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Including Blaxton & Finningley Issue No. 91

April 2013

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Editor’s Letter …

Spring, Spring, where are you? Oh do please hurry up! It’s nearly April and we are yet to feel the benefit. I think all this cold, grey, wet weather makes Easter feel even earlier than it already is. Let’s hope the Easter break brings some much needed sunshine. Auckley School are offering a holiday club with lots of exciting activities organised if you are looking for something to entertain the children over the holiday period. You can find more information in this month’s Arrow. For those of you interested in the latest development regarding the pedestrian crossing on Doncaster Road in Branton, The latest Parish Council meeting in March had no new information and we still await a decision from Doncaster Council. Don’t forget, the clocks go forward on the evening of Saturday 30th March which means we all have one hour less in bed!! However, on the bright side, we get to eat our Easter eggs earlier! If you are really motivated by early starts, St Oswald's Church in Finningley have an early service on Easter Sunday at 7am, those brave enough will be treat to bacon sandwiches (or a vegetarian alternative)! The family service will take place at 9.15am. The deadline for the May issue for advertising and articles is Wednesday 17th April and The Arrow will be distributed from Friday 26th April 2013! Happy Easter Michelle Sidebottom Tel: 01302 534256 / 07795 387937 Email: michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk

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News, News, News, News, News, News... Prevent becoming a victim of burglary. There has been a spate of sneak-in burglaries recently in the South area. Please protect your home the best you can, ensure all doors and windows are locked when going out or going to bed and preferably locked when in the house. You can reduce the risk of your home being burgled by making sure you’ve taken these simple (and often inexpensive) precautions:  Keep all doors and windows locked at all times even when inside.  Do not leave keys visible for example on a key rack and therefore susceptible to being hooked out  Keep valuable property out of sight where possible.  Use lighting and switches when possible to indicate someone is at home  Take keys, wallets and other valuables upstairs when going to bed.  Have effective house alarms and window locks fitted. Upgrade Euro locks.  Fit CCTV systems.  Join a neighbourhood watch scheme if you have one in your area. If not, consider setting one up with local residents. Speak to your local crime reduction officer or local neighbourhood officer for advice. If you have any further questions or queries please contact us on 101 and ask for Rossington/Cantley/Bessacarr/ Villages South safer neighbourhood team.

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FINNINGLEY WI

Meeting at 7.15pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month we always welcome visitors who want to see what the WI actually gets up to. In March we had an enjoyable taste of Salsa dancing but didn’t quite reach “Strictly” standard! The secrets of Doncaster’s Sand House will be revealed at our April meeting then we celebrate the birthday of our WI in May. For further information contact Jayne on 01302 772539

ST. WILFRID'S CHURCH, CANTLEY SPRING FAYRE - SATURDAY 23rd MARCH 2013 11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. - Entrance Free Cake Stall, Bric-a-Brac, Crafts, Books and plenty more! Refreshments and Light Lunches available.

Easter Coffee Morning Kilham Hall Community Centre, Kilham Lane, Branton Tuesday 26th March, 2013 FREE tea, coffee, hot cross buns

An Easter bonnet parade, open to both ladies and gentlemen Plus our usual Bingo, an Easter quiz and Easter Raffle There will be a small gift awarded to all entrants in the Easter Bonnet Parade

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Comic Relief Once again, the villages took part in this year’s Comic relief fund raising. All the local primary schools had non uniform days where they were asked to come to school in something red! Fancy dress and crazy hair was the order of the day. St Wilfrids raised £347.79 and Auckley School raised nearly £200. There were other activities in through church and local groups. Chloe Forster, Rachel Crowston, Abigail Peet all from Hayfield School and Katherine Witherden from St Wilfrid’s did a bake sale around Poppyfields in Branton on Sunday 10th March to raise money for comic relief, the total raised was £76.56. They would like to say a big thank you to all who purchased the baked goods, they hope you enjoyed them!!!

