Tankersley News W/C 15 May 2023


Services – There will be a service at Tankersley St. Peter’s Church this Sunday at 0930.  There will not be a service at Pilley St. Paul’s

Age UK – Healthy Living sessions for the over 50’s are held between 1000 and 1200 hours on Wednesday mornings in The Welfare Hall of The Hub.  Activities include armchair exercise and healthy eating. Contact Karen Dennis on 01226 776820 for more details.

Tankersley Community Association – the coffee afternoon continues at 1300 hours on Tuesdays.  Everyone welcome for refreshments, bingo and a chat.  TCA would like to invite anyone interested in becoming involved with the running of the organisation to contact the Secretary on 08989484050.

Tankersley Parish Council – the Annual Parish Meeting will be held in The Hub at 7.00 pm on Monday 22nd May.  An update on the Neighbourhood Plan will be given together with reports from the various local organisations.  The meeting is open to all residents.

Tankersley Senior Citizens Group – invite new members.  Activities include a variety of social events and excursions.  Anyone interested should contact Brian Marsden on 01226 746306 or 07947430259

King’s Coronation – The good weather brought out a huge crowd for the ‘Picnic on the Park’ event last Sunday with everyone having great time.  The weather wasn’t as kind for the event at St. Peter’s Church the following day but nevertheless all activities were moved inside the Church and everything went ahead as planned.  The winner of the scarecrow competition was Theo Frost and the best dressed house was Teddy Crossley.

The Hub Tuck Shop will be open on 1300 and 1600 hours on weekends – weather permitting.  Tea, coffee, soft drinks, ice creams and confectionary all available whilst visiting Pilley Pocket Park.

Tankersley Community Green – Plans are being made to hold an outdoor ‘Cinema on the Green’ event in July.  More details to follow shortly.  The former bowling green is now being managed by Tankersley Community Association and is available to hire for outdoor events.  Details are available from the Secretary.