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Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership, are once again hosting free community events, in Broad Ings Woodland this week.

The Woodland is a site of archaeological interest, and along with Arc Heritage, DVLP are offering residents the opportunity to explore the history of the area, through on-site digs.

Digs will take place at various times, from the 20th to the 22nd September 2018.

Booking is essential, with residents being advised to contact DVLP, to secure their place.

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UPDATE – 11th JUNE 2018

Unfortunately, due to low interest and ticket sales, this event has been cancelled.

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The first event of our WWI Commemoration year is approaching.

On Friday 15th June, the Welfare Hall will host the Leader Brothers with their ‘What’s in the Box’ evening.

Beginning at 7pm, this is sure to be a fun and interesting event.

Tickets are £5 and will be available from the Parish Council or the Community Association.

All proceeds from WWI Commemoration events this year, will be donated to the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes.

WW1 – Leader Brothers Poster

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The Parish Council are working alongside the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership, to promote events, which allow residents to explore our local landscape.

On Friday 1st June, there will be a ‘Woodland Wildflowers’ event taking place from 2-4pm, in Broad Ings Woodland.

All are welcome to attend this free event, however those planning to attend, are asked to confirm their place with the organisers (details included on the flyer)

Broad Ings Woodland Wildflowers poster

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The Parish Council are working alongside the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership, to promote events, which allow residents to explore our local landscape.

On Thursday 31st May, there will be a ‘Bird & Bat Walk’ taking place from 8-10pm, in Broad Ings Woodland.

All are welcome to attend this free event, however those planning to attend, are asked to confirm their place with the organisers (details included on the flyer)

Broad Ings Bird and Bat Walk poster

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Local volunteers have shown how hard work, and community spirit, can transform our Parish.

Previously the verge was overgrown with a variety of shrubs and weeds, and as one of the main entrance routes into the Parish, didn’t appear particularly welcoming.

Residents local to this area decided to take it upon themselves to work together and clear the verge, replacing weeds with plants, and vastly improving the initial impression of visitors to the village.

Any residents interested in carrying out similar work, are encouraged to contact Tankersley and Pilley Environmental Group (TPEG), who work throughout the Parish on similar projects, year round.

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Highways England are currently running a consultation event, with regard to their plans to improve major routes within our vicinity.

A consultation event will take place on Monday 5th March at Tankersley Welfare Hall, allowing residents to view plans and raise any questions with Highways England representatives.

The event will run from 12noon to 6pm, and will cover the previously proposed works on Tankersley A616 roundabout, and the suggested new route through to Manchester.

Anyone unable to attend, can submit their comments via the online consultation.

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Each year, the Parish Council organise the Annual Meeting of the Parish. This is a local event to allow residents to discuss their community, and take the opportunity to share any suggestions, issues or concerns they may have. This years meeting is on the 12th March. The Parish Council will discuss their actions over the last 12 months, and possible investment in the community, as a result of Section 106 funding, from the two development sites in Pilley.

The agenda for this meeting, including agendas and minutes from previous years, can be found via the following link;

Tankersley Parish Annual Meetings

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The Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership (DVLP) is working with the Parish Council, Barnsley Council and other partners, to plan the future management of Broad Ings Wood and Potter Hills Plantation.

DVLP are holding a community consultation event to seek resident views regarding the woodland and its uses. The event which will include a short guided tour of the woodland, to allow residents to look at the work carried out on site by local youth groups, as well as to discuss proposed future plans.

Any residents wishing to take part can join the event on Thursday 8th February, 2-6pm at Tankersley Welfare Hall.

Alternatively, if residents cant attend, they can email their views & thoughts to Gordon.haycock@haycockandjay.co.uk

Please see the poster attached for further information.

Broad Ings_ Potter Holes consultation event Feb 2018

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The Parish Council have been advised by Barnsley Council, that Hermit Hill Lane/Pilley Hills, will be closed from 5 February 2018 for approximately two days.

This closure will be in place to allow the removal of a dangerous tree.

BMBC have advised that the suggested alternative route will be;

Cliff Common Lane/Gudgeon Hole Lane/Stainborough Lane/Lowe Lane/Round Green Lane/Rockley Lane/Pilley Lane/Chapel Road; 2. Chapel Road/Pilley Green/Carr Lane/Westwood Lane/Storrs Lane/Cross Lane/Pea Field Lane/Howbrook Lane/Sheffield Road/Halifax Road

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The Parish Council have been advised that Barnsley Council plan to put closures in place on Church Lane, between Tankersley Lane and Tankersley Manor.

These closures will run for a period of six weeks, commencing on the 22nd January. A full road closure is only expected for two of these weeks.

Closure of the road is to allow works to reduce the persistent flooding which take place on the carriageway.

Please refer to the road plan for further details (area of closure is marked in red).

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