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News, News, News, News, News, News... Kilham Hall Update Following our last committee meeting on February 25th, we welcomed a new member, Mrs Janet Goodband, who has been joining us on a Tuesday morning at our coffee sessions in the Hall. Existing committee members are delighted and Janet will be helping to run the Tuesday Coffee Club. Kilham Hall Committee now comprises the following members: Noreen Pearson - Chair Sheila Smith - Vice-chair Barbara Fussey - Treasurer Veronica Lathwood - Secretary Bev Humphries - Booking Clerk Jean Cheetham Emma Gebbie Janet Goodband Arrow editor, Michelle Sidebottom, is also soon to be joining Kilham Hall Committee and, as we are a voluntary committee, the more willing members we have the better; so, any local residents out there who might be interested in joining us, please do call in at Branton Post Office, in the first instance, and have a chat with Barbara who will be pleased to tell you more about the committee's work. Following money raised from refreshments at the annual Parish Council Christmas Carol Evening, held in Kilham Hall last December, Kilham Hall Committee has made a donation of £50 each to two local charities. Firefly Cancer Awareness and Support Foundation funds a shuttle bus which takes Dearne Valley patients to Sheffield's Weston Park hospital for treatment whilst The Aurora Centre offers a package of free beauty and complementary therapy treatments to both men and women who have had a diagnosis of cancer. On Saturday April 6th, Parkinsons UK Doncaster Support Group is holding a coffee morning at Kilham Hall and the committee will be making a similar donation to this local charity. As well as supporting our local Branton community with events at the Hall, we are pleased, on behalf of the Branton community, to be able to support local Doncaster charities. If Branton residents, have any local charities you would like to see supported please do get in touch and we will do our best.

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Don't forget our Tuesday Club's Easter Coffee Morning on 26th March, 10am 'til 12 noon when, as well as free tea/coffee and hot cross buns, we shall be holding an Easter Bonnet Parade, open to both men and women! Councillor Yvonne Woodcock has graciously accepted an invitation to attend and judge the colourful and creative Easter bonnets. We are delighted to be able to say that our Tuesday morning numbers are increasing and we have a thriving Coffee Club and the atmosphere is always lively with lots of conversation, camaraderie and fun! Another date for your diaries is a Fun Day to be held in aid of the Harry Matthews Bowel Transplant Trust on Saturday 23rd June. This event is being organised, not by Kilham Hall Committee but by one of its newest members, Mrs Emma Gebbie, and the Fun Day promises to be massive, so look out for posters and further advertisements and get yourselves down to Kilham Lane for a day of family fun!! What is fast becoming an annual event - our Hallowe'en Party for our local children - will be happening again, this time on Sunday 27th October, but more of that later!! Many of you are booking the Hall on a weekend for private functions and feedback is always positive so remember to contact Bev on: 07856221470 All that remains is to wish you all a Happy and Peaceful Easter from Kilham Hall Committee!

Tickhill Music Society Friday, 19th April 2013 at 8.00 p.m. in St. Mary's Primary School, St. Mary's Road, Tickhill. An entertaining talk on 'Music of the West Riding' by Dr. Simon Lindley, organist of Leeds Parish Church, conductor of Doncaster Choral Society and Sheffield Bach Choir etc. The talk will be preceded at 7.00 p.m. by the Society's AGM.

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World War II veterans will be able to apply for funding for a second commemorative trip under the Heroes Return 2 programme, the Big Lottery Fund announced on 25 February 2013. Over £25 million has been awarded since 2004 to more than 52,000 Second World War veterans, widows, spouses and carers across the country for journeys in the UK,France, Germany, the Middle East, Far East and beyond. From today, veterans will be able to apply for funding to go a second time. Peter Ainsworth, Big Lottery Fund UK Chair, said: “It is for me a very real honour and pleasure to announce that our Second World War veterans who have already been on a Heroes Return commemorative visit can now be supported to make another journey to a place where they fought or served. They let us know how important these visits are to them - whether it be a trip to London’s Cenotaph on Remembrance Day, a visit to the beaches of Normandy, or journeys to war cemeteries in the Far East. The experiences they revisit remind us that we must never take for granted the peace this generation secured for all of us and the debt we owe for the freedoms we enjoy and value today.” The final date for applications and travel for first time or second commemorative trips is 31 December 2015 . For more information, check the website below. www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/uk-wide/heroes-return

