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Including Blaxton & Finningley June 2018

Issue No. 153

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Welcome to the June issue of

The Branton & Auckley Arrow. A fantastic effort was made by the villages to support and cheer on the TDY as it raced through Blaxton and Auckley. It’s such an exciting event and the support they get must be an enormous boost. Well done to everyone involved. How lovely it is to see the maypole reinstated in Finningley after all of these years. It looks like the village had a wonderful time and I can imagine the pride everyone felt who took part in making this happen, in particular Bridget Clark who is instrumental in encouraging a real sense of community spirit in Finningley. Talking about community spirit, hot on the heels of Auckley’s success with their recent litter pick, Branton will follow suit on Saturday 23rd June. Everyone who would like to get involved should meet at Branton garden centre at 9.30am. Litter picks and bags will be provided. Also, a quick note to save the date for the official opening of the new play equipment and Sianne’s Butterfly Trail at Kilham Hall recreational ground on Saturday 7th July. More details to follow in the July issue. You may have heard about the Doncaster Sheffield Airports master plan? If you want to find out more about what the future holds for Auckley, check this website for details http://flydsa.co.uk/masterplan/ Last but not least, well done to all Y6 children who completed their SAT’s in May and good luck to all Y11’s taking there GCSE’s. We have had a double whammy in our house with one doing SATs and the other doing GCSE’s. We have all survived so far :)

Best Wishes Michelle Sidebottom Tel: 01302 534256 / 07795 387937 email: michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk

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Community News Finningleys maypole

Photos kindly provided by Andrew Hellan In January this year, local and well known resident, Bridget Clark was looking at the Finningley bygone years website, filling in a cold long evening when up popped a photo of the village maypole. Bridgett started to reminisce and share her memories with others in the village. Bridget thought it would be a great idea to revive this tradition for the children today so they too would have such wonderful memory’s. Bridget said ‘It was in the 1950s when I was dancing around the maypole in a brand new white dress and sandals’. So, the momentum began and more and more people wanted to get involved and bring this lovely idea to life. The old maypole was lost when the school moved into the new building in the 1960s so, they needed a new maypole. Bridget began a collection in a plastic tube done up like a maypole in the P.O. with the kind permission of Vin and Ash, Bridget had also been to the Parish Council and the joint playing fields committee for their support as it was to be a community maypole.

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Save The Date

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Saturday 7th July 11am– 2pm

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Official opening of the new play equipment at the Kilham Hall Recreational Park and Sianne’s Butterfly Trail.

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Bridget created a thermometer on a piece of paper so everyone could see how the collection was going and reported back on the Finningley Folk facebook page. Finningley Parish Council made a generous donation and by the beginning of March they were well on their way to reaching the £450 target. By the beginning of April the maypole was ordered and finally arrived with about 3weeks to spare. Bridget asked Miss Christine from the Scott Stevenson school of dance if she could possibly come up with a demonstration dance for the inauguration on 7th May which she was happy to do. The stage was set and the venue was arranged with the Harvey Arms as all the necessary insurances were held for functions. Bridget needed to make sure the maypole remained in the community so she drew up a certificate of ownership for the Finningley and Blaxton joint playing fields committee. This will ensure that the maypole will always remains in the village. Another certificate was issued for custody of the maypole to the Harvey Arms whilst the venue remains with them. After an appeal for a birthday girl, Katie Ann shearman made a wonderful May Queen. Katie is also leader of the local Rainbows. The superb florist, Ruby Rose at Westwoodside arranged some fantastic flowers and Katie collected the flowers on mayday so they were fresh. Ruby Rose made a lovely orb to look like the maypole of flowers and ribbons.

Branton St Wilfrids Summer Fayre

The day was a huge success with over 250 attending. Everyone laughed, danced and socialised. What wonderful memories for all the children who were there. Massive well done to Bridget Clark who reinstated this event and everyone else who has supported her.

