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Thursday January 29 2015 OFFERING shopping vouchers worth a total of £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit, say researchers. A trial involving 600 women from Glasgow saw more than 20 per cent kicking the habit, compared with nine…
Thursday January 29 2015 EVER fancied getting back into football but think the pace is too much? Don't worry - the first ever 'walking football' scheme has arrived in Barnsley! As part of the 'Fit Reds' programme of activities, which targets men aged 35+,…
Barnsley Hospital Thursday January 29 2015 BARNSLEY Hospital Charity's Tiny Hearts Appeal will be given a boost by an event organised by a group of local mums. Kiddie Kaboodle will be holding its first children and baby event at The Civic on Saturday to raise money…
Thursday January 29 2015 CHANGES to buses in Penistone will see one service scrapped and a number of alterations to another. The number 14 Tates Travel service, which runs between Penistone and Barnsley, will no longer operate. Bus company TM Travel will replace Sheffield…
South Yorkshire Police Thursday January 29 2015 POLICE are stepping up efforts against criminal damage and anti-social behaviour in Hoyland following 33 incidents of criminal damage over the past month. Sgt Phil Jenkins said the offences mainly involved damage to vehicles overnight, with 'unknown offenders' puncturing tyres…
Barnsley Magistrates' Court Thursday January 29 2015 THREE football fans could be banned from attending matches after they admitted racially aggravated behaviour. Ben Brian Bradley, 26, of Medway Close, Barugh Green, Kevin Coles, 53, of Ollerton Road, Athersley North, and Craig Firth, 38, of Farm Road, Kendray,…
Thursday January 29 2015 A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl is having her locks chopped for charity in support of her mum who lost her hair during treatment for leukaemia. Emily Hallett, of West Street, Wombwell, has already raised around £600 in sponsorship. She will be donating…
Picture of health: Kayden-Jay Thursday January 29 2015 A MOTHER whose son was born prematurely at Barnsley Hospital is raising money for the Tiny Hearts Appeal. Rachel Reeves' son Kayden-Jay, who was born at 29 weeks weighing just 2lb 4oz, spent almost three months in the hospital's special…
South Yorkshire Police Thursday January 29 2015 A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has been left with serious injuries after he was struck by a motorcycle. At around 7.10pm on January 27, a black Aprilia scooter was travelling along Merrill Road, Thurnscoe, when it was in collision with the youngster…
Thursday January 29 2015 QUITE a few bus services are now being affected by the snow. 1 - Barnsley to Staincross circular is unable to serve Darton Lane and Sackup Lane. Diverting via Greenside, Shaw Lane and Wakefield Road. 22X - Barnsley to Rotherham is operating…
Thursday January 29 2015 A WEATHER warning remains in place until tonight. Heavy snow hit Barnsley later than expected, causing traffic on multiple roads during the morning's rush hour. It's expected to continue until this evening, with the Met Office's warning remaining in place…
Thursday January 29 2015 SOME schools are opening later today. Here's what we know. CLOSED Burton Road Primary CLOSED Cawthorne C of E Primary PARTIAL Dearne ALC (school will be open from 10.30am for all students. Buses running two hours late due to snow)…
Thursday January 29 2015 BUSES are still running this morning, but some are running altered routes due to the snow. Here's what you need to know. 1 - Barnsley - Staincross circular. Diverting along Sackup Lane. 6 - Barnsley - Kendray circular. Operating full route 11 - Barnsley -…
Thursday January 29 2015 POLICE budget cuts will see Barnsley split in two. South Yorkshire Police plans to merge its neighbourhood and response officers to form two teams, one covering the east of the borough based at Wombwell Police Station, and the other covering…
Thursday January 29 2015 FOUR people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out in their home. The blaze, at a property on Green View, Shafton, was discovered at around 4.40am on January 28. The occupants were treated for smoke inhalation.
