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Crags get share of huge funding pot

The Crags are to get a share of a £340,000 Sport England funding pot  as part of the initiative to turn the area into a country park to help get people fit and active. Doncaster Council has secured the ‘rejuvenation’ funding [READ MORE]

Crags get share of huge funding pot2020-08-11T12:54:52+01:00

Second Newsletter

The Covid-19 virus outbreak has brought unprecedented disruption to all parts of our daily life – not least the excellent work being done by the Friends of The Crags to promote and enhance this outstanding area of natural beauty. In order [READ MORE]

Second Newsletter2020-05-09T17:10:06+01:00

Our First Newsletter – AGAIN!

The dumb website editor (ME!) mislaid some wonderful recent photos of the Crags, when putting out the initial Newsletter. Please revisit the links to see the revised Newsletter. The Covid-19 virus outbreak has brought unprecedented disruption to all parts of our [READ MORE]

Our First Newsletter – AGAIN!2020-04-16T12:24:19+01:00


Want to get fitter, have fun and make new friends? Then become a WALK LEADER, and introduce new people to the wonders and beauty of the North Cliff Crags. The Friends of The Crags are seeking walk leaders, to take charge [READ MORE]


Latest catch-up meeting

Come and join us The Friends of The Crags will be holding another informal 'catch-up' meeting, at Denaby Library on Thursday, February 27, 2020 starting at 10am. We will be discussing the momentous progress that the group is making, and plotting [READ MORE]

Latest catch-up meeting2020-02-21T11:57:30+00:00

February Catch-up

There will be a Friends of The Crags catch-up meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Denaby Library starting at 9am. All interested parties welcome.

February Catch-up2020-03-12T13:10:28+00:00

Crags clean-up

A Doncaster Council clean-up of The Crags began today (Tuesday, February 4), as the authority began cutting back grass and vegetation in the area. The authority confirmed that litter picks would go ahead at the same time - both during and [READ MORE]

Crags clean-up2020-03-12T13:10:52+00:00

Flower power

Spring should see a bloom of flower power on the Crags approaches outside the school at Station Road, Conisbrough - a consignment of wild flower seed has now arrived and this will be sown in April.

Flower power2020-02-02T13:44:03+00:00

Smile – you’re on camera!

Here's a word of advice to ne'er-do-wells on the Crags, ESPECIALLY flithy fly-tippers... there are now no less than 28 CCTV cameras in operation around the area at secret locations, recording all that goes on, a Friends of The Crags meeting [READ MORE]

Smile – you’re on camera!2020-02-02T13:44:20+00:00

Let there be lights!

And there will be new lights on The Crags - now that the key to changing the bulbs has been found! A recent meeting of Friends of the Crags was told why the lights have gone out in some areas of [READ MORE]

Let there be lights!2020-03-12T13:10:41+00:00