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Continuing Closure of Play Areas

Please note that the play areas maintained by Anston Parish Council at the recreation ground off Ryton Road in North Anston, off Lockwood Avenue in South Anston, and at Whitegates in North Anston remain closed for the time being.

The Government is allowing play areas to re-open as of 4th July and has issued guidance to enable them to safely re-open. However much of that guidance is not practical for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:39 by Chris Pilkington

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Latest Planning Application

In their role as the planning authority Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) notify Anston Parish Council of planning applications relating to the parish and we have today received notification of the following application:

RB2020/0915, 23 West Street, South Anston. Alterations to roof including raising of roof height to create rooms in roof space with rear dormer windows.

Further details about... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:12 by Chris Pilkington

Tags: Planning

Cemetery - South Anston

Please note that the Parish Council operated cemetery at South Anston remains open for people to visit. Recent government legislation requires crematoria to close except for funerals and for cemeteries containing crematoria to also close except for funerals. However other cemeteries, such as the one at South Anston, can remain open.

We would though ask that anyone visiting our cemetery respects government... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 08:50 by Chris Pilkington

Tags: News, cemetery

Saying no to Garden Fires

The South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service is asking residents to pledge not to have garden fires during the coronavirus pandemic in order to not waste the time of firefighters and to support those people who have respiratory illnesses.

Posted: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 09:02 by Chris Pilkington

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Coronavirus - Allotments

Please note that the current advice from the National Allotment Society (NAS) is that during the coronavirus epidemic allotment holders can continue to work on their allotments as a form of exercise subject to the following the Government's guidance on social distancing and hygiene. Please see link below for the full advice from the NAS.

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:56 by Chris Pilkington

Tags: News, allotments

Rotherham Heroes Volunteer Programme

As a good neighbour and someone who cares about your local community you are probably looking for ways in which you can help during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Anston Parish Council is working with the Rotherham Community Hub to enlist Rotherham Heroes Volunteers to help in our communities.

The Rotherham Heroes Volunteer Programme is a coordinated approach by Rotherham Council and others to ensure the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:06 by Chris Pilkington

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Coronavirus - Open Spaces

Under Government guidelines people are allowed to utilise parks and open spaces for exercise once a day as individuals or in family groups. Consequently the open spaces and recreation grounds maintained by Anston Parish Council remain open but people using them are required to adhere to the Government's guidelines on social distancing.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Chris Pilkington

Clerk to Anston... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:14 by Chris Pilkington

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Coronavirus Pandemic - Supporting the Community

During the Coronavirus pandemic Anston Parish Council will be working with Rotherham Council and other agencies to support their efforts to help stop the spread of the virus and to support those in need in the community.

Yesterday we were contacted by Rotherham Council who wanted help in identifying local shops, cafes etc who could provide a home delivery service to the elderly and vulnerable. We posted... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:14 by Chris Pilkington

Tags: News

Cancellation of Meetings and Events

Please note that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic all meetings of the Parish Council and the Recreation Ground Charity scheduled to take place over the next couple of months have been cancelled along with the Annual Parish Meeting on 22nd April. The Annual Meeting of the Council is still down to go ahead on 18th May but that will be reviewed nearer the time.

Furthermore all other events and meetings... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:35 by Chris Pilkington

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