We Are Barnsley knows you will be busy over the Bank Holiday, so we’ve compiled one of our famous survival guides.

We’ve contacted everyone we could think of to get you information on need-to-know items like chemist and dentists opening, and bin collections.

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The following chemists will be available for the dispensing of medicines:

Asda Pharmacy, Old Mill Lane, 9 - 6pm

Boots, Cheapside, 10am-4pm

Lloyds Pharmacy, Barnsley Transport Interchange 8.30am - 8pm

Tesco In store Pharmacy, Wombwell Lane, 11am - 4pm

If you require an emergency prescription your GP will advise you of which chemists can dispense them.

Barnsley Hospital’s dispensing pharmacy will not be available during the Bank Holiday period.


The emergency dental service on 0845 155 0845 will be running an out-of hours service as follows:

Monday 27th August – 12.30pm – 5pm

Patients are reminded that this service is accessed by telephone call only. A walk-in service is not provided.

NHS Direct

Don’t forget for health advice and reassurance at any time of day, call NHS Direct on 0845 4647or visit: www.nhs.uk

Waste Recycling

The borough's waste and recycling centres are open as usual this Bank Holiday Monday.

Libraries and Connect Services

All closed on Monday.