Useful information

Useful resources and information for Cantley and Branton residents or people visiting the area.

Forthcoming Road Closure

The Parish Council have been informed by DMBC that there will be a temporary road closure between Kilham Lane and Whiphill Top Lane some time between 1st May and 31st August 2022.  Please see the notice here for information.

Travelmaster - Price Increases

Price changes which TravelMaster are planning to implement from Tuesday 1 March 2022.

Who is TravelMaster?

TravelMaster is a commercial organisation, owned and operated by the region's transport companies. The region's transport companies work together through TravelMaster to deliver integrated, multi-operator travel tickets. TravelMaster is independent of any single operator and is not part of any public sector body. More information about TravelMaster’s governance:

What are the changes?

From Tuesday 1 March, TravelMaster is applying an approximate 5% price rise to their range of products.

How are these changes being communicated to customers?

The new prices will be introduced from Tuesday 1 March 2022. TravelMaster will be ensuring customers are informed of the price changes and available methods of purchase. A news article will be published on, posters and pricing leaflets distributed for on-board display alongside notices at Ticket Vending Machines.

TravelMaster will also be publishing posts online via Facebook and Twitter to advise customers of the change in pricing.


First fare changes - from Sunday 13 March 2022

Gritting season has commenced!

In South Yorkshire, note that the hashtag #SYgrit #sygrit-Twitter Search/Twitter returns to help people find the latest updates on road conditions and gritting across South Yorkshire on social media.

Check the Facebook and twitter pages of our local authority for gritting updates in our area.

Met Office Weather Ready

The Met Office have advice to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather. Visit the Met Office website here Met Office WeatherReady.   Advice on the website includes how to get your home and property winter ready, protecting property from flooding, preparing a winter kit for your car and what to do in a power cut.

Doncaster Council

Doncaster Council has its own website which has a huge resource of information for Doncaster’s residents.

You can use their site to find things to do for you and your family, locate vital council services, or report any issues or problems directly to them. There is a lot of information for residents on what Mayor and the Cabinet do for the benefit of Finningley Ward and Doncaster.

You can access Doncaster Council’s website to by clicking on the link here: or using specific pages below

To report issues and problems directly please use the reporting page here: Report It.   Here is a useful flowchart on reporting antisocial behaviour

To find out information on local planning applications click here: Planning or direct search here

To apply for services offered by Doncaster Council click here: Apply for It

To make payments to Doncaster Council click here: Pay for It

Useful Contact Numbers for Doncaster Council:

Customer Services - 01302 736000

Noise Nuisance - 01302 737573

Planning Applications

DMBC notifies the Parish Council about Planning Applications relating to developments in the Cantley with Branton Parish and, if appropriate, the surrounding area.  Brief details are included on the Agenda for Parish Council meetings. 


Full details of Applications can be found on the DMBC 'Public Access' Planning website by using this link.  To view the details of an application you will need to enter the application number eg. 12/34567/FUL in the 'Application Reference' box.  Application numbers can be found on Parish Council Agendas and Minutes.  When you have found the application in which you are interested you will be able to view various details, make comments during the consultation period and view comments submitted by others.


You can also use the DMBC 'Public Access' Planning website to search for applications by Parish, address and various other ways as you will see if you click the link above.

Your Local Elected Representatives

The current Elected Ward Councillors for the Finningley Ward (which includes Auckley, Blaxton, Branton, Cantley and Finningley) are:

Richard A Jones

Steve Cox and

Jane Cox

The Elected MP for Don Valley, including our area, is Nick Fletcher MP

Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport's Website is

Training flights

Doncaster Sheffield Airport has occasional Pilot Training Flights throughout the year. These Training Flights use the runway to practice landings and take offs.
The Pilot Training Flights are usually held on quiet periods for the Airport and can be ad hoc throughout the year. These flights usually involve multiple take offs and landing over the course of a morning or afternoon.

Airport Noise Complaints

Doncaster Sheffield Airport acknowledges that noise remains the impact of greatest concern for local residents. In response, the airport has developed a Public Noise Complaints procedure as approved by the Local Planning Authority to monitor, investigate and report each complaint made by members of the public.

To make a complaint, you can:
Call the 24 hour answering service on 01302 623499 or email, or write to:
Environment & Community Manager
Doncaster Sheffield Airport,
Heyford House
First Avenue

You will need to leave your name and address followed by the date of the disturbance, the time and any other information you feel important to assist the in their investigation.

To report the use of laser pens or drones near the airport please report to the Police using the 101 service if non-emergency

South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police's Website is

SYP Alerts is a messaging system brought to you by South Yorkshire Police for our communities.  By registering with SYP Alerts, you can choose to receive news and appeals, local crime information and/or prevention advice – direct to you by email, text or voice message.

Useful Contacts

Airport Noise Complaints - 01302 623499

Airport - Reports issues such as laser pens, drones or fireworks near the Airport - 101

Branton St Wilfrids Primary School - 01302 537344

Changing Lives - 01302 309800

Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111

Doncaster Council Noise Nuisance Team - 01302 737573

Doncaster Drug and Alcohol Services - 01302 303900

Environment Agency Incidents - 0800 807060

Environment Agency Floodline - 0345 988 1188

Poiice Non Emergency - 101

Police Emergency - 999

Re-Furnish - 01302 736000

Report a Power Cut - 105

South Yorkshire Travel - 01709 515151

St Leger Homes - 01302 862862

Trading Standards - 01302 737552

Victim Support - 0300 303 1976

Womens Institute -



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