Barnby Dun Village News
THE OLD SCHOOL
SPRING BANK FUN DAY
Saturday 24tn May 2014
2pm to 5pm
In the School Field
10AM PLANT SALE IN FRONT OF THE OLD SCHOOL HALL
The Gardener Villagers have already booked their place for their special plant sale on this Fun Day. Raising funds to buy plantsand compost to beautify our village. Emails have just gone out to all local charities who attended last year and we are expecting our usual response to the Charity Day here in Barnby Dun. If you are a charity and are trying to raise funds for your "club" please contact us at The Old School. It is free to join us and there are no charges. "What you make you keep". We would like to fill the field with fun stalls for everyone to enjoy and to go away with empty pockets but lots of memories.
BARNBY DUN WI.
Members are looking forward to attending the County International Day in April, this year featuring New Zealand. We are also going to our Spring Council Meeting to hear Millie Johnson the author and also ^grid Seward Royal Biographer at the Earl of Doncaster Hotel. In May we celebirate Le Grand Depart with a talk on France followed by lan Macmillan the Barnsley bard and his take on Yorkshire,with wine and cheese.
Life is never boring with the W.I, and we have had the pleasure of welcoming many visitors over the last 3 months. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings which take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 7.15pm at the Parish Hall Top Road. Speakers for our next meetings are as follows :-
Wednesday April 9^ - Maureen Taylor "Garderobes, Grimes And Leeches"
Wednesday May 14th - Resolution Meeting to discuss Organ Donation and also some exercise!
For farther information please contact Rosemary on 883471
GARDEN VILLAGERS OF BARNBY DUN WITH KIRK SANDALL
The team was delighted to hear in February that we had been awarded a Gold Standard Community award in the Doncaster in Bloom Competition, it was awarded in the Wildlife/Sustainable Garden section for the Pinfold area.
Enid Gilliat our secretary also received a Gold Award as an individual in the Unusual Container category.
Summer plants have been ordered and re-ordering of the beds round the shrubbery is to take place. Our popular ANNUAL PLANT SALE will take place at THE OLD SCHOOL COMMUNITY CENTRE on SATURDAY 24* MAY
commencing at 10.00am, come along and grab a bargain, there will be good quality plants for sale at reasonable prices, all proceeds go towards funding plants and compost to make our village blooming marvellous. We look forward to your continued support.
Barnby Dun Darby & Joan Club
We meet every Thursday afternoon at 2pm in the Parish Hall for Bingo, Cards, a bite and a chat, for details of future events contact:- Mrs Hall 884113
EVERYONE IS WELCOME
BARNBY DUN PARK RANGERS
After a successful meeting with the Parish Council, the Bamby Dun Park Rangers are on track and into the next stage of the planning process for the development of the Parish Hall Play Area. Initial plans have been drawn up and meetings are taking place with various council members, architects and play providers to ensure the logistics of these
Once complete there will be a consultation period where community residents will be encouraged to view the proposed plans and offer their opinions and views. We would very much hope that as many people as possible take time to come forward and voice their opinions. The plans for me developments hope to meet the need of all residents, not just our children, so please when the time comes, get in touch and let us know you thoughts! With the funds at just over £9000 we are in a position to source additional funding from organisations and charities. If anyone can help with this please get in touch via Lynne at Betaprint Marie Pringle at Bamby Dun PreSchool.
Our next event is a Fashion Show, to be held at the Glasshouse on Monday 7th April 7.30pm. Tickets are £3 and available on the night or from Committee members or at Betaprint, High Street Barnby Dun. Lots of bargains to be had High street brands at discounted prices. Please tell your friends and come aloneto support the event.
Ward Councillors Surgeries
at The Parish Hall each month
David Nevitt 1st Tuesday 5pm - 6pm
Pat Hall 2nd Tuesday 6.15-7.15pm
Tony Revill 3rd Tuesday 3.30 - 4.30pm.
BARNBY DUN PLAYERS
A big thank you to everyone who came to see our rendition of our Aladdin pantomime. I hope you had a good time because I know we did and it showed in the performance of the whole group whether on stage or off. Claire who directed us thisyear and did a fabulous job of getting it all together and producing a memorable show once again. Well done Claire xx
We haven't any plans for this year in Barnby Dun, but once again some of us have gone to Fishlake to join them in a summer variety show, singing dancing and sketches. I will keep you in the picture in this magazine and look out for posters around the village nearer the time of the show.
Do you enjoy a game of BINGO ? come and join us in the Peacehaven meeting room each Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 7pm
TENANTS AND RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION - TARA
This group meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Peacehaven Meeting Room commencing at 630pm, you don’t have to be a tenant to come to these meetings, ALL ARE WELCOME, we look forward to seeing you.
If you have any old mobile phones which you no longer use, you may receive a new one for Christmas, would you please consider donating these to support the Yorkshire Air Ambulance ? During the past months we must have sent them around 30 mobiles, they receive at least £6 for each mobile which helps their funding, they have 2 helicopters which at present cost over £7,000 each day to run. You can pass a mobile to any church member, or drop them in at 4 Mallard Avenue, I have special envelopes to post them on at no charge, they do not require the chargers, thanks to anyone who donates a mobile. Tom Cutts (883948)
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT IS NOT ALWAYS EASY, BUT IT’S ALWAYS RIGHT
Police Neighbourhood Team
The website http://neighbourhood.southyorks.police.uk/doncaster/east/armthorpe contains lots of useful information
CALL THE POLICE dial 999
in an emergency where there is a threat to life or a crime is in progress
CALL THE POLICE ON 101
For general enquires, requests for advice and to report crimes that have already happened where no suspected offenders are present
Your Safer Neighbour hood Team for Barnby Dun is 01302 385153
for any other issues affecting you or your neighbourhood and leave a message for your local officers .
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