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Hayfield Lane Primary School News As part of their learning challenge, ‘Why were the Romans so powerful?’ our Owls class visited the Doncaster museum. The children had lots of fun dressing up and learning about Roman life, when back at school, they wrote about their experiences and the following is an extract from one of the children: ‘When we got off the coach the first thing we did at the museum was hang our coats up and put our lunch boxes away. Next, we went into a classroom. Mr Hall asked some children to wear some Roman clothes. I got dressed up as a soldier. I liked getting dressed up. Mr Hall told us about Roman life and we looked at some old pottery and games.’ The children had a very enjoyable day and learnt a lot about The Romans that they will be able to use in their future lessons. Our KS2 children enjoyed an afternoon of Julius Caesar performed by the Young Shakespeare Company. The Young Shakespeare Company is one of the most well-established and respected educational theatre companies in the UK. The company works in primary and secondary schools. Five actors performed Shakespeare’s historical drama in a fully costumed interactive production. The play was acted out around and among the children, and at times children became characters within the story. The children thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the play and becoming actively involved.

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World Book Day. The whole school became awash of costumes on World Book Day when children came into school dressed up as their favourite book character. We had a range of Hermiones to The Gruffalo, Where’s Wally to Disney princesses and from witches to pirates. We had many activities during the day, children bought in books that they no longer wanted to exchange for other books with their friends. Children also researched their favourite authors and some had written stories that they shared with their classes. The children had a fun day celebrating the enjoyment of books and reading. Flowers for Mother’s Day. All the children in school decorated their own flowerpots with tissue paper, paper flowers and pictures of chocolates and they wrote special messages to their mums. The flowerpots were then filled with a primrose plant that had been kindly provided by “The Friends of Hayfield Lane”. No doubt, we had some very happy mums on Mother’s Day morning when they received their very special gift

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GREAT CHINA RUN FOR TRACY A director of a CESAB forklift dealership is taking on a challenge of Olympic proportions by taking part in four big sporting events over the next two years. Tracy MacInnes of Enterprise Handling in Whitley Bridge, near Doncaster, is training for two open water swims in the Lake District and the York marathon this year and a 51 kilometre run on the Great Wall of China in 2014. Aiming to raise £3,500 for the Meningitis Trust, Tracy is training three times a week to get to peak fitness before the first swim in June and the marathon in October. However her greatest challenge will be the Great Wall Run which she was inspired to enter by a close friend who is also competing to raise money for the meningitis charity. The event will see Tracy and other competitors run two half marathons over the first two days and a final 15 kilometres on the third day. Tracy: “I’ve been running on and off since I was a child and I did the Great North Run a couple of years ago, so I’ve got some experience of big events, but the next year or so will be a real challenge. I’ve always wanted to see China so the Great Wall Run will be an amazing opportunity to do something completely different and see a new part of the world. “My friend’s daughter contracted meningitis but she fortunately made a complete recovery. While this was a terrible time for the whole family, it made everyone realise the fantastic work that the Meningitis Trust does, so I am now really pleased to be able to support my friend and give something back to a cause that helps so many people.” If you would like to sponsor Tracy please contact Enterprise Handling UK on 01977 782168.

