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Chairman of Ecclesfield Parish Council 2016-2017

Cllr Kathleen Granger

 

Kathleen met her husband Barry at Greengate Secondary School when they were 12 years old and have been married for 55 years. They have a son Andrew and a daughter Dawn and five grandchildren. Kathleen left school at the age of 15 and worked at Newton Chambers and then the Izal Factory. During the Miners Strike in the 1980's Kathleen was the Chair of the local Miners Support Group cooking up to 75 meals 3 days a week. Kathleen has been a Parish Councillor for the Thorncliffe Ward for 13 years. She is a Trustee Member of the Friends of Chapeltown Park.

 

CURRENT EVENTS

8th April 2017 Chapeltown Operatic Society production of "White Christmas" - Rotherham Civic Theatre

 

PAST EVENTS

12th March 2017 Chairman's Civic Service - St Saviours Church, High Green

8th March 2017 Ecclesfield Secondary School - School production of "High School Musical"

10th February 2017 Chairman's Coffee Morning 11am - Alan Greaves Community Room

27th January 2017 Grenoside Community Centre "Beauty and the Beast" pantomine

19th January 2017 Ecclesfield Parish Council/Archive Project Steering Group Event

9th/11th December 2016 St Saviours Church "Mining Past" Event

9th December 2016 Switching on of Christmas Lights - High Green in Bloom

5th December 2016 High Green Primay Shool-Present Christmas Grant

28th November 2016 Grenoside Primary School-Present Christmas Grant

21st November 2016 Angram Bank Primary School-Present Christmas Grant

18th November 2016 St Thomas More (RC) Primary School-Present Christmas Grant

12th November 2016 Service of Remembrance

24th September 2016 Ecclesfield Civil Parish, Past and Present Archiving Project, Celebration Event & Exhibition

10th September 2016 3rd Chapeltown Village Show

4th September 2016 Ecclesfield Gala

31st July 2016 Yorkshire Day at Miners Welfare, High Green

28th July 2016 St Marys Ecclesfield Church - Meet New Vicar

16th July 2016 Chapeltown Park Gala

16th July 2016 Official Opening of Thorncliffe Leisure Centre

2nd July 2016 - 90th Anniversary of the 105th High Green Scout Group, Pack Horse Lane, High Green

18th June 2016 Lord Mayor's Civic Parade

28th May 2016 CUB Scouting Centenary

31st May 2016 Pre-View Thorncliffe Leisure Centre

 

Chairman's Coffee Morning February 2017

The Parish Council's Chairman Cllr Kathleen Granger held her Coffee Morning on 10th February 2017 in the Alan Greaves Community Room. Chairman Cllr Kath Granger wanted to hold her coffee morning in aid of The Children's Charity, JustGiving, for Children with blood cancer. There was baking, book stalls, tomobola and a bric a brac stall. In the council offices in the committee room there was a display by Heritage High Green, there was lots of old archive material of around High Green, this event along with the coffee morning was a big success. A lot of people in the community turned out for this event. Donations are still coming in for the Chairman's Charity and the amount of how much raised will be on here shortly.

 

 

 

 

Ecclesfield Gala 4th September 2016

The Annual Ecclesfield Gala took place in Ecclesfield on Sunday 4th September 2016, in aid of the the Macmillan Charity. It was very well attended by the people of the community and the Lord Mayor Denise Fox was there. Ecclesfield Parish Council had a stall and so did the Archiving Project. There was a Classic Car show and prizes were won.

Here are some photos from the event.

1st, 2nd & 3rd place for the Classic Car show.

 

 
 

Cllr Sheila Constance was Chairman 2015-2016 - events she attended in her year of office are listed below.

Chairman's Charity - Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice

On Friday 31st July 2015, Sheila held a charity event in aid of the Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice in the Parish Community Room. She has raised an amazing amount of £300 for this very worthy cause.

Here are some photos from the event.

The Chairman also raised a further amount of £250 this year through donations from Councillors in lieu of Christmas cards and also the sale of second hand sewing machines. The money was donated to the Charity on the 5 February 2016.

Sheila has attended many events this year. Here are some photos from the Give and Gain event at Charlton Brook in May and the Yorkshire Day event at the Miners Welfare Hall, High Green in August.

The Chairman spent a busy weekend over the 5 and 6 September visiting both Mortomley Park for their Party in the Park event, Hesley Wood Scouts for their AGM and Ecclesfield Gala in Ecclesfield Park. Below are some photographs of the events.

Mortomley Park

Chapeltown Park 2015 - opening of new gym equipment by Angela Smith MP

Ecclesfield Gala 2015


 
RECENT PAST CHAIRMEN
CLLR MR ALAN HOOPER 2002-2004
CLLR MR NORMAN E GARRATT 2004-2005
CLLR MR JONATHAN JONES 2005-2007
CLLR MS VICTORIA M BOWDEN 2007-2008
CLLR MRS DENISE FEARNLEY 2008-2009
CLLR MR HOWARD HOUSE 2009-2010
CLLR MR NORMAN GARRATT 2010-2011
CLLR MR JONATHAN JONES 2011-2012

CLLR MR DAVID E PEPPER 2012-2013

CLLR MR JOHN HOUSLEY 2013-2014
CLLR MR GRAHAM OXLEY 2014-2015
CLLR SHEILA CONSTANCE 2015-2016