Upload a photo Upload a video Upload an mp3 Upload an event

News » Archive



Showing 69 articles for April 2019


Tuesday April 23 2019 A LANDLORD has been fined for unlawfully evicting a tenant, leaving him homeless. Mark King, 43, of Lyttleton Crescent, Cubley, was prosecuted after he unlawfully evicted his tenant by denying him access to the premises he had a right to occupy.…
Tuesday April 23 2019 TWO men have been released under investigation following the death of a woman. On Friday at 11.15pm emergency services were called to Cudworth Post Office on Barnsley Road, following reports that a woman in her 60s was in cardiac arrest.…
Tuesday April 23 2019 A CHARITY that helps to provide support for families with terminally ill children is celebrating after a fundraising event which helped to raise money for the cause. The Lily Grace Cunliffe Foundation was created in memory of the three-year-old, who…
Police Car Lights Saturday April 20 2019 AN investigation is underway after a woman was found dead last night. Last night at 11.15pm, emergency services were called to Cudworth Post Office on Barnsley Road, following reports that a woman in her 60's was in cardiac arrest. The…
Saturday April 20 2019 AN investigation is underway after a woman was found dead last night. Last night at 11.15pm, emergency services were called to Cudworth Post Office on Barnsley Road, following reports that a woman in her 60's was in cardiac arrest. The…
Thursday April 18 2019 OFFICERS are growing increasingly concerned for a man who has been missing since Monday morning. Kevin Parton, who is in his 30's, was last seen at his mother's address in Cudworth in the early hours of Monday. He has connections…
Thursday April 18 2019 IF you’re feeling low, a chat with a stranger in a cafe can mean the world – and the team at Old George Coffee House agree. Old George, in the town hall, has signed up to the Chatty Cafe scheme,…
Thursday April 18 2019 A FILM telling the story of a crash which killed two airmen in Barnsley during the Second World War will be given its first airing at a local sports club. Dave Cherry, best known for his comedic song about Stairfoot…
Thursday April 18 2019 AN ARMY veteran has completed a ski marathon to raise money for charity. Troy Conner, 41, of Bluebell Close, Hoyland Common, flew to Finland last Wednesday to complete the Nordic ski marathon days later to raise money for Armed Forces’…
Thursday April 18 2019 APPEALS are still ongoing for information into the death of a teenager who was killed in a house fire that was deliberately started. Lindsey Scholes was 17 when she died in a house fire on Milgate Street in Royston on…
Thursday April 18 2019 A MAN who never met his future father-in-law will be jumping out of a plane in his memory. Simon Platts, 34, of Old Oaks View, Barnsley, will be marrying Amy Edwards, 34, in November after they got engaged on Christmas…
Thursday April 18 2019 A WOMAN from Barnsley will appear on this week’s episode of dating programme Blind Date. This Sunday’s episode of the programme, formerly hosted by Cilla Black and now by Paul O’Grady, sees self-professed ‘serial dater’ Laura Beedham, from Cudworth, hoping…
Thursday April 18 2019 A POLICE review which looked into the role of on-the-beat PCSOs in Barnsley’s communities has been extended due to a high volume of responses to a consultation. Consultations were expected to end by the end of April, but investigations into…
Thursday April 18 2019 A HORSE owner whose horse was ‘horrifically attacked’ by dogs says she wants to raise awareness of what can happen if dogs are not properly handled. Clare Hurd, of Kathleen Street, Goldthorpe, said she was riding up Doncaster Road in…
Thursday April 18 2019 A KENDRAY police offier will be running 26 miles across London to raise money for charity. PC Fran Robbs, who is an ex-rugby player, will be participating in the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 28 to raise money for The Rugby…
Thursday April 18 2019 A NIGHTCLUB which closed its doors ten years ago is holding a reunion tonight. Livingstones and Casbar, which was based on Peel Parade, closed 10 years ago and reopened as Che Bar and Coco.  Tonight from 10pm Coco will be…
Thursday April 18 2019 CHANGES to Stagecoach bus services over the Easter period have been announced. A Saturday service will operate on Good Friday, April 19, on most services. A normal Saturday service will operate on Saturday April 20. On Easter Sunday, April 21…
Thursday April 18 2019 A WOMAN had a lucky escape after a fire started in a kitchen. Firefighters from Rotherham, Dearne and Barnsley were called to a house on Hurley Croft, Brampton Bierlow on Sunday at 10.49pm. When they arrived crews found the occupant outside, and…
