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North neighbourhood team

The North neighbourhood team covers these council wards: Darton East and West, Old Town, St Helens, Penistone East and West.

The Team Leader is Jolanta Walker. 

Contact the North team

If you need to speak to a neighbourhood officer and see them on your estate, just call them over. They will be happy to help.

You can also contact your neighbourhood team by:

The team will look into your enquiry and if it requires a response will get back to you as soon as possible. We aim to respond to emails within five working days and prioritise all requests for service considering urgency, vulnerabilities, and risk. If you have non urgent enquiry, use our online form to contact us.

You can also phone our general enquiry number 01226 787878 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday (this is also available 24 hours a day for emergency or urgent situations).

Our customer services team will be able to help you with most enquiries, and if they can’t help, they will take details of your question and a neighbourhood officer will contact you about it within five working days.

If they feel your question needs answering more urgently, they will ask a neighbourhood officer to contact you sooner.

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Your local estate walkabouts and 'Your Community, Your Say' meetings

We’re currently reviewing how we do local engagement in your area.

North Area and Penistone estate walkabouts 2023-24:

Darton East


Wednesday 16 August, 10am

Meet opposite the Talbot Inn, then onto Crossgate, Towngate, Wellgate, Spark Lane, Greenside and Greenside Avenue, Canary Court then to Fountain Court and Station Cottages, Darton.


Tuesday 5 September, 2.30pm

Meet at Alder Close, then onto Alder Close, Broadway, George Street, Grove Road, Kingsway, Longfield Drive, Longsight Road, Maple Road, New Road, New Street, Oakfield Court, Princess Street, Royd Avenue, Skelton Avenue and Valley Road.

Darton West

Barugh Green                                                           

Wednesday 13 September, 10.30am

Meet at Longley Close, then onto Longley Street and Barugh Green Road. Then onto St Austell Drive, Coronation Road, Mary Street, Cross Street and Dearne Hall Road.


Thursday 21 September, 10am

Meet at Claycliffe Avenue then onto Claycliffe Avenue, Mawfield Road, Barugh Green Road, St Thomas Road.


Friday 22 September, 10.30am

Meet at Harry Road, then onto Redbrook Road, Gawber Road, Harry Road, Hollowdene, Rowland Road, Samuel Road, Samuel Square, Walton Street, Walton Street North and Wood View Lane.


Thursday 28 September, 1pm 

Meet at Bretton Close, then onto Airedale Road, Allendale Road and Lynton Place. 


Tuesday 3 October, 10am

Meet at Oakwood Square, then onto Ballfield Avenue, Ballfield Lane, Birthwaite Road, Brookhill Road, Churchfield Avenue, Cooper Road, Highfields Road, Holme View Road, Oakwood Square, Priestley Avenue, Uplands Avenue, Windsor Avenue.

Penistone East

Silkstone, Silkstone Common                                

Tuesday 10 October, 10.30am

Meet at Martin Croft (Silkstone) then onto Packhorse Green, High Street, Manor Park, and Highfield Cottages. Then meet at Viewlands, Silkstone Common at approximately 11.30am and onto Beacon Close, Moorend Lane, and Moorend Place.

Hood Green, Crane Moor, Wortley            

Thursday 19 October, 2pm

Meet at Hood Green at 2pm then onto Greno View, The Crescent. Then meet at Crane Moor at 2.45pm and onto Ayton View, Cliffe Avenue, Poplar Terrace and South View. Finally, to Wortley and onto Harper Hill and Hillside Way. 

High Hoyland, Cawthorne, and Hoylandswaine   

Monday 23 October, 10.30am

Meet at Upperfield Lane, High Hoyland. Then meet at The Park, Cawthorne at 11am and onto Church Street, Orchard Terrace and Stanhope Avenue.  Finally, to Haigh Lane and The Nook, Hoylandswaine. 


Thursday 26 October, 10am

Meet at Churchfields then onto Churchfields, Fir Tree, Hartcliffe View, Roper Lane.  


Wednesday 1 November, 10am

Meet at The Willows then onto The Willows, Mayfield, Sheffield Road, and Vale View.

