THE NEW May Day Green market will officially open this weekend - and there's a special treat instore for the first 50 people through the door.

The grand opening will take place at 9.30am on Saturday with the Mayor of Barnsley Councillor Linda Burgess cutting the ribbon.

To mark the occasion, the first 50 people through the door will receive a £5 shopping voucher to spend on the day in the May Day Green or Indoor Market.

The new market houses 84 market stalls, a café, free Wi-Fi and public toilets, and will be home to more than 40 traders for the next three years.