Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2021

Completion of the limited assurance review.

External auditors PKF Littlejohn LLP have completed and returned their review of our Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for the year ended 31 March 2021. Please find these documents attached below alongside the Notice of Conclusion of Audit.

Completed Section 1 AGAR Part 3 202021

Completed Section 2 AGAR Part 3 20202120210430_11112547

EPC Notice of Conclusion of audit 20202021

external auditor section 3 completed

Announcement from South Yorkshire Transport

Dear Colleague

Changes to First bus services in Doncaster from Monday 26 July 2021

I am writing to inform you that due to driver shortages at their Doncaster depot, associated with an increase in the number of staff self-isolating and employees leaving the industry, there will be changes to some First South Yorkshire bus services in Doncaster from Monday 26 July 2021.

Following discussions between SYPTE and First to ensure that reliable services can be maintained for customers, it has been agreed that from Monday 26 July First services in Doncaster will operate an enhanced Saturday service on Mondays to Fridays; on some services there will also be additional early morning journeys provided as shown:

Service Route
10 Doncaster – Balby – Rotherham
14 Doncaster – Edlington
15 Clay Lane – Wheatley – Doncaster – Edlington
15a Edlington – Doncaster – Wheatley
16 Doncaster – Balby
19 Doncaster – Balby (note that the buses at 05:45 from Doncaster and at 04:58 and 05:58 from Balby will also run)
41 Doncaster – Scawsby (note that the buses at 06:55 from Doncaster and at 07:07 from Scawsby will also run)
41a Doncaster – Scawsby
50 Doncaster – Skellow (note that the bus at 07:51 from Skellow will also run)
50a Doncaster – Skellow (note that the buses at 08:10 from Doncaster and at 07:41, 08:11 and 08:41 from Carcroft will also run)
51 Doncaster – Askern
51a Doncaster – Askern
52 Doncaster – Redhouse – South Elmsall
54 Doncaster – Adwick le Street (note that the bus at 05:50 from Woodlands will also run)
55 Doncaster – Rossington
56 Doncaster – Rossington
57a Doncaster – Doncaster Sheffield Airport (note that the bus at 04:36 from Cantley will also run)
57c Doncaster – Doncaster Sheffield Airport
57f Doncaster – Finningley (note that the buses at 07:35 from Doncaster and at 08:10 from Finningley will also run)
58a Doncaster – Manor Farm (note that the buses at 08:17 from Doncaster and at 08:36 from Manor Farm will also run)
58c Doncaster – Manor Farm (note that the bus at 06:32 from Cantley will also run)
65 Doncaster – Wheatley Hills (note that the buses at 09:07 from Doncaster and at 08:30 from Wheatley Hills will also run)
66 Bentley – Doncaster – Intake (note that the buses at 04:40 from Intake and at 05:09 from Bentley will also run)
71 Doncaster – Hexthorpe (note that the buses at 07:30 and 08:30 from Doncaster and at 07:41 and 08:41 from Hexthorpe will also run)
72 Doncaster – Lakeside
73 Doncaster – Lakeside
84 Doncaster – Barnby Dun – Thorne
84a Doncaster – Barnby Dun – Lindholme (note that the buses at 08:10 from Doncaster and at 07:14 from Lindholme will also run)
84b Doncaster – Barnby Dun – Sykehouse (note that the bus at 07:10 from Doncaster will also run)
87 Doncaster – Moorends
87a Doncaster – Moorends
87b Doncaster – Moorends (note that the buses at 08:35 from Doncaster and at 06:53 from Moorends will also run)
205 Doncaster – Tickhill This service will run to the normal Monday to Friday times
X78 Sheffield – Rotherham – Doncaster

Services 58f, 64, 64a, 86, 86a, 409, 412 and i4 run to the same times on Saturdays as they do on Mondays to Fridays and are therefore not affected.

Services 81 and 82 will continue to run to the usual Monday to Friday times.

How is this being communicated to customer?

Up to date information will be provided on our webpage at and timetables at stops will be updated as soon as possible. Operators will also keep customers updated via their usual channels.

