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News Archive: 2011

Todwick Christmas Fayre

Published: 14 December 2011

The annual Christmas Fayre was held in the Village Hall on Saturday, 26 November 2011 between 2 and 4 pm and raised a magnificent £2,020.39 for Village Hall maintenance.

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Thousands of calls made to new 101 police non-emergency number

Published: 7 December 2011

More than 15,000 calls have been made to the new non-emergency number for South Yorkshire Police since its introduction one month ago.

Introduced on 4 November, 101 is the new easy to remember number to contact South Yorkshire Police for all non-emergency incidents and general enquiries when it is less urgent than 999. Since 4 November, the Force has received 15,406 calls via the 101 number. During the same period, 16,700 999 calls were received.

Superintendent Adrian Moran, Head of Communications said: It is pleasing to see that South Yorkshire residents are using the new 101 number to contact South Yorkshire Police for non-emergency issues. However, what is more important is that during the last month we have seen a reduction in calls to both 999 and our previous non-emergency number, compared to 2010.

It is important that our communities know how to contact us and the most appropriate way to contact us to resolve their issue. Calls to the 101 number are answered by specially trained staff here in South Yorkshire - residents will not find themselves speaking to someone in another part of the country.

101 provides the public with an easy to remember number, in addition, every call will cost a flat rate of 15 pence regardless of whether you are calling from a landline or a mobile phone or how long the call lasts.

Between 4 November and 4 December, 26,815 calls were received on the previous non-emergency number, which is being gradually phased out.

The 101 number should be used for calls that are less urgent than 999. You should only call 999 in an emergency, for example, when a crime is in progress or life is in danger. For all other matters, you should use the non-emergency number, 101.

101 - A new non-emergency number for South Yorkshire Police

Published: 14 November 2011

101 - The police non-emergency number

On 4 November 2011, South Yorkshire Police's non-emergency number changed to 101, replacing the existing 0114 2202020 number which will be gradually phased out. Every call to 101 will be charged at a 15 pence flat rate.

In an emergency - when a crime is in progress or life is at risk - always call 999.

When should you call 101?

To report less urgent crime or disorder and for general police enquiries. For example:

  • if your car has been stolen;
  • if your property has been damaged;
  • when you suspect drug use or dealing;
  • to report a minor traffic collision; or
  • to give the police information about crime in your area.

For more information, including answers to frequently asked questions visit the South Yorkshire Police website

Please make a note of this number 101.

Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising event

Published: 7 November 2011

A coffee morning was held on Friday, 30 September 2011 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and raised £740.00.

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RMBC updates the Rotherham Local Development Framework: Draft Core Strategy

Published: 26 August 2011

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) has updated the Rotherham Local Development Framework: Draft Core Strategy and invites comments.

Copies are available at Local Public Libraries and on the RMBC websites:


Todwick Parish Council has written a letter to RMBC responding to these proposals

A57 Todwick Residents Group Petition against RMBC proposal to eliminate the right turn facility from the A57 into Goosecarr Lane

Published: 18 August 2011

Todwick Parish Council invites you to support the A57 Todwick Residents' Group by signing petition against Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) proposal to eliminate the right turn facility from the A57 into Goosecarr Lane. Records show that this facility has been in existence since 1851 for many generations of Todwick people and also neighbouring residents using this route.

If this facility is removed then the following would take place:

  1. An additional 2000 vehicles per day would have to pass the entrance to the village school and early years' crèche, many of these in school hours.
  2. Residents of Goosecarr Lane would have to travel an additional (estimated) 23,500 miles per year collectively to reach their homes.
  3. Many other village residents would have to drive additional distances to do likewise.

This vast increase would involve a great deal of cost, inconvenience, time and CO2 emissions. We believe that the proposal is totally unnecessary when alternatives are available and could be incorporated into existing plans quite easily. Plans involving filters lanes and traffic light control have been drawn up and would control the junction well.

After 8 years of campaigning - we have been granted a Public Inquiry and the Government Inspector will then make a final decision on this and other matters.

The Public Inquiry is at 10 am, Tuesday, 4 October 2011 at the Matrix, Dinnington Business Centre, Nobel Way, Dinnington, Sheffield S35 3QB. Car parking is available.

