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Including Finningley April 2011

Issue No. 67

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Editors Letter...

April surely is a busy month, Mothers day, Easter and the long awaited Royal Wedding between Prince William and the very beautiful Kate Middleton. This does mean that we actually have about 3 days to work which may be nice for some people, but a bit of a nightmare to others who still need to fit a month’s work into the few working days available!! Ok, moan over, I will of course enjoy all three of the above events and hope you do to. In March, the villages supported Comic Relief, who celebrated their best ever year for fund raising, an amazing £74million at the last count before going to print. Well done to everyone who did something funny for money, from baking cakes (St Oswalds Church youth group in Finningley, they were delicious too!!) to dressing up in red for the day as did almost every child of school age in Doncaster! The May issue deadline for articles and adverts is Friday 8th April. The May issue will be distributed on Thursday 28th April, a little later than normal due to the holidays. Thank you to everyone who continually supports the Arrow.

Happy Easter Michelle Sidebottom Tel: 01302 534256 / 07795 387937 Email: michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk Mail: 26 Springwood Close, Branton, DN3 3UD

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News, News, News, News, News, News... The 91 Bus Service For Branton, Auckley Blaxton and Finningley A second meeting about the above service was organised and chaired by Finningley Village Community Group in Finningley Village Hall on February 21st. The meeting was attended by Mr. Philip Robinson (First Bus Company), Mrs Pam Horner (SYPTE), concerned residents, certain Parish Councillors from the above villages and D.M.B.C. Councillors. A general over view of what had happened since the previous meeting was given and it was agreed that there had been improvement in the level, frequency and punctuality of the service. However, the consensus was that there was still room for improvement and users are urged to continue monitoring and recording any difficulties experienced. Complaints may be made to Mrs. Horner on 0114 2211452.

February winning letters in Auckley Queen Diamond Jubilee Alpha Tote Draw were M. E. T. Prize money £100. There were no winners so therefore the £100 will roll over into March's draw an estimate prize money of £200. Anyone wishing to join contact Pete or Marilyn 771460.

Inconsiderate parking The number of inconsiderate parking complaints to Doncaster Council has increased over the last few months. The Council wishes to raise awareness of the concerns of local residents in the area with regards to drivers parking inconsiderately and spoiling grass verges or obstructing the highway. Where parking restrictions (yellow lines) have been introduced, they have been done so for reasons of road safety and where parking problems have occurred, for example outside local shops and schools.

Other issues raised were, seating in bus shelters, the lay out of bus seating, the omission of certain stops, the lack of timetable information for Branton and the lack of communication about sudden rescheduling of buses, the latter being hi-lighted by the Nov./ Dec.'s snow fall and the chaos caused by the collapse of a high wall in the vicinity of the bus station.

Doncaster Council is working in partnership to make your community cleaner, safer and greener and would kindly remind all drivers to follow the rules and guidance set out in the Highway Code. Council staff will be out on patrol to enforce any motorist caught parking in breach of restrictions and will be issued with a £70 penalty charge notice.

Mr Robinson and Mrs. Horner agreed to take the concerns back to the appropriate bodies to try and resolve matters.

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A further meeting to review the situation will be arranged for later in the year, the date, time and venue being published nearer the time. N.B A record of the meeting can be found on the Finningley Village Community Group website www.finningley.org Finniningley Village Community Group)

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Our February meeting was a most interesting talk on Vesta Caces by Mr Woodall. March 10th is our annual meeting to elect our new committee, we have a taste and bake and also a speaker from the Firefly charity. On April 5th we are holding a fashion show by Edinburgh Wool, 7.30pm at Kilham Hall, entry is £3 including refreshments by ticket only. The 14th April meeting has the Tickhill hand bell ringers visiting us. Visitors are welcome, please contact Anne Oakes 536802

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News, News, News, News, News, News... A new Parent and Toddler group called Twinkle Toe Tots starts on Monday 11th April from 9.30 till 10.15am. For further information on any of the above see our new notice board outside the Hall or come to see us on a Tuesday morning.

