Tankersley News W/C 17/10/22

Services – There will be a Service at St. Peter’s Tankersley at 09.30 on Sunday 23rd October and at St. Paul’s Pilley at 4.00 pm.  Barbara Tewson will lead a service at Pilley Methodist Church commencing at 3.00 pm.

Afternoon Tea – continues as normal at 13.00 hours on Tuesday afternoons.  Everyone welcome.

The Annual Tankersley Parish Bonfire and Firework Display are confirmed to be held on Saturday 5th November.  Admission is free and refreshments and licensed bar will be available.  Volunteers for wood collection and bonfire building on 4th and 5th November are being sought.  Contact Catherine – clerk@tankersleypc.org for more details.

Tankersley St.Peter’s School – Last week some Year 6 pupils walked up to Glebe Court to give the local residents some of their harvest festival donations with the remainder taken to Tankersley St Peter’s Church.

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.

‘Coffee with a Councillor’ – BMBC Councillor Robert Barnard will be in the Hub Conservatory between 10.00 and 12.00 on Saturday 5th November to meet with residents to discuss any local issues of concern. Come along for a chat and a free coffee!

The Hub Tuck Shop is now open on weekends.  Refreshments available for all to enjoy.  The newly refurbished conservatory will be open to provide shelter in the event of inclement weather.  Card payments are now accepted! Opening times will be 1300 to 1600 hours weather permitting.

Tankersley Welfare Hall – A food fair will be held in Welfare Hall of the Hub on Sunday 30th October between 10.00 and 18.00 hours. Some fabulous foods available so come along and enjoy!

The Welfare Hall is now re-branded as ‘Tankersley Hub’ with the launch of a web site – visit www.tankersleyhub.com for hiring and contact details and a calendar of upcoming events.  Details of future events will be publicised.  .

Tankersley Community Green – a ‘Task Force’ of local residents have been working hard this week to improve the condition of the green – everyone is welcome to be involved.  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.

Halloween Children’s Party – The event on Saturday 29th October is now sold out.  Sadly, due to capacity restrictions imposed by fire regulations, no-one can be allowed in without a wrist band.

This year’s event will also include a ‘pumpkin carving’ competition on the Community Green commencing at 5.00 pm.