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A Government amendment to the legislation regulating the meetings of local councils, has provided Parish Councils with the the option to meet remotely during the Coronavirus lockdown.The Parish Council has decided to hold its next Parish Council Meeting via video conference/telephone on Monday 15th February 2021.Further details of how to join the meeting will be published on this page prior to the next meeting.

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The Spring 2020 Newsletter was distributed throughout the Parish in February. Copies of the newsletter can be requested from the Clerk.

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The Parish Council supports all local projects that aim to maintain the features of the Parish, and one of these groups is TPEG.

David Shearn, member of TPEG asked to share some information regarding the group;

“The group was formed in 2004 by a number of people in the Parish who were concerned to maintain and improve the environment of the two villages. Among the more visible results of our work are the two village stones and the wonderful display of bulbs – daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops – that appear each spring in the Parish. Less obvious, but just as important, is the work we do in woodlands, clearing away saplings, and strimming near the edges of paths to keep them open for walkers.

We also do litter picking on some of the roads on the outskirts of the village.

Our funding comes from a number of sources, including the Parish Council.

To find out more of what we do, and how you might be able to contribute with ideas or a little of your time, do visit the TPEG website via the following link;”

TPEG – Tankersley & Pilley Environmental Group

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The Parish Council has taken the decision to cancel the annual Children’s Christmas Party this year (2020) because of Covid-19. The Parish Council are disappointed that it has had to make this decision but it wants to make sure its residents keep safe and well.

The Parish Council are looking to invest the money it has saved by not holding a Christmas Party and the Bonfire this year into other activities next year including putting up hanging baskets in the village next Spring.

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Tankersley Parish Council worked alongside residents to gather their views on community issues and opinions regarding topics such as housing and development, crime and policing, public services, roads and the local environment.

Resident responses were collated and their views have allowed the Parish Council to develop a summary document, to be used to better the community and support residents within the Parish, while attempting to meet their needs.

Copies of this document are available to download here;
Parish Plan Summary Document

We hope you find the document insightful and comprehensive of our resident opinions.

A review of the progress made on the Parish Plan was undertaken by the Chair of the Parish Council at the Annual Meeting on 2nd March 2020.

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Each year, the Parish of Tankersley holds an Annual Meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for residents to come together and discuss any ideas or issues they have regarding the Parish.

This years’ Annual Meeting was held on Monday 2nd March at Tankersley Welfare Hall.

Representatives of Tankersley Parish Council were in attendance, as well as Local Councillors from BMBC, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner and and representatives from the Police SmartWater Team. A good number of residents also attended the meeting, thank you for your interest.

At the meeting, the Police and Crime commissioner gave a very interesting talk on his role and also his priorities for the area. Police representatives provided information on the SmartWater initiative. Local councillors from BMBC also provided an update along with the Chair of the Parish Council. Residents were able to ask questions on issues raised.

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