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Community News Auckley Show 200 plus club results April 2018

SAINT WILFRID'S CHURCH CANTLEY

Number 149 David Nicoloau wins £100

SUMMER FAYRE

All proceeds go towards the Annual Auckley Show which this year is on Saturday 18th August 2018. If you would like to be part of the draw and support the show give me a call on 01302 770818. The draw cost £1 per month. If you pay for the full year you get two entries into the draw free. i.e £10 per year. You can now also apply for a number on our website www.auckleyshow.co.uk Regards Neil Woodward

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Community News

Cantley with Branton WI Cantley with Branton WI meet in Kilham Hall, Branton, DN3 3PF on the second Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 pm. (Doors open at 6:45 pm). We have been very well entertained so far this year by a variety of speakers and are looking forward to future meetings which will cover a range of topics. It is always nice to welcome visitors, so why not come along to our next meeting? If you would like more information, either phone (01302 772853 or 07910746925) or email (susanj-webster@sky.com) our Secretary, Susan Webster.

St Wilfrid’s Tea Service Come along and join our church service followed by afternoon tea. 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2.30pm St Wilfrids Church, Cantley. Contact Father Andrew 01302 285316 Transport can be provided where needed.

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Community News Branton

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Saturday 23rd June 10am– 1pm

Branton community in support of the Great Get Together weekend, will meet at Branton Garden Centre at 9.30am to join in an organised litter pick. Bags and litter picks will be provided.

Please get involved, if only for an hour, see you there! michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk

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Community News MOTIV8—Auckley Our Gentle Chair Based Exercise group meets every Wednesday in Auckley Parish Centre at 2pm til 3.30pm and is open to men and women of all age groups. The exercises are also suitable for wheelchair users or those with mobility problems. The group has been running for several years and a warm friendly welcome awaits all new attendees. The exercises are like its says on the tin "Gentle" you do it at your own pace and can stop at anytime. Its not just the exercise, its the social activity that gets you out to meet others. There is a charge of £1.50 per session and includes tea/coffee biscuits.

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Holy Family Finningley Catholic Church Sea King Drive DN9 3GE Welcomes you to celebrate Mass on Saturday evenings at 6pm Our regular priest Fr Sixtus is resident at Christ the King church Skipworth Gardens Rossington, 01302 949374 You will receive a warm welcome at both of our churches

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THE AUCKLEY TIMES Spring 2018 Nursey All the children had a fantastic day at our local Farm. We saw lots of sheep and their baby lambs. It was a wet, rainy day but all the children came prepared and had a great time jumping in the puddles. We were lucky enough to watch a live birth and we watched some of the lambs being bottle fed. Look at our amazing stick men! After reading this story, the children decided to make their own stick men. We went to the woods to collect our sticks. We made sure that we had a long one for his body and four short ones for his arms and legs. We even used leaves for his hair. This was so much fun! We love pancakes! On Pancake Day we had some delicious pancakes covered in our favourite toppings. Yum Yum!

This term, Year 1 have had lots of fun during our topic on ‘Animals’. We have learnt lots about the different features of animals, including humans, in Science and linked this into our Talk 4 Writing story topic where we learned the story ‘Can’t you sleep, Little Bear?’ and eventually wrote our own setting descriptions. We have been lucky enough to go on two exciting trips this term. The first was a trip to White Post Farm, where we saw many animals that had fur, feathers or scales and even got the chance to handle them! Just a week later, we took part in the Stan and Mabel: Race for Space production at CAST theatre. We enjoyed watching the show, with some of our parents, and singing the songs that we had been practicing at school. World Book Day was an eventful day at Auckley School with the snowy weather but we still managed to make it to school in our fantastic costumes to celebrate Roald Dahl’s characters and participate in various activities surrounding our book choice of ‘The Enormous Crocodile’. We can’t wait for what the summer term brings!