A total of five group members will be speaking at the public inquiry on your behalf in addition to other interested parties.

We are looking for a 1,000 signature petition to present to the Inspector and his team.

Your signature is important!

Add your name to the list!

The Petition is available for you to sign at the Todwick Village Hall every Tuesday between 10 am - 12 noon from 16 August to Tuesday, 6 September 2011 inclusive.

Anyone who cannot attend the Village Hall to sign please contact Jack or Jean on 01909 772822 or 07966 288185 when alterative arrangements will be made.

Remember that Todwick residents are not asking for something new - merely to retain a facility which has been afforded to Todwick people for 160 years.

Contact Jack Cloke
Chairman Todwick Resident Group
Tel: 01909 772822 or 07966 288185

Notes for your Diaries and Calendars... forthcoming Autumn and Winter Jazz events in Todwick at the Village Hall

Published: 18 August 2011

Saturday, 8 October 2011 - Dave Kendal and the White Eagle Jazz Band - new to Todwick Jazz... very entertaining band

Saturday, 12 November 2011 - Barry Binch and the Old Marina Jazz Band always provides a very entertaining evening of jazz

Saturday, 3 December 2011 - Christmas Party Night - Frank Brooker and the Happy Chappies Jazz Band offer a wonderful entertaining traditional jazz band

Saturday, 21 January 2011 - Wil Robinson and the Southside Band always give a great night of entertainment

NOTE STARTING TIME 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm at the Todwick Village Hall, Todwick. Easy parking.

Bring your own supper and drinks. Make up a party table.

Entry £9.00 - all profits after expenses to the Todwick Village Hall maintenance.

Contact Sheila Pantry for tickets, Tel: 01909 771024, Email:

Good day for Todwick Art, Gardens, Allotments, Historical Trail, 'Miniature Garden in a Tray' Competition and Scarecrow Competition - held on Sunday, 31 July 2011, 12.00-16.00

Published: 3 August 2011

The weather was perfect and a good number of people attended the Todwick Art, Gardens, Allotments, Historical Trail, 'Miniature Garden in a Tray' Competition and Scarecrow Competition event on Sunday, 31 July 2011. We had visitors from as far as Wakefield, Huddersfield and Brighouse. See note at the end of this news item.

Display of art including some wonderful pieces from the children of Todwick Junior and Infant School in the Village Hall were very much appreciated. These were arranged by Pam and Jack Marples. Local artists were Abigail Mosley, age 13, who brought a portfolio of her work; Jack Marples showed a range of his lovely work from paintings to pencil drawings; and Valerie Dillon showed a very interesting range of subjects in her paintings. Jo Boyes' photographic work and craft work was beautifully presented.

The Ramblers Club display included details of many walks in the area. The Ramblers also tested people's local knowledge and awareness with the Rotherham Villages Picture Quiz; the 1st Prize was won by Robert Baverstock and 2nd Prize by Mary Pavey. Many Thanks to Jim Tompkin and Tony Rusling for their efforts in setting up and promoting the stand all afternoon.

Hall 2 held the Naked Art Exhibition (i.e. unframed works of art). It was filled with 86 pictures painted by Joyce Spurr, a ninety-year-old Sheffield artist, who has spent a lifetime drawing and painting. This selection of Joyce's work on display was for sale - all proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Society. The Sheffield Telegraph on 7 July 2011 featured an interview with Joyce about her art work. If anyone is interested in seeing some of Joyce's painting please contact Sheila Pantry, Tel: 01909 771024, Email:

Free refreshments were served in both the Village Hall and the Church Hall - many thanks to all the Church volunteers who served refreshments and to Abigail Mosley who served refreshments in the Village Hall.

Abigail Mosley ready to serve refreshments
Abigail Mosley ready to serve refreshments

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A Guide listing the locations of scarecrows, gardens and allotments was available.

Todwick Church

Todwick's ancient (1068) St Peter and St Paul Church was open for visitors.

Prize Giving

Prize Giving was at 3.30 pm and some more welcome refreshments and a last look at the exhibitions. Prizes presented by Stephen Hill, Chairman, Todwick Parish Council.

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Photos courtesy of Brian White


The Trail included the Allotments - well done to all the prize winners and those who were commended.

