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Friday April 20 2018 AUDITIONS for the ITV show The Voice 2019 are being held at The Garrison on Hanson Street  The auditions will be held at 7pm on Sunday April 29. You must prepare a song with either a backing track, an instrument…
Friday April 20 2018 COSTA coffee has been refurbished and reopened as a flagship store. There are only 8 flagship Costa coffee stores in the UK, and two in Yorkshire, with the second one being in Leeds. A flagship store is a store that trial…
Friday April 20 2018 TOBY Tyke, Barnsley council and volunteers spent Friday April 20 clearing up Barnsley centre. The group spent the day picking up litter, cleaning grafitti and painting parts of Barnsley town centre in a bid to keep the area clean. The…
Friday April 20 2018 A TEN year old dancer has been shortlisted to win a 2 hour dance workshop and other prizes if she receives the most 'likes' on her photo on Instagram. Jessica Footitt, who has been dancing since with age of 3…
Friday April 20 2018 BRITAIN'S Got Talent finalist Boogie Storm will be performing in front of the Town Hall for Tour De Yorkshire. Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer act from 2016 will be taking centre stage next to the race podium at 12:30pm and then…
Friday April 20 2018 A 35-YEAR-OLD is due in court on Friday April 20 charged with a string of burglary offences. Lee Martin Walshaw, of Rebecca Row, was arrested on Wednesday April 18, in connection to a number of burglaries in the town centre. He…
Thursday April 19 2018 HUNGRYHOUSE, the online takeaway service, is closing down after 12 years.  The online service have been providing menus and processing orders for takeaways across Barnsley. A spokesperson said: “Yes, it’s true. After twelve lovely years of helping you get your…
Thursday April 19 2018 A SCHEME has been launched in Barnsley care homes to help residents in the event they need to go to hospital. The Red Bag keeps important information about a care home resident's health in one place. This means that ambulance and…
Plastic Bottle Recycling Thursday April 19 2018 PLASTIC straws and cotton buds may be banned in the UK as part of a Government plan to cut plastic waste. It is reported that 8.5 billion plastic straws were thrown away in the UK every year. Numerous bars, restaurants and…
Wednesday April 18 2018 MARK Cavendish has confirmed he will return to race Tour de Yorkshire after injury. The professional road racing cyclist suffered a dramatic crash at the Milan – San Remo race in Italy in March, fracturing a rib and damaging his ankle after…
Wednesday April 18 2018 POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a nine-year-old girl was knocked off her bike following a collision in Kendray. The girl is said to have been riding her bike at the side of St Andrew’s Church on Gerald Road just…
Wednesday April 18 2018 WORSBOROUGH Mill is on the hunt for the next miller to continue the ancient tradition of stone grinding flour using water power. The 17th century Worsbrough Mill has been milling flour since 1865 and is one of around 40 working mills in…
Tuesday April 17 2018 THE Yorkshire Ambulance Service have launched an app which maps where defibrillators across the UK are located. There are 1,288 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across the county and The Save a Life app tells you the location of your nearest AED…
Tuesday April 17 2018 UP to a third of adults who were born between 1980 and 1996 face the prospect of renting a home their entire lives. The cost of living, people buying second homes and lack of affordable housing is said to be…
Tuesday April 17 2018 TICKETS are still available for the closing night of the April Fools Comedy Festival on April 28. Various acts have had the town in stiches as comedians such as Lee Nelson, Shaun Mcloughlin and Bec Hill have taken to the…
Tuesday April 17 2018 RESIDENTS are being reminded to register to vote as the deadline for registering closes at midnight tonight. Barnsley Council have urged residents to register and have stressed it takes 5 minutes to complete the application. Once you have registered you…
Monday April 16 2018 BARNSLEY hospice are appealing for more volunteers to help out at it's donation centre in Dodworth. The centre acts as a drop-off point and warehouse to store stock centrally, and there are currently 47 volunteers at the centre, which is…
Monday April 16 2018 SIX people have been issued with a civil injunction preventing them from entering Barnsley town centre in a bid to prevent anti-social behaviour. Barnsley Central Neighbourhood Policing team have issued these injunctions to the following people, which prevents them from…
Monday April 16 2018 JD WEATHERSPOON have announced on Twitter that it is quitting social media. The decision was announced and the firm's head office and 900 pubs will quit the micro-blogging site, alongside Instagram and Facebook with immediate effect.  Barnsley's Joseph Bramah, The…
Monday April 16 2018 PARENTS across Barnsley have received letters this morning informing them of where their child will be attending primary school in September.  Over 2,600 applications have been submitted for the upcoming school year and 93.4% of children have been given their…
Friday April 13 2018 THE first Barnsley Chronicle Young Champions Awards are underway at Holiday Inn in Dodworth.  The awards showcase the achievements and endeavours of young people living in Barnsley. To watch the action unfold live, click on the link https://www.barnsleychronicle.com/feed/964151fe-426e-401b-9fac-ccee7aafe16f WAB wishes all…
