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Wednesday June 20 2018 CANNON Hall Farm has made the shortlist to win an award that celebrates the best visitor attractions in Yorkshire. The family-run tourist attraction has been shortlisted for the Large Visitor Attraction award in the White Rose competition run by Welcome to Yorkshire. The…
Tuesday June 19 2018 CCTV images of the man who was found dead on Eldon Street on Sunday have been released in a bid to identify him. The CCTV images were captured just 30-minutes before he was found dead and the man is seen…
Tuesday June 19 2018 WHAT a lot of people look forward too when they go on holiday is having a beverage before boarding the plane. A lot of us are sensible however a small number of passengers are disruptive and on Saturday Ryaniar flight…
Tuesday June 19 2018 WITNESSES are being asked to come forward following the death of a man on Sunday afternoon, as two more people have been arrested. At around 3.35pm, police received a call from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service stating that a man had suffered…
northern rail Monday June 18 2018 TRAIN strikes have been planned for tomorrow (June 19), and passengers are being advised to plan their journey. The one-day strike has been planned from 7am tomorrow and the last trains will finish at 5pm. Normal service will resume on…
Monday June 18 2018 A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after a man died yesterday following a suspected cardiac arrest in Eldon Street. Police currently remain on the scene. At around 3.35pm, a call was received by police from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that a man,…
Monday June 18 2018 POLICE investigating a burglary are appealing for information on the whereabouts of two men they would like to speak to. On Thursday March 8, two men broke into a house on Orchard Drive, Royston on Thursday 8 March at around 1am…
Monday June 18 2018 THE Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley is set to host ‘One Great Day’ of fundraising fun for all the family to enjoy on June 23 from 10am to 3pm. The fundraising appeal is in it’s fourth year, and the proceeds…
Aalish Naylor Friday June 15 2018 TRIBUTES have been flooding in for eight-year-old Aalish Naylor, who passed away last Sunday.  Aalish was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in December 2015 and is a rare form of childhood cancer which affects the nerve tissue. Her mum Jo said: "Aalish…
Friday June 15 2018 BARNSLEY Hospice are inviting people who care for a loved one with a life-limiting illness to attend a support group. The carers’ group runs at the charity’s Limes Day Therapy Unit from 2pm to 4pm every Tuesday and gives people free…
Friday June 15 2018 THE largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain is coming to the Elsecar Heritage Centre and Wentworth Woodhouse next weekend. The Man Engine, a 36ft (11m) tall miner will visit as part of its 2018 Resurrection Tour. It is the largest mechanical puppet…
driving Friday June 15 2018 THE Government have recently announced that self-parking cars could be on the streets by 2021. The UK will also be leading Europe in the public testing of self-driving cars and around £25 million has been invested in rigourous testing. Would you…
Barnsley DMC Friday June 15 2018 BUSINESS people in Barnsley are being encouraged to take part in a wellbeing week to promote positive mental health in the workplace. Barnsley’s Digital Media Centre (DMC) has joined forces with UPLIFT Barnsley to host its first wellbeing week from…
Thursday June 14 2018 AS part of WAB's Father's Day celebrations, we've teamed up with Bullhouse Barbers on Shambles Street and we're giving your dad the chance to win a Deluxe haircut! The deluxe package includes a Haircut & Style, straight wet razor shave, an…
Thursday June 14 2018 OFFICERS in Goldthrope are appealing for information about the possible supply and possession of drugs, following the seizure of 105 cannabis plants. The Neighbourhood Team have been working hard to gather information and intelligence in relation to the distribution of drugs…
Thursday June 14 2018 BARNSLEY Central library is preparing to move to the Lightbox as part of the Barnsley town centre regeneration. A 12 week public consultation will begin next week allowing the public to have their say on the future of Barnsley's library services.…
Wednesday June 13 2018 A TWELVE week consultation period will begin for the public to have their say on the future of Barnsley's library services. The Let’s Talk Libraries consultation will open on Thursday June 21, and will call on communities to give their feedback…