  • 1st Prize - Allotment number 19/20 - Mr P. Sliwinski who also received the Les Waller Trophy cup. This was presented by Mrs Brenda Waller and received on behalf of Mr Sliwinski by his wife.
  • 2nd Prize - Allotment number 17 - Mrs D. Brookman / Mrs D. Stewart
  • 3rd Prize - Allotment number 18 - Mr Ken Mathieson

In view of the immense amount of hard work put in by some of the Allotment Holders they too have been awarded Highly Commended and Commended Certificates. The Certificates will be hung on the particular Allotments Holder's Gate.

Highly Commended: 4th - Mr R. Waller, 5th - Mrs Rachel Beckitt and 6th - Mrs Vicki Mansell.

Commended: Mr T. Calladine, R. & A. Reed.

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Miniature Garden Competition

For the first time there was a Miniature Garden Competition held in the Church Hall.

Gardens had to be designed in a round, oval or square bowl, tray or tin and no larger than 45 cm × 45 cm (18 inches × 18 inches) or 45 cm (18 inches) diameter.

There were some very interesting and imaginative entries which were judged in the Church Hall by Mrs Mabel Hextall and Mr Brian Mullins who presented certificates and prizes to the following 3 winners: Joshua Haresign, Amelia Hawley and Abigail Mosley.

This competition will be repeated next year - so please start to think about making an entry in the competition!

Best Gardens

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Best Scarecrow

Bryan and Patricia Roberts receiving the Best Scarecrow Award
Bryan and Patricia Roberts and their grandchildren's
Aunt Sally sitting in the porch at 66 The Meadows.

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Other scarecrows which made the Trail really interesting and fun were made by the following:

  • Royal Wedding Watchers by Todwick Junior and Infants School
  • Humpty Dumpty and also the Vicar Scarecrow made by Caroline and Jenny Walker
  • Rosemary and Brian Chambers' Todwick Twitcher scarecrow and friends hanging in the tree!
  • Sheila and Clive Pantry's two scarecrows - one a Witch flying on her broomstick over her flower cauldrons and also The Butterfly Plantpot Man
  • Denise and Brian Summerhayes' Mario the Magician
  • 5-year-old William Greer-Waring Pete the Pirate
  • Carol and Brian White's Solar Man
  • Virginia and Norman Anderson's Sleeping Policeman
  • Margaret Clarke's Flower pots and scarecrows
  • Eileen and Barry Northall's Norah the Nippie

Scarecrows in the Allotments:

  • Rachel Street's Field of Dreams Scarecrow
  • Vicki Mansell's Humpty Dumpty, All the King's Horses and All the King's Men
  • Matthew, Adam and Granddad's Lazy Days

Email from some people who attended the Event

Hi Sheila

You may remember us, the four from Brighouse and Huddersfield who visited Todwick on Sunday. We just wanted to thank you all for such a good day and to say how impressed we were with the organisation of the day and the wonderful community spirit you seem to have. Todwick appears to be a nice place to live, never a dull moment by the looks of it!

Your web site is also first class, very impressive.

Thanks for the recommendation for the Red Lion had a lovely meal on the way home, finished off the day nicely!

Thanks again and hope to see you all again next year.


Yvonne & Ron, Lyn & Peter

Todwick School "Lollipop Lady" Carole Havard retires

Published: 20 July 2011

Carole Havard has been Todwick Junior and Infants School Crossing Patrol Guide for 15 years and retires on Friday, 22 July 2011.

Whatever the weather Carole has safely guided and helped children on their way to and from school. She will be sorely missed.

So a special thanks to her from Todwick - who wish her a very happy, healthy and long retirement.

Please help Todwick School

Published: 20 July 2011

The School urgently needs a new Crossing Patrol to help keep children safe and are looking for a reliable caring person.

If you are:

  • A good communicator
  • Got good eyesight and hearing
  • Can pass health and police checks
  • Able to work about half-an-hour in the morning and afternoon on all school days

Then please contact Robert Walker, Tel: 01709 254027

Todwick Art, Gardens, Allotments, Historical Trail, 'Miniature Garden in a Tray' Competition and Scarecrow Competition - Sunday, 31 July 2011, 12.00-16.00

Published: 14 July 2011

Something different again and free of charge. There are free refreshments in both the Village Hall and the Church Hall. Maps showing locations of scarecrows etc will be available on 31 July 2011 from both the Village Hall and Church Hall.

