Wild animals have gathered across Thurnscoe as part of Big Local Thurnscoe’s summer sculpture trail. A total of nine sculptures will be on view throughout August at locations including local shops and public spaces. Three large sculptures have been decorated by professional artist Fabric Lenny and will be permanently installed in Thurnscoe’s Flower Park, outside […]
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 […]
The Big Local Thurnscoe Spring 2019 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 exciting news about the a proposed Thurnscoe Plaza and information about the new Dipping Platform at […]
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 […]