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Year 3’s Trip to Murton Park

At the beginning of this half term, Year 3 went on an exciting school trip to Murton Park in York. When we arrived, Centurion and Marcus showed us around a Celtic village but it was extremely muddy so we couldn’t go inside. After this they taught us how to say “Sin, dex,” which is Latin for “Left, right!” We had to chant this whilst we marched all the way to the Roman fort. They explained how Roman forts were laid out and gave us a tour of the different parts of it. We then had to go to our barracks to change into our Roman tunics, ready to start our activities. Group one made Roman oil lamps out of clay and decorated these using different patterns. Meanwhile, group 2 did some Roman writing and signed a contract to say that they agreed to join the Roman army for 25 years! After eating lunch in our barracks, we were given instructions to collect our weapons and armour, ready to do some training. We all enjoyed using our wooden daggers to practise fighting against hanging sacks. The final part of our training involved learning how to launch javelins at a target. Luckily, we were trained and ready to fight as a team when we were approached by an angry, smelly Celt. We scared him off by doing a move called ‘the tortoise’ which involved interlocking our shields to create a protective wall around us. We all had a fantastic time and found out some amazing facts about the Romans. During Science week, Year 6 took part in a mysterious CSI style investigation at the New College. We had to solve a murder! Using our incredible detective skills, we were able to rumble the culprit and solve the crime. In addition to this, we used our knowledge of the digestive system to recreate what happens within our bodies. To cut a long story short, we made some poo!

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Years gone by… Arthur Wigglesworth has very kindly loaned me some photos of the mill in Branton. This photo shows the mill and the chimney, both of which are grade II listed buildings. The mill dates back to 18th century. It would be great to see the rest of the village at that time, I would imagine a landscape of fields and a road with a scattering of houses. If you have any photos from years gone by that you would like to share, please send them to me. We are hoping to add these photos to the Cantley with Branton Parish Council website.

Do you know what year this photo was taken? Email me your thoughts at... michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk

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Working on the farm. What year do you think this photo was taken?

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Branton St Wilfrid’s Primary School Well Done Year 5 and 6… On 14th March, Year 5 and 6 hosted an Express Event to tie in with their topic last term, Blood Heart. They planned and carried out a range of activities, including a penalty shoot-out and a bake sale to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation. The rest of the school and Year 5 and 6 parents were invited and in total they raised a massive £523! Fantastic effort from both classes!

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June 2018 Newsletter Annual Parish Council Meeting Councillor Michelle Sidebottom and Councillor David Chorlton were unanimously elected as Chair and Vice-Chair respectively at the annual parish council meeting on 2 May 2018. The details of all the council members can be found on the parish council website www.cantleywithbrantonparish.co.uk or on the parish council notice boards. The parish council meets on the first Wednesday of each month other than in August (summer recess) and members of the public are welcome to attend and have the opportunity to raise any matters in the public participation session which takes place at 6.30pm prior to the start of the formal meeting.

Creation of Sianne’s Butterfly Trail at Kilham Lane Recreation Ground Following the decision to create a butterfly trail as a memorial area, a section of the north east corner of the recreation ground adjacent to the perimeter path has been planted to create a special place for remembrance and reflection. A commemorative bench is being purchased and should be delivered very soon. DMBC is arranging to provide a wood carving to mark the start of the trail and it is hoped to include some plaques containing information about the local wildlife.

Keep Branton Tidy Initiative – Saturday 23 June 2018 Following comments from some residents that there has been an increase in litter around the village particularly on Doncaster Road and Whiphill Top Lane it is proposed to organise a litter pick on the above date between 10.00am. and 1.00 pm to improve the appearance of the village. Anyone wishing to take part is asked to meet at the Branton Garden Centre Coffee Shop at 9.30 am. A supply of litter picks and refuse sacks will be provided.

Community Event to Mark the Provision of New Outdoor Equipment and Creation of a Butterfly Trail at Kilham Lane Recreation Ground In order to celebrate the provision of additional facilities at the recreation ground the parish council will be hosting a special event on Saturday 7 July 2018 from 11.00 am. to 2.00 pm. with an official opening at 12.00 noon. More information will be available in the next Arrow publication so please ‘save the date’.

Kilham Hall Management Committee – Retirement of Sheila Smith The parish council would like to say a huge thank you to Sheila for both her work on Kilham Hall’s Management Committee since its inception in 2009 but also for her many years campaigning and fundraising with her late husband for a community hall. It is as a result of the efforts of Sheila and other like minded residents that the hall has become such a recognised part of village life. Sheila will continue to help run the very successful Tuesday morning Coffee Club which is enjoyed by all those who attend.

