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Showing 31 articles for November 2017


Thursday November 23 2017 TV PRODUCERS are looking for Barnsley families with kids aged between eight and 16 to take part in a new show that will see children left at home alone for a long weekend. The new series for Channel 4 -…
Kenneth Wilson Thursday November 23 2017 POLICE are still searching for a man from Barnsley wanted in connection with numerous offences including stalking and harassment, plus two counts of historical sexual offences. Police believe that Kenneth Wilson, 49, may now have travelled to the Lancashire coast. Any…
Thursday November 23 2017 A MAN who was the victim of an attempted robbery in Barnsley had bleach sprayed in his face, police have confirmed. Detectives have launched an investigation following the incident at around 7.45pm on Tuesday night (November 21). The 44-year-old victim…
Penistone Grammar Wednesday November 22 2017 PENISTONE Grammar School is set to be extended to accommodate an extra 250 pupils from September 2019. Barnsley Council’s Cabinet members will be asked to approve and fund a proposal to extend the school at its next meeting on Wednesday November…
Tuesday November 21 2017 TOMORROW'S Barnsley town centre Christmas lights switch on has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. A statement released by Barnsley Council said: "The events planned for tomorrow evening’s Christmas lights switch-on have been cancelled in the interests of public…
Tuesday November 21 2017 TWO Kendray houses infamous for antisocial behaviour and drug related crimes have become the latest properties in Barnsley to be temporarily 'closed' by the town's Safer Neighbourhood Service. The homes, on Gerald Road and Don Drive, have been closed under the…
Tuesday November 21 2017 SOUTH Yorkshire Police has launched a gun and weapons amnesty in a bid to remove them from the streets and keep them from falling into the wrong hands. The Churchfield station in Barnsley is one of many across the region…
Monday November 20 2017 ROAD closures will be in place around the town centre for the Christmas lights switch on this Wednesday. Roads affected are: From 10am to 10pm • Church Street from St. Mary’s Gate to junction with Market Hill and Shambles St…
Monday November 20 2017 A WOMAN was robbed in Worsbrough last week by three men who then attempted to drag her into a ginnel. Police have launched an investigation after the 36-year-old victim was targeted around 7.40pm last Thursday evening (November 16). The woman…
police vest Thursday November 16 2017 POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the A61 Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley, in which a motorcyclist died. At around 4.25pm on Wednesday 15 November, emergency services were called following reports of a collision involving a black…
Wednesday November 15 2017 ALMOST £50,000 was raised in parking fines by the council in just three months. This week's WAB Debate asks: Is there sufficient parking in the town centre - and is it too expensive? A Freedom of Information request submitted to…
Tuesday November 14 2017 POLICE are hunting for two men who attacked a man after trying to steal his dog while out on a walk this morning. The incident happened around 4.45am when the victim was walking along Lowfield Road, Bolton-Upon-Dearne when he was…
Animal Crackers Tuesday November 14 2017 IT'S BACK! We're delighted to officially launch our Christmas campaign for 2017 - Animal Crackers! We want to give something back to the animals we adore so much - and we need your help to do it. We want to…
Did you see the car before it crashed? Tuesday November 14 2017 POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Lundwood left the occupants with serious injuries. The crash happened last night on Littleworth Lane. A police spokesperson said: "Enquiries  are ongoing. Did you see this vehicle before this incident? If…
Barnsley Magistrates' Court Tuesday November 14 2017 TWO Barnsley men will appear in court today charged with burglary. Evan James, 26, of Lindhurst Road, Athersley, is charged in relation to the break-in of a house in Victoria Road, Royston, in August, where a TV and a laptop were…
Tuesday November 14 2017 A CALLOUS thief stole a pensioner's handbag in the town centre yesterday. The victim, an 82-year-old woman, was walking along Wellington Street, near Hope House Church at around 12.15pm when the thief approached her, grabbed hold of her and pushed…
Monday November 13 2017 A MAN is in a life-threatening condition in hospital after suffering a serious head injury in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers are appealing for witnesses after the 20-year-old man was found at around 2.30am on Peel Street before…
Monday November 13 2017 MOBILE speed cameras will operate on the following roads this week: A61 Park Road, Worsbrough Bridge A628 Barnsley Road, Penistone A629 Halifax Road, Wortley A633 Rotherham Road A635 Saltersbrook Road, Darfield B6096 Station Road, Wombwell Brierley Road, Grimethorpe Pogmoor Road…
Diane Clegg Thursday November 9 2017 A LOCAL woman who stole more than £20,000 from a pensioner while she cared for her has avoided prison. Diane Clegg, 60, from Wath, was sentenced to 12 months in prison suspended for two years at Sheffield Crown Court this…
Thursday November 9 2017 A BARNSLEY man is facing prison and over £1,000 in costs after being found guilty of storing, repairing and dismantling unauthorised vehicles without the correct planning permission. Kenneth Wilson, of Dearne Hall Road, Low Barugh, failed to attend the County Court in…
Thursday November 9 2017 BARNSLEY Council has confirmed that a poll will take place that will ask locals for their views on a devolution deal for Barnsley. A community poll will be held in December. It will ask every voter in the town to…
Wednesday November 8 2017 NIGHT marshals will be on patrol in the town centre every Saturday night from this weekend in an effort to reassure locals that they're safe on a night out. It follows a move by the council to have town centre…
Wednesday November 8 2017 REMEMBRANCE Sunday takes place this weekend. This week's WAB Debate asks: Do you wear a red poppy, white poppy, or do you wear one at all? After the First World War, the traditional red poppy was adopted as a symbol…
Tuesday November 7 2017 THE MAYOR will lead some of Barnsley's remembrance commemoratations this weekend. Commemorations will begin on Saturday November 11 at 11am - where the Mayor will observe Armistice Day by leading a one minute silence at the War Memorial on Church…
Tuesday November 7 2017 STRIKE action by workers at Northern Rail will affect trains arriving to and departing from Barnsley tomorrow. Members of the RMT union are carrying out further strike action in their latest move in the ongoing row over driver-only operated trains.…
Monday November 6 2017 POLICE investigating a crash that seriously injured four children and led to a man being charged with attempted murder have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses. The four children were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a car collided…
Monday November 6 2017 MOBILE speed cameras will operate on the following roads this week: A61 Wakefield Road A628 Barnsley Road, Silkstone A628 Pontefract Road, Cudworth A633 Rotherham Road, Athersley A635 Doncaster Road, Ardsley B6132 Laithes Lane, Athersley B6411 Houghton Road, Thurnscoe
Jamie Lloyd Monday November 6 2017 A WANTED Barnsley man who evaded police has been caught and charged over alleged town centre burglaries. Jamie Lloyd, of Dillington Road, Worsbrough, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (November 4) charged with three counts of burglary, three counts…
Friday November 3 2017 PARENTS of children aged between four and nine are being reminded that their kids can have a free flu vaccine this winter. For the first time children in school year 4, along with children aged four and over in school…
Jamie Lloyd Thursday November 2 2017 POLICE are hunting for a wanted man from Barnsley and are warning the public not to approach him. Jamie Lloyd, 31 from Worsborough, is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries committed in the town centre. Officers are asking…
Thursday November 2 2017 A PETITION to ban fireworks has gathered over 17,000 signatures. The petition's creators claims that fireworks can 'cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals'. The petition calls on the government to: "Change the laws governing the use…
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