Wednesday January 28 2015 HEAVY snow has been predicted to fall in Barnsley tonight and tomorrow. In what could be a repeat of last week, the forecast has prompted the Met Office to issue a yellow warning for the town from 8am today until…
Wednesday January 28 2015 SCORES of kindhearted friends, neighbours and strangers shovelled snow to ensure a popular Barnsley man could be taken to his funeral from home. Steve Mills, who owned Yorkshire Rose Holidays, had been in hospital before Christmas but died during heart…
Wednesday January 28 2015 SOME council houses are left in such a 'horrendous' state when tenants move on that the properties have to be treated for fleas, according to Berneslai Homes. Other houses in Hoyland look like they have been used as 'dog kennels'…
South Yorkshire Police Wednesday January 28 2015 POLICE are investigating an incident that involved a van driver pulling up alongside a ten-year-old boy. The boy was walking along Varney Road, Wath, at around 1.25pm last Sunday when the van is alleged to have pulled up alongside him.…
Image by Christine Bailey Tuesday January 27 2015 SNOW is expected to return to Barnsley this week. After last week's heavy snow, the Met Office has issued two more warnings for Wednesday and Thursday. A cold and increasingly showery north-westerly flow is expected to develop during Wednesday and…
Tuesday January 27 2015 A TOWN centre school previously judged to be inadequate is celebrating after inspectors found it to be a 'good' school. Shawlands Primary was visited by Ofsted following a number of monitoring inspections since it was deemed to have 'serious weaknesses'…
South Yorkshire Police Tuesday January 27 2015 POLICE have appealed for the public's help after a young girl feared for her safety when a man began touching himself inappropriately. British Transport Police has appealed after the girl's frightening encounter at Swinton station. The incident took place at…
Barnsley Interchange Tuesday January 27 2015 A BARNSLEY MP has called on bus providers to give greater control to the public. Michael Dugher, MP for Barnsley East, has launched a new campaign - dubbed Passenger Power - to put communities in control of their own local…
South Yorkshire Police Tuesday January 27 2015 A DRIVER escaped unhurt after an early morning crash close to Silkstone Golf Course. A silver Vauxhall Vectra, travelling away from Silkstone, left the A628 Barnsley Road at about 6.30am last Monday. The incident resulted in delays for other road…
Danny Wilson Monday January 26 2015 THE Reds slipped ever closer to the relegation zone after losing to promotion-chasing MK Dons on Saturday. Danny Wilson's side sit just two points above the League One drop zone, having been comfortably beaten 2-0 in the end by Karl…
South Yorkshire Police Monday January 26 2015 POLICE are appealing for information after the driver of a car involved in a collision died. At around 11am on January 24, a silver Nissan Micra was in collision with two parked cars on Skiers View Road, opposite its junction…
Monday January 26 2015 SMOKING in cars carrying children is set to become illegal. Stricter measures are expected to come into force late this year in the biggest crackdown since the ban on smoking in public places in 2007. A fine of £50 will…
Monday January 26 2015 A NEW Barnsley primary school will provide much-needed places when it opens its doors in September. Elements Primary School will provide 60 additional places for the next seven years until it reaches its capacity of 420 pupils in 2021. Built…
Monday January 26 2015 THE number of drink drivers arrested after testing positive during the Christmas period has fallen by two per cent. Officers carried out 3,372 breath tests throughout December across South Yorkshire. Of those, four per cent of people (149) tested positive,…
Monday January 26 2015 MOBILE speed cameras will operate on the following roads this week. A61 Park Road, Cutting Edge A628 Barnsley Road, Penistone A628 Barnsley Road, Silkstone A628 Cundy Cross to Shafton Two Gates A629 three-kilometre stretch, Wortley A633 Barnsley Road, Wombwell A633…
Monday January 26 2015 We Are Barnsley get many reports of upcoming roadworks in the borough.   We thought it would be easier to collate them all into one easy to find place which will be regularly updated. This list will feature everything that…
Friday January 23 2015 THE Met Office has warned Barnsley residents to be wary of icy stretches from tonight and into Saturday morning. Outbreaks of rain will clear before temperatures plummet, quickly allowing ice to develop on untreated surfaces. A spokesperson said: "The public…