Pilley and Tankersley                                              

Tuesday 7 November, 10.30am

Meet at Welfare Hall, Pilley then onto Chapel Road, Stainborough View, Worsbrough View, Pilley Lane, Rockley View, The Avenue, and Lidgett Lane.  Then meet at Westwood New Road, Tankersley at approximately 11am then onto Westwood New Road, Walker Road, Fenn Road, Glebe Court, Macnaughton Road, and Princess Grove. 

Penistone West

Dunford Bridge, Carlecoates, Crow Edge, and Millhouse Green

Thursday 16 November, 2pm

Meet at Dunford Bridge then onto Don View, Brookhill, Middlecliffe Drive, Manchester Road, New Royd, Royd Avenue.  

Thurlstone and Ingbirthworth                                

Wednesday 22 November, 3pm

Meet at Westfield Avenue then onto New Smithy Avenue, New Smithy Drive, Westfield Avenue, and Towngate. Then meet at Wellthorne Avenue Inbirchworth at approximately 4.15pm.

Berrywell, Penistone A (behind Town Hall)          

Wednesday 29 November, 10am

Meet at Berrywell Avenue then onto Castle Close, Bosville Street, Burnett Close.

Then meet at Pendon House at 10.45am then onto Shrewsbury Close, Sycamore Walk, Victoria Street, Ward Street, Hodgkinson Avenue, Lees Avenue, Eastfield Avenue, Mears Close, Churchview Crescent, and Churchview Road.

Cubley and Penistone B (Park Avenue)                

Tuesday 5 December, 10.30am

Meet at Lyttleton Crescent then onto Lyttleton Crescent, Gledhill Avenue, Racecommon Avenue, Hackings Avenue, Mortimer Drive, New Chapel Avenue, Clarel Street, Cubley Wood Close , New Chapel Road , Chapelfield Lane, Chapelfield Walk, St Johns Close, Broomfield Walk, Bluebell Avenue, Hartcliffe Avenue, Schole Avenue, Park Avenue, Park Lane. 

St Helens Ward

New Lodge                                                                

Wednesday 13 December, 10am

Meet outside 304 / 306 Wakefield Road then onto Standhill Crescent (up to Burn Place), New Lodge crescent (up to Burn Place) , Denby Road, Selby Road, Marston Crescent, Stainton Close, Sherburn Road , Newland Road , Wakefield Road ( up to Roundhouse medical centre), Wensley Road , Malton Place. 

Athersley North                                                        

Monday 18 December, 10am

Meet at Mansfield Road (Tara Office) then onto Mansfield Road, Clipstone Avenue, Rufford Avenue, Kirkby Road,  Lindhurst Road (up to Trowel Way), Trowel way, Radcliffe Road, Oxton Road, Ollerton Road (up to Trowel Way) Forest Road, Sutton Avenue, Arnold Road, Linby Road.

Athersley South                                                       

Wednesday 20 December, 12noon

Meet at end of Haddon Road/Carlton Road, onto Blackheath Close, Blackheath Walk, Blackheath Road, Baslow Road, Totley Close, Derwent Road, upton Hardwick Crescent, Comford Avenue, Lea Road, Haddon Road.

Smithies/ Athersley South                                      

Wednesday 3 January 2024, 10am

Meet at Rotherham Road, Smithies, onto Rye Croft, then Ravenfield Drive, then drive to end beginning of Highfield Avenue, onto Athersley Road, Athersley Crescent, Bakewell Road, Shirland Avenue.

Athersley South                                                       

Thursday 11 January 2024, 10am

Meet at bottom of Wingfield Road, Aston Drive, Darley Avenue, Darley Close, Ashbourne Road, Dale Close, Monsal Crescent, Riber Avenue

Athersley North                                            

Friday 19 January 2024, 12noon

Meet at the community shop then onto Lindhurst Road (up to Newstead Road), Laxton Road, Beeston Square, Ollerton Road (Trowel Way to Newstead Road).

Athersley North                                               

Tuesday 23 January 2024, 10am

Meet at Newstead Road (Old Sports Centre) then onto Hilltop Avenue , Wilford Road , Fountain Court , Greensett View , Wood Park View , Warsop Road , Stoney Royd , Raven Royd , North Royds Wood.

New Lodge                                                                

Wednesday 31 January 2024, 12noon

Meet at New Lodge Community Centre then onto Standhill Crescent (up from Burn Place),New Lodge Crescent (up from Burn Place), Kirkstall Road, Thorne Close, Hatfield Close, Cayton Close, Elland Close, Murdoch Place, Ganton Place, Langsett Road, Beverley Close, Wakefield Road (Round House medical centre upwards) and Burn Place. 

