Welcome to the Thurnscoe Community Web Hub

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)

dearne valley college logo

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 »

Thurnscoe Local History Group – WW1 in Thurnscoe

Celebrations 2014 Information is required related to Thurnscoe & Dearne Area.  Old photographs, documents and artifacts etc related to the above would be most welcomed by the Thurnscoe Local History Group.  Any documents and photographs would be copied and returned speedily to the providers. Thurnscoe Local History Group meets at the Rainbow Centre, Houghton Rd, Thurnscoe.  Every Thursday, 10-12 noon.Read the rest of this page »

Cash boost from GMB

Lifelong Learning centre

We are very happy to announce a £10,000 cash boost from our partners GMB who have provided us with new computers/software for our public room and classrooms.  They are also providing much needed ICT support from A&D ICT.  As many regulars here know, funding is increasingly now hard to come by.  The contribution comes from GMB through the Union LearningRead the rest of this page »

What’s in IT for me? New Course starting July 1st 2013

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

Thurnscoe Readers Group

If you enjoy reading why not join our reading group? The group is informal and very relaxed .  We meet once per month (1st Monday) at 10am-12pm. We currently have 12 members. It’s an ideal way to have some fun and lively discussion! Tea/Coffee is available Great selection of books Attend Author events If you are interested in joining pop in andRead the rest of this page »

Free Legal Clinic

Peace Revitt Solicitors will be holding a free legal clinic each Thursday afternoon between 3pm & 5pm at Thurnscoe Library (Lifelong Learning Centre) Do you or anyone you know need assistance with: Matrimonial/Family Matters Disputes with Social Services Problems with the police Personal Injury Claims Wills & Probate Estate Planning Conveyancing If so, then please call in to secure anRead the rest of this page »

Rory Garforth Photography

DECV Tutor & Development worker Rory Garforth is also a fine art photographer, specialising in Black & White photography.  Check out his websites HERE and HERE.

Congratulations to all DECV ITQ students!


OCR ITQ Qualification Results A massive well done to all our lovely students who have gained OCR (Entry 3) ICT, ITQ Level 1 and Level 2 Awards.  Over 100 students have completed and achieved in 2012!  A massive thanks also to Coalfields Regen Trust who funded the classes for a 12 month period. Rory will be in touch with youRead the rest of this page »

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