Village News – Friday 16 September 2022

Services – There will be a service at St. Peter’s Tankersley at 09.30 on Sunday 18th September and at St Paul’s Pilley at 4.00 pm.

A Book of Condolence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II is situated in St Peter’s Church, Tankersley and is available for anyone to sign.  The Church will be open for private prayer and reflection between 10.00 and 12.00 and 18.00 and 19.00 hours until Sunday 18th September and also on Tuesday 20th September.  On the day of the funeral, Monday 19th, the Church will only be open between 18.00 and 19.00 hours.

Afternoon Tea – there will be no afternoon tea on Tuesday 20th due to the Harvest Social Event being held on the same day.

Tankersley Parish Council – Due to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral the monthly meeting has been re-arranged for Monday 26th September and will be held in the Senior Citizens Room of The Hub at 7.00 pm.  The Annual Tankersley Parish Bonfire will be held on Saturday 5th November.

Harvest Social Event – will be held in Tankersley Hub (Welfare Hall) on Tuesday 20th September. Harvest platters served between 4.00 and 6.00 p.m. followed by live entertainment and licensed bar from 7.00 p.m.  Tickets available from Janet on 01226 744140 or Joy on 01226 745522.  Takeaway platters can be pre-ordered!

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 is now re-branded as ‘Tankersley Hub’ with the launch of a web site – visit for hiring and contact details and a calendar of upcoming events.  Details of future events will be publicised.

Tankersley Hub and Welfare Hall will be closed on Monday 19th September as a mark of respect to the late Queen.  All classes and events have been postponed.

Youth Football Coaching Session has been cancelled on Monday 19th September but will continue on the Bowling Green at 6.00 pm on Monday 26th September.  Contact John Thornton on 07718353020 for more details.

Halloween Children’s Party – Tankersley Community Association are holding an event in The Hub similar to last year’s very popular Halloween Party on Saturday 29th October.  A children’s entertainer has been booked and a Halloween fancy dress competition will be held.  A licensed bar will be available for adults.  Admission will be £2.00 per head by pre-purchased wrist band which are available from David Crossley – phone 07970818575.

The Hub Tuck Shop will now open on weekends only following the end of the school summer holidays.  Refreshments available for all to enjoy.   Card payments are now accepted! Opening times will be 1300 to 1600 hours.