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KILHAM HALL BRANTON March 17th sees the start of our Rosemary Connelly/Zumba class commencing at 9.30 a.m. for slimmers, continuing at 10 a.m. until 10.45 with the new and exciting dance style South American exercise routines. For more information please telephone 07952 756422. We are hoping in the very near future to run an evening version of Zumba exercising. Watch this space. Kim on a Tuesday evening is keeping our youngsters fit and entertained with her "Street Beat" dance academy. This is not only for the girls 5 to 12 years, but boys as well and they are having just as much fun: Ed our resident Art Master welcomes newcomers to the Tuesday or Friday morning Art Groups 10 am until 12 noon. Why go to the Tate Gallery when you can see Brantons very own Art Exhibition in the Hall on the last Tuesday of each month. Lovely paintings for sale at superb prices. Our Tuesday Coffee Club 10 a.m. Until 11.30 has a "Sing a long" morning on the 5th April with music arrangements by Reg. Our Tuesday Coffee Club 10 a.m. until 11.30 has a "Sing a long" morning on the 5th April with music arrangements by Reg. Come and join in the fun. Free admission but a cup of coffee and biscuits are ÂŁ1. We are all friendly - don't be lonely - while away an hour or so with us.

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4th Doncaster (Finningley) Scout Group Following the re-launch of the Auckley Spar, Amarjit and Sharan Bhdaal held a raffle and have generously donated the proceeds between the Finningley Scout group and Bluebell wood. We have currently raised £10,000 towards our £100,000 target to redevelop the hut. If anyone can help us with our fundraising they can e-mail treasurer@live.co.uk Many thanks Lorraine Lee Treasurer 4th Doncaster (Finningley) Scout Group

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'Bosom Buddies' A new breastfeeding support group will start Thursday 3rd March 1.30-3pm alternate weeks

Flowers for Someone Special I am a resident of Auckley and just would like to nominate our postman Phillip Kelly for Flowers for Someone Special. Phillip is due to retire on the 30th March 2011. He has been the local postmen in Finningley and Auckley for 30 years. He has completed 30 years service with the post office. He has also over the last year started to cover areas of Branton. Everyone will greatly miss Phillip cycling around the village in all weather with his pleasant smile. I am sure everyone will join in in wishing him a happy retirement in order to enjoy his hobbies of watching football . gardening and reading. His wife Margaret will also be retiring from Parkhill Hospital where she works as a ward Hostess. HAPPY RETIREMENT TO YOU BOTH From BARBARA SCOTT

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Auckley Parish Council Newsletter April/May 2011 Proposed Gating Order, Common Lane, Auckley In 2010 DMBC’s Neighbourhood Services, in consultation with local farmers, asked if the Parish Council would support the implementation of a Gating Order on part of Common Lane, Auckley because of various unauthorised activities occurring on the lane including fly tipping. Council agreed with the proviso that only unauthorised vehicles would be prohibited and pedestrians, horses and disability scooters would have unrestricted access to the lane. The sole intention of the Order would be to prevent further anti-social activities and keep the amenity of the lane for the benefit of members of the public. However, subsequently the Parish Council was most concerned to find the wording of the Order stated that no-one other than those with a lawful use would be allowed to walk down the lane. As a result a large number of parishioners have expressed their opposition to the proposal and the Parish Council, unanimously supporting these concerns, formally registered an objection to the Gating Order. A response is now awaited from the Legal Department of Doncaster Council.

Removal of Bus Shelter at Main Street Since the wooden bus shelter was removed in 2010 the Parish Council has been in contact with the land- owner who has been very helpful and generously agreed to gift the land to the Council in order for a new shelter to be erected, subject to his approval. A local builder has subsequently been awarded the contract to build a stone shelter which will be in keeping with the surrounding area. Hopefully this will be built in the next few months.