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AUCKLEY PARISH COUNCIL June/July 2018 Newsletter

Auckley Annual Parish Council Meeting Mrs. J. Worthington and Mr. S. Featherstone were elected as Chair and Vice Chair respectively at the Annual Parish Council Meeting held on 9th May 2018. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month (apart from August), and are currently held at the Auckley Parish Centre on Main Street, commencing at 6.30 p.m. Before the start of the formal business, a time is set aside for members of the public to raise any issues.

Possible Alternate Venues for Council Meetings Council is looking into the possibility of finding a venue around the Hurst Lane/Hayfield Lane area in order to hold some meetings in this part of the Parish which will be more inclusive for nearby residents who may wish to attend and discover what is happening in the Parish.

Auckley Parish Neighbourhood Plan Group The group recently organised a survey which was delivered to every household in the Parish and a good response has been received. New members are welcome, particularly residents from the Hurst Lane/ Hayfield Lane area and housing developments near the airport. The next meeting of the Group will be held on Monday, 4th June 2018, commencing at 6.30 p.m. at the Auckley Parish Centre.

Vehicles Parked On Roads Outside Dwellings Following complaints from residents, regarding vehicles being parked on the road outside their properties, the Parish Council has consulted the Police, and the following advice has been given: It is not an offence to park a vehicle on the road, provided there are no double yellow lines or other parking restrictions, and it is not on a junction. However, if a vehicle is parked across the entrance to a resident's driveway, and he/she is prevented from driving out onto the road in order to go to work or attend other engagements, then this is regarded as an obstruction and should be reported to the Police by telephoning 101. To prevent further blocking of driveways, the householder can apply to DMBC's Highways Dept. for a white 'T' bar to be painted on the road in front of the driveway.

Provision of Recreational Facilities A planning application has finally been approved for the installation of recreational facilities on the former RAF sports field at Hayfield Lane adjacent to Hawthorne Road. The plan will include play equipment to cater for a range of ages from toddlers to teenagers, and a MUGA. Hopefully the development will be completed later this year.

Co-operative Local Causes The Auckley Co-operative Store gives 1% of its takings to local organisations and charities, and any of these are welcome to apply for a donation. Financial assistance has recently been given to two worthy causes in Auckley.

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Ladies race at the finish line

The Tour De Yorkshire came to Doncaster on

This photo is taken by John Helliwell 54 local children took part in the race

Thursday 3rd May. The first leg of the tour started in Beverley and made its way to Doncaster, coming through Blaxton, Auckley and onto the brand new Great Yorkshire way before racing towards Bennethorpe via Bawtry Road. The roads were lined by spectators and the villages welcomed the riders with bunting and painted bikes. Later that evening, the men’s race followed the same route. Kirsten Wild won the stage 1 Doncaster race and Harry Tanfield won the men's race. The overall winners were Megan Guarnier for the ladies race and Van Avermaet for the mens race. Year 5 & 6 children from around Doncaster were invited through their schools to attend a time trial race at the finish line organised by fit2play and Doncaster Wheelers. After the ladies race, children from Branton St Wilfrid’s and St Oswald’s in Finningley attended and Emily Grace from St Oswald’s came second in the girls race. Well done to all the children who took part, it was a brilliant experience for spectators and riders.

Children from Branton St Wilfrid’s enjoying the podium with Mr Harvey from Fit2play. Emily Grace—Racing towards to finishing line!

Well Done! Emily Grace from Finningley in 2nd place!

