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The Bin That John Built

The Bin That John Built

This is the bin that John built. This is the place we thought would be best To put the bin that John built. These are the guys Who mixed cement, Who trimmed the post, Who wielded tools to smash the rocks, to lift the stones,… Read more


A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

In the Summer of 2011, a group of residents in Denby Dale set about applying for Village Green status for a patch of neglected Council land. The bid failed, but as a result a compromise was reached whereby the Parish Council would take on the… Read more


Ramp Completion

Ramp Completion

It is with great pleasure, and an immense sigh of relief, that we can now officially announce that the Barnsley Road access ramp and gate; and the new gate and pathway from Holy Trinity Church side, are now complete and open for use. A tremendous… Read more


Photo by Tim Melling

How to Help Our Beloved Hedgehogs

We were asked if Friends of Churchfield supporters might help the plight of our small, round and famously spiky friends, during the prolonged dry weather period at the beginning of the summer. The answer was a resounding ‘YES’; after all, the hedgehog is the emblem… Read more


A Tree for Steve

A Tree for Steve

In a prominent position in the middle of Churchfield is a tiny elm. It was planted in memory of a man whose support was crucial to us in our early days as a Friends group. Steve Robinson gave us insider knowledge, research and expertise, and… Read more


We Do Cake

We Do Cake

It’s a bit of a competition really. Dave the Countryside Officer actually put it on his CV. For Lorraine (Friends’ secretary) it’s just a chance to show off. So far, lemon drizzle, raspberry and white chocolate, gingerbread and chocolate cakes have ensured that after a… Read more


New Arrivals

New Arrivals

Old news - but worth a look! Friends of Churchfield proudly announced the safe arrival of two new babies.

Date: End of April
Weight: About the same
Names: Baby Blackbird, Baby Radish... Read more



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