welcome to tankersley parish Council

The voice of the people of Tankersley

Welcome to the website for Tankersley Parish Council. On this site you will be able to find information about the activities and work of the Parish Council.

The Parish Council is the first tier of Local Government. The next tier of government is Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, sometimes called the Primary Authority which is part of the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority.

The role of the Parish Council is to look after the interests of the Parish where it is empowered to do so, bringing any other needs of the Parish to the attention of the relevant authority.

The Parish Council also responds to consultation documents and requests from a diverse range of other bodies. You can find out more information about the role and responsibilities of a Parish Council in the About section of the site.

The Parish Council’s role is to look after the interests of the Parish where it is empowered to do so.

About Tankersley Parish

Tankersley is a beautiful rural village in South Yorkshire; it is located West of Barnsley, East of Penistone and North of Sheffield. The village is co-joined with Pilley, and both villages were in existence at the time of the Domesday survey in 1086. The village is ideally placed for workers to commute to Barnsley, Sheffield, Doncaster, Leeds, given its close proximity to the M1, M62 and M18 Motorways, Manchester is only 45 minutes away via the A616 and A628.

The village has strong links to the mining communities of Barnsley, and several mines operated in the locality, Wharncliffe Silkstone Colliery being the closest, and the village of Pilley still has many houses built by the colliery, alongside more modern housing developments. The Wentworth Park industrial estate is close by providing some local jobs for the area.
The historic Church of St Peters serves the village, along with a more recent St Pauls Church and a Methodist Chapel. St Peters Church, sits in a well wooded churchyard at one of the highest points in the village and was in existence before the Domesday Survey of 1086. There are several listed buildings in the village, and the film “Kes” by Barry Hines was part filmed at Tankersely Old Hall.

The village is 2 miles away from the Wentworth Castle House and Gardens which featured in the BBC “restoration” programme, and near the RSPB “Old Moor Wetlands” wild life centre. Local shops and Markets, in the neighbouring village of Hoyland are a few minutes away, but the vast Meadow Hall Shopping Mall is 10 minutes away.

Tankersley Parish falls within 2 parliamentary constituencies. Part is within Penistone and Stocksbridge Parliamentary Constituency where the MP is Miriam Cates.

Miriam Cates MP | Penistone and Stocksbridge
Another part is within Barnsley East where the MP is Stephanie Peacock.  Stephanie Peacock MP
The Parish is represented by Councillors from Penistone East and Rockingham Ward on Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council.

The authorised minutes for 22 January 2024 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 26 February 2024 is now available.

The agenda for Neighbourhood Plan meeting 20 February 2024 is now available.

The draft minutes for 22 January 2024 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 22 January 2024 is now available.

The draft minutes for 18 December 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available. 

Please note the changes to Tankersley Parish Council Ordinary Meeting schedule for 2024. All meetings will now take place on the 4th Monday of the month, 7pm, at Tankersley Hub. Please see below dates for the next 6 months:

Monday 22nd January 2024

Monday  26th February 2024

Monday 25th March 2024

Monday 22nd April 2024

Tuesday 28th May 2024

Monday 24th June 2024

The authorised minutes for 20 November 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 18 December 2023 is now available.

The draft minutes for 20 November 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available. 

The authorised minutes for 19 October 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The authorised minutes for 21 September 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The authorised minutes for 21 August 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 20 November 2023 is now available

The draft minutes of the 19 October 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

An opportunity for the current vacancy of Tankersley Parish Council Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer is available. See the latest News to find out more and arrangements for applications. 

The Draft minutes for 21 September Ordinary Meeting are now available

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 19 October 2023 is now available.

Please note that the TPC Ordinary Meeting will take place on the third Thursday for the months of September, October, November and December 2023. 

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 21 September is now available.

The draft Minutes for 21 August 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available.

The authorised Minutes for 17 July 2023 Ordinary Meeting are now available. 

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 21 August 2023 is now available

The Tankersley Neighbourhood Plan Meeting August 2023 Agenda is now available.

The next Tankerlsey Neighbourhood Plan meeting is due to take place Thursday 17th August 2023 in the Seniors room, Tankersley Welfare Hall.  

TPC Ordinary Meetings draft minutes for 17 July are now available.

The Key People page has been updated. The current TPC councillors details are now available.

The agenda for TPC Ordinary Meeting 17 July 2023 are now available.

The authorised minutes for TPC Ordinary Meeting 19 June 2023 are now available.

The draft minutes for TPC Ordinary Meeting 19 June are now available.

The authorised minutes for TPC Ordinary Meeting 17 April are now available.

The authorised minutes from Tankersley Parish Meeting 10 November 2022 are now available.

The authorised minutes from Tankersley Parish Council Annual General Meeting May 2022 are now available. 

Notice of the Exercise of Public Rights has been given today, Tuesday 20 June 2023. The Period for the Exercise of Public Rights will start on Monday 26 June 2023 and last until Monday 7 August 2023

An explanation of the Parish Council failing to meet the requirements of Internal Control M is now available along with details of how this has been remedied 

The Bank Reconciliation, Receipts and Payments Account and Cashbook Summary for Financial year 2022-23 are now available

The Internal Auditors Report regarding the Parish Council’s Governance and Accounting Practices and Procedures during Financial Year 2022-23 is now available

The signed and completed AGAR for 2022-23 is now available.

