Our first ever pop up Business School will take place between 22-24th January and we are looking for any budding entrepreneurs to get involved! The course is free and strictly limited to 10 places. The programme is still being finalised but if you would like more information, please contact Alison on 07557 740330.
Volunteers from BMBC Business Delivery team based at Gateway Plaza spent a full day volunteering at Thurnscoe Library to support Big Local Thurnscoe ahead of our ‘Christmas Cracker’ event. Tasks included turning a meeting room into Santa’s Grotto, putting up 2 Christmas trees and wrapping up over 200 presents! Volunteers spent the whole day working […]
Our 18 new Christmas lights have now been installed all along Houghton Road and Lidgett Lane. Although the initial cost has been very high (over 10K) the infrastructure is now in place and we have purchased the motifs so this cost should be much more manageable going forward. Thanks again to Balmoral Tanks for supporting […]
Saturday 24th November at 7pm Join us for a lovely evening with our very own Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir playing a special benefit concert for Big Local Thurnscoe and St Helen’s Church. Tickets are available from Thurnscoe Library, St Helen’s Church or from members of the Choir priced at £8 which includes refreshments.
We have joined forces with BMBC’s Launchpad service to bring a pop up Business School to Thurnscoe in the New Year. This is a brilliant opportunity to get expert advice and support with all aspects of setting up a business from financial planning to marketing – and it’s FREE to Thurnscoe residents! Have you always […]
Our final community event of the year takes place on Saturday 1st December at Thurnscoe Library from 2pm. Santa will be in his grotto (£2) and we will have festive entertainment from Barnsley Met Concert Band and Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir. Light refreshments will be available.
Help us to save the Community Centre! A special meeting has been arranged on Monday 22nd October at 10.30am at Thurnscoe Library with Berneslai Homes, Dearne Kids and other community groups and individuals. Big Local Thurnscoe is prepared to underwrite running costs for the centre to allow a new management committee to get established and […]
The Big Local Thurnscoe Autumn 2018 Newsletter will be with you very soon. With 5000 copies distributed locally it’s a fantastic way of keeping up-to-date with what’s happening in our community. It’s packed with local news and events including our review of Dearne Community Arts Festival 2018 and information on a fantastic new befriending project […]
On 14th September, Big Local Thurnscoe hosted a ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ for special guests including Matt Leach who is the CEO of Local Trust, the national organisation which oversees the work of all Big Local areas across the country. The tour began with a meet and greet reception at Thurnscoe Library followed by visits to […]
Calling all wizards and warlocks, ghouls and ghosts! For the first time, Big Local Thurnscoe is stepping over to the dark side with a free entry Halloween event in Thurnscoe Park. Come and see the park as never before with spooky sounds, lighting and smoke effects. Halloween Spooktacular, Saturday 27th October 2pm till 6pm at […]