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Fun Dog Show & Big Picnic Check your pooch’s diary and make a date – the Dog Show of the year is taking place in Sandall Park, Doncaster, on Saturday 16th June at 11am and it promises to be a great occasion for all the family. With the Fun Dog Show, stalls, music and hosting by TraxFM, the event has something to offer everyone. The Dog Show and Big Picnic will be taking place on the dog-friendly Old Golf Course in Sandall Park, Doncaster. It is the perfect picnic location for all the family and your dogs will be able to showcase their talents in our fun Dog Show with classes including: Waggiest Tail, Best Junior Handler, and Sit and Stay. Families will also be able to join in the annual Big Picnic, which is a national RSPCA event. Every year, supporters of the RSPCA get together to raise money by enjoying a picnic together – this year, we are having our Big Picnic at the same time as our fun Dog Show. Entry to the Dog Show is £2.00 per class/ £5.00 for three classes. Registration for the Dog Show begins at 11.30am, with the show beginning at 1.30pm. All proceeds from the Dog Show and Big Picnic will go towards supporting the work of the RSPCA South Yorkshire Animal Centre, Bawtry. Last year, we rehomed over 890 animals. Our mission is to rehabilitate and rehome vulnerable animals and this work relies on kind donations from the public. Proceeds from events that we organise, provide a vital contribution to the necessary funding so that our work can continue. Visit our brand new website www.RSPCADoncasterrotherham.org.uk. Learn about our services, latest news and events as well as finding out about ways to donate and fundraise. Read all about the adoption process and find the animals looking for their perfect new homes.

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Doncaster Ramblers Walking Festival

26th May to 3rd June 2018 A programme of walks for the general public - planned and led by members of the Doncaster Ramblers. This very first Walking Festival is an opportunity to explore some of the Borough's urban and rural landscapes; beautiful green spaces; and fascinating industrial heritage scenery. Join us for an extensive programme of free guided walks for all ages and abilities. Including a number of themed walks such as; Map and compass course walk Beekeeping walk Name that tree forestry walk Bird watching at Potteric Carr walk In this 9 day period we have 27 walks a few suitable for experienced walkers but most for those new to walking, including families. No special training or equipment required. So why not join in and take part in this exiting walking festival, and get to know your local footpaths, the great outdoors and a lot lot more! Check our website for details www.doncasterramblers.org.uk/

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A day of treats! The weather was wonderful and blue skies welcomed 36 of us to Misterton Golf Range. Car boots were opened to reveal boxes of books, CDs even walking gear, to swap - a new idea that seemed to work well, whatever next? Actually a van pulling up and delivering delicious, hot, crusty sausage rolls for everyone - a welcome gift from Nigel and Rob, what a surprise!

Doncaster Rambler’s “Play Misterton for Me”"

After all this excitement we set off alongside the River Idle in a westerly direction for a couple of miles before heading north with a welcome coffee stop under the shade of some roadside trees. We passed Fountain Farm, over the Lincoln railway line, east beside Warping Drain and started heading towards the distant tower of Haxey Church. Having passed through Westwoodside we encountered the first couple of contours of the day as we made our way up to the churchyard in Haxey for our lunch stop followed by a very pleasant refreshment stop in the friendly Duke William pub. Some encouraged by the sunshine even had time for an ice lolly. Having completed 7 miles, the afternoon was a shorter 4.5 miles back through Langholme Nature Reserve where those with short trousers has to brave the nettles, before getting with numb legs, back to firmer ground. On the way back there was a short stop to watch the fascinating automatic weed grabber in action in one of the dykes. Nigel was a watchful and considerate walk leader. Rob backmarked and revealed myriad snippets of local history. All in all, a great day out on a gorgeous sunny day. POI River Idle - In 1626 Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyden and his Walloon partners were commissioned by Charles I to drain Hatfield Chase, which included blocking off the River Idle at Idle Stop, and diverting its water along Bycarrs Dyke, an ancient Roman navigation channel. Haxey – Haxey Hood a 700 year tradition held on the 6th January where a large football scrum (the sway) pushes a leather tube (the hood) to one of four pubs, Carpenter’s Arms (current holder); Duke William; The Loco; Kings Arms, which keeps it for the year. Dave Binnington Coming soon

Doncaster Walking Festival 26th May to 3rd Jane – an outdoor extravaganza for all the family Leaflets available from Tourist Information, libraries, leisure centres, and doctors surgeries. For more information about the Doncaster Ramblers and future activity please visit our Home Page http://www.doncasterramblers.org.uk/ Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/doncasterramblers/

