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August 2010

Issue No. 30

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Editors letter...

July has been an busy month with School fayres raising funds for the next school year and residential trips galore! The Arrow wishes all young people leaving school and taking on the next journey of life the very best! We hope it‘s exciting and fulfilling. For a lot of us, August is a time for holidays and family time, I hope you have something fun planned whether you are at home or away. We have a few ideas in this month‘s issue if you are at home, and with this recent weather, home is a lovely place to be! I have recently joined English Heritage and have already discovered lots of beautiful places close by, Brodsworth house is my favourite so far and has a fantastic new park for children as well as amazing cream teas! Clumber park (national trust) has also invested in a new adventure park, challenging enough for most 3 to 14 year olds! Two fabulous days out with lots of open space and gorgeous scenery. What ever you do this summer, we hope you have a great time.

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News, News, News, News, News, News ‗ACTION FOR CHILDREN‘ HOUSE-TO-HOUSE COLLECTION Just a reminder that the annual House-toHouse collection for what used to be known as the National Children‘s Home will once again be taking place during October. We are grateful to everyone who takes on the role of collector and hope they will continue in future. However, there are always a few areas which do not get covered, so anyone who would be willing to join us in this very worthwhile task will be welcome; at least five more are needed, but the more we have, the smaller the area each person has to cover. Anyone willing should contact Liz Reeve: Tel: 01302 313030 or email: reeve1944@btinternet.com

Hill House Holiday Club Ages 313 years £19 per day. Multi Sport/Activity Camp; Tennis Course; Football Skills; Arts/ Crafts; Mini-Beast hunts and many many more activities. Including trips to Cleethorpes; Sundown Adventure Land; Diggerland. For more information and to book - go to www.hillhouse.doncaster.sch.uk

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‗Not sure? Don‘t open the door‘ South Yorkshire Police are warning homeowners not to accept offers of work on their property from people cold calling at the door. Rogue traders are unscrupulous cold callers, who demand high payment for shoddy services or goods or charge for unnecessary work. Whilst there may be some genuine traders who use the technique of calling at your door, there are criminals who look to exploit people, usually the elderly or otherwise vulnerable, by charging extortionate amounts of money for relatively minor, or even unnecessary jobs. The term ‗rogue trader‘ can be somewhat confusing as the perpetrators don‘t just contravene Trading Standards legislation, they are in fact criminals and those who they target are indeed victims of crime. Always treat anyone calling unexpectedly at your door with suspicion. Never accept an offer of work from an unknown caller. If they are genuine then they will be willing to leave contact details, allowing you to get other quotes and choose the best one. Even so, you still don‘t have to listen to their offer if you don‘t want to. The message is: ‗Not sure? Don‘t open the door!‘ These criminals are adept at what they do and profit from their crimes because many of their victims feel too ashamed to admit that they‘ve been ‗taken in‘ and subsequently end up feeling even more vulnerable. If you tell us about it, we can catch these people and stop them exploiting anyone else. If you think you, or someone you know, have been a victim of a rogue trader, you can report the crime to the police. Call us on 0114 2202020, where someone will take your call seriously. Phone 999 if a life is at risk or a crime is in progress. Call CrimeStoppers to give information about a crime anonymously. CrimeStoppers is an independent charity helping to find criminals and solve crimes. The freephone number, 0800 555 111 is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Visit the ‗safety and security‘ section of the South Yorkshire Police website www.southyorks.police.uk for further advice on ‗Callers at Your Door‘.

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SYCAMORE HALL Preparatory School for Boys and Girls aged 4 - 11 ―Making the right choice‖ Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make as a parent. Here at Sycamore Hall we recognise that school should not only be a place of education, but a happy, secure world where childhood memories are made, and cherished. From the weekly spelling tests, double maths and language lessons, to the May Day Celebrations and unique Christmas pantomime, we will ensure that your child not only learns, but has fun and enjoyment along the way. Our small class sizes ensure that your child is given a high degree of individual attention and is nurtured to ensure their full potential is reached. We pride ourselves on developing a positive attitude towards academic work, promoting concentration, self-discipline and a sense of achievement. The school has a happy and hardworking atmosphere, and upholds traditional values such as good manners and courtesy for others. Our school welcomes children with special needs and values all its pupils equally. Sycamore Hall offers you an affordable independent education with moderate fees that you will find surprising. Fees may be paid termly, monthly or weekly with generous discounts available for siblings.

