MAIN town centre roads will be closed today for the Barnsley Town Centre Races.

Road closures will be in place from 3pm while 11pm.

The riders will contest a clockwise 1.1km town centre circuit which starts and finishes opposite the Town Hall.

Road closures will be in place on Church Street, Regent Street, Eastgate, Eldon Street, Market Hill, St Mary’s Place, Church Lane, Queen Street, Kendray Street, Regents Street South, Hanson Street, Royal Street, County Way and Cheapside.

As well as this, all on-street parking bays in the town centre will be suspended from 5am on Eldon Street, Regent Street, Church Street, St Mary’s Place, Sadler Gate and Market Hill.

Access to the Midland Street Taxi Rank will be maintained throughout the event.