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If you’re moving into the area or would just like to learn more about your local towns and villages we’ve put you together a taster of whats on offer

Can’t find information on the town of village that you’re looking at, give us a call on 01909 547 077 and we’re happily chat about what it has to offerE

Aston   |  Anston   | Barlborough   |   Blyth   |   Carlton in Lindrick  |   Dinnington   | Firbeck   |   Harthill  |   Retford |   Thorpe Salvin   |   Tickhill   |   Todwick |   Woodsetts|   Worksop

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Aston

This traditional village in South Yorkshire is conveniently located only minutes from the M1 and M18 providing the perfect base for commuters.  Traditionally a farming village a good number of old farm buildings survive along the main road.  Aston All Saints Church is featured in the Doomsday Book and has a rich and well recorded past.

The village benefits from a number of public houses and boutique hotel, Aston Hall Hotel.  http://www.astonhallhotel.co.uk

The Hotel which gives it name to Aston Hall Cricket Club that plays home games close to the Hall http://www.astonhallcricketclub.co.uk

Aston Academy is the local high school http://www.astonacademy.org , and there are number of local primary schools including Aston C of E, Aston Hall Primary & Aston Lodge Primary. http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report

The community is supported by a number of local shops, such as Breathe Home Interiors for carpets, flooring and those finishing touches to make your new house your home.

Other facilities including a Library, Cafés & Chinese Takeaways.

For Water Sports enthusiasts and Golfers Rother Valley Country Park http://www.rothervalleycountrypark.co.uk and Ulley Reservoir are both less than 5 miles from Aston. Sheffield’s vibrant city centre lies less than 15 miles away, with Meadowhall Shopping Centre is only 4 junctions, 10 minutes up the M1 http://www.meadowhall.co.uk

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Anston

Located just off the A57 which links Worksop and Sheffield, the village of South Anston has the feel of a thriving village.  On the main street you find a small café, butchers, beauty salon, embroiders and hair dresser as well as local convenience shop and post office.  The village  also benefits from 2 pubs, The Leeds Arms and the Loyal Trooper.

The local primary school, Anston Hillcrest Primary School is located off Hawthorne Avenue, and the last Ofsted report on the school in December 2013 rated its Overall Effectiveness as Outstanding.

Only a short drive away you come to the Tropical Butterfly House in North Anston and for those who enjoy golf you have a number of golf course near by including the Championship Course at Lindrick.

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Barlborough

Barlborough is conveniently located in North East Derbyshire on the border of Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire with excellent access to the M1. It benefits from a range of facilities, including 2 golf clubs at Bonhay and Barlborough Links, an extensive garden centre complex and a number of places to eat whether it’s a leisurely lunch or a quick bite. On the fringe of the village is you’ll find Barlborough Hall Preparatory School which is a co-educational preparatory school in the Catholic tradition.

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Blyth

Blyth is provides a warm welcome with its mix of eating places and facilities. A strong local community with mother and toddlers groups meeting at the Barnby Memorial Hall, and for the more theatrical the Blyth Players is the local amateur dramatics society who usually put on 3 performances a year. The Blyth Bomber FC provides football fun for all ages. The local area provides access to Hodsock Priory and National Trust owned Clumber Park. Day to day commuting is made easier with Blyth’s excellent link to the A1.

www.blythvillage.co.uk

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Carlton in Lindrick

Located 3 miles north of Worksop the village of Carlton in Lindrick has a lot to offer.  With a number of local shops, a number of public houses , Doctors Surgery, Library, Primary Schools and a Civic Centre, www.civiccentre.org.uk,  with a whole host of daily activities such as Play group, Zumba, Marital Art, Dance & where Amateur Dramatic Society Lindrick Players meet weekly.

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Dinnington

The South Yorkshire town of Dinnington is ideally placed for commuting sitting just 16 miles from Sheffield, 12 miles from Rotherham and 8 miles from Dinnington.

With a wide range of shop within the town centre, both national retailers and local independent traders and well as Tesco and Aldi Supermarkets on the edge of the town centre. Market days are Friday and Saturday where you’ll find fresh fruit and veg, fish and local produce.

Dinnington benefits from 2 further education establishments, Rotherham College of Arts and Technology and the 6th Form College at Dinnington Comprehensive School.