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Year 5 Residential Visit to Austerfield

Freya tries on her new scarf!

The butterflies in my stomach were vigorously fluttering as I put my foot down, on Austerfield ground, from the car and strapped my bag to my back. I tentatively walked on the dusty path towards my friends - I was nervous because it was the first time I‘d slept on a trip with school. Elliot H First we went into the hundred year wood to look at habitats. Everybody was given a sticker with an animal on it, I was a rabbit. We had to choose a good place to have a home for our animal. Unluckily the foxes moved in next door to us, OH NO! George At about 9.30 p.m. we put on our pyjamas and had cocoa and biscuits. Then we brushed our teeth and went to our tents to go to sleep…..but that‘s what the teachers wanted us to do! When we got into our tents Peter got out his pack of cards and played Go Fish. Then we told each other ghost stories and ate our midnight feast. Finally we fell asleep at X%$£* (censored by Mr. White) Daniel My favourite memory was when I held a snake in the animal house. I shall never forget Austerfield it was my favourite trip of all. I hope that the next year 4s will have a fantastic time just like we did. I would like to say thank you to Miss Horrey and Miss Sinha for taking us. Thank You! Amy

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Biodiversity Winners Year 3 entered a biodiversity competition and Copley Junior School came second. Four people were especially commended for their excellent photographs. We went to Sheffield Hallam University to get presented with our certificates. The prize for all of year3 was a garden package (Professor the Lord Winston presented the package to us). It was very exciting. My bones were shaking! Georgia and Melissa 3P

Summer Fair Many, many thanks for the support given by so many people to the success of our recent summer fair. A big thank you also goes to the children in year 6 for the excellent games that they organised. The inventiveness and quality of these never ceases to amaze. The total raised at the event was ÂŁ1007.

And finally‌ Many thanks to children, staff, governors and parents for their continued hard work and wider commitment to the school and its aims. I hope that you all have a very enjoyable and relaxing summer holiday with your children and look forward to welcoming back existing children and the new year 3 classes on September 1 st. Best wishes of course go to our year 6 children, Mr. Henfield and Miss Hull for the best possible start in their new schools. Mr. White

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It seems ages since I wrote anything for The Arrow, mainly because there hasn‘t been anything definite to report. Everything seems to have been ‗in the pot‘ so to speak with very little to show for it. Our hardy group of conservation volunteers carry on meeting every fortnight regardless of the weather and a Geology Walk in May, run in conjunction with DMBC‘s National Geology Week, was quite well supported. We also enjoyed meeting quite a lot of visitors on the river bank on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend when we had our gazebo and display up for the first time and since then it has had an airing at the Sprotbrough Fun Run and Edlington and Warmsworth Galas. Its next appearance will be at the Doncaster Country Fair at Cusworth Hall on the 16 th August. Why don‘t you come along and see us there. Apart from this, ‗behind the scenes‘ work is continuing in relation to the Fish Pass and the Visitor Centre. We are reliably informed that the Fish Pass itself will definitely happen, and some surveying work has already taken place in readiness for it, but when it will be built is still not known. We are, however, assured that it will be in keeping with the area. Some of the more peripheral parts of the project may also have to be delayed as, I‘m sure we all know by now, money is less available for big projects. This also applies to the what, where and how of the Visitor/Education Centre. A variety of ‗whats‘ have been suggested, ie a building, a barge or a pontoon, but the ‗wheres‘ and the ‗hows‘ of such suggestions are much more difficult to achieve.

