BARNSLEY COUNCIL has issued a statement after several missed bin collections over the last week.

Locals have complained about missed collections in the town centre, Monk Bretton, Darfield and other areas of the town.

The council says it will collect the missed bins this week.

A statement read: 

"We're really sorry but we haven't been able to empty some of the brown or green bins in certain areas. If you live in one of the areas below please leave your bins out and we will collect this week:

Brown Bins (glass, cans and plastic bottles)

• Monk Bretton

• Barnsley Town Centre

• Darfield

• Lundwood

We will also collect any additional glass, cans and plastic bottles if left out near your bin.

Green Bins (garden waste)

• Monk Bretton

• Barnsley Town Centre

• Thurnscoe

• Middlecliffe

• Kendray

• Goldthorpe

• Lundwood