WE know you'll be busy over the Easter weekend, so we've put together an Easter survival guide to keep you up to speed!

We've been in touch with everyone we could think of to get you the need-to-know information.

In here, you'll find info on doctors, pharmacies, buses, trains, bin collections and supermarkets.

Happy Easter!


Most GP surgeries will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. However, 111 cover will be available as will the iHeart Barnsley services.


The following chemists will be open across the Easter weekend:

Good Friday and Easter Monday - Asda Pharmacy (Old Mill Lane) 11am-5pm. Lloys Pharmacy (Barnsley interchange) 8.30am-5.30pm. Tesco Pharmacy (Wombwell Lane) 11am-4pm.

Easter Sunday - Lloyds Pharmacy (Barnsley Interchange) 10am-6pm.

If you require an emergency prescription your GP will advice you of which chemists you can dispense them.


Household waste collections due on Good Friday will be collected over both Friday and Easter Saturday.

Residents are advised to leave their bins out for 6am on Good Friday.

Business rubbish collections due on Easter Monday will be collected on Easter Saturday.

Buses and Trains:

Buses will be running to revised timetables over the Easter weekend.

On Good Friday a Saturday service will be provided by most bus companies in Barnsley except Waterson Coaches, who'll be running a normal Friday service.

On Easter Sunday and Easter Monday - most buses will operate a Sunday service - apart from the N66 night bus which will not operate on the Monday.

All trains will be running normal services throughout the Easter weekend.

Supermarket opening times:

Asda Old Mill Lane:

Good Friday 24 hours.

Easter Saturday - Closes at 10pm.

Easter Sunday - Closed

Easter Monday - 7am-8pm

Morrisons Town Centre:

Good Friday - Closes at 9pm

Easter Saturday - 8am-8pm

Easter Sunday - Closed

Easter Monday - 7am-8pm

Tesco Stairfoot:

Good Friday - 24 hours

Easter Saturday - Closes at midnight

Easter Sunday - Closed

Easter Monday - 9am-6pm

Aldi Birdwell, Cudworth and Barugh Green:

Good Friday - 8am-10pm

Easter Saturday - 8am-10pm

Easter Sunday - Closed

Easter Monday - 8am-10pm