All posts by Robin Carmichael

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Donations

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Thurstonland Community Choir would like to thank everyone who came along to our concert on Sunday 19th November to enjoy our Film and  TV music together with lots of popcorn and sweets!

Your ticket money and generous donations have allowed us to raise the substantial sum of


Please remember that at our concerts, every penny of profit we raise goes to charitable causes

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A New Village Walk


All villagers and friends are invited to a ‘Castle Hill Caper’ on Sunday, October 4th. Please meet at 1.00pm at the Rose and Crown. The walk is to Castle Hill – a good place for a stop to enjoy the views! – and back via Molly Carr Wood.


Click Screenshot to see a map of the route. It’s about seven miles and is fairly level except for the ascent up to the picnic stop.

School Federation Proposal Consultation

As I’m sure you will know, it is proposed that Denby CE (VA) First School, Farnley Tyas CE (VC) First School and Thurstonland (VC) First School federate from 1st January 2016.

The attached document below is the consultation document regarding this proposal, which is also available on the school website.

Please look at the document and follow the guidance in there to make your comments known.

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Community Choir Restarting 3rd Sept.

Yes, Thurstonland Community Choir rehearsals start again on 3rd September in St Thomas’ Church. New members are always welcome, and details are in the attached poster.

Our next concert will be in church on Sunday November 15th and will be  based around a theme of Film and TV music, so mark your diaries for this and get the popcorn in!

Choir Flyer