Serving the Communities of Brecks, Dalton, Flanderwell, East Herringthorpe, Sunnyside and Woodlaithes

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.

 

MEMORIAL TO COUNCILLOR
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

Resurfacing work 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.

LONG SERVICE AWARDS

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.

HELLO AND GOODBYE

Last 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).

PARISH REVIEW