Wednesday June 13 2018 SOUTH Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) are reminding road users not to mix drink or drugs with driving or riding ahead of the World Cup starting tomorrow. With many pubs and venues showing live matches, SYSRP will be out warning people about…
Wednesday June 13 2018 A 31-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice,as the investigation into the death of Jill Hibberd continues. The woman, from the Wombwell area, was arrested yesterday and has since been released under investigation. Miss Hibberd,…
Tuesday June 12 2018 BARNSLEY men are being encouraged to switch to a more healthy and active lifestyle. South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s (SYPTE’s) sustainable travel team - Inmotion! - will promote the range of free activities on offer across the region helping people to…
Tuesday June 12 2018 TEENAGERS who wreak havoc with antisocial behaviour at ASDA and McDonald's on Old Mill Lane could be handed civil injunctions by the police. The teenage groups, aged between 13 and 16,  have previously caused trouble in the town centre. They…
Tuesday June 12 2018 A SERVICE will be held this Thursday to welcome the new Mayor of Barnsley, Coun Steve Green, and mark the beginning of his mayoral year. The service will be held at 6.30pm at St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Street. He will be…
Monday June 11 2018 THE Neighbourhood Watch scheme is being re-launched in Barnsley on Friday and South Yorkshire are inviting residents to get involved. From 12pm to 7pm at the town hall, officers and partners will talk about the scheme and people are urged…
Monday June 11 2018 WENTWORTH Woodhouse will be hosting their annual music festival this weekend, and we've teamed up with them to give you the chance to win a pair of tickets! Lucy Spraggan, Scouting for Girls, Right Said Fred, Liberty X and many…
Monday June 11 2018 FOLLOWING Tour De Yorkshire, Penistone and Elsecar have been shortlisted for Best Dressed, a new competition rewarding people who went the extra mile to honour the race’s passing. Welcome to Yorkshire have launched this contest for the first time and…
Sheffield Crown Court Saturday June 9 2018 A MAN has been jailed for four and a half years for eight non-recent sexual offences against a young boy. Giovanni Miccoli, who was from Barnsley, took a one-way flight to Italy while on bail. The Crown Prosecution Service applied…
Saturday June 9 2018 THREE people have been arrested after a seven-year-old boy was left with horrific injuries when his face was burned with boiling water. Owen Atkin, a pupil at Hoyland Common Primary School, was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital on Sunday May…
Friday June 8 2018 TWO women accused of murdering Claire Louise Smith have   pleaded not guilty in court. Penelope Brownlie, 45, and Justine Wainwright, 57, both of Britannia Close, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court to enter their plea. The women have been remanded…
Friday June 8 2018 A RECENT survey has found that more children are using the 'bank of mum and dad' to put a deposit down for a house. With the cost of living and house prices rising faster than most people can save, combined…
Friday June 8 2018 A RAINBOW of ribbons to remember lost loved ones has been launched by Barnsley’s new Mayor at the Town Hall. Coun Steve Green, who became Mayor in May, attached the first dedication in Barnsley Hospice’s annual fundraising initiative, which invites…
Jill Hibberd Thursday June 7 2018 A 22-YEAR-OLD man who was arrested in connection to the death of 73-year-old Jill Hibberd in Wombwell has been released under investigation. The man, from the Wakefield area, was arrested on suspicion of murder, burglary and theft on Tuesday. Miss…
Jill Hibberd Wednesday June 6 2018 A SECOND man has been arrested in connection with a murder inruiry following the recovery of a red Audi TT which belonged to Jill Hibberd, who was found dead last week.  The car was located on Finch Avenue in Newmillerdam yesterday,…
Wednesday June 6 2018 DANIEL Stendel has been appointed by the Tykes as the new manager on a two-year contract. Stendel, 44, was previously head coach of Hannover however he left the club in March last year Barnsley have been searching for a replacement since…
Wednesday June 6 2018 A NEW campaign has been launched by Barnsley council in a bid to encourage residents to get healthy. #ActiveTravel has been launched to help residents consider how they travel when they go to school, work, or even nip to the shop.…
Tuesday June 5 2018 THE Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team have been nominated by to win £2000 worth of equipment from Peli UK as part of their 2018 Emergency Service Heroes campaign. The Woodhead Mountain Rescue are a voluntary search and rescue service serving South…
