Useful information

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

Doncaster Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens advice have launched their new website which has great new features:

•             benefits calculator

•             map of all advice locations

•             ability to change into any language

•             personal and professional referral tool

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.  Useful contact numbers can be found here

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

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 Autism Service - 07536 455292

Doncaster Citizens Advice Bureau Free Advice Line - 0808 2787955

Doncaster Council Noise Nuisance Team - 01302 737573

Doncaster Drug and Alcohol Services - 01302 303900

Doncaster Partnership for Carers - 01302 637566

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 - 0800 9520002

St Leger Homes - 01302 862862

Trading Standards - 01302 737552

Victim Support - 0300 303 1976

Womens Institute -



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