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Auckley Parish Council Newsletter April/May 2013 Home Security There has recently been a spate of burglaries in the village and the Police are reminding residents to ensure that all windows and doors are locked at night and whenever they leave the house. Also remember to secure your sheds and outbuildings. Flooding on Recreation Ground During January/February, following heavy prolonged rain, a large pond of water formed at the far end of the children’s play area where there is a dip in the ground. The hole remained dry for some time after the water was pumped out, but some water has now settled again after recent rain and snow fall. DMBC Grounds Maintenance is advising Council on what measures are required to drain and fill in the area. In the meantime would parents please ensure their children do not play around the water. Parking Outside Auckley School and Shops at Ellers Lane Council continues to receive complaints from residents regarding irresponsible parking outside Auckley School and the shops at Ellers Lane. We are in regular contact with Police and the Traffic Enforcement Team, and tickets will be issued to offenders. White “I” bars have now been painted outside residents’ homes on School Lane to ensure that motorists do not block entrances to their drives, and discussions continue with DMBC Highways to see what other measures can be taken. Blocked Sewer Over the years a number of residents living close to the Spey Drive play area have experienced blocked drains, and Severn Trent recently investigated by sending a camera down the main sewer to see if tree roots were causing the problem. No roots were found but fat deposits were present which can potentially block the sewer. Severn Trent recommends that in order to prevent this problem householders should dispose of any fat left in roasting tins, etc. in the wheelie bin, rather than down the sink.

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Branton St Wilfrid’s School News Class R Visit to York Railway Museum

On 12th February Class R visited the National Railway Museum. They had fantastic fun dressing up as Victorian Children and going on a pretend journey to the seaside. The children saw lots of fantastic engines and trains and particularly loved The Bullet, the model railway and the Queen’s Carriages which had a bed and a bath in them! Everyone was very tired on the coach coming home!

Class 2 Visit from William Petty Class 2 enjoyed a visit from Sir William Petty (friend of Samuel Pepys), learning lots about the Great Fire of London. The children learned more about how the fire spread and how it could be put out using buckets. We finished off the day by planning a new city of London and piecing the map together. A great day was had by all.

Arts Week

On 4th March we began our Arts Week activities and all Classes enjoyed a very busy week with activities linked to the theme of Other Cultures. We were joined by Satnam Singh who led a noisy and energetic day of drumming and dancing with Class 4. Artist Bryony Pritchard led workshops with each class and children explored and created Indian Henna Patterns, Native American Indian Dream Catchers, Ghanan Block Prints and Indian Tie Dye.

The whole school was treated to a musical world tour from Travelling by Tuba musicians Chris and Stewart. Children had the chance to hear musical instruments from around the world played and in some cases to have a go playing the alpine horn!

Confirmation Mass A packed audience squeezed into the hall for our Confirmation Mass on 6th March. The school was delighted to welcome Bishop Glyn, Bishop of Beverley who led a thoroughly enjoyable service. We were very proud of those pupils who were confirmed and were pleased to welcome Karla from another school to join in with the occasion. It was a very memorable afternoon for all involved.

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Class 6 Visit to the Crucial Crew

On March 14th Class 6 went to Yorkshire’s only interactive safety centre, The Crucial crew where they learned about keeping safe whilst out in the wider community and at home. Different scenarios dealt with home safety, personal safety, community safety, arson, hoax calls, crime and consequences, peer pressure, road safety and first aid. The children played the roles in a youth court scenario, fining their friends for theft and drunken behaviour. The consequence of actions really hit home when they saw the prison cell which this type of behaviour could lead to! This was an enjoyable and thought provoking day for all involved!

Red Nose Day 2013 Our School Council took the lead in organising events for Red Nose Day 2013- do something funny for money! Children wore and vast assortment of red clothes and each class competed for the wackiest hair style. Our collection of red, multicoloured, spiky, frizzy and crispy hair caused great delight- and that was just the staff! Mrs Ward set up a production line in her kitchen and baked cakes which the School Council members sold to classes. The school raised a total of £347.79 For Comic Relief- thank you all for your support!

Jubilate at the Walsingham Children’s Pilgrimage 26 children from Jubilate went to Walsingham for a long weekend visit, along with over 100 children from other worship groups around the country. The theme was “Joy”Jesus, Others, You! Everyone had a great time and learned a lot from the stay!