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Don Gorge

We did a survey over the Spring Bank holiday weekend to see whether visitors thought such a thing was needed. However, the majority of visitors were local people who had come on foot or by bicycle and, having revised the questions, we hope to do this on a bigger scale in future. There is no doubt that something, including toilets, would be welcome, but the question is whether some of the needs, eg provision of information, could just as easily be fulfilled by placing leaflets at other venues or by the use of display boards – some lateral thinking may be needed. One prospect that may be opening up is the Earth Centre. I have been to several meetings regarding this and, if it comes to pass, this could be an ideal spot for a visitor centre, with the ‗Park and Float‘ scheme coming into its own and bringing Conisbrough Castle within the reach of visitors to the Gorge. This scheme is again operating on Sundays and Bank Holidays throughout the Summer, so we hope visitors from further afield might think of this before setting out in their cars. A planning issue has also come my way regarding the river bridges. I am informed that the weight limit for lorries is not going to be increased, but that improved signing is expected to be provided at the Warmsworth end. Hopefully this will be big enough for lorry drivers to see so that they don‘t get to the top of the hairpin bend before they realise they aren‘t going to get through! As ever, we are always eager to have feedback so please get in touch and let us know if you have any questions you would like to ask or points you would like to make. Liz Reeve, Secretary, Don Gorge Community Group Email: lizreeve@dongorgecommunitygroup.com Website: www.dongorgecommunitygroup.com

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Taking your Test Dear Readers continued, Mr Bean was the first person to pass the driving test in 1935… fact! But it‘s not that Mr Bean, it was Mr J Beene who paid a grand total of 37p (7d / 6p in old money) to take the test. there were no test centres in 1935 so you had to arrange to meet the examiner somewhere like a post office, train station or town hall. the test was suspended for the duration of World War Two and didn‘t resume until 1 November 1946. In 1975, candidates no longer had to demonstrate hand signals The theory test was introduced in 1996, replacing questions about the Highway Code, during the practical test candidates could book their theory test online for the first time in December 2001 the pass rate in 1935 was 63 per cent compared to 46 per cent in 2009. 1969 saw the first driving test set for an automatic vehicle since 1935 more than 46 million tests have been taken In 1935, when Leslie Hore-Belisha, became the new Transport Minister, he introduced the driving test – first in March as a voluntary test and then it became compulsory in June. During the 1930s safety glass was made compulsory for windscreens after terrible injuries had been caused by accidents in cars with ordinary glass. Seat belts did not appear until the 1950s but were not made compulsory in front seats until 1983. in September 2003. Arm signals out of the window were withdrawn from the test in 1975 and more modern additions to the test have included a theory test in 1996, the hazard perception section of the theory test in 2002 and questions about vehicle safety and maintenance Changes to the test and other safety initiatives, such as improvements to vehicles, have resulted in a reduction in road deaths in Great Britain, which now has some of the best road safety records in the world. In 2008 there were 34 million cars on the road and 2,538 people were killed in road accidents When announcing the introduction of the driving test, Leslie Hore-Belisha said, ―Driving is an art in which those who are engaged should, in the interest of their own and of the public‘s safety; take the greatest pains to make themselves proficient.‖ If you are interested in further information regarding 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 Safe Driving. Paul Tuke. Secretary, Senior Observer. Doncaster Advanced Motorists

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Sprotbrough Road Community Church (Methodist)

The Family Table Once again my table has been loaded with fruit‘s, the bounty that our wonderful God has provided. We have just had Wimbledon fortnight, the one sport I do watch on TV. We not only have the enjoyment of the tennis but strawberries as well. YUMMY, and the cream is just the perfect addition. Our Church has really had a feast this time, with the 1st strawberries at the Family Fun Day, the 2nd strawberries at lunch after the morning service, and the 3rd portion at our house group with a Quiz as part of a fellowship evening. No wonder the phrase comes to mind, ‘All I have needed thy hand has provided‘. God loves to give us pleasure and lift our spirits but let‘s not forget the other fruit He has provided—the Fruit of His Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self Control. We‘re enjoying a wonderful summer for a change, and we need to thank God for it and all the other blessings he so freely gives us. When we come to His table more often, and when we stand at the foot of the cross, we begin to really understand what Jesus did for each one of US by shedding His blood at Calvary. We can look to Him and enjoy His precious Fruits, because the fruits of the world are only a passing moment of pleasure. It is God‘s Spirit, NOT the things of this world that give us everlasting Love and Joy. Our Lord Jesus is FOREVER. ‗And can it be that I should gain An interest in the Saviours blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain? For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! How can it be, That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me? ‗Tis mercy all, immense and free; For, Oh my God, it found out ME.‘ We all need His power to keep us on the narrow path, and remembering some of the goodness He shows us, will help our lives to be easier and more peaceful. So let‘s look forward to the next strawberry tea at our tables. God Bless you all. See you next month Jean Scott

