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Showing 36 articles for August 2018


Friday August 17 2018 COFFEE shop giant Starbucks have been granted permission to build at Dearne Valley Parkway. Planning permission has been approved and the new drive-through coffee shop will be next to the Rockingham Roundabout close to the M1 junction at Birdwell. It…
Friday August 17 2018 AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after robbing two people. Dawson Allott, 18, of no-fixed-address was arrested after we was identified in two street robberies. On Monday August 6, at around 4.20am, a man was the victim of a street…
Friday August 17 2018 A MAN has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury following a collision in Wath. At around 8.40am today, officers received reports of a collision between a blue Kia Venga and a pushbike on Quarry Hill Road at the…
Friday August 17 2018 A MAN has been remanded in custody after he was arrested for numerous theft offences. On Friday May 18 at 2.20pm a house on Queens Drive, Old Town, was broken into and a laptop and cash stolen. Following an investigation,…
Thursday August 16 2018 POLICE have released CCTV images and are keen to identify two men following an assault. Around 6.30pm on Saturday June 24, officers were called to the premises of KFC on Peel Street, Barnsley. It was reported that the two men…
Thursday August 16 2018 A BLOGGER recently shared her experiences about bringing up her child as a vegan. She explained the weaning process and what she will be doing to ensure her child receives all the required nutrients. Would you bring your child up…
Wednesday August 15 2018 A HIGH Street store have recently announced they will be offering Botox and dermal fillers in store. Botox is a procedure generally used to make lines and wrinkles, such as crow's feet and frown lines, less obvious. The treatments start at £99…
Wednesday August 15 2018 TWO officers have been praised after helping an elderly man who was injured. PC Julie Hollingdrake and PC Lynne Bates were on patrol when they found an elderly man who had fallen off his mobility scooter, which had overturned. The…
Wednesday August 15 2018 A CAR has been crushed after it was caught on CCTV being used to illegally dump rubbish. A Saab 93 was crushed after it was seized by the council and the first to be destroyed after the owner failed to produce the…
Tuesday August 14 2018 A PUB will be serving afternoon tea with a Yorkshire twist this week. Dearne Valley Farm in Birdwell will be filling Yorkshire Puddings with a classic afternoon tea treats. Traditional classics such as egg mayonaise, chesse and pickle all served…
Tuesday August 14 2018 THE new McDonald's restaurant planned for the town centre will require changes to the road layout. Planning permission was granted for the new McDonalds's on Upper New Street last year and in addition to that, detailled drawings for access arrangements…
Monday August 13 2018 POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a collision in Monk Bretton. At around 3.55pm last Wednesday, a white Honda Jazz was involved in a single vehicle collision on Burton Road. The Honda is understood to have…
Saturday August 11 2018 A MAN has been jailed after being caught with a controlled drug. Nathan Dunn, 26, of Raley Street was arrested on Tuesday August 7 after officers stopped a black Ford C-Max on Fife Street, at 9.50pm The occupant was arrested on…
Saturday August 11 2018 A RESTUARANT will be serving alternative dishes created completely from local produce. Steve Fitzgerald, 47, of Wheatcroft Gardens, Penistone has been a chef for over 30 years and prides himself in creating alternative dishes for all to enjoy. He will…
Friday August 10 2018 HOUSES have been burgled on a street where street lights are not working. Residents on Millside Walk, Shafton, have been without street lights for three weeks and according to residients, this has lead to a series of break-ins. Peter Mankinson,…
Friday August 10 2018 A MAN has been jailed after being found in the garden of a property in Athersley. Reece Coles, 23, of Radcliffe Road, was arrested on Monday August 6 after he was found in the early hours in the garden of a…
Wednesday August 8 2018 POLICE are appealing for information after a grassland fire saw six fire crews battle to save houses from going up in flames. The fire happened in fields off Water Royd Drive at around 6.30pm last Wednesday and spread to nearby…
Wednesday August 8 2018 A UNIQUE sculpture which celebrates the role of glass-making in the history of Barnsley has been damaged by yobs.  The glass sculpture is situated on Monk Bretton roundabout at the junction of Burton Road, High Street and Fish Dam Lane. It…