Friday April 13 2018 TODAY is Friday the 13th. Although the day is more or less over, to avoid anything happening tonight, we've put together a list of things to do in and out the house...  1. Keep calm 2. Don't go out 3. Don't…
Thursday April 12 2018 TONIGHT is the final episode of the Channel 5 programme, Springtime on the Farm featuring Barnsley's own Cannon Hall Farm. Throughout the week we have got to know the Nicholsons, who have ran the farm for over 60 years. We…
Police Car Lights Thursday April 12 2018 POLICE have confirmed they discovered the body of a man in Kendray. The man's, in his 50's, was found at around 5:15pm on Monday April 9 in a wooded area off Yews Lane. A police spokesperson said: "There are no…
Thursday April 12 2018 DONATIONS have been flooding in to support the family of Lorna Humble, who tragically lost her life in a car crash. 29-year-old Lorna Humble died after colliding with two vehicles on Industry Road on April 9, leaving behind her 9-year-old daughter Sophia.…
Thursday April 12 2018 THE Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency have announced that from June 4 learner drivers will be able to take lessons on the Motorway. The aim is to ensure that drivers know how to use the motorway safely however the lessons…
Wednesday April 11 2018 YOUNG market traders are wanted to take part in this year’s Barnsley Youth Market which returns to the town centre this summer. Barnsley Youth Market gives traders aged 16-30 in the borough the chance to showcase their entrepreneurial skills at…
Wednesday April 11 2018 ROADWORKS are currently being carried out on the High Street at Worsbrough Dale The High Street is currently closed and the 67 and 67c are currently not able to access the road. Please avoid the area if possible.
Tuesday April 10 2018 AUDITIONS  for the ITV show The Voice 2019 are being held at Rhythm Inc on Church Street, Barnsley. The auditions will be held at 2pm on Sunday April 29. You must prepare a song with either a backing track, an…
Tuesday April 10 2018 TODAY the world celebrates national sibling day, a day dedicated to celebrating and honoring your sibling. You may love them or pretend to loathe them but they're still family! Send us through pictures of you and your sibling(s), or your children…
Tuesday April 10 2018 BARNSLEY was once again put on the map as Cannon Hall Farm made their big screen debut as the  as the first episode of Springtime on the Farm was broadcast on Channel 5.  The show featured lambs being born, the…
Tuesday April 10 2018 SOUTH Yorkshire Police have issued a warning after a car flipped over causing rush hour delays. Police attended an accident close to junction 37 of the M1 on April 9 after a blue car flipped onto the roof. The driver…
Police Car Lights Monday April 9 2018 A 29-year old woman has died and another woman has been left seriously injured after colliding with two vehicles on Industry Road. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 1:40pm after the black Citroen C1 in which the woman…
Yorkshire Air Ambulance Monday April 9 2018 ONE person has been taken to hospital via air ambulance following a serious collison on Fish Dam Lane. The collision involved a car and a cement mixer lorry. Two people have been seriously injured and emergency services have been at…
Friday April 6 2018 FROM August Barnsley residents will no longer have to separate cardboard and paper as the white paper recycling sack is being phased out. A new sorting facility currently being built which will mean paper and cardboard can be recycled together. The decision…
Friday April 6 2018 FROM today (April 6) customers will be charged additional tax on sugary drinks in a bid to tackle unhealthy eating habits. Shoppers will have to pay an extra 18p or 24p tax per litre on drinks depending on how much…
Thursday April 5 2018 BARNSLEY goalkeeper Nick Townsend is out for the rest of the season after breaking a finger in an altercation during training. Townsend got into an altercation with Defender Dimi Cavare, which resulted in him breaking his finger. Townsend, 23, has made eight…
Dan Jarvis MP Thursday April 5 2018 DAN Jarvis will be able to remain MP for Barnsley even if he is elected Mayor of Sheffield. Labour's National Executive Committee had ruled last week that he could not serve in two elected roles no-one could serve in two…
Tuesday April 3 2018 Yesterday councils across the UK were given the right to charge up to £150 on the spot fine if a person is caught littering. Do you think this is fair? Should more be done to keep Barnsley clean?
Police Car Lights Tuesday April 3 2018 POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in which a 64-year-old man was assaulted. On Thursday 29 March between 3am and 3.30am a man broke into a house in Brierfield Close, Barnsley, by throwing a brick through a downstairs window,…
Police Car Lights Tuesday April 3 2018 A 42-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection to two burglaries. James Cawley, 42, of Smithies Lane, Barnsley, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates Court on Monday April 2 in connection to two burglaries, committed in Pennine Way and Pogmoor Road on…
Tuesday April 3 2018 GETTING caught littering can result in an on-the-spot fine of £150 as new penaties come into effect today. Barnsley council, alongside councils across Britian, have been given the power to raise fines from the previous maximum penalty of £80. The…
Police Car Lights Tuesday April 3 2018 POLICE are appealing for witnesses after the Frankie and Benny's Restaurant at Stairfoot was broken into. At around 3.15am on Saturday 24 March, offenders  broke into the restaurant on Doncaster Road, causing damage to the main entrance and one window.…
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