Poster Competition DMBC’s Neighbourhood Services has organised a poster competition for children attending the Auckley and Hayfield Lane Primary Schools to raise awareness of problems associated with dog fouling nuisance. Two members of Council have judged the posters, and will present prizes to the winners. The Parish Council has donated the sum of £30 to each school for a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.

Play Equipment for Riverside Park Members of the Parish Council met recently with a representative of a play equipment firm to discuss suitable play items for the Riverside Park. The bulk of the funding will come from DMBC via a Section 106 remaining from the Dursley Court development. Council is to contribute £22,500. An architect, resident in the Parish, has kindly agreed to draw up the plans, and hopefully the play area will be constructed later in the year.

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Local Heroes

Back row left to right, Mick Lovell, Andy Bond, Under 7's manager, Lizzie & Shaun Chester We have a special mention this month to two Auckley residents & Eagle & Child regulars, Mick Lovell & Roger Marsh. Roger and Mick organise The Eagle & Child Sunday Meat Raffle and also The Christmas Raffle which usually raises over £1000. In previous years they have donated money to The Secret Santa Appeal, Blubell Wood, Help For Heroes and other local organisations & groups as well as providing Plant Tubs, flowers & plants at Auckley Riverside Parks Memorial Garden. This year the lucky recipients have been Help For Heroes again, Alzheimers Society, Local young Ice Skater Molly Lanaghan (photo below) who was presented with £100 towards some new skates, Branton Juniors FC Under 8's who had new Portable Goalposts purchased for them & Branton Juniors Under 7's who with the help of other E & C regulars, Shaun & Lizzie Chester, were the lucky recipients of a brand new Football Kit. We would all like to say thank you and well done. Jason Fletcher

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Your parish Council has an overall responsibility for the well being of your local community. Their work falls into 3 categories: 

Representing your local community Delivering Services to meet local needs Striving to improve quality of life in the parish.

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Friday March 18th , otherwise known as Red Nose Day, was the day the schools turned red!

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All the local schools took part in this charity day event to raise money for comic relief, the charity which raises funds for Africa and the UK. Comic Relief celebrated their best record ever—over £74 million at the last count!

Auckley Junior, Infants and Nursery School dressed in red for the day (above). There was red hair, red wigs, red pyjamas, red noses, red cheeks, in fact, everything you can imagine was red! Lots of fun was had by all and St Wilfrids Primary school had a table top sale and invited parents to a cat walk event so the children could show off their inventive styles as they wore anything red!! Even the teachers joined in and wore something red. Lets hope lots of money was raised for this worthy cause. Well done everyone.

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Branton St Wilfrids School News

Confirmation Service On Wednesday 2nd March Bishop Martyn of Beverley visited school to lead our Confirmation Service for 20 children in Years 4, 5 and 6. The service was very well attended by parents, relatives, governors and friends of the school and was a lovely occasion. ICT curriculum week Our week started with a „remote controlâ€&#x; day. Most children brought a remote control device into school and loved racing them around a track in the hall. We invited ICT technicians in to talk about what different parts of a computer do and we also enjoyed talks about the history of technology and how to stay safe on the internet. In addition to this, Year 6 went to visit Hayfield Secondary School where they worked in the computer suite to produce a comic strip. Throughout the week, each class had a variety of different workshop sessions, teaching us all new skills on the computers.

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Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 created a 2D animation on the computer.

