Tankersley News W/C 31 October 2022

Services – There will be a Service at St. Peter’s Tankersley  at 9.30 on Sunday 6th November.  There will be no services at Pilley St.Paul’s due to a Service in memory of loved ones who have passed away being held at Holy Trinity, Thurgoland at 4.00 pm.  Everyone welcome for a time of reflection.

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

The Annual Tankersley Parish Bonfire and Firework Display will be held on Saturday 5th November.  Refreshments and bar in the Hub available from 6.00 pm – the bonfire will be lit at 7.00 pm with the firework display at 7.30.  Admission is free.

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 – Halloween Children’s Party was held last Saturday and was a great success with 100 children and adults attending.

Whispering Souls present a night of mediumship with Sharron Gibbins in The Hub on Saturday 19th November – something to look forward to! Admission on the door.

On Sunday 20th there will be a Polkadot Christmas Market in the Hub with Christmas gifts for everyone.  11.00 ‘till 3.00 pm.

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.

‘Coffee with a Councillor’ – BMBC Councillors Robert Barnard and John Wilson 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 in our new and comfortable environment!
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 from 10th November to the 15th December. Come and join us. Stop shivering and discover the comfort of this warm community space.

Tankersley Parish Council – the next meeting will be held on Monday 21st November at 7.00 pm.
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.