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…
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 […]