Tankersley News W/C 21 November 2022

Services – There will be a Service at St. Peter’s Tankersley  at 9.30 on Sunday 27th November.  Services at St. Pauls’s, Pilley have been temporarily suspended whilst roof repairs are undertaken.  There will be a service led by Rev. Mick Neal at 3.00 pm at Pilley Methodist 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.

Tankersley Welfare Hall – The next Whist Drive will be held on Tuesday 14th December at 1330 to support cancer research.  Everyone welcome – no experience necessary!

Countdown to Christmas – all welcome to a traditional family evening of carol singing, mulled wine, mince pies plus the normal licensed bar.  In and around The Hub (weather permitting) to celebrate the start of the Christmas season with the switch-on of the tree lights.  4.00 pm onwards on Saturday 3rd December.

St. Peter’s Church Christmas Fayre will be held in The Hub on Saturday 26th November between 1100 and 1300 hours. Gifts galore plus hot turkey sandwiches!

The Christingle will be held on Sunday 4th December in The Hub and the adjoining Pilley Pocket Park. Come along and see the amazing scenes throughout the park plus activities for the children in the Hall. Event starts at 5.00 pm.

Carols By Candlelight will be held in The Welfare Hall in The Hub on Tuesday 6th December commencing at 7.15.

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.

Winter Warmer – The Mothers’ Union and the people of St. Peter’s Church welcome you to a warm place, hot soup, and the opportunity to get out and make new friends. You are invited to the Senior Citizens Room at Tankersley Hub, from 12.00 until 2.00 p.m. every Thursday the 15th December. Come and join us. Stop shivering and discover the comfort of this warm community space.

Tankersley Parish Council – have agreed to provide funding to support the Annual Children’s Christmas Party to be held on Sunday 11th December.
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 Community Green – 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.