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Chairman of Ecclesfield Parish Council 2017-2018

Councillor Michael Appleby

 

 

 

Councillor Michael Appleby was elected the new Chairman of Ecclesfield Parish Council on 4 May 2017.

Cllr Appleby has lived in Chapeltown since 1979, he is married with two grown up children. He started to volunteer at Chapelgreen Advice Centre as an unpaid Advisor in 2007, he then became the Manager at the Centre in 2016. He has spent his whole working life in Customer Service, so advising and helping clients came natural to him, it is a role he has always been happy in. He states that this is one of the main reasons that he became interested in becoming a Councillor at Ecclesfield Parish Council and he was elected in 2015.

 

CURRENT EVENTS

23 September 2017 Chapeltown Village Show

6 September 2017 South Yorkshire County Scout Council AGM

PAST EVENTS

3 September 2017 Ecclesfield Gala

2 September 2017 High Green in Bloom Party in the Park

8 July 2017 Lantern Theatre "Wizard of Oz"

17 June 2017 Grenoside Gala / Ecclesfield Scout Group AGM & BBQ

21 May 2017 Lord Mayor Elect Civic Sunday Service

Councillor Kathleen Granger was Chairman in 2016-2017

Please find listed below the events which she attended in her year of office

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

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 Civic Service March 2017

Councillor Kathleen Granger has been Ecclesfield Parish Councils Chairman for this past year 2016-2017. Cllr Kathleen Granger has been to many events in and around the parish to represent Ecclesfield Parish Council and enjoyed every event she was invited to. Her time has Chairman for the Parish is now coming to an end and she celebrated this by having her Civic Service at St Saviours Church in High Green. The service was led by Canon Simon Bessant who led a beautiful service for Cllr Kathleen and was a fitting tribute to her time as Chairman. The Civic Service was attended by Cllr Kathleen's family and friends her fellow parish councillors, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Denise Fox and the Mayor of Stocksbridge Councillor Alan Law.

 

Chairman's Coffee Morning February 2017

The Parish Council's Chairman Councillor 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.

On Thursday 6 April at the Parish Council meeting the Chairman of Ecclesfield Parish Council Councillor Kathleen Granger handed over her cheque of £350 to Cheryl Davidson a representative from the Children's Hospital Charity. This money was raised by the Chairman from her Coffee Morning and selling of Christmas cards. Cheryl Davidson was extremely pleased with the amount raised and thanked Cllr Kathleen Granger and she understood that money was to be donated to the Haematology/Oncology ward for the benefit of Children living with cancer.

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
CLLR KATHLEEN GRANGER 2016-2017