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Learn More with Thorne Camera Club Following successful courses for beginner and improving photographers last year, another course will run this summer aimed at further improvement in photography. Whether you use a compact camera, a bridge or DSLR, even a mobile phone, you can learn to take better pictures, and the course intends to help people do so. You do not need to be a member of the club to join the course, Glynn, course tutor last year, is looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces in Room 5 at the Methodist Church on alternate Saturdays from May 19th at 10am, five sessions for £25.00. Places are limited so please contact thornecameraclub@yahoo.co.uk or 07463821182. It’s been busy at the Club, with some excellent speakers, competitions and tutorials as well as the 5th AGM. There was just one resignation from the committee, otherwise the officers remain the same as previously with one vacancy. The club entered its 6th year with a membership of 47. The Summer Outings Programme is complete, but getting booked up, with a trip on the Humber in ‘Amy Howson’ and a visit to ‘Geoff’s Garden’ proving very popular. Members, guests and potential new members are welcome on some outings. Contact the club please. A visit from Oliver Wright, recently returned from 6 months in Sweden and Finland, was a real treat. Excellent macro work showed insects as you’ve never seen them, in super close-up, and amazing images of the frozen North and the Northern Lights. A very relaxed speaker, he welcomed questions from the audience. The current President of the YPU, Alan Stopher CPAGB, also visited as he wanted to meet as many members as possible in his presidential term. He showed some excellent photographs as well as explaining the work of the Yorkshire Photographic Union. Chris Hartley from Wath, one of few lady judges, came for the competition, theme ‘Inanimate Objects’. A wide range of subjects, around 60 in all, made the judges task more difficult; she remarked on the high standard, which shows how members have improved. Her winners were: Michael Jackson with ‘Former Bloom’ Jean Goodburne, ‘From Times Gone By’ and Norman Pugh’s ‘Davy Lamp’ ( Theme) and in the Open Section; Lynda Rhodes’ ‘Tunnel’ Lynda Ulyett’s ‘Gothic Beauty’ and Jean Goodburne’s ‘Nuthatch’. Highly Commended were: David Ulyett, Lynda Ulyett(2), Daniel O’Shea, Jackie Woodward, Stephen Wall, Lynda Rhodes(2), Bill Mitchell, Terry Gunnill. With Jean Goodburne, Margaret Patrick, John Marshall LRPS(2), Jackie Woodward, Trevor Holt(3), Colin Jarvis (2), Stephen Wall and Bill Mitchell ( 2) Commended. We hope everyone has a lovely Summer, taking lots of photos, enjoying the outdoors, and looking forward to the Autumn Programme which begins on September 17th 2018, usual time and place. See you there.

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What’s On In Branton And Auckley? Activity

Meeting place

Time

Mon

Pre-School from 2yrs

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.00—3.30pm

Mon

Monday Club

Auckley Parish Centre

2—3.30pm

Contact 865405 01302 770097

Mon

Grace Church Parent & Toddler Group

Hayfield Lane Primary School Nursery

1.45-3.15pm

Mon

1st Doncaster Brownies

Auckley Parish Centre

5.30 - 7.00

775160

Mon

Booty Barre Burn

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

9.30-10.30am

Mon

Re hab Pilates

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

2.00—3.00pm

Mon

Line Dancing

Auckley Parish Centre

7.30—9.30

Mon

Zumba

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

6.30-7.30pm

Vicky 07899980870

Mon

Booty Barre Burn

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

7.45—8.30pm

Vicky 07899980870

Tue

Coffee Morning

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

10.00-11.30am

Tue Tue

Art Group Cubs 8 - 10yrs

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall Scout Hut, Auckley

1.00-3.00pm 6.15 - 7.45

Tue

Pre-School from 2 yrs

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.00—3.30pm

865405

Tue

Clinical Pilates

Auckley Parish Centre

2.30—3.30pm

07787158180

01302 770004 Vicky

07899980870

Suzanne 07787

158180 817124

Sheila 538542 Lyn 215406 770838

Tue

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30 - 11.00

07815 666068

Tue

Ridgeway School of Dance

Auckley Parish Centre

4.00 - 9pm

07961 091708

Tue

Zumba

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

6.30.7.30pm

Wed

Buzzy Bees Playgroup

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

9.30am-11am

Wed

Parent and Toddlers

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30—11.00

Wed

Gentle Exercise

Auckley Parish Centre

2.00 - 3.30

771326

Wed

Pre-School from 2 years

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.00-3.30pm

865405 Kerry 07837002332

Wed

Yoga and Meditation

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

7.00-8.30pm

Wed

Beavers 6 - 8yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

5.30 - 7.00

Wed

Table Tennis Club

Hayfield Community Sports Centre

6-7pm

Debbie 07952756422

Amy 07482785985 07815 666068

770838 01302 774510

Wed

Chunma Tae Kwon Do (Dave Sutherill)

