Local News – Denaby Post Office, Bus Service, Flags, Factory Site in Elm Green Lane

October 1950

South Yorkshire Times October 28 1950

Denaby Post Office

Councillor L Houghton, General Purposes Committee, chairman told Conisbrough Urban Council last week at Denaby Main Sub- Office had ceased to open on Sunday for the transaction of public business and the Head Postmaster Doncaster advising that the delivery of telegrams in the Denaby area on Sunday would be effected from Doncaster.

The local telephone kiosk will be available for the dictation of telegrams by the public during the time the sub- office was close.

Bus Service

Rotherham transport Department have written the Urban council that negotiations are now proceeding between the joint operators to consider the desirability or need to increase the bus service from Sheffield to Doncaster via Conanby

A Saturday half hourly service from Conanby between 1 pm and 6 pm and half hourly service from Doncaster from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm have already been put into operation.


The Urban Council are to purchase three Union Jacks, each 5’ x 3’ and three United Nations flags of similar size.

Factory Site

A plan and application for development of a factory site in Elm Yard, Elm Green Lane, Conisbrough, for Messrs J Pick and Sons Ltd, Leicester had been approved by the Urban Council as an application requiring planning permission for development.

News of Messrs Pick’s desire to establish a factory in Conisbrough was given exclusively in the “South Yorkshire Times” some months ago.