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…
Hundreds of people made their way to Thurnscoe’s Phoenix Park on Sunday 20th May to attend BLT’s first ever Dinosaur Day at which a huge animatronic T- Rex dinosaur was the BIG attraction. In addition to several T-Rex walkabouts, there were baby dinosaurs with their handlers, a huge dinosaur egg that people could climb inside to […]
Housing Refurbishment Open Day 20th April Community group Big Local Thurnscoe was delighted with the turnout last Friday for their Open Day following the refurbishment of 2 neglected properties on Grange Crescent in Thurnscoe. The sun was shining as the group welcomed local residents, Barnsley MBC Housing executives, members of nearby Big Local areas and […]
Yes, Dinosaurs are returning to Phoenix Park in Thurnscoe on Sunday 20th May, 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 […]