Auckley Parish Centre

6.15 - 7.45

868431

Wed

Pilates

Auckley Parish Centre

8.00—9.00

01302537915

Thur

91st Rainbows

Scout Hut, Auckley

5.15 - 6.30

770727

Thur

Explorer Scouts 14-18yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

7.30 - 9.30

770838

Thur

Pre-School from 2 yrs

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

07815 666068

Thur

Slim & Zumba Exercise

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

9.30-10.45am

Thur

Girl guiding District Choir

St Saviours Church, Auckley

evenings

01302 771354

Thur

07838379999

771525 Debbie 07952

756422

St John Ambulance 10—16yrs

Auckley parish Centre

7.00—8.30

Fri

Scouts 10.5 - 14yrs

Scout Hut, Auckley

7.00 - 9.00

770838

Fri

Pre-School from 2 yrs

Auckley Nursery School Building

9.00-3.30pm

865405

Fri

Zumba

Kilham Hall Branton Community Hall

9.30—10.30am

Fri

Music Bugs

Auckley Parish Centre

9.30-11.30am

Vicky 07899 980870 07827 816175

Fri Sat

Salsa (Alternate weeks) Line Dancing

Auckley Parish Centre Auckley parish Centre

6.30—8.30pm

07989 346391

Sun

Sunday Club

Auckley Parish Centre

11am

770240

Sun

Grace Church Family Service

Hayfield Lane Primary School

10.45-12.15

775160


What’s On In Finningley & Blaxton Day

Activity

Meeting place

Time

Mon

Finningley Baby & Toddler Group (Term time)

Finningley Village Hall

9.30—11am

Contact 07855 063098

Mon

Pilates (term time only)

Blaxton Village Hall

10am –11am

07787 578036

Mon

Scott Stevenson School of Dance

Blaxton Village Hall

5-7.15 & 7.30 –8.30pm 07787 521700

Tue

Body Yoga

Finningley Village Hall

5.45pm-6.45pm

Tue

Sounds Right Phonic Classes age 1-2 yrs

Finningley Village Hall

9.45—10.30am

07817993979

Tue

Sounds Right Phonic Classes age 2-4yrs

Finningley Village Hall

10.45-11.30am

07817993979

Tue

Indoor Bowls

Blaxton Village Hall

12noon—2.30pm

771921

Tue

Zumba

Blaxton Village Hall

7.45—8.45pm

07989 828850

Tue

Doncaster Guides & Brownies

Blaxton Village Hall

5.45 -7.30pm

01302 771354

Tue

Yoga

Blaxton Village Hall

8-9pm

Wed

Pilates

Blaxton Village Hall

10am-11am

07787578036

Wed

73rd Doncaster Rainbows

Blaxton Village Hall

5.30—6.30

01302 771354

Wed Wed

Pilates (2 classes) Pilates

Blaxton Village Hall Finningley Village Hall

7-8pm & 8-9pm 6.15-7.15pm

07780618299

Wed

73rd Doncaster Guides

Auckley Scout Hut

6.45—8.30

01302 771354

Thur

Finningley Art and Social Club

Finningley Village Hall

1.00 -3.00

730559

Thur

Scott Stevenson School of Dance (Pre school)

Blaxton Village Hall

1.30pm—2.30pm

Thur

Scott Stevenson School of Dance classes

Blaxton Village Hall

4.30-7.15pm

Thur

Pilates (term time only)

Blaxton Village Hall

10-11am

07787 578036

Sun

Church Sunday School (term time)

Finningley Village Hall

9.00-10.00

770607

07793 195959

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

Auckley Parish Council Meeting

Auckley Parish Centre

7.00pm

770922

1st Wednesday in the month

Dementia Support Group

Auckley Parish Centre

1—3pm

07899 050622

1st Thursday of the month

Auckley WI

Auckley Parish Centre

7.00—9.30 771327

1st Wednesday of the month

Cantley with Branton P C Meeting

Kilham Hall Meeting Rooms, Branton.

