted 26 Sep 2018, 13:25 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Hedgelaying Courses Due to popular demand, further dates have been added in 2019 for the hedgelaying courses being run by the BMBC Public Rights of Way Team, and are as follows; Thursday 24th  January 2018 -- 2 Spaces leftThursday 7th  February 2019 -- FULLThursday 21st  February 2019 -- 8 Spaces leftThursday 7th  March 2019 -- 8 Spaces left The hedgelaying sessions are to be held on a hedge in Great Houghton (maps and further details will be sent out to those who are booked onto the course in due course and are available on request).Places for each session are FREE will be limited to 8 and booking is essential and is on a first come first serve basis.Please contact publicrightsofway@barnsley ...
    Posted 16 Jan 2019, 13:32 by Thurgoland Parish Council
  • Centenary of the Armistice Sunday 11 November 2018 This is an invitation to the descendants, relatives or family friends of the 29 men connected to this parish lost their lives in WW1.  . You would be most welcome to attend our remembrance of their ‘ultimate sacrifice’.This occasion will be marked with a Service at Holy Trinity C of E Church, Halifax Road, Thurgoland at 10 am followed by a procession down to the War Memorial at Thurgoland’s Crossroads just before 11 am where the 2 minutes’ Silence and the laying of wreaths and individual memorial crosses takes place.Please see the attached article on the Thurgoland War Memorial by Mrs E JonesPosted 24th Sept 2018
    Posted 10 Dec 2018, 02:42 by Thurgoland Parish Council
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