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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Data Protection

The amount of information that is held about us by organisations on computers and in data banks is growing at an incredible rate. The ministry of things has decreed such information needs to be declared

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Litter In Short Supply

This summer has seen  range of interesting phenomena. The World Cup being staged in Russia, Brexit coughing and spluttering, Northern Rail showing us how not to organise a railway, Virgin Rail disappearing completely and Wimbledon

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Cardiac Arrest

A group of 26 villagers recently attended a one hours CPR training session  on the use of our new defibrillator that is fitted to the outside wall of the Burghwallis pub. The informative training session, held

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Obituaries

There has been a spate of residents in the Parish and congregation of St Helen’s who have recently died. It is our privilege to publish obituaries of these folk who have often been born and

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Data Protection

Unless you have been hibernating for the last few months, you will be aware of the new legislation, appropriately named General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What does this mean for you, the public, and us, the

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