Tankersley News W/C 9 January 2023

Services – There will be a Communion Service at 09.30 am on Sunday 15th January at St. Peter’s, Tankersley.  Services at St. Paul’s, Pilley are temporarily suspended due to on-going roof repairs.

St. Peter’s Church Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 14th in the Senior Citizen’s Room of The Hub between 1000 and 1200.  All welcome.

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.

TPEG – are organising the first community litter pick of the year on Saturday 21st. January (weather permitting). Meet at either Tankersley School or at the Hub (Welfare Hall) from 10am to collect equipment. It would be great to see some new faces, young, or not so young, coming out to improve our local environment.  Gloves, litter pickers, hoops and plastic sacks provided.

The weekly coffee afternoon is held at the Hub on Tuesdays between 1300 and 1430. 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.

Tankersley Parish Council – the next meeting will be held in the Senior Citizens Room at the Hub on Monday 16th January commencing at 7.00 pm.

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 being organised at The Hub at  6.00 pm on Tuesday 24th January. Anyone interested in being involved should contact John Hopkinson via made2measuremusic@yahoo.com. – or by phone 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.

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.