Tankersley News W/C 26 December 2022

Services – There will be a United Service at 10.30 am on Sunday 1st January at St. Peter’s, Tankersley.

There will be no other services within the Benefice that day.

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.

The weekly coffee afternoon is held on Tuesdays between 1300 and 1430 and will re-commence in January.   Refreshments, bingo, raffle and a chat – no age limit – open to everyone.

Neighbourhood Plan – a display and awareness raising event is scheduled for Sunday 12th February in Tankersley Hub.  Members of the public can comment and make suggestions about how the Parish should develop in the future.  Residents are asked to give some thought to issues such as local planning, provision of amenities, road safety, crime prevention, environmental issues etc.  Further details will be published.

King’s Coronation – a working group is being established to consider how Pilley and Tankersley can celebrate the King’s Coronation.  An initial meeting is planned for January and anyone interested in being involved should contact John Hopkinson via made2measuremusic@yahoo.com. – or by phone on  07980200365.

Summer Hanging Baskets – there are still a few opportunities to sponsor a hanging basket in the village for this summer.  Contact David Crossley on 07970818575 for details.

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.

The Hub Tuck Shop is now closed for the winter period.

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.