6.30pm

772493

2nd Thursday of the month

Cantley with Branton WI

Kilham Hall, Kilham Lane, Branton

7.00pm

537493

2nd Monday in the month

Knit and Natter

Blaxton Village Hall

1-2pm

3rd Thursday in the month

Blaxton Parish Council meeting

Blaxton Village Hall

7.35pm

2nd & Last Monday in Month

Doncaster Woodturning Club

Finningley Village Hall

6.00-9.00

Monday 4th September

Neighbourhood Watch

Finningley Village Hall

7pm

2nd Saturday in the month

Free local help surgery

Finningley Village hall

10—11am

1st Tuesday each quarter

Finningley Village Community Group

Finningley Village Hall

7.15pm

1st & 3rd Thursday in Month

Finningley Village Coffee Morning

Finningley Village Hall

10-12noon

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

3rd Tuesday in Month

Tuesday Club

Finningley Village Hall

1.45-3.3pm 770862

832224 07854694258 07976605497 770992

772539

To book a hall, please contact Auckley Parish Centre Blaxton Village Hall Finningley Village Hall

Contact Carolynne Hanson Contact Trish Bowser Contact Elaine McNulty

auckleyparishcentre@gmail.com 07835 809112 triciabowser@me.com 770671 771699

Kilham Hall, Branton

Contact Lisa Simpson

www.cantleywithbrantonparish.co.uk 07856 221470

Kilham Hall Meeting

Contact Lisa Simpson

www.cantleywithbrantonparish.co.uk 07856 221470


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Business Directory

Useful Numbers

£30 plus vat for 12 months

General Doncaster Council - General

01302 736000

Robin Hood Airport

01302 801010

Domestic Cleaning Svs Poppies of Doncaster, Domestic Cleaning Svs.

Citizens Advice Bureau Advice line

0344 4994137

Time For You , Domestic Cleaning

01302 533663 01302 352941

Domestic Services/Plumbing/Electrician

Medical

01302 535151 07793750884

Auckley Pharmacy

01302 771392

AJH Electrical Services

Burns Medical Centre, Goodison Boulevard

01302 810888

Ellers Lane Surgery, 41 Ellers Lane, Auckley

01302 770327

Doncaster Roofing Services Replace tiles, 01302 772444 pointing, flat roofs, guttering, plastic fascia 07931558176 jmerchant42@gmail.com boards, flashing etc. 01302 770768 Grifftile, Tiling Service 07966 168647 01302 285 411 SE Electrical, fully qualified electrician 07800 914882

Weldricks Pharmacy, East Laith Gate, Doncaster Mon—Sat 9am—8pm, Sun 10am-8pm, 01302 369699 Bank holidays 10am-8pm, 365 days per year. Community Safer Neighbourhood Team Kilham Hall Community Centre, Branton Auckley Parish Centre

101 07856 221470 07835 809112

S Yorkshire Fire Service (non emergency)

0114 272 7202

Education

Funeral Directors W E Pinder & Sons, Bawtry, Doncaster IT Solutions Mat & Mouse IT Services Ltd e mail: info@matandmouse.co.uk

01302710285 01302 534449

Medical & Dental Health

Auckley Primary School The Hayfield School

01302 770701 01302 770589

Willows Dental Practice

Hayfield Lane Primary School

01302 770427

Pest Control

Mcauley Catholic High School

01302 537396

St Wilfrid's C of E Primary School (Branton)

01302 537344

Donkill Pest Solutions – Professional Pest Control www.donkill.co.uk

01427872106

08435230537 07443476749

Extensions Conversions Home Improvements Roof Repairs

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Branton & Auckley Arrow June 2018  

Now available to download, your local community magazine will also be delivered this weekend.

Branton & Auckley Arrow June 2018  

Now available to download, your local community magazine will also be delivered this weekend.