News From Auckley School News Year 2 Visit the Church As part of our RE work, Year 2 visited Finningley Church and had an amazing time. The Reverend Neil and Louise made us very welcome in their church. They very kindly answered all of our questions and even the hard ones that Reverend Neil had to look up on the internet. Reverend Neil then took us in small group to the tower to ring the bells while the rest of us took brass rubbings and sketched the main features of the church. We all took photographs with digital cameras of the things we found interesting in the church. Reigning Champions On Tuesday 26th February our Year 5 and 6 Football team took part in a competition against other local schools at The Hayfield School. The boys played extremely well and supported and encouraged each other as a team. They were coached by Josh Milner who helped them achieve their two wins (4-0 and 3-0) and a draw. Harry Watkin scored a hat-trick in one of the games. The Auckley Team won the competition for the second year in a row. Well done boys you did us proud.

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Crucial Crew Year 6 have recently spent the day at Crucial Crew. This experience is designed to make the children aware of potential dangers they may face as they enter adolescence but more importantly how to minimise the risks! They learned through lots of role play in an environment that is built to look as though they outside in the local community with shops, pubs, internet cafes, houses, roads, parks and even a court! This was most enjoyable for year 6! Comic Relief Auckley School dress in red for Comic Relief this year and managed to raise an amazing £178. Well done everyone. Animations Key stage 1 and year 6 have all been using digital blue cameras to make animations this term. Year 6 have been recreating the traditional Aboriginal story called ‘The Curse’ and Year 1 and year 2 have been creating animations for a Tinga Tinga story. The children all created their own scenery, characters and storyboards. They then used the cameras to take lots of photographs, moving the characters a little at a time. These pictures were then edited and put together to make short films. The children all had a lot of fun with these projects and the results were fantastic.

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A Moveable Feast - Can’t We Just Fix Easter? You’ve probably noticed that Easter was early this year. So early, that this Vicar was planning Easter before Christmas, and that’s just not right! A number of people have asked me recently why it isn’t fixed, and why it moves. So this time I’ll try and answer that as best I can. Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? Because the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews used different calendars. The Egyptians had one based on the movement of the sun, which was passed on through the Romans and Christian culture to become the modern world's standard. Whilst the Jews had one based on the phases of the moon. Easter is one of the festivals which tries to harmonise the solar and lunar calendars, and as a general rule, Easter falls on the first Sunday, following the first full moon after 21 March. But not always, because a system of equations are used to calculate it. Easter is of course when Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. The Bible tells us he was killed around the time of the Jewish Passover. So Christians wanted to have their feast day around the same time as the Jewish festival which was fixed by the first full moon following the vernal equinox – the spring day when night and day are exactly the same length. The problem comes because a solar year (the length of time it takes the earth to move round the sun) is 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 12 seconds whereas a lunar year is 354.37 days. Calculating one against another is seriously complicated! So is this the earliest Easter can get? No. It can be on 22 March, as it was last in 1818, but that won't happen until 2285. The latest possible date is 25 April but we haven't had that since 1943 and won't again until 2038. The most common date is 19 April though the full cycle of Easter dates only repeats after 5,700,000 years. Just so you know, I didn’t do the maths on any of this! Can't we just pluck a fixed date out of the air and agree on it? Both governments and churches have tried to do that. However, even where there is some agreement, implementation is another matter. In Britain, an Easter Act was passed in 1928 (I didn’t know this) fixing the holiday as "the first Sunday after the second Saturday in April". The law remains on the statute book but it has never been enforced. There seem to be too many contradictory influences brought to bear, and so it seems that Easter is set to remain the original moveable feast. One Fixed Thing. However, when Easter falls isn’t really what’s important, it’s what Christians celebrate the world over that’s really important....

