Our two houses on Gate Crescent are almost completely refurbished and will be going on sale in the next few months. We are keen to encourage families with a connection to Thurnscoe to buy these properties so look out for more details on our website and in the local press soon.
Yes, Dinosaurs are returning to Phoenix Park in Thurnscoe on Sunday 15th April, 12-4pm! Join us to see a huge roaming T-Rex, meet some baby dinosaurs with their handlers and take part in some awesome activities. Attractions include a new dinosaur trail, ferocious face painting, a ‘Jurassic’ climbing wall and a range of dinosaur craft […]
Big Local Thurnscoe Housing Project Update We’re delighted to share the news that after extensive refurbishment the homes on Grange Crescent are almost complete and will be on sale early in the new year. We’ll keep you updated with details as and when they become available.
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!