Friday January 23 2015 MOTORISTS have been advised that major roadworks will begin on Saturday. The works, on A6195 Engine Lane, Shafton, will be carried out under a road closure between Ferry Moor roundabout and Collier Road over three consecutive weekends. Traffic will be…
Friday January 23 2015 POLICE attempts to force a 'trouble spot' Barnsley bar to close earlier have been rejected. Barnsley Council's Licensing Panel met to consider a licence review application made by Chief Inspector Andy Hodgkinson, but decided to take no action in his…
South Yorkshire Police Friday January 23 2015 A BARNSLEY woman and her son were lucky to walk away uninjured after a car ploughed into their home. Catherine Burgin and her son Chris were sat watching television when the car, a black Peugeot, veered off the road with such…
Friday January 23 2015 FIVE Barnsley litterbugs have been fined £215 each. The people were all issued with fixed penalty notices by 3GS, the private firm brought in by the council to clamp down on town centre litterers, but none paid up. Michael Baxter,…
Thursday January 22 2015 BARNSLEY will be on the route of the Tour de Yorkshire. A press conference held by Welcome to Yorkshire revealed that cyclists will ride through our town on May 3. The event, which will include some of the world's best…
Thursday January 22 2015 BARNSLEY residents have been asked to leave their bins out while collection crews catch up following the snow. Wednesday's snow caused significant disruption to waste and recycling collections, but crews are now on their way to catching up. A spokesperson…
Thursday January 22 2015 THE futuristic design for Barnsley’s brand new central library has been unveiled. The new library - part of the town’s £50 million redevelopment - is expected to open in early 2017. Designed to be the beacon of the town, the…
South Yorkshire Police Thursday January 22 2015 POLICE in Barnsley are investigating reports of a burglary at a primary school. Jump Primary School was targeted over the weekend, forcing its children to stay at home on Monday. A spokeswoman from South Yorkshire Police said: "We are working…
Thursday January 22 2015 A BARNSLEY man has been fined £75 - for dropping seeds for birds to eat. Andy Marshall, from Kendray, had just taken his dog for a walk and was sat in his car near Wombwell woods at around 12pm last…
Thursday January 22 2015 THIRTY jobs have been saved after the owner of a Barnsley care home went into administration. When Choice Healthcare Ltd went into administration on December 18, TLC Homecare Ltd were able to step in and safeguard the employment of over 30…
Snow, Snow, Snow and more Snow Wednesday January 21 2015 It's snowed overnight and there's a fair few inches covering some areas of the borough. Let us know of any difficult roads, school closures, travel announcements and we will share what we know. BUSES UPDATED 2.30pm Most Stagecoach buses seem…
Tuesday January 20 2015 SNOW is on its way to Barnsley, the Met Office has warned. A warning is in place from now (4pm) until 12pm on Wednesday, with forecasters predicting that persistent snow will fall throughout the night and all morning. A Met…
Tuesday January 20 2015 MAJOR plans for a hotel, a car showroom and food outlets are expected to be approved this week. The application has been submitted by Stuart Ashton, of Harworth Estates, to develop part of the former Rockingham Colliery site off the…
Image by L Jones Tuesday January 20 2015 SNOW is expected to fall continuously in Barnsley tonight. After a cold but settled day, temperatures will once again plummet to minus figures before snow takes hold from around 10pm. BBC Weather's chart for Barnsley says it will continue to…
South Yorkshire Police Tuesday January 20 2015 MUSIC equipment worth £5,000 has been stolen from a Barnsley church. Police are appealing to the public following the burglary at a Sunday school hall in Darton where heartless thieves struck. The couple who run an evening music class at…
Tuesday January 20 2015 AN American eating machine has conquered Barnsley's biggest breakfast. Professional eater Randy Santel, from St Louis, is currently on a tour of Britain where he plans to face 40 challenges. It was Barnsley's turn last Thursday and the 28-year-old paid…
Junction 37 Tuesday January 20 2015 OVERNIGHT closures on the M1 slip roads at junction 37 will start from next week. Motorists are asked to be aware that four months’ work begins on the gyratory and motorway slip roads in Dodworth and will include periods of…