There will be a display of arts and other displays including art from the children of Todwick School in the Village Hall.

An appeal here for all ages to take part - e.g. if you have painted pictures, taken a wonderful photograph, created a carving or a piece of pottery, produced a lovely tapestry then this is the day to show it off! Children's efforts especially welcome.

The Trail will include the allotments, older buildings, e.g. the 1068 Church, Robin Hood's Trysting Tree, the ancient wall and a number of people have already offered to show their scarecrows in their gardens - more are needed please!

Start to think about what your scarecrow is going to represent - could even be a Royal Wedding Scarecrow! Please let Sheila Pantry know if you are entering the competition (Tel: 01909 771024 or Closing date for entries is Friday, 22 July 2011. Prize for the winner will be presented at 3.30 pm on Sunday, 31 July 2011 in the Village Hall.

NEW - Miniature Garden Competition

  1. This NEW competition is open to anyone resident in Todwick.
  2. Gardens must be designed in a round, oval or square bowl, tray or tin and no larger than 45 cm × 45 cm (18 inches × 18 inches) or 45 cm (18 inches) diameter.
  3. Bring your entries to the Church Hall at 12.00 noon on 31 July 2011 to sign an entry form with name, age group, address and telephone numbers.
  4. Entries will be judged in the Church Hall at 2.30 pm and Prizes will be presented.
  5. There will be a prize for the winner of the best designed garden in each of the 3 groups:
    1. Up to 7 years old
    2. 8-14 years old
    3. Adults
  6. Entrants must take away their exhibits by 3.30 pm please. If not all remaining containers and contents will be recycled.

The whole afternoon is a free of charge event. Go round your village and enjoy!

Zumba Fitness Class

Published: 6 July 2011

The Zumba class is on a Saturday morning 9.30-10.30 am at the Todwick Church Hall (Lindley's Croft).

No need to book just come along and have fun!

Contact: Katie | Tel: 07792220228 | Email:

Todwick Funday - Sunday, 12 June 2011

Published: 14 June 2011

Sunshine for the preparations in the morning and then the rain came and came again in the afternoon but it did not dampen the spirits of all those who attended. At one point there must have been upwards of 200 people and children attending. The Junior football players, their coaches and managers did a stalwart job. Some of the young players were only playing their second match ever!

Judging by the laughs and applause everyone enjoyed the various entertainments - Kimmo the magician showed all sorts of tricks and entertained for a good hour, Mr Balloon made some fantastic Balloon models and Ashley entertained with a mini disco, Linda the face painter was busy all afternoon brightening up faces in non-running paints! The various stands - Crafts, WI, Save the Children Fund all were busy, and the Refreshment Stand was very well attended - cakes, tarts, buns and other goodies were much appreciated by those attending.

11-12 June was also the celebration weekend of the Royal British Legion as part of their 90th anniversary celebration fundraising. The total donated at the Fun Day was £45.20. If anyone wishes to send any contributions to this worthwhile charity that for Serving and Ex-Service Men and Women see

Thanks to all the many people who gave their time in helping with the events - very much appreciated.

Sheila Pantry

Todwick Music by Moonlight - Saturday, 11 June 2011

Published: 14 June 2011

We did have the Moon to shine on about 130 people who attended the Jazz night on the 11 June 2011. It did turn cold at the end of the night but everyone agreed that Wil Robinson and the South side Jazz Band gave a wonderful entertaining evening. The picnic suppers people brought also added to the enjoyment of the night.

Dates for your June Diaries and Calendars

Published: 23 May 2011

Music by Moonlight - Wil Robinson and the Southside Jazz Band
Saturday, 11 June 2011, 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Todwick Recreation Ground

Make up a party of family and friends. Bring your own tables, chairs, wine, drinks, supper...
Hoping for wonderful warm June night! If raining in the Village Hall!

Todwick Funday
Sunday, 12 June 2011, 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Todwick Recreation Ground

Entertainment for everyone of all ages, e.g. families can learn how to bowl, meet Kimmo the magician, Mr Balloon, Party Disco, face painting by Linda, bouncy castles, giant buzz wire, Jenga, 6-a-side football matches, Save the Children, crafts and much more including FREE refreshments - all at Todwick Recreation Ground. Don't miss it!