Thursday April 18 2019 A MAN has been bailed after he was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offence and racially aggravated assault. The incident occurred on Saturday at Barnsley Football club when the match against Fleetwood Town concluded. He has been bailed…
Wednesday April 17 2019 A MAN has been arrested following an indicent at Barnsley Football Club.  He has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offence and racially aggravated assault. On Saturday at around 5pm, following Barnsley FC’s match against Fleetwood Town, a…
Wednesday April 17 2019 SEVERAL more parents have been fined for taking their children out of school during term time. Five parents were convicted of failing to ensure their children regularly attended school, at a hearing which took place last Thursday. They were issued…
Wednesday April 17 2019 POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted following a football match. On Saturday at around 5pm, following Barnsley FC’s match against Fleetwood Town, a man was assaulted in the tunnel. He was left with facial injuries. Police…
Tuesday April 16 2019 A FOSTERING service will be taking over Barnsley Football Club this Friday. The Barnsley Council Fostering Service will be in and around the ground when the Tykes take on Shrewsbury to raise awareness for the need of more foster carers within the borough.…
Tuesday April 16 2019 OFFICERS are growing increasingly concerned for a man who has been missing since yesterday morning. Kevin Parton, who is in his 30's, was last seen in the early hours of yesterday morning.  He has connections to the Royston area of…
Monday April 15 2019 TWO men have died after the car they were travelling in collided with a double decker bus. At 10.30pm last night, a black VW Golf was travelling along Barnsley Road, towards Cudworth, when it was in collision with a double…
Monday April 15 2019 A ROAD has been closed following an major incident. Emergency services are currently on Sidcop Road, Cudworth, following an accident just after 11pm. The road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours. Motorists are advised to use…
Saturday April 13 2019 POLICE are appealing for information following a collision between two cars.  On Sunday April 7 at 10.15pm, a silver Vauxhall Astra and black Seat Leon were travelling down Dearne Valley Parkway, towards Cortonwood Retail Park, from the direction of Hemingfield. It…
Saturday April 13 2019 POLICE are appealling for information on the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection to firing a handgun. Bradley Pugh, 25, is wanted after reportedly firing what was believed to be a handgun at a woman at an address in Barnsley.…
Saturday April 13 2019 TWO men have been detained following a pursuit from Nottingham which ended in Monk Bretton. At 12.25am, Nottingham Police were pursuing a Volkswagen Golf when it crossed the boarder to Yorkshire on the A1 motorway. South Yorkshire police and a…
Friday April 12 2019 POLICE have arrested and charged a man in connection to commercial burglaries. Craig Smith, 35, of no fixed abode has been charged today and will appear at Barnsley Magistrates Court. The charges relate to three commercial burglaries in Barnsley Town…
Friday April 12 2019 FAMILY and friends of a Barnsley trainee paramedic who died of sepsis are putting their best foot forward to take part in a charity run in her memory. Jessica Holbrook, of Brierley, died following ‘gross failings’ in her care by…
Friday April 12 2019 THOUSANDS of children in more than 40 schools across the town will be left with school dinners done ‘on the cheap’ if Barnsley Council’s proposals to axe its school meals service go ahead, a trade union has claimed. Senior officers…
Friday April 12 2019 A MAKE-UP artist will be offering her services for free to girls who cannot afford to get their make up done for prom. Jo Shaw, 27, of Valley Drive, Grimethorpe, has been qualified in make up artistry for two years…
Friday April 12 2019 OFFICERS sealed off several roads during a rooftop siege. Midland Road, Victoria Road and Park View in Royston were closed yesterday at noon following reports that a man was on the roof of Pockets Sports and Snooker Club on Midland…
Friday April 12 2019 CHANGES to a pedestrian crossing may be required following the death of a teenager hit by a lorry while crossing the road last year, Barnsley Council has said. Paige Bateman, 14, died after being hit by a lorry on the…
Thursday April 11 2019 DRUG users across Barnsley are being encouraged to review their cannabis consumption. The Barnsley Recovery Service has launched ‘Barnsley’s Respect THC’ campaign. It aims to help those who are concerned about the amount of cannabis they smoke, using posters and…
