Thurnscoe – A Better Place
Our Vision & Priorities
Our vision is to make Thurnscoe an even better place to live. To do this all of our activity is based around our priorities which are;
- Bringing the community together
- A community where everyone knows what’s going on
- A healthy environment for everyone to enjoy
What is Big Local?
Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents to use £1m to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their communities. It’s about bringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live.
Big Local projects are running in 150 areas around England. The funding is distributed by the Local Trust. It was setup with £200 million by the Big Lottery Fund which receives a portion of money from every National Lottery ticket sale. More…
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What’s happening in Thurnscoe
Latest events and projects and how you can get involved.
Sat27Jul201912 Noon - 4pmThurnscoe Flower Park
Stalls available, live music and dancing - a family fun day!
Tue10Sep2019Thu12Sep20199.30am - 2.30pmThurnscoe Library
Sat28Sep201911am - 4pmAstrea Academy Dearne, Goldthorpe
A festival championing creativity and celebrating community in the Dearne Area.
Big Local Thurnscoe recently carried out a review of the last 2 year plan which covered 2017 and 2018. As part of this process we produced a timeline to remind us of all the things we had done or been involved with. There was so much that we had forgotten! We enjoyed looking back so […]
Over the last few years, Big Local Thurnscoe has invested significant amounts of money into play and leisure facilities. As part of our remit to make Thurnscoe a ‘better place to live’, we are now supporting the development of a fantastic new project in Thurnscoe. Thurnscoe Plaza Thurnscoe Plaza will ideally be sited next to […]
We have been working with Northern to continue improvements at Thurnscoe Train Station. Coming soon is an information board detailing some of the history of the village and we have also commissioned this ‘Alight Here’ Banner that we hope will encourage more passengers to get off the train and visit Thurnscoe. Look out for it […]