Conisbrough Notes

May 1970

South Yorkshire times, May 23rd, 1970

Conisbrough Notes

Refuse Storage

The Chief Public Health Inspector has told Conisbrough Urban Council’s Public Health Committee about difficulties being experienced by tenants in connection with refuse storage at Wellgate and he suggested the use of disposable sacks.  He also reported that two firms of sack suppliers had offered to loan suitable sack holders and a month’s supply of sacks.  The Council have accepted the offer.


Overtaking a lorry in Fitzwilliam Road, Rotherham, a Conisbrough motorist failed to see a tractor starting to turn right in front of the lorry.  Rotherham Borough Magistrates heard on Tuesday.  Richard Cory (46) colliery deputy of 7, Norwood Road, Conisbrough, was fined £10 with licence endorsement after admitting driving carelessly.  The court was told his car was quite badly damaged.


Approval has been given, subject to certain conditions, for alterations and extensions and the change of use from private residential premises to residential premises to residential school at The Terrace, Castle Avenue, Conisbrough, for Dartington Hall Trust.

Shops Plan

Subject to certain conditions Conisbrough Council have been given outline planning permission for two shop units and superette with car parking facilities at Milner Gate Lane, Conisbrough.

Phone Kiosks

Mr. C. Ward, Clerk to Conisbrough Urban Council, has reported that sites for a phone kiosk were being investigated in Daylands Avenue-Lewes Road and in High Street, as a supplement to six existing kiosks in Conisbrough.

No Objections

Conisbrough Urban Council have raised no objection to a request to erect a 15 feet high aerial mast at Conisbrough fire station.

Centre Visit

The Medical Officer, Dr. D. J. Cusiter, has invited members of Conisbrough Urban Council’s Public Health Committee to inspect the Mental Health Centre when the open week is held in June.


Additional mourners at the funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Edwards (Conisbrough) reported in our last issue, were members of the British Legion.  Floral tributes were also received from the British Legion and Conisbrough Over 60’s.