As part of Rotherham MBC's Parish Review, Dalton Parish Council has consulted with residents of East Herringthorpe who are currently outside the Parish, to ascertain if they wish to become part of the Parish. A survey was undertaken and of those who responded 62% expressed a wish to become part of the Parish of Dalton.This information has been forwarded to Rotherham Borough Council as part of their review.
PATRICK F. BURKE ‘PADDY’
Following the loss of Councillor Paddy Burke, a stone plaque has been fitted in the front wall of the Parish Hall. This was unveiled by Mrs. Mary Burke and Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ann Russell. The coal cart at Sunnyside Community Centre has been repainted and a plaque fitted, also in memory of Paddy Burke. It is also planned to plant a tree at Listerdale School and to hold a Paddy Burke Memorial Football Competition for the local schools.
BRECKS CAR PARK
has been undertaken to the car park at Brecks Community Centre
and a gate erected to stop large vehicles using it as a turning point.
At the November
meeting Brenda Boyle and Ann Myers pictured
below with Councillor Peter Sludden, Chairman of the Council
were presented with long service awards for over 25 years as Parish Councillors.
year we welcomed four new Members to the Council, Colin Barron,
Margaret Boston, Keith Brisland, and Kath
Reeder. Unfortunately Margaret Boston had to leave
due to work commitments. We would also like to thank Harry Hobson
who has recently retired from the Parish Council due to ill
health. Our best wishes go to Harry.
DEATH OF FORMER PARISH CLERK
Members were saddened
to hear of the death of the previous Clerk, David Shaw. Donations
were made to Bluebell Wood and the Rotherham Hospice in memory of David
(pictured left with his wife Bernie).