WI - New members are always welcome

Published: 23 May 2011

Meetings are held on the first Thursday in the month in the Village Hall at 7.00 pm. Meetings often include some very interesting speakers covering numerous topics, e.g. some future open meetings offer the following:

Date Event

7 July 2011

Graphology with speaker Heather Sharpe

1 September 2011

"Can we afford the doctor?" with speaker Joanne Brunt

6 October 2011

Himalayas with speaker Sheila Dyson

3 November 2011

Life in food with speaker Janine Lishman-Peat

2 February 2012

The Woodland Trust with speaker Peter Downey

Go along to the meetings with this very friendly group - contact Janet Cocking, President, Tel 01909 771344.

Further details: Todwick Women's Institute (WI)

Todwick Bowling Club invite

Published: 23 May 2011

Todwick Bowling Club invites you to "Come and Try playing bowls" at Todwick Parish Bowling Club, Todwick Recreation Ground - all ages welcome on the Todwick Funday, Sunday, 12 June 2011 between 1.30 pm and 4.00 pm.

FREE beginners' bowls coaching sessions are held every Saturday Morning 10.00 - 12.00 am. Contact Alan Tizard 771438.

Further details: Todwick Parish Bowling Club

Football in Todwick

Published: 18 May 2011

Two years ago Todwick Junior football club merged with Kiveton Park Football Club. By merging, the new club is able to offer children the opportunity of playing non/competitive and competitive football from the age of 5 to adult. Over the last few years the junior division of the club has grown significantly. We now have teams representing the majority of the age groups in the Sheffield and Hallamshire Junior League, together with an academy that teaches the basic skills to children from the age of 5. The club has more than 220 members with over 140 of these in our junior section. All the coaches are Football Association (FA) Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checked and are trained or are being trained by the FA to follow the FA coaching standards.

The club uses a number of pitches with the junior section adopting the Todwick recreation ground for both matches and training. The junior season has now finished and will not start until September; however, unlike our Premiership heroes, we will not be sunning ourselves in Barbados. We will continue to train throughout the summer predominantly on Saturdays trying out new tactics in preparation for the coming season.

New children are always welcome to join our training sessions especially the younger children who can join the academy. If your child is interested in football please either come along on a Saturday morning and speak to one of the coaches (preferably between 9.00 and 9.30 am) or contact Paul on 07770 581495.

Paul Chapman
Junior team coordinator

Churchwarden Roy Hesketh Stands Down

Published: 17 May 2011

After 28 years of dutiful service Roy Hesketh has decided to stand down as Churchwarden. Roy, ably supported by Joan, has carried out his responsibilities selflessly and with great dedication, nothing is ever too much trouble, and he is always willing to help. Our Church has been safe in his hands. We wish him and Joan well and pray that Roy will soon be up and about again.

Juntos Youthie calling all Todwick 11 - 17 years old

Published: 4 April 2011

Juntos Youthie aim to open on Monday, 9 May 2011 at 6.15 pm, in the Todwick Recreation Ground Pavilion (the Recreation Ground is at the corner of Goosecarr Lane and The Pastures).

Juntos Youthie is open to 11 to 17 years old. Registration will be needed on the day and places are limited admittance and costs 50 p. Drinks and sweets will be available.

Urgently required... we need at least 3 more volunteers who are willing to complete a CRB check and help out on an occasional Monday.

We also would like help and support from any other group, willing to donate time to encourage our young people to try out new activities.

For any other information please call Kay Pearson. Tel: 01909 773057.

Todwick young business woman opens Acupuncture and Beauty Therapy Clinic in Kiveton Park

Published: 4 April 2011

Megan Cooper BSc - a Todwick resident recently opened an Acupuncture and Beauty Therapy Clinic in Kiveton Park.

Treatments available include acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, Chinese massage, cupping therapy, and the garra rufa fish therapy. Megan invites people to go and meet her to discuss the various services.

Experience the therapeutic benefits acupuncture has to offer with Naturels. Megan Cooper BSc uses natural complementary therapies to help eliminate pain, balance the body and provide positive health and well-being.