Tuesday August 7 2018 A RECENT archaeological dig has discovered a previously unknown part of the once famous Milton Ironworks. Over the last few weeks, professional archaeologists have worked with staff from Barnsley Museums and the local community at the Milton Forge playing fields between Elsecar…
Tuesday August 7 2018 A MURAL depicting the history of Barnsley FC has been completed at the South Stand. The ‘South Stand Mural’ was created by Ben Mosley who began the work in May, and he was commissioned to illustrate the history of Barnsley FC through…
Tuesday August 7 2018 A CHARITY event is being held to raise money for a hospital where a five-year-old girl is currently receiving treatment for leukaemia.  Aliza Swift, of Beaumont Avenue was diagnosed after her initial treatment for a chest and water infection at…
Monday August 6 2018 A PROPOSAL has been made in Wales to charge people who require an ambulance due to irresponsible drinking to pay the cost of the call out. South Wales West AM Suzy Davies made the proposal in a speech and said: "People that…
Monday August 6 2018 STARTING school is a big step for mini WABers, but parents and carers an help them get ready for their first term in a number of ways.  School readiness is about the development of the whole child – their social…
Saturday August 4 2018 A MAN has been remanded in custody after assaulting a man with a dumbbell. Gary Wilson, 41, of Crown Avenue, was charged with Section 18 GBH after being arrested on Monday July 30. On Monday evening at around 9pm, police were…
Friday August 3 2018 A BIRDS eye view of one of the country's biggest stately homes will be broadcast today. Wentworth Woodhouse will be the star of Sunday night's Channel 4 show Hidden Britain by drone. Sir Tony Robinson will be using the latest…
Friday August 3 2018 WORK will begin on the construction of a new fast-food restaurant on the edge of the town centre. Fast food giant McDonald’s have confirmed the work will begin this summer, after being granted permission late last year. The new restaurant will be located opposite…
Friday August 3 2018 A MAN received a heavy fine after he was caught fly-tipping in Wombwell Woods.  Alexander Cunliffe of Cherrys Road, pleaded guilty to an offence under Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 after being caught on CCTV fly tipping pigeon…
Friday August 3 2018 WHEN your beloved pet passes away it can be a very distressing time.  A new pet crematorium has opened in Shafton and delivers a bespoke service for your pet during this difficult time.  At Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematorium, owner Derek…
Friday August 3 2018 A MAN will appear before Sheffield Crown Court after being charged following an incident in May in which a woman was assaulted. Jonathan Osbourne, 25, of Yews Avenue, Worsbrough, has been charged with an offence of burglary, driving a motor vehicle…
Thursday August 2 2018 IMPROVEMENTS could be made to one of Barnsley's main roads in a bid to reduce congestion. If planning is approved, work will begin to create a new gyratory system on the A628 from Town End roundabout to junction 37 of…
Thursday August 2 2018 A DANCE group who reached the finals of Britiain's Got Talent will be appearing at Barnsey's Dancing Town event. The Flawless dance group appeared in the grand final of the talent show in 2009, losing out to songstress Susan Boyle. The…
Thursday August 2 2018 A NEW service has been introduced to make it easier for deaf people to communicate with the council and Berneslai Homes. A new Video Relay Interpreting Service (VRS) is now available to Barnsley’s Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users The VRS service allows…
Wednesday August 1 2018 AS we celebrate God's Own County today, WAB wants to know what you think makes Barnsley the best town in Yorkshire! Yorkshire Day is celebrated on August 1 to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire. Let us know what…
Wednesday August 1 2018 A FORMER Pussycat Doll will be holding dance workshops as part of the ten day dance extravaganza, Dancing Town. Kimberly Wyatt, a popular member of the girl group The Pussycat Dolls, will hold two workshops for the public as part of the dance…
Wednesday August 1 2018 A man and woman have been arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Thurnscoe. Yesterday morning, officers received reports that masked man had gone into A and H Convenience store on Lorne Road in Thurnscoe and threatened staff with a knife.…
Wednesday August 1 2018 TWO MEN will appear at Barnsley Magistrate's Court today after being charged with drugs offences. Ricky Murphy, 33, of Oldroyd Avenue, Grimethorpe, and Neil Whittaker, 37, of Sycamore Avenue were stopped on Oldroyd Avenue by police on Monday morning. The car, a…
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