Goldthorpe is to get an overhaul in July thanks to a long-term scheme to improve the run-down village.

Environmental improvement works will be carried out to areas of Barnsley Road and Doncaster Road, from Kelly Street up to Market Street, focusing on the pedestrian retail areas and the main carriageway.

The changes will include:

New paving a long the pedestrian footpath areas adjacent to the businesses from Kelly Street to Market Street Replacement of existing carriageway surface with new, including new kerbs New traffic signage and street furniture, such as replacement seating/rubbish bins/provision of cycle racks, Replacement of existing street lighting columns with new ones and provision of additional ones New car parking/loading bays around Barnsley Road and Doncaster Road.

An event will be held at Goldthorpe Scout HQ on Lockwood Road, from 2pm to 5pm on May 11 and 12 to show the plans to the public.

To view WAB's video from the Goldthorpe proposals last year, go here