Village Flag Lowered

The Village flag has been lowered to mark the passing of Tyrone (Ty) Davidson who passed away last night (Saturday). Any further information regarding funeral arrangements will be advised when known, in accordance with the

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Pettycoat Lane 1673

It would appear that some skulduggery was afoot in Burghwallis in 1673 The following extract from the magistrates court is logged at the Wakefield archives. Unfortunately we are left hanging (not literally ) as to

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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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