Offering a wide range of activities and clubs Dinnington has a well established Rugby Club (www.dinnington rugby.net),  Dinnington Cycling Club (www.dinningtonrc.co.uk) and Dinnington Town Football Club (www.pitchero.com/clubs/dinningtontown/)

The Lyric Theatre opened in 1910 as a roller skating ring, today not only does it host performances but it can be hired for wedding receptions, birthdays, business meetings and other events.

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Firbeck

Firbeck is an attractive village and benefits from a recently refurbished village hall where various classes such as yoga, tai chi are held for the benefit of villagers. Mother and toddlers also use the hall to meet once a week. In the heart of the village is The Black Lion pub ideally placed for a long lunch or a tea time treat.  Easy access to the English Heritage site at Roche Abbey and a number of walking and biking routes can be enjoyed from your doorstep.

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Harthill

Harthill is the most southerly village in Yorkshire and is close to both Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Harthill offers plenty for the active members of the family with a Cricket, Bowling, Sailing, 2 Dancing clubs and then there are Over 60 club, Mother & toddlers group, Model sailing club and a Local history group. There are a number of shops including a Butchers and a small convenience store for the essentials and a number of local business offer a wide range of services. Harthill also has two pubs The Bluebell Inn and The Beehive both offering a warm welcome.

www.harthill-village.co.uk

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Retford

Visit Retford on any  Saturday morning and you find a traditional scene  within the compact centre, the mix of fine Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian buildings provide  a great backdrop for the traditional market stalls. Then drift along any of the streets and see the mix of independent and national shops offering everything you need. The town also appeals to your cultural needs boasting  2 theatres, museum, library  and many other groups.

Positioned at a crossroad of road, rail and waterways access to the rest of the country is provided via great transport links having a railway station on the main East coast line, making Leeds, York, Lincoln, Manchester within easy reach and London less than a couple of hours away.

Both Education and sports requirements are also covered with a large choice of a variety of schools and nurseries. Then there’s a Golf, Rugby, Football , Cricket club not to mention squash , boxing, badminton, tennis  and athletics Clubs and groups.

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Thorpe Salvin

Thorpe Salvin is an is beautiful Yorkshire village that takes pride in its appearance, and bring a blaze of colour to the village every July through its annual garden trail. The local pub is the Parish Oven offering local food and drink all year round. Steeped in history the south face of Thorpe Hall remains, originally built in 1570. The parish church of St Peter, a predominantly 12th-century structure is emblazoned with Norman carvings, and has been nominated among England’s 1,000 best churches.

www.thorpesalvin.org.uk

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Tickhill

Tickhill is a modern, thriving community with over thirty groups and societies. It has a wide selection of shops and business covering all aspects of modern life. There are also a number of restaurants, pubs and cafes. There are also two modern primary schools and an excellent pre-school activities and nurseries. Medical and dental care is also well covered.

www.tickhilltowncouncil.co.uk

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Todwick

Todwick is ideally situated for access to the motorway system and yet offers all the needs of a small village with the Red Lion pub on the fringe of the village, a medieval church, an infant and primary school. You can sit and relax whilst enjoying a cuppa and one of the delicious cakes at the Vintage Tearooms or pick up your newspaper and daily essentials at Todwick News.

With a vibrant village hall offering a range of actives during the day and into the evening. http://www.todwick.org.uk/villagehall/index.html

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Woodsetts

The delightful South Yorkshire rural village of Woodsetts lies only 3 miles from Dinnington and 4 miles from Worksop and central to all the main motorways in the area. The village of Woodsetts has so much to offer.  With a population of approx.  1,800 the village benefits from a Public House – The Butchers Arms, Post Office and Newsagents, Café, 2 churches, Village Hall, Primary School and Childrens playarea.

For those looking to get active the village has its own Cricket Club and lies on The Bluebell Way footpath.

Find out more about this lovely village by Clicking Here www.woodsetts.com

 

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Worksop

The market town of Worksop has many amenities including  Private and  State Primary & Secondary Schools, North Notts  College, Health Clubs, Library, Cinema , Cafes, Farm shops.

The town centre has a number of National Retailers and local retailers. For those who enjoy sports there is a Leisure Centre and  3 Golf Clubs and the National Trusts Clumber Park within easy access of the town