Recent News

  • Tour De Yorkshire

    Tour de Yorkshire new land art taking shape with the help of volunteers at Thurgoland Bank. In preparation for the big even on 30th April 2017. Councillor John Wilson joins the artist on the hillside site as the work takes shape. ‘It will be fantastic to see this on the day from the air’

  • Thurgoland speed indicator

    Following a recent Parish Council meeting, funds have been allocated to install two speed indicator devices on the busy Halifax Road which runs through the village. This money will form part of a larger grant from the Penistone Area Council to purchase these devices. Local Councillors and residents are convinced that these will reduce speeding…

  • Housing

    Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Social Housing stock is maintained by an arms length organisation, Berneslai Homes. It has an excellent renowned national track record on performance, Customer Service, Tenants satisfaction and contributing to the wider needs of our borough. We are concerned that these new policies will reduce their capacity and ability to continue to…

  • HELP FOR THE ISOLATED IN OUR COMMUNITY

    The new Huskar Community centre in Silkstone providing regular craft workshops for lonely and isolated residents in the area. Funding has been made available to get this project started. Councillor Wilson meeting Chris the coordinator of the project.

  • Bowled over

    £10,000 has been contributed by Barnsley Council to the development of an AstroTurf training area at Hoylandswaine Junior Cricket Club (HJCC). HJCC currently runs a programme for three junior teams (under 9s, under 11s and under 13s) and has around forty local children attending training and playing for teams. The new multi-functional facility will be…

  • Public consultation event

    Recent public consultation on the Barnsley Council Local Plan. Event was held at Penistone Town Hall and attracted a great deal of public interest. Residents were keen to see what may be planned in the Penistone area over the next 20 years. Councillors were open to all and any comments during this consultation period.

  • Litter pick Tankersley

    New funding able to support local volunteers to do more litter picking in and around Tankersley. Local Councillors happy to lend a hand.

  • Country Roads

    Country Roads A recent report released from the Department for Transport (DfT) has shown that you are eleven times more likely to die on country roads in England and Wales than on our motorways. Figures show there is an average of three deaths on rural roads a day. According to the figures, there were 1,070…

  • Surgery Tankersley

    CLLR JOHN M WILSON Saturday 21st March Tankersley Welfare Hall 10:00am to 12:00 Noon

  • Cannon Hall Park grant secured

    Cannon Hall Park and Gardens secures Lottery support It was announced today that Cannon Hall Park and Gardens have been successful in securing earmarked funding of £2.8m, including a development grant of £138,000, from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund for the targeted and sustainable conservation of its buildings and surrounding parkland.…

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