SCORES of jobs will be brought Barnsley thanks to a deal between the council and its partners. 

The council has signed a £17.1m funding agreement with Sheffield City Region, as well as two development agreements with Harworth Estates, CRM and Hoyland Developments Ltd.

The deal will contribute to major road infrastructure works and provide land for businesses at Junction 36 of the M1 near Hoyland.

Some 4,500 jobs will be created as a result.