Texting Tuesday June 5 2018 NEW software updates are being introduced on smartphones and tablets to limit the amount of time users are spending on their phones. Apple unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday that on the new iOS 12 update, users will be…
Jenny Mitchell Tuesday June 5 2018 A LONG-SERVING BPL employee has switched off her calculator for the final time as she retires from service to the Metrodome. Jenny Mitchell began as a Clerical Assistant for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council from 1976 to 1999. She continued work with the…
Tuesday June 5 2018 FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man who was trapped upstairs after a fire broke out on the first floor. Three fire crews from Barnsley, Cudworth and Tankersley stations were called to a house fire on Cranbrook Street in Kingstone at 8pm last…
Tuesday June 5 2018 PING pong tables will be springing up across Barnsley in aid of the Ping! street table tennis festival. Over 17 ping pong tables will be set up across Barnsley and it is the third consecutive year the tables have come…
Barnsley Magistrates' Court Monday June 4 2018 A MAN has appeared before Barnsley magistrates court today charged with the murder of 73-year-old Jill Hibberd. Lee Trevor Fueloep, 40, of Willow Garth in Wombwell was charged with murder, burglary and theft of a motor vehicle. He has been remanded into…
Barnsley Magistrates' Monday June 4 2018 A LANDLORD has narrowly escaped jail after evicting a tenant from his property without warning. Richard James Driver, 48, of Ladyroyd, Silkstone Common, was convicted by Barnsley Magistrates Court after pleading guilty for unlawful eviction and being in control of a house…
Bookstart Monday June 4 2018 FROM June 4 to June 10, Barnsley will join the UK  celebrating National Bookstart week, celebrating the joys and benefits of reading with your child. Every year, BookTrust organises National Bookstart Week and the theme for this year is Bookstart…
Saturday June 2 2018 THE 73-year-old woman who was killed at a house in Wombwell has been named as Jill Hibberd. Detectives are continuing with enquiries. At around 7.45am on Thursday, emergency services were called to a house in Roy Kilner Road, following reports…
Saturday June 2 2018 A 40-YEAR-OLD Barnsley man has been arrested and taken into police custody on suspicion of murder, by detectives investigating the death of a 73-year-old woman in the town. The arrest follows the launch of an investigation after the woman’s body…
Saturday June 2 2018 AS PART of Volunteers week, the Yorkshire Ambulance service (YAS) are celebrating the hundreds of volunteers who contribute to their service. The campaign, which runs from June 1 to June 7, is recognising the huge range of people who give…
Friday June 1 2018 JUNIOR Tykes football club are looking for new players to join their team before the new season begins. The team are looking for players aged 6 and over and training is every Saturday. If you are interested in signing up…
audi tt Friday June 1 2018 OFFICERS are keen to locate the whereabouts of a red Audi TT, which was taken from the driveway of a 73-year-old woman who was found dead in her house in Wombwell yesterday. Over the last 24-hours, a dedicated team of detectives…
Friday June 1 2018 Valley Knights football club are looking for new players to join their team before the new season. The team are looking for players aged 9 and over and training is at Cortonwood Miners Club on Knollbeck Lane. If you are interested in signing…
Barnsley Hospice Friday June 1 2018 CAKE enthusiasts are being encouraged to ‘rise’ to the challenge of the Big Barnsley Bake Off 2018. The competition, organised by Barnsley Hospice to raise money for patient care, takes place throughout June and July. This is the third year…
Barnsley Youth Choir Friday June 1 2018 BARNSLEY Youth Choir are holding a silent auction to raise money towards taking up to 140 young people to perform in the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Barnsley Youth Choir was established in February 2009 to serve the children and young…
Friday June 1 2018 A BRAND new canine hydrotherapy & fun swim centre is opening in Carlton early July. Aquapaws is a professional canine hydrotherapy & physiotherapy centre which will be working alongside the vets to offer canine rehabilitation from a series of medical…
Worsbrough Mill Friday June 1 2018 THE application for the next miller at Worsbrough  Mill closes today. The mill have been hunting for the next miller to continue the ancient tradition of stone grinding flour using water power. The 17th century Worsbrough Mill has been milling…
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