Reception and Year 1 also enjoyed using the Beebots, a programmable Year 3 and 4 created a 3D animation using Movie Maker and plasticine figures. Year 5 and 6 learnt all about „Podcasting‟ as well as taking part in a fantastic Robotics Workshop session. Class R’s Visit to the Railway Museum On Wednesday 16th February Class R went on their first coach trip to York Railway Museum. Thirty very excited children set off for a full day of activities which included an interactive story-telling session called “Clickety-Clack” which told the story of a train journey to Edinburgh with various sound effects provided by the children. The children loved having their lunch on an old railway carriage, but probably, they would say, their highlight of the day was the outdoor play area which was full of play trains and slides! A fantastic day was had by everyone – rounded off by many children having a snooze on the return journey!! Tag Rugby On Thursday March 3rd, Year 6 played in the Hayfield Pyramid Tag Rugby tournament. Firstly we played Hayfield Lane Primary School and we won 7-0. Next we played Auckley School and we won by 5-3. After that Auckley School played Hayfield Lane School and Auckley won. Last of all we played Auckley in the finals and we won by 3-2. All of us were really happy that we won! by Abigail Kelly

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Class 1 ‘Clean Slate Day’ Class 1 enjoyed pretending to be a Victorian child for the day when we were visited by a company called „Clean Slate‟ to help us find out more about life in a Victorian home. Read Mia‟s diary entry to find out more … Victorian day diary I put on a white Victorian pinny. I went to school and if you were naughty there would be some serious punishments. I did some baking and you had to do this. You had some butter in front of you and some wooden things you had to pat the butter with and you were done. Idid some cleaning and you had to squeeze some lemon juice out of a lemon and clean the pots. I did some washing you had to pat the clothes with the dolly stick. I played with Victorian toys. by Mia We hope you have enjoyed reading some of our school news from the last month. Best Wishes E.A. Crayton, Head teacher

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Doncaster Advanced Motorists Speed and Acceleration Dear readers, Knowing when to use your car’s power and when to take it easy are skills which every driver needs to master. It isn’t about driving around at a snails pace, its about using power and acceleration wisely, smoothly and safely. Power is nothing without control. This is true of all aspects of driving and a maxim the Advanced Driver lives by. A powerful sports car is at best wasted and at worst deadly in the hands of the amateurish or lazy driver. Never abuse your car’s power. Instead learn how the car delivers its power then use the experience to make the most of it by driving as safely, smoothly, and as progressively as possible. Firm acceleration is sometimes necessary –when joining a motorway or when overtaking for example but to make the best use of your car’s power band takes practice and an understanding of the way it delivers its torque (the power that creates acceleration). Being in the wrong gear at the wrong time can ‘bog’ the engine down, restricting the car’s acceleration and possibly putting you in a hazardous situation. It’s important to learn which part of the rev band delivers the most torque and acceleration. This will ensure you select the right gear for the conditions and the job in hand. Test your sense of deceleration. Here’s a useful way to test your sense of deceleration. The next time you’re driving along the road at the national speed limit and see a 30mph or 40mph speed limit sign ahead, try to time the point at which you ‘lift off’ the accelerator so that the car reaches the speed limit sign at the correct speed, without the need to touch the brakes. On twisty roads you can take this technique a stage further by managing the speed of the car between the bends with accurate use of the accelerator. This will limit the amount of braking you need to do, producing a smoother, more satisfying drive. With smooth road surfaces and powerful, quiet cars, it can take serious concentration not to creep over the speed limit. Advanced Driving is not about driving slowly. A driver who tootles along at 50mph on a busy motorway or a clear country road can be just as dangerous and frustrating as a speed demon. The skilled Advanced Driver looks to make good progress whenever possible by carrying out well-timed overtakes; with smooth, progressive controlled acceleration. Remember just how difficult it would be to enjoy your motoring without a driving licence! If you are interested in the courses that we offer, you’ll be able to find this information on the Institute of Advanced Motorists website at www.iam.org.uk or Tel: 020 8996 9600