Athersley North                                                        

Wednesday 7 February 2024, 10am

Meet at community shop then onto Lindhurst Road (from Newstead road upwards), Clifton Close, Clifton Avenue, Sheerian Close , Wollaton Close , Bramcote Avenue , Strelley Road , Shortfield Close, Upper Forest Road , High Croft Drive , Bellbank Way.

Athersley South                                                       

Tuesday 20 February 2024, 10am

Meet at bottom of Chatsworth Road, Bamford Avenue, Matlock Road, Buxton Road, Critch Avenue, Peak Road, Hardwick Crescent, Derwent Crescent, Derwent Road (from Hardwick Crescent)Laithes Close, Pevrill Crescent.

Old Town Ward

Cockerham Lane /Wilthorpe                                               

Tuesday 27 February 2024, 10am

Meet at Cockerham Lane Flats then onto Cockerham Lane Flats, Huddersfield Road, Westbourne Grove, Greenfoot Lane, Greenfoot Close, Wilthorpe Avenue, Wilthorpe Crescent, Wilthorpe Green, Wilthorpe Farm Road.

Brierfield Close Area                                   

Thursday 7 March 2024, 10am

Meet at bottom of Brierfield Close then onto Brierfield Close, George Street, Stocks Lane (including garage site), Gawber bungalows: Cottesmore Close, Gawber Road, Ketton Road, Oakham Place, Rutland Way.

Honeywell Estate                                         

Monday 11 March 2024, 2pm

Meet at 174 Honeywell Street then onto Aqueduct Street, Carlton Street, Carrington Avenue, Clanricarde Street, Halifax Street, Hartington Drive, Honeywell Grove, Honeywell Lane, Honeywell Place, Issott Street, Rockingham Street, Sandbeck Close, Smithies Street, Stone Street, Wheatley Close, Pleasant View Croft.

Honeywell complex/ Eldon Street North               

Wednesday 20 March 2024, 10am

Meet at Windham Close Car Park then onto Windham Close, Barnabus Walk, Honeywell Close, Leighton Close, Orchard Walk, Canal Street, Honeywell Street 55 – 184.

Darton Your Community Your Say Outcomes 1 February 2023

Penistone Your Community Your Say Outcomes 1 February 2023

St Helens Ward Your Community Your Say Outcomes 23 February 2023

Your North neighbourhood team

Woodmoor view, Ashbourne Road, Aston Drive, Athersley Crescent, Athersley Road, Bakewell Road, Bamford Avenue, Baslow Road, Blackheath Close, Blackheath Road, Blakeley close, Bungalow Laithe, Buxton Road, Carlton Road, Chatsworth Road, Crich Avenue, Cromford Avenue, Dale Close, Darley Avenue, Darley Close, Derwent Close, Derwent Crescent, Derwent Road, Haddon Road, Hardwick Crescent, Highfield Avenue, Laithes Close, Lea Road, Matlock Road, Monsal Crescent, Peak Road, Peveril Crescent, Riber Avenue, Rotherham Road, Shirland Avenue, Totley Close, Wingfield Road

Aqueduct Street, Barnabas Walk, Carlton Street, Clanricarde Street, Halifax Street, Hartington Drive, Honeywell Close, Honeywell Grove, Honeywell Street, Issott Street, Leighton Close, Orchard Walk, pleasant view croft, Rockingham Street, Sandbeck Close, Smithies Lane, Smithies Street, Stone Street, Wentworth Street, Wheatley Close, Windham Close,  Honeywell street, Cutty Lane, Palm Street, Brierfield Close,  Canal Street, Carrington Avenue, Cockerham Lane, Granville Street, Greenfoot Lane, Huddersfield Road, Queens Avenue, Stocks Lane, Victoria Crescent, Wakefield Road, Westbourne Grove, Westville Road

Canary Court, Crossgate, Greenside Avenue, Lidgett Road, Pye Avenue, Spark Lane, Wellgate, Alder Close, Broadway, Coniston avenue, George Street, Grasmere Crescent, Greenside, Greenside Avenue, Grove Road, Keswick Road, Kingsway, Longfield Drive, Longsight Road, Maple Road, New Road, New Street, Oakfield Court, Princess Street, Royd Avenue, Sackup Lane, Skelton Avenue, Towngate, Valley Road, Winghill Avenue, Windhill Crescent, Windhill Drive, Windhill Lane, Windhill Mount, Bluebell Road, Fountain Close, Lynton Place, Richmond Avenue, Station Cottages

