View of Penistone from Barnsley Road

Penistone Town Council

Penistone | Springvale & Cubley | Thurlstone & Millhouse Green | Hoylandswaine

Would you like to be a town councillor and help to make penistone a better place to live?

There is currently one vacancy on Penistone Town Council for the Penistone Ward. The council can now fill the vacancy by co-option, which is a process whereby the council considers applications from interested persons and can then select someone to fill the seat. If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor, please contact the Town Council for an application form on the email address below.
If you need any information about the qualifications for being a councillor or just want more information about the role, please email the Town Clerk to the Council:

Deadline for written applications: 8th March 2024.

Need advice on coping with the rising cost of living?

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council have created a page on their website providing useful information which includes advice about benefits, Council Tax and free school meals along with other help. Click here to view.

Warmer Spaces

Penistone Town Council will be helping to offer warm spaces during the winter, free of charge. Everyone is welcome (spaces permitting) and will include sessions such as the upcoming screenings at the Penistone Paramount. Please go to the News page for more information.

What you can find on this site


General PTC news; updates to classes held in the Community Centre; events organised by the PTC etc.


Information about facilities and services provided by PTC. Includes booking forms and info.

Classes and Clubs

See what classes and club meetings are being held at the Community Centre..

Community Centre Hire

Hire room and facilities at St John’s Community Centre.

Equipment Bank

Equipment for community events is available at low cost to local groups as well as private, not-for-profit use.


Minutes of all PTC council meetings including committees.


PTC supports local groups and is able to provide small grants. See more and download an application form here.

The Council

An overview of what the Penistone Town Council is and what it does.

Penistone NDP

Find out about the Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Contact Us

All our contact info including postal address, telephone number and email address.

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Follow the Penistone Town Council on Facebook

A new PTC Facebook page has been launched.
Please note: this will be the ONLY Facebook page that contains official PTC information. Penistone Town Council is not (and never has been) associated in any way with any other social media pages or accounts.

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Follow the Penistone NDP on Facebook

Penistone NDP Facebook page contains the latest developments and news about the Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan.