Edlington Town Council

Serving the people of Edlington

Winding Wheel - Yorkshire Main Colliery

Clerk: Mr S Oldham
The Grainger Centre and
Council Offices, Stubbins
Hill, Edlington, Doncaster
DN12 1JN

Tel: 01709 770552

Latest News

Re-opening of Community Woodland site

The Town Council are pleased to confirm that the Community Woodland site has now re-opened and we are moving along with our longer-term plans for use of the site including opportunities for use as an outdoor learning classroom. The grant funding works for installation of the limestone circle, picnic benches and monoliths were completed during April 2021, but in light of a local parishioners very publicly... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:23 by Town Clerk

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Town Councillor vacancy - Applications now being sought

The Town Council have a vacancy for a Town Councillor and are now inviting expressions of interest/applications from any interested local parishioners. The closing date is Friday 6th August and further details are enclosed including eligibility criteria. For for information please contact the Town Clerk


01709 770552

Town Clerk 15th July 2021

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:26 by Town Clerk

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Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2020/21

The Town Council's annual governance and accountability return for the year ending 31/3/21 approved and submitted to the external auditor PKF Littlejohn (awaiting external audit)

Notice of electors rights to inspect the Town Council's financial affairs between 14/6/21 and 23/7/21

Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:00 by Town Clerk

Tags: Audit

Vacancies for two Town Councillor positions

Following last weeks Town Council elections, 7 candidates were elected un-opposed which leaves 2 remaining vacancies. The Town Council are now able to fill these vacancies by a process called "co-option". Further details are set out in the notice of vacancy and eligibility criteria apply.

Expressions of interest are now being sought from interested individuals. The closing date to submit your written... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 11:10 by Town Clerk

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Notice of uncontested Parish Election - 6 May 2021

The elections to Edlington Town Council on 6/5/21 are uncontested with 7 persons duly elected. This leaves 2 remaining Town Councillor vacancies and soon after the date the election would ordinarily have taken place, the Town Council will be seeking expression of interests from local individuals to be chosen for co-option on to the Council as a co-opted Member. Further details on the application process... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:54 by Town Clerk

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21/00398/MINA - Breedon's Planning Application Quarrying Extension

At Tuesday's Town Council meeting (9th March) the Council as a statutory consultee considered the above mentioned planning application by Breedon's for an extension to their existing quarrying operations from Holme Hall quarry. The Town Council resolved to object to the Planning Authority re the proposed development on the following basis, in support of concern's expressed by the local community :-The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:02 by Town Clerk

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Petition - seeking reduced speed limit 30mph & crossing outside entrance to Pit Wood on Broomhouse Lane

The Town Council are urging the local community to sign our petition to lobby Doncaster Council Highways for a reduced speed limit to 30mph outside the entrance to the Pit Wood on Broomhouse Lane, Edlington and for installation of a pedestrian crossing

See further details and to sign our petition on the link at Change.org

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:43 by Town Clerk

Tags: Reports

Temporary closure of Community Woodland from 30/11/20

Important Notice to Woodland UsersThe woodland area will be closed for an anticipated 14 days from 30th November while construction works take place. This is to ensure the health and safety of the public and construction workers.Following our generous grant from FCC Communities Foundation, this work will transform the area into a forest school and meeting place with 16 Limestone Picnic Benches, a Forest... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:33 by Town Clerk

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FCC Grant funding awarded for Community Woodland Project

FCC Communities Foundation have just awarded Edlington Town Council £52,660 to start work on an amazing project at the Edlington Community Woodland adjoining onto Martinwells Lake, which will create a forest school limestone amphitheatre to get our young people learning in the outdoors, creating a meeting place for our local communities with 16 limestone picnic benches and three unique carved... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 10:23 by Town Clerk

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Annual Governance & Accountability Return

The Town Council's annual governance declaration and audited accounts for the year ending 31/3/20, have now been audited by PFK Littlejohn our appointed external auditor.

The statutory notice of the completion of the audit is set out below.

Town Clerk


Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:46 by Town Clerk

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