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Green Bins

Posted by John Gray on December 15, 2016 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

Just to let you know that there will be no Green Bin collection this week, due to Industrial Action. The next collection should be Thursday 29th December

Maltby Miners Memorial

Posted by John Gray on June 29, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Maltby,,miners memorial community group

1. Memorial to commemorate the lives of the 27 men who lost their lives in the 1923 pit disaster. You have probably all seen the boulder that arrived from Scotland. It is now being worked on by the stone mason and will be in place on Limekiln Lane in readiness to be unveiled by Lord Scarborough at 1230 on Tuesday 28th July 2015. There will be a bit of a ceremony starting with me giving a short address ref: the history of the disaster, followed by a service by the Reverend Margaret Caunt. Lord Scarborough will then address the people and unveil the stone. After that there will be an opportunity for people to lay wreaths etc. Then a short display of dancing by Paul Davenports dance team. Donna will then close the ceremony with a short statement and prayer. After which we will retire to the stute for light refreshments (bar will be open). Guests include Sir Kevin Barren, Mayors of Rotherham and Doncaster and, most important, relatives of the men who perished in the explosion. All welcome. Work is underway organising the road to be closed off. Anyone arriving in a car will be directed to a parking area. The less cars - the better. Try and share cars if possible.



Online Planning Permission in Doncaster

Posted by John Gray on September 17, 2013 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Want to know about planning applications near you?

Doncaster Councils Planning Applications Online system, available on the authority’s website, has a variety of methods whereby you can keep up to speed on developments in your area. The facilities available are:

 Track the progress of planning / building regulation and appeal applications and be notified by email of changes or updates

 Save searches and be emailed about new applications in your area

 Search by key words in the description or address

 See weekly or monthly lists of applications received or decisions made within the system

 Submit comments about an application being considered

 View planning documents for valid applications after 1 Sept 2009

 View planning history

 View property details by reference to a map

Log on to

   www.doncaster.gov.uk/planningapplicationsonline

 

350th Anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer

Posted by John Gray on October 29, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

St Winifrid's Church will hold a special Service of Celebration to mark the 350th Anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer, on Sunday 4th November 2012.  St Winifrid's will be joined by the Choir and Congregation from St Mary's Church, Tickhill. Everyone welcome.

Please note there will NOT be the usual morning Service at 9:15am.

Celebration of Harvest Festival

Posted by twentyman on September 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

There is a cordial invitation to all Villagers & Friends to attend the Annual Harvest Festival Celebration Service at St Winifrid's Church on Sunday 23rd September commencing 9.15am. The Service will be led by the Reverend Chris Betson & representaives of the St Mary's Church Tickhill Choir will be in attendance. Following the Service Light Refeshments will be available. Please at least consider coming along and joining us at the Service.

 

PS. John wearing your hat as the 'District News Contact' for the Rotherham Advertiser could you please arrange to include the above note in the Advertiser on Friday 14th
& 21st September - Many thanks Joe

Admission of Church Wardens Service

Posted by twentyman on April 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 1st May  2012 the Chuchwardens of St Winifrid's Church Stainton, Mrs Kath Adey & Mrs Denise Woodward will be re-affirmed at the Service of Admission of Churchwardens at Doncaster Minster in the presence of the Bishop of Sheffield, Brian Croft & the Archdeacon of Doncaster. Steve Wilcockson. The Congregation & Villagers of Stainton are  extremely grateful for the services given to date including the recent period of Interregnum. 

 

 

PS to John Gray:

You may wish to consider making a similar entry under Stainton District News in Rotherham Advertiser. 

Impending arrival of new Vicar

Posted by twentyman on April 1, 2012 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Villagers,

Some of you may be aware that a new Vicar, the Reverend Christopher Betson has recently been appointed to the United Benefice of Stainton with Tickhill.

The Churchwardens of St Winifrid's Church Stainton would cordially invite you to the Stainton Village Hall on Thursday 26th April commencing 6.30pm to welcome Chris and his family to our Village [Coffee will be served] .Chris will be taking the  Services at the Village Church from early May onwards.

Mrs Kath Adey & Mrs Denise Woodward

Churchwardens

New Vicar for St Winifrid's

Posted by John Gray on February 8, 2012 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

St Winifrid's Church is delighted to announce that a new Vicar will be joining the Parish during March. Chris Betson, currently Curate of St James' Church, Anston, along with his wife Laura and son Ted will be moving to be joint Vicar of St Winifrid's and St Mary's, Tickhill sometime after Easter.

We look forward to welcoming the family to our community.

New Bus Service

Posted by John Gray on February 3, 2012 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

A new bus service will begin operating on the 31st January 2012.

It will run from Tickhill to Stainton, then onto Doncaster via Braithwell, Micklebring, Clifton, Conisborough and Balby. It will be service 304, although there is no display header on the front of the bus.

The bus, operated by Doncaster Community Transport, will run on Tuesdays and Fridays, with the bus leaving Tickhill at 10:30am arriving in Doncaster at 11:20am.  The return journey leaves Doncaster at 14:10pm and will arrive in Tickhill at 14:55.

The service is a Mini-bus with tail-lift for a disabled person in wheelchair.

Stainton's Christmas Carol

Posted by John Gray on November 17, 2011 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

During the early part of the last century, Ralph Vaughn Williams was travelling the country in search of local folk songs.  He stayed in Stainton during this time as a guest of the Rev Gatty.

Whilst at the Vicarage he was given two songs by John Thomas, which included a Christmas Carol not recorded anywhere else in the country.

So, we have a unique Christmas Carol, from 1907.  See the Carol on its own page


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