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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What’s happening in Thurnscoe
Latest events and projects and how you can get involved.
Tue22Jan2019Thu24Jan201910am - 4pmThurnscoe Library
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!
Sessions will run 10am to 4pm and will take place at Thurnscoe Library.
Places are strictly limited and need to be booked via Alison on 07557 740330.
Sat01Jun201910am - 1pmGoldthorpe Pentecostal Community Church
A community workshop to design a mosaic to be displayed at the Dearne Community Arts' Festival on 28 September. Come along to make a tile mosaic centrepiece. All equipment and help given; no previous experience necessary. Suitable for children 5+ to adults.
Sat27Jul201912 Noon - 4pmThurnscoe Flower Park
Stalls available, live music and dancing - a family fun day!
Tue10Sep2019Thu12Sep20199.30am - 2.30pmThurnscoe Library
Sat28Sep201911am - 4pmAstrea Academy Dearne, Goldthorpe
A festival championing creativity and celebrating community in the Dearne Area.
Sat05Oct2019Houghton Road Community Centre
Featuring Thurnscoe Harmonic MVC
Sat26Oct201911am - 4pmSt Helen's Church Hall
Reach for the stars at our fun packed family Space Day!
Featuring a mobile planetarium, fun science workshops and much more.
On 14th September, Big Local Thurnscoe hosted a ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ for special guests including Matt Leach who is the CEO of Local Trust, the national organisation which oversees the work of all Big Local areas across the country. The tour began with a meet and greet reception at Thurnscoe Library followed by visits to […]
Calling all wizards and warlocks, ghouls and ghosts! For the first time, Big Local Thurnscoe is stepping over to the dark side with a free entry Halloween event in Thurnscoe Park. Come and see the park as never before with spooky sounds, lighting and smoke effects. Halloween Spooktacular, Saturday 27th October 2pm till 6pm at […]
The hanging baskets, half moon and 3-tier planters in Thurnscoe have made a spectacular display this summer but we need more help with planting and watering! If you have green figures and an hour or two to spare on a regular basis PLEASE get in touch. We will be happy to provide all plants and […]