Tankersley News W/C 7 November 2022

Services – There will be a Service or Remembrance at St. Peter’s Tankersley  at 9.30 on Sunday 13th November when wreaths will be laid and the Last Post sounded.  There will be a normal service at Pilley St. Paul’s at 4.00 pm and a service of Remembrance led by Ellie Peet at Pilley Methodist Church at 3.00 pm.

The Annual Tankersley Parish Bonfire and Firework Display were successfully held on Saturday 5th November where a large crowd attended.  Unfortunately, irresponsible parking throughout the village resulted in disrupted access for local bus services.

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 HallWhispering 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 and John Wilson and David White attended the Hub last Saturday morning and met with many residents to discuss issues of concern. The session was agreed to be very worthwhile and will be repeated in the New Year.

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 – An Extraordinary Parish Meeting has been called by residents to discuss issues of concern and will be held at 7.00 pm on Thursday 10th November in the Senior Citizens Room of The Hub.  This is open to all members of the public.  The next full Parish Council Meeting 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.