Let It Snow

One of natures delights recently landed around Burghwallis. The white stuff landed big time to the delight of many of us ‘fastened in’ – maybe less so to those having to travel to work enduring

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Christingle 2020

The annual Christingle service has been interrupted by both the lockdown and the closure of St Helen’s church due to a dodgy roof. Undaunted the Revd Chris Herbert has come up with an alternative ‘cunning

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Autumnal Glory

The road to redemption seems arduously long. As we trudge through Lockdown v2.01 the impact on peoples lives is immeasurable. Today 11 November 2020 as we remember those in the forces who fell in the

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Burghwallis Remembers

The remembrance ceremony at Burghwallis took on a different but possibly equally moving ceremony on Sunday 8th November 2020. Covid -19 restrictions saw a changed format, the traditional gathering around the war memorial being relocated

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Skellow Grange

Situated on the South Western boundary of the parish, many of us would not appreciate the history of the Grange from 1763, the home of Godfrey Higgins, “a less conventional member of the squirearchy” who

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Come Fly With Me

Now here’s a thing. Most of assume our nearest airport is the catchy named; Doncaster Sheffield Robin Hood International Airport nee RAF Finingley Aerodrome. Better know on your luggage tag as DSA. (Otherwise we would

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Paisley Found

Paisley the missing spaniel has been found after 24 hours safe and well and returned to Lucy, her owner. The search teams and publicity on Facebook and the Burghwallis website helped to facilitate her return

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Oh Dear Deer

Many of us have been wondering what the banging was a few weeks ago. It is difficult to identify the actual cause without the forensic guys stepping in but maybe it was……. Most of us

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Back on the bus

Good news! With effect from Monday, June 1, SYPTE ( South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive – you can see why they use an acronym) ) have reintroduced the bus service through Burghwallis. Buses are running

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St George's flag

St Georges Day

The English patron saint the dragon slayer is remembered today, 23rd April and thus St Georges flag is flying at the village flag pole. With all our international woes concerning the Covid-19 virus, it is

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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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