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After over a month's delay the grass gets cut

Annual General Meeting

We’re meeting at the Parish Council Offices, above the library in Skelmanthorpe, next Wednesday 8th March, at 7pm. This is a public meeting and everyone is welcome. Please do come and meet us, join us or just join the conversation about what’s happening on our… Read more


Here we come…..

Here we come…..

Here we come a’ wassailing among the leaves so green……. Old Apple-tree, Old Apple-tree, We wassail thee, and hoping thou wilt bear, For the Lord doth know where we shall be Till apples come another year; For to bear well, and to bloom well, So… Read more


Tree Dressing

Tree Dressing

You’ll see that one of the trees on Churchfield is sporting a bright new outfit! Hot mulled wine and festive treats were served on the first Sunday in December when a group of us met to decorate it. You are welcome to add your own… Read more


It’s all about the trees

It’s all about the trees

We’ll be dressing trees again THIS Sunday (4th December) to celebrate the important role our trees play in our lives and our environment. We’re delighted to announce that our orchard has now been ADOPTED and given heaps of TLC (and manure) by the Community Gardeners… Read more


Unfortunately…

Unfortunately…

Some weeks ago, person, persons or albatrosses unknown caused significant damage to our main noticeboard. We did have limited funds but did not feel we could use such a big chunk of it (around £140 including delivery) in case something else cropped up. Kate repaired… Read more


Fortunately…

Fortunately…

The community stepped up. They baked cakes, put up bunting and gazebos, donated raffle prizes, auctioned a beautiful Lino cut print, and attended this wonderful event on Sunday. The brass band were unable to make it, so Countryside Officer Dave and his band stepped in… Read more


Result!

Result!

All those years ago, when we began work on Churchfield, we had a vision. We imagined the field as a welcoming, accessible green space where children could play safely and people could stop, rest and take a break in peaceful surroundings. It’s happening! Yesterday I… Read more


And the band played on

Picnic in the Park

Save the date! Come and join us on Churchfield at 2pm on Sunday 4th September, with the Skelmanthorpe Training Band, who will once again be entertaining us for our Picnic in the Park. It’s always a joyous occasion, with a cake stall and raffle to… Read more


Wednesday Workday

Wednesday Workday

The path through Churchfield used to be like this. We slowly cleared the sides and discovered the original edging stones all the way down, exactly “five feet” apart (one and a half metres in new money). When first surfaced it looked like this….. We’re working… Read more


Our next workday

Our next workday

Next workday, Wednesday 13th April, 2-4pm. Focus will be on Path tidying and willow weaving. All are welcome to join in!



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