Finningley Village Hall – A Valuable Asset to the Community

Finningley Village Hall is a recently renovated Grade 2 listed building within the Finningley Conservation Area. It was originally a barn that was converted into a school in 1839 and eventually became the Village Hall in the 1966 when it became the home of Finningley Parish Council and managed by the Village Hall Management Committee. … Read more…

PPI Claims and Fraud Prevention Information

REGIONAL NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NOTICE RECEIVED 9 OCTOBER 2017 FROM DMBC FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY – PPI CAMPAIGN Fraudsters are posing as officials from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and are cold calling people stating that they are eligible for a Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claim. There may be an increase in these types of frauds following … Read more…

Affordable Homes Open Day – October 2017

The Council would like your input into whether local residents or their family are interested in affordable housing in Finningley. We have organised an “Open Day” on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in the new Pavilion from 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm when you can meet the Planners, Developers and Councillors, ask any questions, get more … Read more…

Doncaster Public Rights of Way Forum

Doncaster Council are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep for over 500 kilometres (300 miles) of public footpaths, bridleways and byways on 588 separate routes. DMBC manage the Definitive Map which is the legal record of public rights of way. It can be viewed free of charge in the Civic Office during normal office hours. … Read more…

Footpath top of St Oswalds Close to Church Gate

Today, Wednesday 22nd June, the Parish Council has laid chippings to improve the surface of the footpath top of St Oswalds Close to Church Gate.   Our thanks go to: Stephen Racjan of the DMBC East Area team for all his help Kelly Hope of DMBC for organising the transport Tarmac (particularly Dave McCormack, manager … Read more…

The Duck Pond

The floating island, installed in 2016, has been a great success and we’ve installed two more. The islands are designed to hold plants and provide a refuge for wildlife. Once the plants are established it should make a great habitat for wildlife. Take a look at the images of the pond island installation below     … Read more…

Local History

Finningley is a civil parish and was part of the county of Nottinghamshire until 1974 when, as part of the reorganisation of county boundaries, it came into South Yorkshire and became part of Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster Council. The village is around 6 miles from the centre of Doncaster and at an elevation of seven meters above seal level. The main … Read more…

About Us

Finningley Parish Council meets on the third Tuesday of each month commencing at 7pm in the Village Hall on Old Bawtry Road (next to The Harvey Arms) Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings and, prior to commencement of formal business, a period of up to 15 minutes are set aside for public … Read more…