Tankersley News W/C 5 December 2022

Services – There will be a Service at St. Peter’s Tankersley  at 9.30 on Sunday 11th December.  Services at St. Pauls’s, Pilley have been temporarily suspended whilst roof repairs are undertaken.  There will be a carol service, Christingle and service of memorial at Pilley Methodist Church at 3.00 pm on Sunday led by Barbara Tewson and Reverend Mick Neal.

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 Wednesday 14th December at 1330 to support cancer research.  Everyone welcome – no experience necessary!

No need to be alone on Christmas Day – members of Tankersley Community Association will be serving a home-cooked dinner for anyone alone on Christmas Day in The Hub.  Places will be limited and booking is essential through Judith on 07989484050.  A charge of £10 will be made to cover the cost.

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

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.