South Yorkshire Police Tuesday January 20 2015 A MAN was found with serious injuries near a Barnsley park on Sunday evening. Police were called to St Paul's Parade, Ardsley, at approximately 6.20pm. A 21-year-old man was found injured and was conveyed to hospital where his condition is…
Danny Wilson Monday January 19 2015 A LATE strike condemned Barnsley to a 1-0 defeat in the South Yorkshire derby against Doncaster. Having been on top, the home side made the breakthrough with just six minutes to go when Harry Forrester dispossessed Mason Holgate before curling a…
Monday January 19 2015 A BARNSLEY lady who was Britain's oldest person has died at the age of 114. Ethel Lang was believed to be the last person living in the UK who was born in the reign of Queen Victoria. Mrs Lang was…
Monday January 19 2015 ONE of the town's most well-used swimming pools will close to undergo repairs. Both pools at Hoyland Leisure Centre will close from January 28 while Barnsley Council carries out essential maintenance work. The large pool will be drained, repairs will be made…
Monday January 19 2015 A MUM who lost her five-month-old baby daughter to a rare illness has started a fundraising campaign. Samantha Fay, 24, from Cudworth, is raising awareness about spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disorder that affects motor neurons typically in children…
Monday January 19 2015 NEW bus services, extra journeys and revamped timetables are being introduced this week. From January 24, Stagecoach is making a number of customer-driven changes across its network in Barnsley. Stagecoach’s new service, X20, will operate between Barnsley and Doncaster via…
Friday January 16 2015 A WEATHER warning for snow has been issued for Barnsley. The Met Office issued the alert on Friday morning and it remains in place until 12pm on Saturday. A spokesperson said: "Showers will feed into most of northern England during…
Friday January 16 2015 A NUMBER of town centre roads are set for resurfacing. It will take place as follows: Eastgate, from February 3 for approximately six weeks. Diversion route: Church Street/Regent Street, one way restriction revoked. Market Hill from February 18 for approximately…
Jack Linford Friday January 16 2015 PARENTS grieving for their two-year-old son have donated £1,500 to the children's ward at Barnsley Hospital. Laura and Simon Linford, from Gawber, lost their son Jack in September and have organised a number of fundraising events in his memory. Jack…
Friday January 16 2015 A BOY and his mate set fire to a derelict skating rink when they skived from school for half a day, Barnsley Youth Court was told. The 13-year-old and his friend lit a small fire at Zero Ice near the…
Barnsley Interchange Friday January 16 2015 INCREASED fares have come into effect for rail passengers. Regular rail users across the country are being hit by a 2.5 per cent increase in season ticket prices and some off-peak and anytime fares. Some season tickets in Barnsley have…
South Yorkshire Police Friday January 16 2015 THREE people have been arrested in connection with a spate of robberies at South Yorkshire convenience stores. Two men - aged 34 and 28 - and a 32-year-old woman were arrested following warrants that were executed in the Highfield Road…
Thursday January 15 2015 A MISSING Barnsley man has been found safe and well. Police had asked for the public's help in locating Lee Shaun Caine, 27, who was last seen at around 4pm on Wednesday by family in Shield Avenue, Worsbrough. A spokesperson…
Thursday January 15 2015 MOTORISTS in Barnsley have been warned to expect delays after major roadworks were announced. Works to the A6133 Park Road between Locke Avenue and Middlesex Street are due to begin on Monday and will take approximately five weeks to complete.…
Thursday January 15 2015 ANTIQUES experts will be on the lookout for Barnsley's hidden treasures as part of a new series of a popular BBC show. Mark Stacey and Charles Hanson from the Antiques Road Trip will visit Cawthorne as they compete to find…
Thursday January 15 2015 A BARNSLEY man who fell seriously ill on holiday in Thailand has arrived home. Friends, family and well-wishers donated thousands of pounds to help Craig Lindley, 35, who developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome during a visit to the country for a wedding.…
Thursday January 15 2015 POLICE have asked for the public's help in locating a missing man from Barnsley. Lee Shaun Caine was last seen at around 4pm on Wednesday by family in Shield Avenue, Worsbrough, but has not been seen or heard from since.…
