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Bat Walk – A Free Event

Bat Walk – A Free Event

  The Friends of Churchfield, with the help of Dave Wilde (Denby Dale Countryside Officer), are pleased to announce a free event for anyone interested in our night time wildlife. We shall be holding a Bat Walk, starting from Churchfields at 9.00pm on Friday 5th… Read more


Orchard Workday

Orchard Workday

It was a wonderful morning on the day we arranged to do our first major orchard maintenance of 2019. Following a visit by Ben Fenton from “The Orchard project” earlier in the month, our volunteers were all geared up and enthusiastic about carrying out the… Read more


First of the Many?

2019 Spring News – Looking to the future.

The first grass cutting of 2019 has been carried out, so that tells me we are well into Spring. There are lots of things happening and we have some exciting times to come through 2019. We have a new contractor to carry out the grass… Read more


Annual General Meeting 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019

It is that time of year when we once again look forward to our Annual General Meeting. The past year has been both challenging and rewarding, but we now need to look to the future. The AGM is your chance to put forward your views,… Read more


Now about the birds and the bees……

Now about the birds and the bees……

Well not so much about the bees, but about the flowers and plants that help to attract them. We have a couple of dates for your diary that are concerned with our birds and wildflowers (that’s where the bees come in). Both days will be… Read more


Skelmanthorpe Training Band in action

A Festive Extravaganza!

When Sunday morning came, we had some doubts about whether our “Carols with Cake” event would ever go ahead. The weather was looking very Bleak Mid-Winter (pardon the pun). There was a persistent drizzle and a blustery wind, which could have scuppered everything.  But all that changed… Read more


Carols with Cake

Carols with Cake

What could be better on a Sunday afternoon in December than to listen to a local brass band playing your favourite carols, all accompanied with servings of cake and festive flavoured punch! If you join us in Churchfield on Sunday 2nd December at 2.00pm that is… Read more


And the band played on

A Grand Day Out

  We called it “Picnic in the Park”, it could have been “Fun in the Sun”, but whichever you prefer, everyone agreed it was “A Grand Day Out”. The Skelmanthorpe Mini and Training Bands were in fine form. They certainly kept the audience entertained with a varied programme of music… Read more


Calder Vets Customers

Thank you to Calder Vets

The Friends of Churchfield would like to thank another local business for their sponsorship of our grass cutting in 2018. On this occassion our gratitude goes to Calder Vets who have sponsored our August cut and contributed towards other work too. Without their support we would be… Read more


Picnic in the Park – A Free Event!

Picnic in the Park – A Free Event!

Come along and join us for our first ever “Picnic in the Park”.  We plan to hold this event on Sunday 2nd September, between the hours of 2.00pm and 4.00pm weather permitting. The Skelmanthorpe Community Brass Band have kindly offered to provide some free musical… Read more



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