St Helen’s Church

With the closure of St Helen’s during the pandemic Revd’s Richard Walton and Chris Herbert are publishing a weekly newsletter to maintain contact with the congregations Burghwallis and Campsall. The first newsletter can found below,

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A1 Repairs

Our favourite stretch of the A1 also known as the “Things that go bump in the night – and day” route ( it has the highest accident rate in the country) is being repaired over

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A1 Upgrade

Those of us with a reasonable memory will recall a “Grand Scheme” (Gromit) or a ‘Cunning plan’ (Black Adder) to upgrade the A1 from Redhouse to the M62. Well that was 28 years ago, and

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Dumpit Site Repairs

Three of the six Doncaster household waste recycling centres (nee dumpsite sites) are undergoing some essential repairs. This will see each of the recycling sites closing in sequence. It is possible for anybody with a

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Remembrance Sunday

The Royal British Legion is holding the annual remembrance parade on Sunday 10th November. This marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The parade will assemble in The Burghwallis car park at 12:30pm before leaving at

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Irene Simm

We are sad to report the death of Irene Simm on 19th September. Many will remember Irene (and husband Johnny) who transformed the then struggling Burghwallis club into the hugely successful Burghwallis pub, which they

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Be Prepared!

As we are sure everyone knows, this is the motto of the Boy Scouts. Now it applies to the residents of Burghwallis, particularly those of us who use The Abbe’s Walk. On the weekend of

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Cusworth Singers

Those who like the sound of other people’s voices will be delighted to hear the Cusworth Singers are performing in Owston Church on Sunday 16th June as 7pm. Entitled “Songs for a Summers Evening” it

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Cusworth Brew House

There are a staggering number of public houses closing each year across the country. Modern life has indicated a declining need and social media seems to be curtailing the alcoholic intake of millennials. But there

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Doncaster Wool Market

The regeneration of the Doncaster markets is rapidly approaching completion. The Wool Market has been redeveloped along with the introduction of 100 additional car parking spaces in what was the Irish market. This move follows

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A Big Thankyou

This year, the Burghwallis branch of the Royal British Legion raised £24,537.50 in the annual Poppy Appeal. A big thank you to all who contributed to this amount. A bit of background to the RBL:

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Lest We Forget

Visit to Menin Gate Memorial As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, a group of local residents, led by Steve Tagg, a member of Burghwallis Royal British Legion, visited

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Victorious Vicar

Great North Run 9th September 2018 Father Chris Herbert, curate at St Helen’s  and his wife Christine recently took part in the Great North Run from Newcastle to South Shields. Here is his story behind

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