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…
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Let it Shine
Working with our fantastic community partners, Big Local Thurnscoe coordinated a brand new project to give a little boost to identified families in our area. They each received a large laundry hamper full of cleaning products and household essentials to help them ‘Let it Shine’ in 2021!
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In response to the Coronavirus Crisis, Big Local Thurnscoe in association with Barnsley CVS are offering an Emergency Relief Fund available immediately to groups providing a service to support people in and around Thurnscoe. The fund will come from additional money that has been released by Local Trust nationally to all Big Local areas so it will […]
A Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day Join us on Saturday 2nd May at St Helen’s Church Hall, Thurnscoe from 3 – 6pm for some glorious 1940’s style entertainment and a display of memorabilia. Only £6 per ticket, Afternoon Tea included.
Funding bids have been submitted to supplement the investment already made by Big Local Thurnscoe to complete the Thurnscoe Community Plaza initiative, and an application has been made to Barnsley MBC for the transfer of the piece of land to be used at Thurnscoe Sports ground. Following a consultation with students from the School Council […]