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Auckley Nursery School Building

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Weight Watchers

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Auckley Parish Centre

5.30 - 7.00

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Re hab Pilates

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

2.00—3.00pm

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Friendly Society

Auckley Parish Centre

2.00 - 4.00

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Auckley Parish Centre

12—1.30pm

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Auckley Parish Centre

7.30—9.30

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4.15—6.15

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Zumba

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6.30-7.30pm

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10.00-11.30

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Art Group

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1.00-3.00pm

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6.15 - 7.45

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9.00—3.30pm

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Parent and Toddlers

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9.30 - 11.00

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Ridgeway School of Dance

Auckley Parish Centre

4.00 - 9pm

Tue

Zumba

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

6.30.7.30pm

Debbie 07952756422

Wed

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30—11.00

01302 539661

Wed

Gentle Exercise

Auckley Parish Centre

2.00 - 3.30

Wed

Soft Play for under 5’s

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

9.30—11.30

Simone 771101

Wed

Pre-School from 2 years 6 months

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.00-3.30pm

865405

Wed

Beavers 6 - 8yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

5.30 - 7.00

Wed

Table Tennis Club

Hayfield Community Sports Centre

7pm

Wed

Chunma 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

9.00—3.30pm

865405

Thur

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30 - 11.00

Thur

Coffee Morning

Auckley Parish Centre

10.00—11.30

Thur

Slim & Zumba Exercise

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

9.30-10.45am

Thur

Soft Play for under 5’s

Auckley Parish Centre

1.00-3.00pm

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

9.00-3.30pm

865405

Fri

Zumba

Kilham Hall Branton Community Centre

9.30—10.30am

Fri

Music Bugs

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30-11.30am

Fri

BINGO

Auckley Parish Centre

7.00—8.30

770714

Sat

Circuit Training

Auckley Parish Centre

9.00-10am

770619

Sun

Sunday Club

Auckley Parish Centre

11am

770240

Auckley Parish Ctr Bookings Blaxton Community Hall Bookings

Contact 865405 07966 226073 773174 Suzanne 07787

158180 770097

07788262783

710889

771326

770838 530905 / 07703014818

01302 539661 771525 Debbie 07952

756422

Simone 771101

Vicky 07899 980870 07827 816175

Contact Margaret Ottewell

886811

Contact Kathleen

771921

Finningley Village Hall Bookings

Contact Elaine McNulty

Kilham Hall, Branton—Bookings

Contact Beverley

771699 07856 221470


What’s On In Finningley & Blaxton? Day

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Mon Mon Mon

Finningley Babies & Toddler Group Good Companions (alternate Monday’s) See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs

Finningley Village Hall Blaxton Community Hall Finningley C o E School

09.45-11.15 771699 1.30pm—3.30pm 771921 9-12noon 771699

Contact

Mon

Scott Stevenson School of Dance

Blaxton Community Hall

5.00—7.15pm

Tue Tue

See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs Soft Play for under 5’s

Finningley C o E School Blaxton Community Hall

9-12 noon 9.45—11.15

Simone 771101

Tue

Indoor Bowls

Blaxton Community Hall

12.30—2pm

771921

Tue Tue Tue Wed Wed

Zumba 73rd Doncaster Brownies Weight Watchers Term Time Junior Youth Club See Saw Pre School 2-5yrs

Blaxton Community Hall Blaxton Community Hall Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall Finningley C o E School

7.45—8.45pm 6.00-7.30pm 5-6.30pm 6.30-8.00pm 9-12 noon

07989 828850 01427 754896 07966 226073 772924 771699

Wed

73rd Doncaster Rainbows

Blaxton Community Hall

5.30—6.30

772737

Wed Thur Thur Thur Thur Fri Fri Fri Sun

Zumba Class See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs Art Club Scott Stevenson School of Dance Reach For The Stars-School Dance See Saw Pre school 2-5yrs Reach For The Stars-School Dance Zumba Church Sunday School

Blaxton Community Hall Finningley C o E School Finningley Village Hall Blaxton Community Hall Finningley Village Hall Finningley C o E School Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall Finningley Village Hall

