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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


After over a month's delay the grass gets cut

A Huge Thankyou

Following a very wet March and April, we have had over a month’s delay in getting the machines into Churchfield, and the grass cut. But it has finally happened. The extremely long grass, docks, and other plants have had their first two cuts of the… Read more


Spring has finally Sprung

Spring has finally Sprung

It has been a long time coming, but it seems spring has finally arrved in Churchfield. Once again the wildflowers seem to be thriving with new growth coming and some already in flower, like the beautiful Red Campion (pictured). These wildflowers not only brighten the… Read more


Polycafe

Polycafe

The polytunnel at the back of the allotments on Churchfield is part of the community garden. As you can see, it is gradually being smartly furnished as a communal refuge for days like today when, frankly, it is pretty uncomfortable working outside. Thanks, Julia, for… Read more


Volunteer Day

Volunteer Day

Remember this? This is what Churchfield looked like before we started work on it. Now, it’s time to clear the edges of the new path up to the old edging stones. We’d welcome some help and Dave our Countryside Officer has managed to fit in… Read more


A Very Personal Rant

A Very Personal Rant

My name is Lorraine. I have lived in Denby Dale since 1981. I am one of the four Friends volunteers who currently empty the new dog waste bin at the bottom entrance to Churchfield. Q: WHY DO WE DO THIS? A: BECAUSE WE DO NOT… Read more



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