The Agenda for the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 19 June 2023 is now available.

The draft Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 17 April are now available

TPEG’s annual report presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on 22 May 2023 is now available

The Agenda for the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of Thursday 25 May 2023 is now available. This meeting continues the business to be transacted from the rescheduled Annual Parish Council Meeting of 22 May 2023

The Annual Parish Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Monday 22 May at 6.15pm in the Tankersley Hub. the Agenda for the rescheduled meeting is now available.

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Monday 22 May 2023 in the Tankersley Hub.
The Agenda for the Annual Parish Meeting is now available

The Agenda for the Annual Parish Council Meeting to be held on Thursday 11 May is now available

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 17 April it was decided to change the date of the next meeting. The next meeting is the Annual Parish Council Meeting  and will now be held on Thursday 11 May 2023 at 7.15 pm in the Tankersley Hub.

Redacted minutes of the Neighbourhood Plan Working Group’s meeting of 16 March are now available.

The Authorised and Signed Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council meeting of 20 March 2023 are now available. 

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 17 April the Parish Council updated its Code of Conduct

Following the Clerk’s resignation there is a vacancy for a Clerk-Responsible Financial Officer. Applications forms are available from the website and should be submitted by 5pm 28 April 2023

The Attendance Record for Parish Councillors from January 2023 to April 2023 is now available. A new Attendance record will be produced to reflect the new council from May 2023

There are five vacancies in Tankersley West Ward. A notice explaining what residents should do if they wish the vacancies to be filled by election is available. Otherwise the vacancies will be filled by co-option. 

The 2023 local elections in Tankersley West Ward were non-contested and Peter Clarney, Andy Cocking and Helen Reckless were elected as Parish Councillors for the Ward. The notice of the non-contested election is now available.

The 2023 local elections in Tankersley East Ward were non-contested and Robert Lodge is elected as Parish Councillor for the ward. The Notice of the non-contested election is now available.

The Agenda for the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 17 April  is now available.

The Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 20 February 2023 are now available

The Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 16 January 2023 are now available. 

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 16 January 2023 the Parish Council updated its Model Publication Scheme 

The Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 21 November 2022 are now available. 

The attendance record of all Parish Councillors throughout 2022 is now available.
Please note there will be two attendance records for  2023. The first will be January to April inclusive. The second will start from May with the new council.

The dates of the Ordinary Parish Council Meetings in 2023 are now available.

Following the Parish Council’s decision to cancel the meeting scheduled for 12 December 2022, the Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 21 November 2022 are now available.

The Draft Minutes of the Parish Meeting Called by 6 Electors of the Parish and held on 10 November 2022 are now available. These draft Minutes will be considered as a true and correct record when the next Parish Meeting is held.

Six Electors of Tankersley Parish have called for a Parish Meeting to be held on 10 November 2022 in the Senior Citizens Room of the Tankersley Hub at 7pm.
The Notice and Agenda are now available and can be found in the News section of this website.

At the Ordinary Parish Council meeting of 17 October 2022 the Parish Council co-opted Estelle Leake to become a Councillor. A biography of Cllr Leake will follow shortly.

The External Auditor has now completed the audit of the AGAR 2021-22. The Completed AGAR and the Notice of Conclusion of Audit are now available.

As the Parish Council is not meeting until 19 September the draft minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July have been published and are now available on the website.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July the Parish Council decided not to hold a meeting in August.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July the Parish Council updated and re-adopted its Grievance Policy and Procedures. This is now available on the website.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July the Parish Council updated and re-adopted its Disciplinary Policy and Procedures. This is now available on the website.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July the Parish Council updated and re-adopted its Filming, Photographing, Audio Recording & Social Media Recording of Public Parish Council Meetings Policy. This is now available on the website.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 25 July the Parish Council introduced its Operation London Bridge Protocol. This is now available on the website.

The Authorised and Signed Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 20 June 2022 are now available.

At the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of 18 June 2022 the Parish Council introduced an Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy. This is now available on the website.

The period of public rights will run from Friday 24 June 2022 to Friday 5 August 2022.

The Parish Council Accounts and AGAR 2021-22 have now completed the internal audit process and are available. The documents have now been submitted to the external auditor.

The Authorised and signed Minutes of the Annual Parish Council Meeting of 16 May are now available.

The notice of a non-contested election has been posted on the website and on the Parish Council noticeboards. There were two candidates Richard Horsfall and Jane Laverack who have now been elected as Parish Councillors.

Updated Registers of Members Interests for Cllrs Lodge, Jarvis, Simpson and Sowersby are now available.

At the Annual Parish Council Meeting of 16 May Cllr Robert Lodge was re-elected as Chair of the Parish Council and Cllr Matthew Jarvis was elected as Vice Chair.

The draft Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting 2022 are now available.

The Authorised and signed Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting 2021 are now available.

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