The village flag has been lowered today, 24th December, to mark the passing of Jean Lunness, who died last night. The flag will remain down for 7 days.
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: The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921 as a […]
It’s the time of year when Christmas mystery stories emerge. We have one of our own which involves a body found in 1934 buried under the altar in St Helens Church. This story originally appeared in the ‘Doncaster Star’ in January 2001:- Some interesting discoveries […]
Anyone taking a sneaky peak through the curtains last Saturday evening would think Armageddon had arrived. At 5pm there was a tremendous downpour with gusty winds to boot. Great timing for the lighting of the Christmas tree. A lot of hard work had already been […]