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NEW FREE LEGAL ADVICE SERVICES      Click here for details


Election Petition

The Town Council has received an Election Petition from the High Court regarding the recent election click here

The petition alleges that the election result is void on the grounds of corrupt or illegal practices on behalf of the respondents listed on page 2.

The High Court dismissed the case on 6 September 2019 – for further details click here.


First-tier Tribunal Decision - 24/05/2018 



Click here for details of our events from March 2019 to October 2019



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Services & Local Amenities

Community Centre, Football Facilities, Water Park, Lakeside Cafe Bar
lease see the relevant pages for more information.

The Town Council provides allotments for residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley. There are currently a number of vacant plots on all the Council's allotment sites. Residents wishing to obtain an allotment plot should contact the Community Centre so that they can be invited to attend the next allotment viewing visit.

The annual bonfire and fireworks display is held at Hemsworth Water Park on 05 November each year. Entrance to this event is free and there is no charge made for the parking of vehicles. (Please note the Hemsworth Water Park car parks are closed for health and safety reasons on bonfire night and designated car parking is behind Hemsworth Park Care Centre and Kinsley Greyhound Stadium.)

Celebratory Presentations
The Town Council makes a presentation to residents living within the township who are celebrating an eightieth birthday, ninetieth birthday or any birthday over ninety, a Golden Wedding or a Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Anyone with details of a resident celebrating any of the above please contact the administration office or a Town Councillor.

Christmas Lights
Hemsworth Town Council provides a Christmas Lights Switch on event. 

The Town Council holds two brass band concerts each year - one in April and one in October. A free bus service operates between Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley to bring residents to the concerts. In addition entrance is free of charge, refreshments are free of charge and there is also a free raffle during the evening.

Garden Scheme for those ages 65+ and infirm 
The Town Council’s garden scheme is provided for residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley who are aged sixty five and above and have an infirmity. The scheme provides assistance with the cutting of lawns and hedges twice per year between April and October at a cost of £5.00 per visit. Application forms are available from the administration office from February each year.  The scheme is open to residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley - see attached for furrher details.

The grant scheme is open to community organisations based in Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley, or those who can demonstrate how they serve Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley residents. Membership of the organisation must be open to Hemsworth township residents. Please contact Hemsworth Town Council for further details.