Contact: Megan Cooper, Naturels, 29 Station Road, Kiveton Park, Sheffield S26 6QP. Tel: 07896 826778. Email:

Todwick Parish Plan Questionnaires

Published: 31 March 2011

At the Todwick Parish Council meeting on Tuesday, 29 March 2011 the draw was carried out for five numbers of those who had returned the Todwick Parish Plan Questionnaires by the due date.

The numbers drawn (by members of the public in attendance at the TPC Open session) were:

  1. 217
  2. 005
  3. 477
  4. 666
  5. 007

Will those winning ticket holders please contact Brian White on 01909 770817 or 07952 880126 to make arrangements to receive their cheque (on production of their duplicate winning ticket number).

Todwick Parish Council thank all the people who completed the questionnaires and that any outstanding completed forms can, for the next few days - up to 7 April 2011, still be returned to either the Village Hall post box or the box provided in Todwick Newsagency.

A57 Improvement Scheme - Exhibition at the Red Lion Hotel - Thursday, 7 April 2011 and Friday 8 April 2011

Published: 30 March 2011

Following recent confirmation that the A57 Improvement Scheme has been further supported by the Department for Transport, RMBC are holding an exhibition at The Red Lion Inn, Todwick Crossroads where the latest proposals will be on display with officers in attendance to answer any questions and give an update on scheme progress.

The principle changes to the scheme are that the proposed subway near to Goosecarr Lane will be replaced by a signalised crossing, and the new road will have a 50 mph speed limit.

The exhibition will be held in the room just off reception at the Red Lion Inn on Thursday 7 April 2011 from 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm, and on Friday 8 April 2011 from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon.

All are encouraged to attend to view the revised proposals.

See also:

Your Todwick Summer Events ... More Dates for your Diaries and Calendars

Published: 28 March 2011

All the following are Free of Charge.

Saturday, 11 June 2011, 7 pm - 10 pm, Music by Moonlight - Todwick Recreation Ground ... Wil Robinson and the Southside Jazz Band ... Make up a party of family and friends. Bring your own tables, chairs, wine, drinks, supper ... hoping for wonderful warm night!

Sunday, 12 June 2011, 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm, TODWICK FUNDAY, entertainment for everyone of all ages, including refreshments in Todwick Recreation Ground ... Come and bring your families and friends and enjoy the Funday.

Sunday, 31 July 2011, 12 noon - 4.00 pm, Todwick Art, Gardens, Allotments, Historical Trail and Scarecrow competition - start to think about what your scarecrow is going to represent - could even be a Royal Wedding Scarecrow! Please let Sheila Pantry know if you are entering the competition (Tel: 01909 771024 or Closing date for entries is Friday, 22 July 2011.

Coffee Morning held in aid of Rotherham Hospice in memory of the late Mick White

Published: 14 March 2011

Chris White and family would like to thank everyone for their support at the coffee morning held on Friday, 11 March 2011 in the Village Hall.

They would particularly like to thank Liz Wainwright for her excellent organisation of the event and all who helped with the event.

Thanks also go to the Village Hall Management Committee for their support.

The magnificent sum of £1464.84 was raised for this very worthwhile Charity.

Successful Todwick Young People Street Dance and Play Safe Project

Published: 4 March 2011

Do you want dance and exercise?

This project is now complete and on a positive note many of the young people who took part in the street dance sessions enjoyed it so much that much they are now attending Studio Dance club evenings to continue the activity.

If any young people wish be regularly involved in the Studio Dance club they should contact Sammy on Mobile: 07941857761 or email:

The Studio Dance School is located at: Middleton Building, Barleycroft Lane, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2LE

Todwick Ramblers Club Social Evening

Published: 31 January 2011

Todwick Ramblers Club held a social evening in the Village Hall on Friday, 21 January 2011 which was well supported by members, their friends, and relatives.

The evening's entertainment relied on two old fashioned but enjoyable events namely Bag/Beetle and Irish Bingo, which were played at a fast and furious pace with amusing consequences.

A Name the Teddy competition in aid of the Rotherham Hospice also took place during the evening. This event raised £23, which was increased on the night to £60 by a number of generous donations from members and guests wishing to support the Hospice work.