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Free Bowling open to all ages

posted 22 Jul 2017, 08:06 by Thurgoland Parish Council   [ updated 22 Jul 2017, 08:07 ]

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 to offer help and advice. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Bowling Club Chairman John Athey (07947437034), email pjathey@talktalk.net

Community Groups

posted 17 Jul 2017, 07:32 by Thurgoland Parish Council   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 11:35 ]

For further information of current events please see the "Community" section

War Memorial article

posted 21 Jun 2017, 07:22 by Graeme Johnson   [ updated by Thurgoland Parish Council ]

A new article on the Thurgoland War Memorial can now be found in the "History Group" section in the Community page.

Village Walks

posted 5 Jun 2017, 00:26 by Graeme Johnson   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 11:34 by Thurgoland Parish Council ]

Wednesday 4th and Saturday 21st October .
All walks start at 10 am at Thurgoland Village Hall car park and are around 5-6 miles in distance.

Next Parish Council meeting is on Wednesday 1st November, 7pm at Thurgoland Village Hall Youth Centre

posted 5 Jun 2017, 00:21 by Graeme Johnson   [ updated by Thurgoland Parish Council ]

The agenda can be found under the meetings page of the website, along with the minutes of the previous meeting.

Parish Precept

posted 18 Feb 2017, 04:57 by Thurgoland Parish Council

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.

Super Fast South Yorkshire

posted 10 Feb 2017, 02:01 by Thurgoland Parish Council   [ updated 10 Feb 2017, 02:02 ]

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. 

WELCOME !!! WE HAVE A NEW WEBMASTER AND A NEW LOOK WEBSITE.

posted 25 Aug 2016, 07:10 by Thurgoland Parish Council   [ updated 30 Aug 2016, 01:32 ]

Following some technical difficulties with the previous organisation hosting our website it has been decided to use the skill and knowledge of our new volunteer webmaster Dean Hughes. And the outcome is a new look website with a much lower annual maintenance cost.

You are currently looking at the basic version, and over the next few weeks and months many of the favourite elements of the old site will return. So we hope our many community groups will take stock and update their pages as they are uploaded back onto the site. Please contact our webmaster Dean if you need some assistance with this.
Please let us know what you think!

Fracking licence covers part of the parish

posted 11 Aug 2016, 01:58 by Thurgoland Parish Council

Originally published on 7th June 2016.

Did you know that Crane Moor is within the Licence area granted to INEOS to explore for Shale gas to be extracted by hydraulic fracturing ('Fracking')? See below for some information provided to the Parish Council by INEOS and also for an information leaflet from 'Frack Free South Yorkshire'. There is no more specific information from INEOS at the moment but watch this space and we will update as soon as we know anything more.

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