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What‘s On In Sprotbrough? Day

Activity

Meeting Place

Time

Mon

Mums & Toddlers

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

9.30-11.00am

Mon

Baby Cafe

Sprotbrough Childrens Centre

9.30-11.00am

Mon

Rising 2‘s play session

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.00-11.30am

Mon

Under 5‘s Playgroup

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.00-11.00am

Mon

Rising 2‘s play session

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

12.30- 3.00pm

Mon

The Reading Club 0—5yrs

Sprotbrough Library

1.30-3.00pm

Mon

Brownies

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

6.15-7.45pm

Mon

Beavers (6-7yrs)

Scout Hall, Anchorage Lane, Sprotbrough

6.00-7.30pm

Tue

Playgroup

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

9.15-11.45am

Tue

Under 5‘s Playgroup

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.00-11.00am

Tue

Coffee Morning

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

10.30-11.30am

Tue

Tuesday Club

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

1.30-4.00pm

Tue

Painting Class

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

2.00-4.00pm

Tue

Dancing

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

4.00-7.00pm

Tue

Taekwondo

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

6.00-9.00pm

Tue

Cubs (8-10yrs)

Scout Hall, Anchorage Lane, Sprotbrough

6.30-8.00pm

Tue

Cubs 'Kestrels' (8-10yrs)

The Barn, Main Street

6.45-8.15pm

Wed

Rising 2‘s Playgroup

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.00-11.30am

Wed

Mums & Toddlers

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

9.30-11.00am

Wed

Dancing

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

4.00-7.00pm

Wed

Taekwondo

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

5.30-6.30pm

Wed

Keep Fit

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

7.30-9.00pm

Wed

Sequence Dance Club

St Mary‘s Church Hall

7.30pm—10pm

Wed

Cubs 'Falcons' (8-10yrs)

The Barn, Main Street

6.45-8.15pm

Wed

Scouts (11-14yrs)

Scout Hall, Anchorage Lane, Sprotbrough

7.15-9pm

Thurs

Under 5‘s Playgroup

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.00-11.00am

Thurs

Mums & Toddlers

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

9.30-11.00am

Thurs

Thursday Club

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

1.30-4.00pm

Thurs

Dancing Class

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

4.45-8.45pm

Thurs

Brownies

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

6.00-7.30pm

Thurs

Beavers (6-7yrs)

The Barn, Main Street

5.30-6.30pm

Thurs

Scouts (11-14yrs)

The Barn, Main Street

7.00-9.15pm

Thurs

Explorer Scouts (14-18yrs)

Scout Hall, Anchorage Lane, Sprotbrough

7.30-9.30pm

Thurs

Music Bugs 6mths-4yrs

St Edmunds Community Centre

10.15-11.15am

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What‘s On In Sprotbrough? Day

Activity

Meeting Place

Time

Fri

Playgroup

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

9.15-11.45pm

Fri

Tea Dance

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

1.00-4.00pm

Fri

Taekwondo

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

6.30-9.00pm

Fri

Fun Club

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

7.00-8.00pm

Sat

Sequence Dancing

Royal British Legion Club

7.30—10.30pm

Sat

Dancing Class

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

9.15-3.15pm

Sun

Sunday School

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

10.00-12.00noon

Sun

Sunday School

Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough

6.15-7.45pm

Sprotbrough Community Centre, Bookings Tel: 788093 Methodist Church Hall, Bookings Tel: 570036 (office hours 10am-12noon Tue & Fri) St Marys Church Hall, Bookings Tel: 850890 St Edmund's Community Hall Bookings Tel: 782776 Monthly

