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 SILKSTONE PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING 4 JUNE 18 , 6.45pm at Silkstone Sports Pavilion. 

Silkstone Primary School is  approaching it's 50th year click here to find out more
Tour de YorkshireTOUR DE YORKSHIRE - passing through Silkstone on Friday 4 May.  Many thanks to the volunteers who helped decorate High street with bunting today....

All residents on the route will have received notification from Barnsley MBC Highways regarding the times when vehicles must be off the race route. 

Tour de Yorkshire

Click here for information  for residents about race day

HUSKAR 180 - Click here for the draft programme of events for the commemoration.

HUSKAR 180 ACTORS NEEDED - click here to see link to Huskar 180 actors poster for contact details to get involved.

Neighbourhood Watch Launch event - Friday 15th June 2018, 12pm to 8pm Barnsley Town Hall, reception room click here for full details
 Notice of Barnsley’s Local Plan Examination Consultation 2018

Update : Miller Construction have put forward an alternative site to EC 11 (Moorend Lane) for inclusion in the Local Development Plan as housing allocation for Silkstone Common. It is on the outskirts of the village between Black Horse drive and the Chilli Lodge. Miller Construction and their planning consultant will be addressing Parish Council at their meeting on 9 April at the Silkstone Sports Pavilion.

Barnsley MBC have updated their local plan for development of the borough following the planning inspector’s recommendations.

The consultation period runs until 10am on Monday 12 March 2018 (as this date has now passed updates will be shown here when known).

A parcel of land in Silkstone Common (EC11) is part of the proposed housing allocation and allows for up to 50 homes on the site off Moorend Lane, Silkstone Common during the period of the plan (up to 2033).

The Planning Inspector has issued a document called ‘Inspector’s matters, issues and questions’ which is available online at www.consult.barnsley.gov.uk/portal

The full plan is available to view as a paper copy at Barnsley Central Library, Wellington House where you can also use a computer to see the documents on line at www.barnsley.gov.uk/local-plan-examination

Comments on the proposed plan can be submitted in the following ways:

  • By e-mail to PO@barnsley.gov.uk
  • By post to: The Programme Officer C/O Planning Policy team, Economic Regeneration, BMBC, PO Box 634, Barnsley S70 9GG

If you would like any further information, please contact the Programme Officer Richard Gilbert on 07713-326295.

SILKSTONE PARISH COUNCL is the first tier of local government serving the villages of Silkstone and Silkstone Common - please see below for latest information or visit us on face book and twitter using the links on this page.Use the tabs to the left to find out more information from the Parish Council and local community. 

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             CARE (Community Action in the Rural Environment)
Click here for work programme from April to September 2018