BARNSLEY students are being encouraged to mark this year’s upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day by sharing what brings them ‘light in times of darkness’.

Barnsley students, aged 14 to 25, have been urged to submit a photo which celebrates the people, groups, places and objects which bring us and others light in times of darkness - for the memorial on January 27.

Barnsley College has teamed up with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to honour those affected by the events of the Holocaust during the Second World War.

Winning entries will make up a unique digital exhibition, which will be unveiled on January 27.

The competition closes at 11.59pm on January 10 so you haven’t got long to submit your photo here.

A spokesperson for Barnsley College said: “We’d really love to see our students’ work too.

“Whether you enter the official competition or not, we’d love to see your photos too. “We’ll use them on January 27 to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on our website and social media channels.

“If you’re a current Barnsley College student please upload your photos on the Barnsley College website.”