Diary 2020


Please note that due to the current restrictions, the meeting in September is cancelled. For the moment, the December meeting is under review and most likely cancelled. Once the situation on personal distancing is abandoned and the room hirers will allow meetings to be held again, we will re arrange the AGM for a Wednesday evening. Notification of the re- arranged AGM will be notified to members either by email or letter. The AGM agenda will remain as published in the March Journal. Contact officers by ‘phone or email for the current situation.

All meetings, unless otherwise stated, are held on Wednesdays in the Primary Room, Totley Rise Methodist Church Rooms, Grove Road, Totley, S17 4DJ. There is ample car parking.
Members pay £2 towards meeting costs and guests pay £3

September 9th at 19.00hrs
Graham Hague 201 Years of the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal: Sheffield's Route to the Sea
This meeting is cancelled

December 9th at 14.00hrs Frank Greaves Keep Left.
An illustrated talk on the history and explanation as to why we drive on the left in Britain. Afterwards a quick look at railways around the world.
At the moment this meeting is cancelled but will be re-instated if current distancing restrictions are lifted.

For anyone wishing to get to Totley by means of public transport we would suggest using one of First South Yorkshire''s services
- 97, Hillsborough to Totley,
- 98, Hillsborough to Totley Brook.

Both services serve Sheffield City Centre, with stops in The Wicker, Waingate, High Street, Pinstone Street, Charter Row and Fitzwilliam Gate. From the city centre the service runs via London Road, Abbeydale Road, Abbeydale Road South and Baslow Road (97) or Totley Brook Road (98).
Alight from the service 97 at the 1st stop on Baslow Road and from the 98 at the 1st stop on Totley Brook Road. The venue is a short walk from either.
On the return, city centre stops are; South Lane, Eyre Street, Arundel Gate, Castlegate and The Wicker. Service times are as follows, correct as of 2nd. October, 2019, but please check for any timetable changes before travelling. www.travelsouthyorkshire.com or call Traveline on 01709 515151, 0700-2000 Monday-Friday and 0800-2000 weekends (as at 2.10.2019).

Buses from High Street (stop HS2) to reach venue in time for meeting start are
98 at 1258 (arrive 1334)
97 at 1313 (arrive 1349)
98 at 1801 (arrive 1837)
97 at 1816 (arrive 1852).

Buses return towards the city at 1559 (97),
1614 (98),
1629 (97),
2049 (98),
2119 (97),
2149 (98)

TM Travel operate service 218 to Bakewell, 1310 and 1755 from Sheffield Transport Interchange, returning from Totley at 1614 and 1651.

The nearest rail station is Dore and Totley but this is some 1.5 miles from the venue. However, the three bus services detailed above stop near the station.