Thursday January 15 2015 PLANS to demolish a popular Barnsley pub to build a supermarket have been refused. Punch Partnerships were refused permission by Barnsley Council to demolish the Kings Head in Darton Lane, Mapplewell, and replace it with a 4,000 sq ft Sainsbury's…
Thursday January 15 2015 KEITH Treacy has left Barnsley Football Club by mutual consent. The 26-year-old joined the Reds on a two-year deal in the summer and has made 16 appearances this season. Treacy was a free agent after being released from Premier League…
South Yorkshire Police Wednesday January 14 2015 POLICE have appealed for witnesses following the attempted robbery of a woman in Barnsley town centre. At around 5.25pm on January 6, it's reported that a 38-year-old woman was walking through the underpass at the Alhambra roundabout in the town…
Wednesday January 14 2015 A BUSY Barnsley bypass has been closed for up to four weeks to allow for works to take place. Annoyed motorists have taken to We Are Barnsley's Facebook page to voice their anger about the closure of Dodworth bypass, saying…
Chris and Jemma Wednesday January 14 2015 THE family of a 27-year-old woman who has died of cervical cancer have paid tribute to her, saying she was 'perfect'. Air hostess Jemma Taylor-Cutts, of Haw Royd, off Sheffield Road, died at home on New Year's Day surrounded by…
Michael Dugher MP Wednesday January 14 2015 A BARNSLEY MP has called on the government to take action and tackle people's reliance on food banks in the town. Figures from the Barnsley Foodbank Partnership show that between October 2013 and September 2014 they have handed out almost…
Wednesday January 14 2015 A BUSINESS support programme helped to create more than 1,000 additional jobs in Barnsley during 2014. Enterprising Barnsley, which is run by the council, provides free specialist business coaching to Barnsley-based businesses with growth potential in areas such as marketing,…
Wednesday January 14 2015 A COLLEGE lecturer died of carbon monoxide poisoning after lighting two disposable barbecues in his car following the collapse of his marriage. David Bertrand-Kidd, 38, of Upper Hoyland Road, Hoyland, was found collapsed on the back seat by an engineer…
Stagecoach Wednesday January 14 2015 STAGECOACH has been labelled as one of the top 20 most admired companies in the UK. The transport group, which operates bus services in Barnsley and the Dearne Valley, was rated 20th out of nearly 240 businesses across 24 sectors…
Image from Britto Healthcare Wednesday January 14 2015 A MULTI-MILLION pound care home in Barnsley will create more than 40 jobs and care for 64 residents, including those with dementia. Ward Green Lodge Care Home, near Worsbrough, was sold by Ideal Care Homes to Britto Healthcare for £4.8…
Monday January 12 2015 A 16-YEAR-OLD girl is in hospital with serious injuries following a hit and run on Huddersfield Road. The car did not stop at the scene and police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have…
Monday January 12 2015 A BARNSLEY woman confined to a wheelchair through terminal cancer walked down the aisle and had her dream wedding. Friends, relatives and strangers raised about £3,500 to help give Jamie Lea Jepson the wedding she has always wanted in a…
Danny Wilson Monday January 12 2015 DANNY Wilson has set his sights on the play-off places after watching his side beat ten-man Yeovil on Saturday. New signing George Waring scored on his professional debut to help the Reds to a 2-0 victory against the league's bottom…
weather warning Monday January 12 2015 FURTHER weather warnings have been issued for this week after winds of up to 90mph battered South Yorkshire at the weekend. Police warned motorists to avoid fallen trees in Barnsley on Saturday, while residents across the area reported wind damage…
South Yorkshire Police Monday January 12 2015 AN elderly man who sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision has passed away. At around 4pm last Monday, it's reported that there was a multi-vehicle collision on Broadway, Barnsley, at the junction with Woodland Drive. The 75-year-old man's red Jaguar…
Monday January 12 2015 A POPULAR Barnsley town centre pub is set to be demolished. The concrete block on Kendray Street - home to The Groggers' Rest, Charlesworth's Butchers and takeway Munjacks - is to be reduced to rubble. Compulsory purchase orders are being…
Monday January 12 2015 MOTORISTS commuting from Barnsley towards Leeds have been warned of delays of up to an hour following a multi-vehicle accident. Tailbacks from junction 37 to 42 northbound have been reported, with normal conditions expected to resume from around 10.15am.