Activity

Meeting Place

Time

3rd Monday

St Mary‘s Mothers Union

The Stable, Main Street, Sp‘boro

7.30pm- 9.30pm

1st Sunday

Car Boot Sale

The Royal British Legion Car K

Gates open at 8am

1st & 3rd Tuesday

Sequence Dancing

Royal British Legion Club

7.30-10.30pm

1st Wednesday

Sprotbrough Police Surgery

Sprotbrough Community Centre

2.00-3.30pm

1st Wednesday

Sprotbrough Wives

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

8.00-10.00pm

2nd Thursday

Lunch Club

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

10.00-3.00pm

2nd Tuesday

Sprotbrough WI

St Mary‘s Church Hall

7.30—9.30pm

4th Thursday

Chatroom

Sprotbrough Methodist Church

1.30-3.30pm

Sprotbrough

Sprotbrough

Car Boot Sale

Royal British Legion Hall

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Citizens Advice Bureaux - Advice line

01302 735225 Doncaster Council - General

01302 734444

Electricity Emergencies

0800 375 675

Doncaster Tax Office

0845 3667802

Transco - Gas Leaks

0800 111 999

Sprotbrough Post Office

01302 853187

Robin Hood Airport

01302 801010

Care in the Community Age Concern

0800 009966

Childline

08001111

Medical AKS, High Melton Ltd

01709 583121

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 Sprotbrough and Cusworth Parish Council

01302 788093 Sprotbrough Village Pharmacy

Safer Neighbourhood Team, Edlington.

01302 385488

Sprotbrough Children Services, Melton Rd

01302 786457

Doncaster Childrens Information Service

0800 138 4568

Goldsmith Centre

01302 788093

S Yorkshire Fire Service (non emergency)

0114 272 7202

S Yorkshire Police (non emergency)

0114 2202020

Education

01302 855622

Business Directory 01302 534256 Pet Care Spring Bank Kennels / Mucky Paws Dog Grooming

01709 862324

Security Meteor Security Solutions Ltd., Auckley

01302 623427

Copley Junior School, Sprotbrough

01302 856445

Orchard Infant School, Sprotbrough

01302 853655

Richmond Hill Primary School

01302 782421

Tradesmen/Craftsmen

Ridgewood School

01302 783939

A1 SK Plastering

01302 786395 07960 859499

Doncaster Council - Education

01302 737222

D J Plastering, Sprotbrough

Doncaster Mobile Library

01302 873456

01302 811646 07885 615209

Sprotbrough Library

01302 782436

Doncaster Central Library

01302 734305

Davey Plastering & Lime, Sprotbrough

0777 4210320 01302 853030

Drivebond, New Rossington

01302 865322

Leisure Adwick Leisure Centre

01302 721447

My Vue Cinema

08712 240240

Odeon

08712 244007

The Dome Leisure Centre

01302 370777

Business Directory List your business for £2.50 per month

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Reverend Dr. Frank Okai-Sam Tel: 01302 857952 E-mail: okaisam@yahoo.com Minister in Local Appointment The Reverend Robert F Stevens Tel: 01302 852069

The Reverend John Richards Tel: 01302 853203 e-mail johnmr1953@talk21.com Assistant Curate: Revd Katy Francis Tel: 01302 851414 e-mail katynana@msn.com

The Methodist Church

The Parish Church

mcsprot.co.uk

www.stmarys-sprotbrough.co.uk

Sunday Services

Morning Worship 10.00am Evening Worship 6.00pm Holy Communion 8.30am, 2nd Sun in Month Sunday School 10.00am in the Hall Sprotbrough Road Community Centre

Morning Worship with Adventurers for Children – 10.30am Evening Worship – on the 4th Sunday of the month at 6.00 pm Church Stewards

Mrs Brenda Hulley, Senior Church Steward – Tel: 01709 858880 Mrs Janet Parker, Deputy Senior Church Steward, Tel: 851962 Mr Keith Crouter, Senior Steward, Tel: 342301 For booking of Church hall’s and Community Centre see p29

Sunday Holy Communion 1st, 2nd & 4th Sundays 10.15am Family Worship 3rd & 5th Sunday 10.15am Holy Communion 3rd & 5th Sundays 9.00am Sunday T Time 1st & 3rd Sunday 4pm

Thursday Holy Communion 9.15am

Church Wardens Mrs Betty Holden Mrs Barbara Perry 853031

Diocesan Reader Miss Betty Brockman Tel: 852046 Mrs Therese Paskell Tel: 853587

Parish Evangelists Mrs Celia Richards & Mr Robert Heaton

St Edmunds Community Hall Hall Secretary David Allen Tel: 781347

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