Where Lancashire meets Yorkshire

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Name: Tosside Community Link

No:      1093125

Tudor Rose Tosside Village
literally straddles the
Lancashire/Yorkshire border !


Ann Groves

Community Hall Manager


Tosside Community Hall


BD23 4SQ

North Yorkshire


01729 - 840272



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Tosside Community Link (1093125)

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•   Elevated Rural Location

Situated in rural North West England on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border, Tosside is a small rural community set in elevated and picturesque  countryside.

•   Picturesque Surroundings

Surrounded by the Yorkshire Dales to the East, the Forest of Bowland to the West, Ribble Valley / Pendle Hill to the South and the Lake District further afield to the North West.  The village is situated in pleasant surroundings on the B6478 between the nearby small villages of Wigglesworth and Slaidburn.

•   Where Yorkshire meets Lancashire

Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, following County boundary changes in the 1970’s, the village now literally straddles the county border; the eastern part of the village is in Yorkshire and the western part of the village is in Lancashire!

•   Local Community - 300 Residents

The Tosside community is spread over an area of some 36 square miles. Typically the area that is not covered by coniferous forest and open moorland comprises upland farms and rural family homes. At the last head-count the local community amounts to some 300 residents in total, including children.  

•   Modern Purpose-Built Community Hall

The community has an active social scene with a wide variety of events, designed to suit most tastes organised throughout the year; all events are based around the modern purpose-built Community Hall.

•   Gisburn Forest and Stocks Reservoir

Bordering on Lancashire’s largest coniferous forest just to the North of the village, Tosside is an ideal location from which to explore Gisburn Forest and nearby Stocks Reservoir, either on-foot, on horse-back or on one of the many off-road cycle trails.

•   Terrain

The satellite image below shows Tosside and it’s surrounding topographical features:

Tosside’s 2014 Summer Fox Festival
Ann Groves - Hall Manager

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Tosside Community Hall:  a superb year - round venue for functions!





Forthcoming Events

  •   Kimber’s Men

    “Singing up a Storm”

     Sun 23 Nov 7:30 PM

     Sea shanties etc £6.00       Admission

•   Slaidburn Silver Band

    Christmas Concert

     Sun 7 Dec 2:30 PM

     Annual Christmas       Concert  £3.00       Admission

•   New Years Eve     

     Wed 31 Dec 8:00 PM -       1:00 AM


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Bespoke Weddings

Available at preferential rates for private bookings, the Community Hall has become a very popular venue for both wedding receptions and other social / family functions.

For more details click below or to discuss your particular requirements in detail, contact Ann Groves on 01729-840272.

Rural Crime

Rural crime has become a significant problem in the area. Thefts have involved livestock, Land Rovers (incl. doors / panels), tractors, trailers, quad bikes, ride-on mowers, machine tools, hand tools & diesel. Most thefts seem to occur during the early hours, particularly over the weekend. Report any  suspicious behaviour to Police on 101.