Monday January 12 2015 COUNCIL house rents in Barnsley are set to rise. Council tenants face an increase of 2.2 per cent if the plan, which is based on the government's rent setting policy, is approved by a meeting of the full council on…
Monday January 12 2015 A TEENAGER has died after being hit by a train. Josh Vaughan, 17, was hit at Chapeltown but there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident. A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: "Our officers were called to the railway station…
Monday January 12 2015 OVER £30,000 has been raised for a stricken Barnsley man who has been struck down with an illness in Thailand. Craig Lindley, 35, from Hoyle Mill, was celebrating a friend's wedding before falling ill. He woke up on New Year's Day…
Darton All Saints' Monday January 12 2015 THE trial date of a vicar accused of stealing £24,000 from church funds in Barnsley has been set. Simon Reynolds, 50, is alleged to have stolen £9,726 from Darton All Saints' Parochial Council and £14,604 from the Church of England…
Friday January 9 2015 STRONG gales are expected to batter Barnsley this weekend. Severe weather warnings have been issued with winds of up to 90mph set to hit northern England from Saturday. A Met Office spokesperson said: "The public should be aware of the…
South Yorkshire Police Friday January 9 2015 AN 82-year-old has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Barnsley. Police have appealed for witnesses following the collision, which took place on January 7. At around 5.35pm, it's reported that a green Vauxhall Corsa…
Friday January 9 2015 A PRIMARY school's football team is one step away from Wembley. All-conquering Ward Green Primary's lads, aged nine, ten and 11, have qualified for the northern finals of a national schools competition. They qualified after seeing off the challenge of 50…
George Waring Thursday January 8 2015 THE Reds have signed two strikers today. Milan Lalkovic, a Slovakian youth international who plays up front, was a part of Chelsea's prestigious academy before loan spells with Doncaster Rovers and Walsall. His last club, Czech side FK Mlada Boleslav,…
South Yorkshire Police Thursday January 8 2015 POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a multi-vehicle collision in Barnsley earlier this week which left a 75-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. At around 4pm on January 5, it's reported that a red Jaguar XJS was in collision with a…
Ofsted Thursday January 8 2015 A TROUBLED Barnsley school is still not making enough progress towards pulling itself out of special measures, says Ofsted. Hoyland Springwood was placed in the education watchdog's lowest category in July last year and since then has had four monitoring…
Thursday January 8 2015 A 91-YEAR-OLD Arctic convoy veteran has been awarded a medal from the Russians - the eighth military honour he has received. Ken Burkinshaw was presented with the Ushakov medal for his service more than 70 years ago as chief petty officer.…
Colin Booth Thursday January 8 2015 THE principal at Barnsley College has been awarded an OBE by the Queen. Colin Booth, who has been at the helm for six years, received the honour for services to education, rewarding his 30-year career in the further education sector.…
Thursday January 8 2015 ENFORCEMENT officers are clamping down on those who choose to illegally park their vehicles in Barnsley. The five area councils across the town are responding to residents' concerns about motorists who have parked badly in their neighbourhood. Up until now…
Barnsley Magistrates' Court Thursday January 8 2015 A MOTORIST has been given a suspended sentence after headbutting another driver. After a bout of brake-tapping got out of hand, Nigel Evans and Mark Scott both stopped on Lidget Lane, Thurnscoe, at just after 6.30am. Scott - who swung…
Image by Rebecca Clarke Wednesday January 7 2015 A POPULAR Barnsley park will have a major overhaul after securing £2.8 million in funding. Cannon Hall Park and Gardens will now undergo repairs and restoration after receiving the money from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund. The…
Barnsley Interchange Wednesday January 7 2015 BARNSLEY Interchange will lose its transport information centre and have reduced levels of cleaning after budget cuts were announced. Paper timetables will also be scrapped and bus shelters will only be cleaned every three months as part of a plan…
