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The poles are here!

The Crags finally have their information 'totem poles'! After much collaboration between Friends of the Crags and community company Shed Heads of Edlington, the first of the beautifully carved information poles were unveiled this week. Friends chairman Tony Sellars and [READ MORE]

The poles are here!2022-05-13T11:48:19+01:00

Stand by for new Crags adventures!

Fancy racing a soap box or a radio-controlled car down the Crags? Or pelting things with fruit? And how about learning to live out in the open, foraging for your food?! These were just some of the ideas under discussion at [READ MORE]

Stand by for new Crags adventures!2022-05-13T11:48:58+01:00

Litter Pick

Friends of the Crags are holding a litter pick on Monday, January 24, starting at Balby Street School at 10.30am. ALL WELCOME

Litter Pick2022-05-13T11:52:47+01:00


There will be a Friends of the Crags catch-up meeting for all interested parties at Denaby Library at 1pm on Wednesday January 19, 2022. This will include all the latest developments in the project plus details of the upcoming stakeholders' [READ MORE]


Crags by moonlight!

Come on all you Craggers - here's a chance to see our beautiful hills as you have never seen them before... by moonlight! Friends of the Crags are holding a night-time amble, complete with walk leaders, to take place on WEDNESDAY, [READ MORE]

Crags by moonlight!2022-05-13T11:52:57+01:00

On your markers!

The first 100m walking distance markers have now been 'planted' in the Crags linear park, as its rebirth as a local leisure facility continues. Crags Friend Leon Clemitshaw joined workers from Doncaster borough council in setting the first tranche of distance [READ MORE]

On your markers!2022-05-13T11:49:07+01:00

Totem poles from 1066!

The 'totem poles' that will mark the main entrances to the Crags site are now with the Shedheads group for carving. Aside from carved information for walkers, they will include carved patterns taken from the Bayeux Tapestry - the tapestry marking [READ MORE]

Totem poles from 1066!2022-05-13T11:44:11+01:00

How green is our valley!

The Lady's Valley section of The Crags is now regaining its former beauty - after a massive clean-up undertaken by local councillors and Friends of The Crags, with Leon Clemitshaw leading from the front! A veritable mountain of glass and rubbish [READ MORE]

How green is our valley!2022-05-13T11:49:15+01:00

Totem time!

Totem time has come to The Crags! As we move out of the depressing Covid-19 lockdown, the Friends of The Crags group has gone into overdrive to catch up the virus hiatus. And top of the agenda are the totem poles [READ MORE]

Totem time!2021-08-30T17:17:10+01:00

Things are STILL picking up on the Crags

As Britain gets ready to emerge from lockdown, hard-working volunteers are still working hard to make the Crags clean and safe for families to visit. Tony and Carol Sellars, of the Friends of The Crags group recently took time out to [READ MORE]

Things are STILL picking up on the Crags2022-05-13T11:44:35+01:00