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Welcome to the Stocksbridge Town Council website.

Stocksbridge is a small town situated approximately 10 miles north of the City of Sheffield, nestling at the edge of the Pennines and the Peak District National Park and is the home of Liberty Steels, the British manufacturer for Aerospace Steels products.

News and Events

Stocksbridge Town Council work in partnership with authorities, organisations and community groups to improve the area and to increase the amount of work that is done locally to regenerate the whole area. Latest news and updates can be found here.

A list of Community Assets has been produced providing contact details for local groups/services/spaces within the area which can be accessed via the following link:-


Yorkshire Air Ambulance - March 2024

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker was pleased to present a cheque for £1,000 to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance as a donation towards their attendance at incidents in the area during the past year, thanking them for saving lives

Christmas Card Competition

​The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker recently attended local primary schools to present the winner and runners up of the Town Council's Christmas Card competition with a pack of cards and their framed entries, the overall winner this year being Leo Hirst from St Ann's Catholic Primary School:-

Winning Design

Royd NI School

Deepcar St John's Junior School

Stocksbridge Junior School

Senior Citizens Christmas Party

​This year's party will take place on Wednesday, 6th December at The Venue, Stocksbridge commencing at 12 noon.

Councillors will be handing out tickets for the party from 10am to 12 noon on the following dates:-

Tuesday, 21st November 2023

Thursday, 23rd November 2023​

A great turnout for this year's Remembrance Parade. The Remembrance Service also incorporated a Re-dedication of the Clock Tower, marking 100 years since it was built and dedicated to honour the fallen of the First World War. Names of the fallen of WWII were added later.

Community Warming Project

The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker, together with Cllr. Julie Grocutt was pleased to attend the launch of the Community Warming Project held at St Ann's Church Hall on 21st September. The project was organised by Upper Don Community Energy Ltd and aims to make the homes of the most disadvantged members of our community easier and cheaper to heat and light.

Summer Events

​The Mayor, Cllr. Mark Whittaker has been kept busy attending the many Summer events planned by local groups, below are photos from some of these:-

Yorkshire Day at Rotherham -

Greave House Farm Yorkshire Day Afternoon Tea -

Book Launch for ancient packhorse trails of the area -

Valley Music Festival events -

Bolsterstone Fayre -

Bolsterstone Graveyard - restoration of Joseph Hayward memorial stone

Coronation of King Charles III

Best Dressed Window Competition

​The Chairman was pleased to present a certificate and cheque to Early STEPS Nursery, winners of the Town Council's Best Dressed Window competition as part of the celebrations for the Coronation event -

Valley React held at Coronation buffet at Stocksbridge Golf Club

Stocksbridge Area Rangers held a Coronation Fun Day event for Brownies and Guides in the area -

Members of Don Valley Probus held a celebratory lunch event for the Coronation -

Residents of Belmont Care Home enjoyed their street party event to celebrate the Coronation -

The Town Council have produced a flag to mark the Coronation of King Charles III. 6 designs, one from each school in the area, make up the flag. Each school has been provided with a banner which replicates the flag.

Town Mayor, Cllr Joe Staniforth, together with Deputy Mayor Cllr Mark Whittaker visited the schools to deliver their banners.

Coronation of King Charles III

Following​ an invitation to the local senior citizens groups/homes and constituted groups in the area to apply to a small pot of funding to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III over the Bank Holiday weekend, the Town Council was pleased to award the following groups towards their events:-

Steel Valley Beacon Arts - £250

Helliwell Court Sheltered Housing - £250

Balfour House Sheltered Housing - £250

Stocksbridge Area Rangers (STAR) - £250

Valley Recreational Community Activity Project - £250

Hazey Days Childminding - £50

Friends of Oxley Park - £250

The Meeting Place - £250

Bolsterstone Village Hall Trust - £200

93rd Stocksbridge Scouts Group - £250

Don Valley Probus - £250

St Ann's RC School PTA - £250

Inman Pavilion Craft Club - £250

Belmont House Care Home - £250

Stocksbridge Community Care Group Friday Drop In - £250​

Stocksbridge & Upper Don TARA - £250

3rd Stocksbridge Beavers Group - £250

3rd Stocksbridge Cubs Group - £250

Stocksbridge Town Council are currently compiling a list of defibrillators in the Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone area. The following list shows the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) locations which are accessible to the public 24/7.
-Stocksbridge Library, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, S36 1DH on outside wall Manchester Road side to the right of the automatic door
-Crown Cars, Manchester Road, Stockbridge, S36 1EA outside workshop area (Bay 2)
-Snap Fitness, Fox Valley, Stocksbridge, S36 2JA on the outside wall
-Early Steps Nursery (adjacent The Venue), 648 Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, S36 1DY outside wall near the entrance to the building
-DCSS Garage, Manchester Road, Deepcar, S36 2QY - located on corner of fence underneath DCSS Garages Ltd signage
- St John's Junior School, St Margarets Avenue, Deepcar, S36 2TE - located at the side of the front door
-Bolsterstone Village Hall, S36 3ZL - located on outside wall
There are also some defibrillators that are based internally in various organisations and therefore have limited access:-
-Stocksbridge Leisure Centre, Moorland Drive, Stocksbridge, S36 1EG 2 located within Centre