Wednesday January 7 2015 BARNSLEY boss Danny Wilson is hopeful the club will bring in new players early in the January transfer window. Chelsea youngster Alex Kiwomya has already joined the Reds on loan for an initial one-month period, with Peter Ramage also extending…
Wednesday January 7 2015 A MAN has been jailed for his part in a plan to steal machinery which almost resulted in a train derailment. Jordan Andrewatha, 21, of Cedar Avenue, Mexborough, was jailed for two years at Sheffield Crown Court after pleading guilty…
Wednesday January 7 2015 A MAN suffered smoke inhalation when a fire started in his home. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze on John Street, Thurnscoe, Barnsley, at 6.05am on Monday morning. A occupant in his sixties was treated after the incident. The cause…
Wednesday January 7 2015 A MAN who was ordered to close down one of the cheapest car parks in the town centre has vowed to fight the council's decision. Wayne Hadfield has been utilising the land between two railway bridges in Old Mill Lane…
Tuesday January 6 2015 A BARNSLEY woman whose fight against cancer raised over £50,000 has sadly passed away. Jemma Taylor-Cutts was diagnosed with cervical cancer on Christmas Eve in 2012 having had a routine smear test at the age of 25, leaving her with…
Tuesday January 6 2015 BIN collection crews are expected to catch up by the end of today, the council say. Extra staff are helping to bring the service back to normal, and drivers have been revisiting streets that have been too dangerous in recent…
Tuesday January 6 2015 COUPLES in Barnsley have been urged to apply for the next series of Don't Tell The Bride. The popular BBC show, which has been a hit on TV screens since its debut in 2007, hands the groom £12,000 to spend…
Tuesday January 6 2015 POLICE call handlers have been praised after dealing with thousands of people as snow hit on Boxing Day. South Yorkshire Police took almost 4,000 calls from the public as the weather left hundreds of motorists stranded. Between midnight and 11.45pm…
Tuesday January 6 2015 CCTV images of an armed robber have been released by the police. A man entered JA and S Windles Newsagents, at the junction of Hirst Gate and Doncaster Road, Mexborough, at around 7.50am on New Year's Day. Initially he asked for…
Photo by Carmelita De Luca Monday January 5 2015 A MAN has been taken to hospital after being found injured in woodland today. Emergency services were called at around 12.20pm today (Monday) following reports that a man, thought to be in his 50s, was found near Rotherham Road, Cundy…
Monday January 5 2015 TWO second-half goals brought the Reds' FA Cup hopes to an end on Saturday. High-flying Championship outfit Middlesbrough visited Oakwell, but the kick-off was delayed by ten minutes following a gas leak. A resolute Barnsley weathered Boro's attempts early on,…
Barnsley Hospital Monday January 5 2015 BARNSLEY'S pregnant women have been urged to put the flu jab at the top of their to-do list. A new report has revealed that 36 women have died from flu over the last three years in England. By taking up…
South Yorkshire Police Monday January 5 2015 THREE people were injured in a serious collision in Barnsley. Police have appealed for witnesses following the incident in Cudworth at around 5.10am on December 30. It's reported that a silver Peugeot 307 and a black Volkswagen Bora were in…
South Yorkshire Police Monday January 5 2015 POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Barnsley. People are being sought following the collision which happened on Chapel Lane, Penistone, on January 2. A Nissan Note was travelling along Mortimer Road and…
Monday January 5 2015 A BARNSLEY couple have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary! Harry and Gladys Hampshire, from Monk Bretton, had their platinum anniversary on Boxing Day. The couple were married at St Luke's Church in Worsbrough Common in 1944. They first met when…
Monday January 5 2015 MORE than £1,500 was raised at a raffle held by a support group for anyone who has been through cancer. The Barnsley Cancer Aftercare group was set up 27 years ago by Cynthia Megginson and Lorrain Kelly who both had…
Monday January 5 2015 BARNSLEY Council has pledged its commitment to bring superfast broadband to the borough. The public sector is investing £1.7 billion in the UK’s digital infrastructure so that 95 per cent of businesses and homes across the UK will be able…
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