Community Fund Allocations 2015


Thorner Community Fund Allocation of Thorner Community Fund Grant 2015 (scroll down for February 2016 updates in red) All village groups, clubs and societies were invited to apply for an allocation from the 2015 fund. Fourteen bids were received. The grant meeting was held on 9 November 2015. It was attended by the following Thorner …

Scarcroft Then and Now; a History of the Village

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Scarcroft has always been within the ecclesiastical parish of Thorner, but has not previously had its own history recorded.  Scarcroft Then and Now; a History of the Village fills this gap.  The book will be available from Tuesday 2nd December at the shop and post office in Thorner, as well as from the New Inn, …

Music Inspirations comes to Thorner


Music Inspirations offers musical learning classes to babies and toddlers from zero to age 3 or 4 years old, as well as after school clubs and weekend classes for children aged between 3 and 7. Learning music is great for the development of many skills, including literacy, maths, social and emotional understanding and many more, …

Thorner Historical Society


Thorner and District Historical Society is pleased to announce that its Website is now live and the address is: View some of the many images of old Thorner on the Archive Image Gallery and keep up to date with the latest news and events from the Society

Penda Greenway (Old Railway Line) – Meeting 28 October

PENDA GREENWAY In 2008 a report was prepared by Sustrans for Thorner Parish Council to show how the disused railway line might be opened up as a multi purpose route (walking, cycling and horse riding). Since then, regrettably little progress has been made. A meeting has been arranged at Scholes Manor House, Belle Vue Road, Leeds, …

Pre school dance music and movement class


I am starting running the above community classes for children at the Victory Hall on the 15th May 2014 from 1pm-1.45pm. The age range is walking to 4 years old. The class is a high impact, high energy fun session that promotes learning, co-ordination and dance with lots of laughter along the way. The first session …

Free UK highway code quizzes

Driving_Lessons1 is preferred and used by a large number of driving instructors, youth organisations, (such as scouts and army cadets), community organisations and more to help people get their driver’s licence due to its free official Highway Code revision questions.

Join in on the Thorner Village Forum


It is 7 years since the Thorner Forum was started, and since then there have been 1,861 discussion posts centred around 318 different topics, all created by local Thorner villagers.  249 people have signed up to ‘have their say’ on the Forum.  If you would like to join in, the link to the Forum is …