North Locality

What’s going on in North Locality

Local Contacts

Welcome to your North community page!
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Here you’ll find information about your local community, including latest news and updates, key contacts for support and advice, community venues, local facilities, groups and activities in your area, and more.

You’ll also find the Locality Plan for the North area – this plan has been developed in conjunction with residents and sets out what we will be doing to improve your community over the next 12 months. The plan outlines what the priorities are across the North area. If you want to discuss or feedback on the plan you can do so by emailing YourVoice@doncaster.gov.uk 

You can view the North Locality Plan below.

Download your locality plan

Environment, Green Spaces & Facilities

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Green Spaces

Adwick:

Askern:

Bentley:

Brodsworth:

Campsall:

Clayton:

Cusworth:

Highfields:

Sprotbrough:

Household Waste and Recycling Centres

Leisure centres and sports venues

Community spaces

Bentley

  • Bentley Pavilion 01302 872167 | bentleypavilion@manna.me.uk | Bentley Pavilion, Askern Rd, Bentley, Doncaster DN5 0HU
  • Queens Drive Communal Hall | Queens Drive Communal Hall, Bentley, Doncaster, DN5 9QL
  • Kirkstone Close Communal Hall | Kirkstone Cl, Doncaster DN5 9QZ

Toll Bar       

  • Toll Bar Villa Gardens Communal Hall Villa Gardens, Toll Bar, Doncaster DN5 0LQ

Bus Travel and Transport

Train stations

Adwick

Bentley

Cycling routes in the North area

Libraries

Askern

Bentley

Sportbrough

Woodlands

Mental and physical health

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GP Surgeries 

Askern

Barnburgh

Bentley

Carcroft

Scawsby

Scawthorpe

Sprotbrough

Woodlands

Borough wide support

Doncaster Council - Groups offering support across the borough

Wellbeing Support 

  • Renew 127 Wellbeing Centre (at Bentley Baptist Church) | 01302 876401 | 127-129 Askern Rd, Bentley, Doncaster DN5 0JH

Children and young people

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Family Hubs 

Bentley

Askern

Adwick 

Playgrounds & Play Areas

Askern

  • Meadow View | (toddler and junior play areas, playing field) See Meadow View on Google Maps
  • Eden Drive | (toddler slide)See Eden Drive on Google Maps
  • Alfred Road |(toddler and junior play areas) See Alfred Road on Google Maps
  • Warren House Park | (toddler and junior play areas, multi-use games area, playing field, skate park, sports pitches (visit our football pitches pages for booking information), teen sheltered seating, walking routes and nature walks) See Warren House Park on Google Maps

Barnburgh

Bentley 

  • Bentley Road | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, sports pitches See Bentley Road Play Area & Football Pitch on Google Maps
  • Queens Drive | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, parking is available at the park See Queens Drive Play Area & Playing Field on Google Maps
  • The Avenue | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, basketball post |  See The Avenue on Google Maps

Burghwallis

  • Grange Lane (near The Burghwallis) | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, basketball post See Grange Lane on Google Maps

Carcroft 

  • Owston Road | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See Owston Road Play Area on Google Maps
  • Carcroft Park | Junior play areas, multi-use games area, skate park, playing field, bowling green, public memorial See Carcroft Park on Google Maps

Clayton with Frickley

Highfields 

  • Highfields Miners Welfare | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See Highfields Miners Welfare on Google Maps

Marr and High Melton

  • Church Lane, Marr | junior play area, playing field See Church Lane on Google Maps
  • Melton Mill Lane | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See Melton Mill Lane on Google Maps

Norton

  • Campsmount Park | junior play area, playing field See Campsmount Park Play Area on Google Maps  
  • The Schoolboy Hotel | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See The Schoolboy Hotel on Google Maps
  • West End Road | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See West End Road on Google Maps

Scawsby

  • Barnsley Road | toddler and junior play areas, multi-use games area, playing field, teen sheltered seating See Barnsley Road Play Area on Google Maps
  • Emley Drive | toddler and junior play area, playing field See Emley Drive Play Area on Google Maps

Scawthorpe 

  • Chatsworth Crescent | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, sports pitches See Chatsworth Crescent on Google Maps
  • Butterscotch Walk | toddler and junior play areas See Butterscotch Walk on Google Maps

Skellow 

  • Crabgate Lane | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See Crabgate Lane on Google Maps
  • Crossfield Lane | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, fitness equipment, sports pitches, walking routes and nature walks, woodlands See Crossfield Lane on Google Maps

Sprotbrough 

  • New Lane | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, basketball post See New Lane Play Area on Google Maps
  • Goldsmith Centre | toddler and junior play areas, playing field, basketball post See the Goldsmith Centre Play Area on Google Maps
  • Anchorage Lane | toddler and junior play areas, skate park, playing field, basketball post, walking routes, parking is available at the park See Anchorage Lane Skate Park & Play Area on Google Maps

Sunnyfields/Roman Ridge

  • Roman Ridge | toddler and junior play areas, playing field See Roman Ridge on Google Maps

Woodlands 

Youth Hubs

  • Bentley MyPlace Youth Hub | Bentley MyPlace, Askern Road, Bentley, DN5 0HU 01302 737993

Nurseries & Childcare 

After-school and breakfast clubs

Schools, sixth forms, colleges and other education

Things to do for children and young people

Community safety

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Local Police and PCSO contacts

Adwick and Carcroft
Sprotbrough/Roman Ridge

Bentley

Norton and Askern

Reporting anti-social behaviour in your local area

Fire Stations

Housing

iconFind more information and advice about housing at  https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/housing

Poverty

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Foodbanks

If you find yourself needing support from a foodbank, there are a number available in the North area below. You can also find wider support and information


Adwick
Askern  
  • St Peters Hall Community Food Bank | give out food parcels at St Peter's Community Hall, Askern between 10:30 - 12.00 each Thursday morning. Those in isolation or a key worker can telephone 01302 708081 or 708204 for a delivery
Bentley
  • Bentley Foodbank | Food provided to people experiencing difficulty in Bentley. Tues – Fri 10am – 1.30pm, call 07908 032381.
  • Bentley Baptist Community Foodbank The provision of food parcels to people who live in the DN5 postcode urban area. Referrals can be made by support agencies for up to six weeks of food support. 
Skellow/Carcroft
Woodlands
  • All Saints Community Centre Food Bank | Food provided to people experiencing difficulty in the DN6 postcode area. Mondays & Fridays 3pm – 5pm, call 01302 339618. Deliveries available.
All North localities

Support around finances and wellbeing

Additional key contacts

Councillors and MPs
Town Councils

Community / Wellbeing Contacts

  • Well Doncaster Officer for North | James Parsonage 01302 734484 | james.parsonage@doncaster.gov.uk | As the Well Doncaster Officer (for the North Doncaster area: Adwick, Carcroft, Woodlands, Bentley, Askern, Sprotbrough etc.), James’ role is to support communities to be active, working closely with local volunteers and groups to support activities which lead to a more active community, as well as linking them with any relevant grants or funding opportunities.
  • Community Connector for North Julia Marshall (North Doncaster Development Trust) | julia.marshall@northdoncaster.org.uk As Community Connector for Bentley, Julia works with the local community to promote participation in local leisure and fitness activities
  • St Leger Housing – Community Engagement Officer for North - Nyssa Hird |01302 734131 | communityengagement@stlegerhomes.co.uk
  • Communal Halls Booking - Customer Involvement Officer for North – Carol Higgins 01302 862869 | carol.higgins@stlegerhomes.co.uk 

 

 

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