6.45—7.45 9-12 noon 1.00 -3.30 5.00-7.15pm 4.00-8.30pm 9-12 noon 4.00-9.00pm 9.30—10.30am 9.00-10.00

07899 980870 771699 771800

07787 521700

079180203703 079180203703 07899 980870 770607

Monthly Events in Branton, Finningley & Auckley 2nd Wednesday of the month

Auckley Parish Council Meeting

Auckley Parish Centre

7.10pm

770922

Finningley Village Community Group

Finningley Village Hall

7.15pm

770796

Branton Parish Council Meeting

Kilham Hall, Kilham Lane, Branton

7.00pm

772493

2nd Thursday of the month

Branton WI

Kilham Hall, Kilham Lane, Branton

7.30pm

537493

1st Thursday of the month

1st Tuesday of the month 1st Wednesday of the month

Auckley WI

Auckley Parish Centre

7.15—9.30 772065

Wednesday fortnightly

Mobile Library

Branton

1.40pm

873456

Wednesday fortnightly

Mobile Library

Auckley

2.15pm

873456

Wednesday fortnightly

Mobile Library

Gatesbridge Park, Finningley

4pm

873456

2nd Monday in Month

Church Friendship Group

Finningley Village Hall

1.30-3.30

Mrs Huxtable

Last Monday in Month

Doncaster Woodturning Club

Finningley Village Hall

6.00-9.00

832224

Neighbourhood Watch

Finningley Village Hall

7.00pm

770873

Monday 22nd October 2012 3rd Tuesday in Month

Finningley Parish Council

Finningley Village Hall

7.00pm

3rd Thursday in Month

Finningley WI

Finningley Village Hall

7.15-9.00

772539

3rd Tuesday in Month

Tuesday Club

Finningley Village Hall

1.45pm

770862


Advice

General

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Advice line

01302 735225 Doncaster Council - General

01302 736000

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 Auckley Pharmacy

01302 771392

Doncaster Council - Community First

01302736000

NSPCC

0808 8005000 Doctor Okleke, 41 Ellers Lane, Auckley

01302 770327

RSPCA

08705555999

Doncaster Royal Infirmary Hospital

01302 366666

NHS Direct

0845 4647

Community

Burns Medical Centre, Goodison Boulevard

08444 140726

Auckley Parish Council

Oakwood Doctors Surgery, Masham Rd, 01302 770922 Cantley

Branton Parish Council

Weldricks Pharmacy, East Laith Gate, Doncaster 01302 772493 Mon—Sat 9am—10pm, Sun 10am-10pm, Bank 01302 369699 holidays 10am-8pm, 365 days per year.

Safer Neighbourhood Team

01302 537611

101

Finningley Parish Council 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

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

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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 01302 534256

Builders Holgates Home Improvements & Maintenance

07456 524004

Domestic Cleaning Svs & Craftsman Poppies of Doncaster, Domestic Cleaning Svs.

01302 533663

Domestic Services/Plumbing/Electrician AJH Electrical Services

01302 535151 07793750884

Martin Johnson Plumbing & Heating Repairs

01302 845978 07717 300662

Executive/Chauffeur Driven/Wedding Transport EX-ZEC Travel Services www.exzectravel.co.uk

01302 820137 07876 595574

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

IT Solutions It To Go Computer Services W: www.ittogo.co.uk E:sales@ittogo.co.uk

01302 352352

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

01302 534449

Medical Health Jackie Fletcher BSc Hons. Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser Tim Robinson/Perkins DIPCFHP Foot Health Practioner Willow Dental Practice www.thewillowsdentalpractice.co.uk Security Complete Fire & Security Systems Ltd.

For care and support when you need it the most Personal service 24 hours a day.

07784123480 01302 770016 07950462317

Independant family business. Established for 90 years.

01427 872106

01302 511050

Taxis Auckley Private Hire, Auckley

01302770097

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

01302531277

19 Thorne Road, Bawtry, Doncaster 01302 710285

To advertise please call 07795 387937 or 01302 534256

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