Welcome to the Thurnscoe Community Web Hub


Father Christmas visit!

Father Christmas visited DECV / Library on his way to the The Big Local’s  Winter Wonderland on Friday 12th December 2014!  What a great turn out! Many thanks to Brian Walker for the images. The Big Locals facebook page is HERE


FREE English and Maths for Adults

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FREE English and Maths for Adults There are many reasons to brush up on your English and Maths skills and gain a formal qualification. Whether you’re looking to achieve a new career or promotion, looking to improve skills you already have, or a parent struggling to help your children with their homework, studying for an up-to-date free Functional English andRead the rest of this page »


Phoenix Park Nature Day

Phoenix Park, Thurnscoe The event is a Nature day with activities for all ages, from families to people interested in Natural History. Phoenix Park Nature Day Thu 7th August, 4-8pm


ICT Course – Places available

Our popular OCR Entry Level 3 Award in ICT course is re-starting on the 30th June 2014. Sessions (small group and where possible 1 to 1) will cover Word Processing, Internet, Email, CV preperation, Online Jobsearch and online applications using Universal Jobmatch. You will also have access to outreach jobcentre workers who can help with CV’s, Job applications etc who areRead the rest of this page »


DECV’s Pilot project Success

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OCR Entry (3) ICT Awards & Award in Life & Living Skills Well done to all 40 students who completed the OCR ICT Qualification and the award in Life & Living Skills. A massive thanks to Barnsley Ward Alliance and BMBC who funded us for this successful 6 month pilot project!  Many thanks to our partners, Dearne Valley College, Goldthorpe JobcentreRead the rest of this page »


Occupation Uplift: Goldthorpe

GOLDTHORPE, Barnsley Join us for a full week of UPLIFT antics! Creative events giving Goldthorpe a boost! Friday 21st and 28th Feb (10am-3.30pm)- Live music and UPLIFT parcel making (give one to someone who needs a boost), The Salvation Army, Straight Lane, Goldthorpe ROCK UP TO OUR ‘ARTY’ POP-UP SHOP- 6 Doncaster Rd, next to the Yorkshire Bank Mon 24th,Read the rest of this page »


OCR Entry Level Award in ICT/Employability skills course

Our popular OCR Entry Level Award in ICT/Employability skills course is re-starting on the 25th November 2013.  Sessions (small group and where possible 1 to 1) will cover Word Processing, Internet, Email, CV preperation, Online Jobsearch, online applications and Universal Jobmatch.  You will also have access to an outreach jobcentre worker who can help with CV’s, Job applications etc. You must be unemployedRead the rest of this page »


GMB Community Organising Project working in partnership with DECV!

DECV’s Lifelong Learning Centre has had a major upgrade to its computers thanks to GMB Community Organising Project, in partnership with the Union Learn and DECV. The Community Organising Project has been working in Thurnscoe for over a year with DECV to improve access to their centre and has now invested to increase the amount of computers at the centre andRead the rest of this page »


Jobcentre Community Outreach @ DECV

Community advisors for the job centre, working in partnership with DECV are now based in DECV’s public Room (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday), offering advice to people looking for work and training.  As well as lists of current vacancies,  their role is to work out travel plans to help Thurnscoe people get to places of work, CV creation, calculate how youRead the rest of this page »


English & Maths for Adults now Enrolling (DVC)

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English & Maths for Adults Dearne Valley College will be offering English & Maths courses at DECV starting September September 3rd 2013.  Please contact us or pop into the centre if you are interested in enrolling. There are many reasons to brush up on your English and Maths skills and gain a formal qualification. Whether you’re looking to achieve aRead the rest of this page »


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