Tankersley News W/C 28 November 2022

Services – There will be a Service at St. Peter’s Tankersley  at 9.30 on Sunday 4th December.  Services at St. Pauls’s, Pilley have been temporarily suspended whilst roof repairs are undertaken.

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!

The weekly coffee afternoon is held every Tuesday between 1300 and 1430.  Refreshments, bingo, raffle and a chat – no age limit – open to everyone.

Countdown to Christmas – all welcome to a traditional family evening of carol singing, mulled wine, mince pies plus the normal licensed bar on Saturday 3rd December.  In and around The Hub (weather permitting) to celebrate the start of the Christmas season with the switch-on of the tree lights.  Bar open from 3.00 pm – carol singing to a brass band from 4.00 pm and lights switched on at 4.30.

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 Spirit of Christmas Concert featuring Barnsley Brass Band and pupils from Tankersley St Peter’s School will be held on Saturday 17th December – Tickets are £6 each are available from John Hopkinson on 07980200365.

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 up to 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.  Contact Helen Reckless through facebook for tickets.
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.