Pandemic update, 13th December 2021

We are pleased to inform you that we are still fully operational and open for all users and groups with the recent changes when moving to level 4. It has now become compulsory for face coverings to be worn when using St Johns Community Centre, the Paramount and for all public meetings unless you are exempt. These must be worn prior to entering the building and when using the facilities.

We would also like to assure you that we are maintaining our stringent cleaning routines around the building, and would also advise you that track and trace signage is around the building.

Please also see the Paramount Facebook page for further information on the requirements when visiting the Paramount-:

If you have any queries regarding bookings please kindly call 01226 370088 or email

We look forward to seeing you.

News and Notices

Info relating directly to Penistone Town Council business, its premises and services will appear here.

Class cancellations will also appear here if we have been informed beforehand but please note that general information about classes or events held in the Community Centre, Paramount but not organised by the PTC will not be included here: please contact the organisers directly at the info mentioned on the Classes and Events page.

Other related news items will appear on the Penistone Town Council Facebook page.

Town Council Office Christmas Closure Period

The Town Council Offices will be closed from Monday 27th December 2021 until Monday 3rd January 2022 for the Christmas period. The Town Council would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year.

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Mandatory Face Coverings

MANDATORY FACE COVERINGS TO BE WORN IN THE COMMUNITY CENTREDue to the recent changes in legislation and the move to Level 4, face coverings are now compulsory when using St Johns Community Centre, the Paramount and for all public meetings unless you are exempt. Please...

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Christmas Market at the Market Barn

PENISTONE CHRISTMAS MARKET AT THE MARKET BARN The Penistone Christmas market is to be held this Saturday the 4th December in the Market Barn, Penistone. There will be a number of Christmas stalls with local traders in attendance, the Thurlstone Brass Band playing and...

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Christmas Light Switch on 4th December 2021

We are pleased to announce the Penistone Town Council annual light switch on 2021.The annual light switch on will take place at Market Place at the Lychgate at St John's Church from 4 p.m.Thurlstone Brass band will be performing Christmas Carols in the Market Barn at...

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Community Centre Refurbishment

It’s been a busy week at St John's Community Centre with the refurbishment of the lower hall floor. This was damaged during the election in May and B.M.B.C have sent in the contractors to repair the damage. Now this has been completed we wanted to share with you the...

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Town Council and Planning Meeting, 19th July 2021

The next meeting of the Town Council and Planning Committee will be held on Monday 19th July 2021 at 7.00 pm, at St John’s Community Centre, Penistone. Members of the Public and Press are invited to attend. Click here to download the official notice (PDF).

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Attendance Instructions for Face to Face Meetings

As we resume face to face meetings for the Town Council please see instructions on attending meetings to ensure social distancing and to adhere to Covid guidelines. Attendance instructions for Face to Face Meetings.  

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Penistone Viaduct from Barnsley Road