The Big Local Autumn 2017 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 Green Gym sessions at Phoenix Park and Green Angels environmental courses. If you can’t wait until it […]
Over the summer we held two community art workshops at Thurnscoe Library working alongside mosaic artist Frances Taylor. Over 30 people have contributed so far including children from Station House and some community groups to create a stunning piece of community art that will be installed at the underpass of Thurnscoe Railway station. The mosaic […]
We have been working very hard over the summer to bring this area back into use. The whole area has been cleared and the 3 Incredible Edible raised beds have been installed and are available for community groups to use to grow produce. We have applied for a grant from the Dearne Development Fund to […]
Residents will have noticed that we are making great progress with our 2 houses on Gate Crescent purchased as part of our commitment to improving the housing stock in the village and creating employment opportunities. Extensive work is underway to bring these properties back to a good standard and we are planning to take them […]
Are you aged 16-24 and interested in a career in construction? Big Local Thurnscoe is sponsoring 2 traineeships with Barnsley Community Build to help with our housing project in Thurnscoe. To find out more please contact Alison on 07557 740330.
Flagship family friendly community event at Thurnscoe Flower Park! Thurnscoe Beach Party, Saturday 5th August at 11am – 4pm Sand castles, donkey rides and free entertainment. Food and craft stalls and plenty to do for all the family. NEW this year – take part in our multi activity marquee featuring a range of sporting activities!
The Big Local Spring 2017 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 the re-opening of the Pitch & Putt Course and our Thurnscoe Spring Event on Sunday 30th April. […]
School children from The Hill Primary School will be joining Big Local Thurnscoe volunteers and the Twiggs ground maintenance team on Monday 20th March to plant out over 400 saplings at Thurnscoe Reservoir. The trees were awarded by the Woodland Trust to help Big Local Thurnscoe with their green space efforts which also include providing […]
Big Local Thurnscoe are celebrating after hearing from the Woodland Trust that they were successful in a bid for over 400 wild harvest saplings to plant at Thurnscoe Reservoir. The trees including rowan, hazel, blackthorn and crab apple will be delivered early March and BLT are hoping to recruit a team of volunteers to help […]