The Christmas trees which the Parish Council has provided for the last three years on the Village Green and Parkhouse Green were generally well received by the public, some of whom helped by placing their own decorations on them.We did receive some criticism on Facebook from some people who felt that the solar lights did not come up to standard even though we did our best by putting several sets of... Read More »>
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:54 by Kath Gruber
The Parish Council was very sorry to hear the news that Pilsley Bowls Club, at its annual general meeting, had taken the decision to close down.
The Club's Chairman, Jonathan Hayes telephoned the Parish Council Chairman and the Parish Clerk to give them the news and to explain the reason for the Club's decision, which is basically that with its declining membership it is not financially viable to continue.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:07 by Kath Gruber
St Mary's Church have asked if we can post details of their services during December - everyone will be made very welcome:-
16th December - 6pm Carol Service.
Sing your favourite carols and hear the Christmas Story
22nd December - 7pm Carols on the Green.
Join us on the Green to sing carols and enjoy refreshments. Wrap up warm!
Christmas Eve - 4pm Crib Service
Calling all angels, shepherds and wise men!... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:21 by Kath Gruber
The Chairman of the Parish Council would like to invite villagers to the annual Christmas Carol Concert to be held at the Village Hall, Pear Tree Road, on Wednesday, 12th December 2018 at 7.30pm. The concert will feature music provided by Shirland Brass Band.
Admission is free and children are welcome.
Come and see if you can still hit the high notes and please mention this to any friends, family or... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 16:50 by Kath Gruber
Thanks to a personal intervention from a member of the House of Lords, Pilsley Parish Council has been offered a grant of £40,000 by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) towards the costs of its new sports pavilion, which is presently in the course of erection and expected to be completed by around February 2019.
The Parish Council applied for a grant from the ECB about a year ago but after... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:48 by Kath Gruber
Would you like to contribute towards a study of Pilsley's history?
Efforts are being made to establish a local history group which it is hoped will be able to piece together a reasonably comprehensive picture of the Village's past
The group is likely to focus initially on the World War One period (which is fairly fresh in peoples' minds in this centenary year of the end of the war) and the role which... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:18 by Kath Gruber
On the 5th September 2018 NEDDC dog warden Stephen Jacques came across fly-tipped waste on Hardstoft Road, Pilsley containing cushions, packaging and other miscellaneous items.
NEDDC Enforcement Officer Anne Young visited the site and retrieved evidence in the waste relating to an individual who was asked to attend a formal interview under caution with council officers. The individual admitted to depositing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:13 by Kath Gruber
The one hundred large poppies which the Parish Council purchased to fix on lamp posts in the village to mark the centenary of the end of World War One are now in place thanks to local men Jim Walters of Station Road and Perry Dorning of Hardstoft Road who kindly volunteered for the job of putting them up.
Many thanks Jim and Perry.
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:23 by Kath Gruber
The local Safer Neighbourhood policing team will be holding their next 'Cuppa with a Copper' session at St Mary's Centre on Church Street from 09.30 - 10.30 on Thursday 11th October.
Everyone is welcome to drop in.
Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:23 by Kath Gruber
On Saturday 22nd September 2018 a group of metal detectorists descended on Morton Road Recreation Ground. During the course of their activities they dug divots in the play area and on the public footpath which runs through the park, obviously in an attempt to recover objects. Whilst some attempt was made to replace the divots, this has resulted in holes, some of which are quite large and which will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:18 by Kath Gruber