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St Saviours, Auckley

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Tabasco Sauce and Daffodils All over the country at the start of April grateful Mums and carers are pushed back into their pillows. Daffodil’s are being yanked from gardens and parks across the UK, and placed in empty Coke bottles. And the strangest assortment of food known to humanity is being specially prepared just for her. A MIXER whirls out of CONTROL, then stops ABRUPTLY as a voice cries, “I’m telling!” A dog BARKS and another voice says, “Get his PAWS out of there. She has to EAT that.” Mum squirms and then tries to get out of bed, but the YOUNGEST child standing guard, pushes her firmly back into her PILLOW. Minutes pass and finally Mum hears, “Dad! Where’s the chilli powder?” Then, “Don’t you dare BLEED on Mum’s breakfast!” The rest is a BLUR of banging doors, running water, rapid footsteps and a high pitched, “You started the FIRE, you put it out!” The breakfast is fairly standard: a glass of fresh juice, five pieces of BLACK BACON that shatters into a THOUSAND pieces as soon as it is touched, a MOUND of EGGS topped with TABASCO SAUCE to disguise the BLOOD, lumpy PORIDGE, and four pieces of COLD TOAST. The kids line up by the bed to watch you EAT, and from time to time they ask why aren’t you drinking the PRUNE JUICE and touching the PORIDGE with the BLACK OLIVES on top spelling "M—U—M". Later in the day, after you have decided it’s easier to MOVE to a NEW HOUSE than clean the KITCHEN, you return to your bed where, if you’re wise, you’ll reflect on this day. For your children have GIVEN instead of RECEIVED. And they have presented you with the GREATEST GIFT people can give— THEMSELVES. Mothering Sunday falls in Lent – a time in the church calendar when Christians think of Jesus’ journey to the cross and his resurrection at Easter. In the story above the Mother’s children gave their all. In the Bible, the Father’s Son gave his all – he died on a cross for you and for me. Blessings

Revd. Neil Redeyoff St Saviour's, Auckley & St Oswald's & Holy Trinity, Finningley

Jack, Hannah, Joseph, Neil and Catherine

To advertise please call 07795 387937 or 01302 534256

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What’s On In Branton And Auckley?

Day

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Mon

Pre-School from 2yrs 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.15 - 11.45

Mon

Weight Watchers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30am

Mon

1st Doncaster Brownies

Auckley Parish Centre

5.30 - 7.00

773174

Mon

Friendly Society

Auckley Parish Centre

2.00 - 4.00

770097

Mon

Line Dancing

Auckley Parish Centre

7.30—9.30

817124

Mon

Simply Singing

Auckley St Saviours Parish Church

10.00-11.30

571874

Mon

Computers for Beginners

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

10.00—12noon

AFCL 862388

Tue

Coffee Morning

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

10.00-11.30

Sheila 538542

Tue

Art Group

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

10.00-12noon

Eddie 537480

Tue

Cubs 8 - 10yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

6.15 - 7.45

770838

Tue

Pre-School from 2 yrs 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.15—11.45

865405

Tue

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30 - 11.00

07815 666068

Tue

Slimlines Slimming Club

Auckley Parish Centre

5.00—7.00

01405 818564

Tue

Ridgeway School of Dance

Auckley Parish Centre

4.00 - 8.30

710889

Tue

Street Beat Dance Academy

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

5.00-6.00pm

Wed

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30—11.00

07815 666068

wed

Computers for Beginners

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

12.30-2.30pm

AFCL 862388

Wed

Gentle Exercise

Auckley Parish Centre

2.00 - 3.30

771326

Wed

Pre-School from 2 years 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.15 - 11.45

865405

Wed

Beavers 6 - 8yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

5.30 - 7.00

770838

Wed

Tae Kwon Do (Dave Sutherill)

Auckley Parish Centre

6.15 - 7.45

868431

Wed

Pilates

Auckley Parish Centre

8.00—9.00

01427 752548

Thur

91st Rainbows

Scout Hut, Auckley

5.30 - 6.30

770727

Thur

Explorer Scouts 14-18yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

7.30 - 9.30

770838

Thur

Pre-School from 2 yrs 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.15—11.45

865405

Thur

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30 - 11.00

07815 666068

Thur

Coffee Morning

Auckley Parish Centre

10.00—11.30

771525

Thur

Slim & Zumba Exercise

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

9.30-10.45am

07952 756422

Thur

St John Ambulance, 5-10yrs

Auckley Parish Centre

5.30-6.45

535151

Thur

St John Ambulance 10—16yrs

Auckley parish Centre

7.00—8.30

535151

Fri

Scouts 10.5 - 14yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

7.00 - 9.00

770838

Fri

Pre-School from 2 yrs 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.15 - 11.45

865405

Fri

Music Bugs

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30-11am

08445 781016

Fri

Art Group

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

10.00-12noon

Eddie 537480

Fri

BINGO

Auckley Parish Centre

7.00—8.30

Fri

Mod’ Sequence & Ballroom Dance

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

7.00-10.30pm

Auckley Parish Ctr Bookings

Contact Margaret Ottewell

Kilham Hall, Branton—Bookings

Contact Sylvia Mulligan

Contact 865405 07966 226073

07808 070300

770714 Cyril 532497

886811 10am to 4pm

07856 221470


What’s On In Finningley? Day

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Contact

Mon

Finningley Babies & Toddler Group

Finningley Village Hall

09.45-11.15

771699

Mon

See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs

Finningley C o E School

9-12noon

771699

Tue

See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs

Finningley C o E School

9-12 noon

Tue

73rd Doncaster Brownies

Blaxton Community Hall

5.45—7.15pm

01427 754896

Tue

Weight Watchers

Finningley Village Hall

5-6.30pm

07966 226073

Wed

Term Time Junior Youth Club

Finningley Village Hall

6.30-8.00pm

772924

Wed

See Saw Pre School 2-5yrs

Finningley C o E School

9-12 noon

771699

Wed

73rd Doncaster Rainbows

Blaxton Community Hall

5.30—6.30

772737

Thur

See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs

Finningley C o E School

9-12 noon

771699

Thur

Art Club

Finningley Village Hall

1.00 -3.30

771800

Thur

Reach For The Stars-School Dance

Finningley Village Hall

4.00-8.30pm

079180203703

Fri

See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs

Finningley C o E School

9-12 noon

Fri

Reach For The Stars-School Dance

Finningley Village Hall

4.00-9.00pm

079180203703

Church Sunday School

Finningley Village Hall

9.00-10.00

770607

Finningley Village Hall Bookings

Contact Elaine McNulty

Sun

Monthly

771699

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Contact

2nd Monday in Month

Church Friendship Group

1.30-3.30

Mrs Huxtable

Last Monday in Month

Doncaster Woodturning Club

Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall

6.00-9.00

832224

Neighbourhood Watch

Finningley Village Hall

7.00pm

770873

3rd Tuesday in Month

Finningley Parish Council

7.00pm

3rd Thursday in Month

Womans Institute

3rd Tuesday in Month

Tuesday Club

Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Contact

2nd Wednesday of the month

Auckley Parish Council Meeting

Auckley Parish Centre

7.10pm

770922

1st Wednesday of the month

Branton Parish Council Meeting

Kilham Hall, Kilham Lane, Branton

7.00pm

772493

2nd Thursday of the month

Branton WI

Kilham Hall, Kilham Lane, Branton

7.20pm

537493

1st Thursday of the month

Monday 16th May 2011

Monthly

7.15-9.00

771437

1.45pm

770992

Auckley WI

Auckley Parish Centre

7.15—9.30 771327

Wednesday fortnightly

Mobile Library

Branton

1.40pm

873456

Wednesday fortnightly

Mobile Library

Auckley

2.15pm

873456

Private, Modern, Classic & Sports cars. Light Commercials and Fleet Maintenance Unit 3, Ash-Holt Industrial Park, Blaxton Doncaster DN9 3NT

Tel: 01302 772668 Mob: 07940 592648


Advice

General

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Advice line

01302 735225 Doncaster Council - General

01302 734444

Electricity Emergencies

0800 375 675

Post Office—Finningley

01302 770228

Transco - Gas Leaks

0800 111 999

Post Office - Auckley

01302 770250

Yorkshire Water

0845 124 2424 Post Office - Branton

01302 536053

Care in the Community Age Concern Childline

Robin Hood Airport 0800 009966 08001111

01302 801010

Medical Burns Medical Centre, Goodison Boulevard

08444 140726

Doctor Okleke, 41 Ellers Lane, Auckley

01302 770327

Doncaster Council - Community First

01302736000

NSPCC

0808 8005000 Doncaster Royal Infirmary Hospital

01302 366666

RSPCA

08705555999

0845 4647

NHS Direct

Weldricks Pharmacy, East Laith Gate, Doncaster Mon—Sat 9am—10pm, Sun 10am-10pm, 01302 369699 Bank holidays 10am-8pm, 365 days per year.

Community Auckley Parish Council

Oakwood Doctors Surgery, Masham Rd, 01302 770922 Cantley

Branton Parish Council

01302 772493

Safer Neighbourhood Team

01302 385338

Finningley Parish Council

01302 771224

Kilham Hall Community Centre, Branton

07856 221470

Auckley Parish Centre

01302 886811

S Yorkshire Fire Service (non emergency)

0114 272 7202

S Yorkshire Police (non emergency)

0114 2202020

01302 537611

Education Armthorpe Library

01302 833538

Auckley Primary School

01302 770701

Cantley Library

01302 535614

Doncaster Central Library

01302 734305

Doncaster Council - Education

01302 737222

Doncaster Mobile Library

01302 873456

Finningley C of E Primary School

01302 770330

Hayfield School Comprehensive

01302 770589

Hayfield Lane Primary School

01302 770427

Mcauley Catholic High School

01302 537396

St Wilfrid's C of E Primary School

01302 537344

Leisure Armthorpe Sports Centre

01302 834268

My Vue Cinema

08712 240240

The Dome Leisure Centre

01302 370777

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Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


Business Directory To advertise your business in the directory for 12 months call 01302534256 Architect Wright Design

01302 733622

Domestic Cleaning Svs & Craftsman Campsall Cabinets (and joinery) Doncaster www. Campsallcabinets.co.uk

01302 701801

Grifftile, Tiling Services, Auckley, Doncaster

01302 770768

LTJ Plastering Services

07932 491 022

Poppies of Doncaster, Domestic Cleaning Svs.

01302 533663

Funeral Directors W E Pinder & Sons, Bawtry, Doncaster

01302710285

Garages —Car Service & Repair James Motors, Cantley Lane, Cantley.

01302 370846

The Car Workshop, Armthorpe

01302 834825

General Convenience Stores Spar, Ellers Lane, Auckley

01302771187

Interior Fitted Furniture DC Interiors, Tesco Precinct, Edenthorpe

01302 886790

The Workbench Joinery & Building Services

IT Solutions Mat & Mouse IT Services Ltd info@matandmouse.co.uk

Established 1963 01302 534449

Medical Health Chiropodist Health Professions Council Registered / Home Visit Service. Contact Brian Tansey M.Ch.S., S.R.Ch. Jackie Fletcher BSc Hons. Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser

01302534959 07784123480

Security Meteor Security Solutions Ltd., Auckley

01302623427

Taxis Auckley Private Hire, Auckley

01302770097

BJ7 Taxis 4,6,7 & 8 seaters, Cantley

01302531277

Takeaway Food The Amraj, Indian Takeaway, Auckley www.amraj.biz Emilios Takeaway Pizza, Auckley www.emilios.biz

01302773311 01302772004

Full workshop facilities available Mark Turner Proprietor Ivy Cottage 27 Main St., Auckley, DN9 3HT

01302 771839 07966 178639 www.joinersdoncaster.co.uk

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Apr 11, Issue 67, The Branton & Auckley Arrow