Beverley Close, Burn Place, Clayton Close, Denby Road, Elland Close, Hatfield Close, Kirkstall Road, Marston crescent, Murdoch Place, Newland Road, New Lodge Crescent, Park Avenue, Selby Road, Sherburn Road, Stainton Close, Standhill Crescent, Thorne Close, Wakefield Road, Wensley Road

Brook Hill, Berrywell Avenue, Bluebell Avenue, Bosville Street, Broomfield Walk, Burnett Close, Castle Close, Chaplefield Lane, Churchview Crescent, Churchview Road, Clarel Street, Cubley Wood Close, Don Street, Eastfield Avenue, Gledhill Avenue, Hackings Avenue, Hartcliffe Avenue, Hodgkinson Avenue, Lees Avenue, Lyttleton Crescent, Mears Close, Mortimer Drive, New Chapel Avenue, New Chapel Road, Park Avenue, Park Lane, Pendon House, Racecommon Avenue, Schole Avenue, Shrewsbury Close, St Johns Close, Sycamore Walk, Vicarage Walk, Victoria Street, Ward Street, New Smithy Avenue, New Smithy Drive, Towngate, Westfield Avenue, Middlecliffe Drive, Don View, Manchester Road, New Royd, Royd Avenue, Westend Avenue, Greenfoot Close, Greenfoot Lane, Huddersfield Road, Wilthorpe Avenue, Wilthorpe crescent, Wilthorpe Farm Road, Wilthorpe Green,  Wellthorne Avenue

Chapel Road, Lidget Lane, Pilley Lane, Princess Grove, Rockley View, Stainborough View, St Pauls Way, The Avenue, Worsbrough View, Highfield Cottage, High Street, Manor Park, Martin Croft, Packhorse Green, Beacon Close, Moorend Lane, Moorland Place, Viewlands, Fenn Road, Glebe Court, Macnaughten Road, Walker Road, Westwood New Road, Churchfields, Fir Tree, Hartcliffe View, Roper Lane, Harper Hill, Hillside Way, Church Street, Orchard Terrace, Stanhope Avenue, The Park, Ayton View, Cliffe Avenue, Poplar Terrace, South View, Upperfield Lane, Greno View, The Crescent, Haigh Lane, The Nook, Mayfield, Sheffield Road, The Willows, Vale View, Cottesmore Close, Gawber Road, Ketton Walk, Oakham Place, Rutland Way, Wood View

Bramcote Avenue, Clifton Avenue, Clifton Close, Egmanton Road, Fountain Court, Greenset View, Hill Top Avenue, Laxton Road, Lindhurst Road, Newstead Road, New Royds Wood, Ollerton Road, Oxton Road, Radcliffe Road, Raven Royd, Sheerien Close, Stoney Royd, Trowell Way, Wakefield Road, Warsop Road, Wilford Road, Wollaton Close, Wood Park View

Edgecliffe place, Ravenfield Court, Ravenfield Drive, Rotherham Road, Ryecroft, Arnold Avenue, Beeston Square, Bellbank Way, Clipstone Avenue, Forest Road, High Croft Drive, Kirby Avenue, Linby Road, Mansfield Road, Rufford Avenue, Shortfield Court, Strelley Road, Sutton Avenue, Upper Forest Road, Watnall Road

Airedale Road, Ballfield Avenue, Ballfield Lane, Birthwaite Road, Bretton Close, Brookhill Road, Churchfield Avenue, Copper Road, Highfield Road, Holme View, Oakwood Square, Priestley Avenue, Uplands Avenue, Windsor Avenue

Barugh Green Road, Coronation Road, Cross Street, Dearne Hall Road, Higham Common Road, Longley Close, Mary Street, St Austell Drive, Barugh Green Road, Claycliffe Avenue, Mawfield Road, St Thomas Road, Harry Road, Hollowdene, Redbrook Road, Redbrook Road (Old Town), Rowland Road, Samuel Road, Samuel Square, Walton Street, Walton Street North

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