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Toby Burton Friday July 3 2015 A TALENTED young Barnsley musician will be performing at Underneath the Stars festival this year. Singer songwriter Toby Burton, 17, will perform to an expected crowd of 10,000 music lovers at Cannon Hall Farm. Toby, of Penistone, said: “It’s amazing…
Friday July 3 2015 POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal car crash on the M1 northbound yesterday. Emergency services were called at around 1.55pm on Thursday (July 2) after a white Volkswagen Polo left the road between junction 33 and 34 and hit…
Representatives from TUC with staff and students at Barnsley College Friday July 3 2015 BARNSLEY College has been chosen to run a new course for the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in the Yorkshire region. The new course offers awards, certificates and diploma qualifications in areas such as employment law, risk assessments, health and safety…
Youngsters from Barugh Green Primary celebrate their athletics silver Friday July 3 2015 BARNSLEY schools won four medals at the 2015 South Yorkshire Sainsbury’s School Games recently. More than 1,000 primary and secondary school children from Barnsley, Rotherham, Sheffield and Doncaster took part in the fourth annual games at Clifton Park. Teams and…
An artist impression of the redevelopment Thursday July 2 2015 AN outline planning application for the town centre redevelopment was approved by Barnsley Council’s planning board this week. The application sought planning permission for the development of retail, leisure and market space, including areas for food and drink and a…
Thursday July 2 2015 THE warm weather has sparked an increase in open water swimming which can have deadly consequences. As school holidays are approaching increasing numbers of young people are putting themselves at risk by swimming in rivers, canals, ponds, quarries and lakes.…
Thursday July 2 2015 COUNCIL staff have took part in a blindfolded walk around Barnsley to highlight the challenges that blind and visually impaired people face. Staff who did the walk are working on the town centre development and are part of the council’s Better…
Chris Webb Thursday July 2 2015 BARNSLEY College has announced it has hired a new principal who will start in late September. Chris Webb, 46, has worked at the college for more than four years and is currently deputy principal for finance and development. He will…
Thursday July 2 2015 A 55-YEAR-OLD man has been seriously injured following a motorbike smash along the Woodhead Pass last weekend. A red Yamaha motorcycle and a grey MG3 car were involved in the crash on the A628 Woodhead Pass, near to the junction…
Thursday July 2 2015 WORSBROUGH Mill family fun event and country fair is taking place this weekend. Visitors can enjoy two days of entertainment, activities and stalls full of crafts and tasty produce. As well as the working mill, free play area and café…
Photo taken by Mark Dobson Thursday July 2 2015 A WOMAN believed to be in her 60s was taken to hospital following a crash in Darfield this morning. Emergency services were called at around 7.35am. A blue BMW and a black BMW collided on Cover Drive at the junction…
Police conclude that the rape of a Barnsley teen did not happen Thursday July 2 2015 FOLLOWING an investigation police have concluded that the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Barnsley town centre did not happen. An investigation was launched after police received a report that at around 8.30pm on Sunday, June 7, a 13-year-old girl…
Police want to speak to man in CCTV images Wednesday July 1 2015 POLICE are appealing for information after a man had his wallet pinched while he was on a train from Barnsley to Sheffield. British Transport Police want to speak to the man on CCTV about the theft which took place at…
Bertie the pug Wednesday July 1 2015 A BARNSLEY luxury ice-cream company has introduced a tasty new range of products for dogs. The Cowlick Creamery is owned by husband and wife team Rory and Carly Fallon and was set up in March 2015. They specialise in selling…
Pictured are some of the more identifiable items of jewellery stolen Wednesday July 1 2015 A HEARTLESS thief broke into a home in Wombwell and stole sentimental jewellery while the owners were at work. Police were called at around 6.35pm on Friday, June 26 to reports of a burglary at a home on Aldham Crescent.…
Wednesday July 1 2015 A PROGRAMME preparing and supporting parents-to-be in Barnsley through pregnancy and birth has been recognised nationally as an example of excellent practice. Having a Baby is delivered across children’s centres in Barnsley by a multi-agency partnership. The programme has been…
Wednesday July 1 2015 THERE will be two free events taking place for those wanting to get involved in this year's Mayors Parade. The events will take place at the Better Barnsley shop on Cheapside on Saturday, July 4 and Saturday, July11. At the…
Wednesday July 1 2015 SEVERAL town centre roads will be closed on Saturday, July 11 to allow the annual Mayor's Parade to take place. The following roads will be closed from approximately 11am to 2pm: Sadler Gate, St Mary’s Gate, Church Street, Eastgate, Regents…
Wednesday July 1 2015 HELP is needed to research the worst mining accident in English history - the 1866 Oaks Disaster. The Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership are working with Barnsley Archives and local studies to look for volunteers to help them research those sadly…
Wednesday July 1 2015 A FAMILY fun day will be held in memory of Jack Linford who sadly passed away at the age of two. The Lindford family have organised the event which will take place at Carlton Club from 12pm until 6pm on…
Wednesday July 1 2015 A 15-YEAR-OLD had to be freed by firefighters when she got stuck in a child's swing in Hoyland. The teenage girl became wedged in the swing in the park on Clough Fields Road. Fire crews from Tankersley were called out…
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