Kind regards,

Rachel Cowling

Communications Officer – External Relations

 South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive

11 Broad Street West

Sheffield S1 2BQ

M: 07767 384563


For all your travel needs by bus, tram or train visit or call Traveline 01709 51 51 51.

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Period for exercise of public rights – Monday 14th June 2021 – Friday 23rd July 2021

Please find attached documents relating to the annual audit for Edenthorpe Parish Council. This is in accordance with statutory requirements. The documents have been submitted to PKF Littlejohn LLP and the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) Part 3 is now in the queue for processing.

Please note that the Accounting Statement is unaudited and subject to change.
Please contact A Flanagan (Clerk) for further information via the website contact link.

Completed Internal Audit report AGAR Part 3

Confirmation of dates of period for the exercise of public right

completed notice of public rights and publication of unaudited AGAR 202021

Referendum Success. Thank you to Edenthorpe residents!

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Edenthorpe residents, thank you to all of you who took the time to vote and answer the question, “Do you want Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Edenthorpe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?” The turnout was a 29.65% , which is one of the highest turnouts in Doncaster for a Neighbourhood Plan Referendum.

The results gave a positive outcome for the document which will now be used for future planning applications in Edenthorpe. The votes of yes were 950, votes of no  -190,  with 23 rejected ballot papers.

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan will now be formally adopted by Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.

Paul Bissett (Chair of Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan working group) would like to give his thanks to Luke Brown (Consultant), Chris Hall (DMBC Planning Officer),  A Flanagan  (Clerk for Edenthorpe Parish Council) and to all those involved with the working party – we did it!


Census 2021

Myth Buster!

I received and email today from Doncaster MBC, who  would like to thank everyone for the great work  done in  communities for the Census so far. To further encourage anyone who has not yet returned their paper questionnaire or submitted their Census digitally, the Office for National Statistics has prepared a ‘Myth Buster’ including information about scams, which is attached.

ONS – census 2021 – myth buster

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council ONS Liaison Officer Laurance  Green (phone number 07452 940363 or email

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Development Plan

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Edenthorpe residents, use your vote to answer the question, “Do you want Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Edenthorpe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

Please note that there is a new venue for the Polling Station on Church Balk/Sunnyside of Edenthorpe. If you reside at that side of Thorne Rd, your new polling station will be the Church Balk Centre/Scout Hut, Off Marian Rd, Edenthorpe, DN3 2PT. It is the building next to The Howard Pavilion, go through the gates and walk past the Howard Pavilion to the building in front of you.

A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021. If you are already registered to vote in local elections and live in the Edenthorpe Parish Ward, you will be eligible to vote in this Referendum. The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2,593.28  The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 3,925 electors.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.


How to vote

The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:

Do you want Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Edenthorpe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

A Poll Card will be delivered to all registered electors of the Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan area around 31 March 2021, therefore if you do not receive a poll card it could mean that you may not be on the register. Make sure you register  to vote by Monday 19 April 2021. Please check your poll card for your usual polling station or visit our Find my Polling Station link for directions.

The deadline for applying for or changing a postal vote is 5.00pm on 20 April 2021.

Key Dates


Information Statement

Edenthorpe Information Statement-1 
Download (85KB – PDF)

Boundary Map

Edenthorpe Parish Boundary 
Download (1.26MB – PDF)


Notice of Referendum – Edenthorpe 
Download (85KB – PDF)

Specified Documents:

Modified Neighbourhood Plan

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Version 
Download (8.15MB – PDF)

Decision Statement

i Edenthorpe Decision Statement 
Download (588KB – PDF)

Examiners Report

ii Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan Examiners Report 
Download (701KB – PDF)

Summary of the representations submitted to the independent examiner

iii Summary of Representations submitted to the examiner – Edenthorpe 
Download (141KB – PDF)

Statement from the Council relating to basic conditions and provision

iv Statement from the Council relating to basic conditions and provision 
Download (195KB – PDF)

General Information on Town and County Planning

v Edenthorpe – General Information on Town and County Planning 
Download (328KB – PDF)