Thursday April 11 2019 STEPHANIE PEACOCK, MP for Barnsley East, has revealed figures showing a 40 per cent increase in time taken to consider benefit decision appeals in Barnsley. Mandatory reconsideration of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) decisions increased on average by 13 days for…
Thursday April 11 2019  AN INTERNATIONALLY renowned diabetes expert who works at Barnsley Hospital helped to raise awareness of the complications of the illness during Diabetes Prevention Week 2019. Professor Thomas Hugh Jones is a consultant at Barnsley Hospital. Diabetes Prevention Week took place…
Thursday April 11 2019 A FIRE safety campaign encouraging people to check on those over 60 has started after a spate of recent fire deaths involving elderly people. The ‘Find the Time’ campaign sees South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue encouraging people to check on…
Thursday April 11 2019 A ROAD has been closed by police dealing with an incident relating to a man’s welfare. Midland Road, Victoria Road and Park View in Royston are currently closed following reports that a man is on the roof of Pockets Sports…
Thursday April 11 2019 A MAN has been jailed after he assaulted a couple leaving one woman unconscious. Philip Allsopp, 42, of Chatsworth Road, Barnsley, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court to 25 months in prison and a five-year restraining order, after admitting to charges…
Wednesday April 10 2019 A MAN has died after a van overturned and collided with a barrier on the M1 this morning. At 7.10am, it was reported that a van had overturned and been in collision with a barrier on the M1 southbound between…
Wednesday April 10 2019 FRIENDS and loved ones of a young man who took his own life were among those taking part in a suicide prevention campaign. Representatives from the Samaritans, Project 14, Walking for Health and the Liam Jones Legacy were at Barnsley…
Tuesday April 9 2019 ARE you and your partner planning on getting hitched? A popular TV programme is looking for couples to take part in a series. E4 are looking for couples to take part in the new series of Don't Tell the Bride.…
Tuesday April 9 2019 A BONFIRE caused damage to the outside of a house after it got out of control. Firefighters from Cudworth were called to a house on Varney Road, Wath-upon-Dearne, just after 10.30pm last night after a bonfire had got out of…
Tuesday April 9 2019 A MAN has been left with serious injuries following a collision between two cars. At 9.09pm on Saturday, it is reported that a blue Volkswagen Golf was driving in the direction of the White Rose roundabout on Barnsley Road, Wombwell, when a…
Monday April 8 2019 A FARM will host a major Channel 5 TV show in a series that starts tonight. Cannon Hall Farm, based in Cawthrone, will host Springtime on the Farm as season two returns to the screen. The show charts what life…
Monday April 8 2019 THE number of young people admitted to hospital due to both alcohol and substance misuse in Barnsley is among the highest in the region, according to new data released by Public Health England. And bosses at Barnsley Hospital have said…
Friday April 5 2019 VEHICLES were stopped during an operation to clamp down on criminal activitiy on the road. Operation Voyager took place in Royston on Wednesday which involved vehicle stops at a temporary site opposite Goldthorpe police station and further traffic patrols in the…
Friday April 5 2019 THERE will be changes to the Stagecoach bus service 28 between Barnsley and Pontefract from the end of this month. Stagecoach held a consultation throughout January where the company proposed a change to the route of the service. The consultation…
Friday April 5 2019 A PERFORMING arts student has been chosen as one of two performers nation-wide to sing at a top conference. Barnsley College student Beth Swain was invited to sing at the Association of Colleges’ Annual Conference in Birmingham. The conference is…
Friday April 5 2019 A BARNSLEY-BASED folk singer met with the Mayor after organising a fundraising festival in aid of Prostate Cancer. Damien O’Kane is an award-winning Irish folk musician who now lives in Barnsley since his marriage to Barnsley folk singer, Kate Rusby.…
Friday April 5 2019 WITH only one month to go, race timings for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire have now been confirmed. Millions of spectators are expected to line the route for this year’s four-day racing tour – with a large portion expected to…
Friday April 5 2019 THE first car crushing of the year took place this week in the council’s attempt to crack down on fly tipping. This is the sixth vehicle that Barnsley Council’s enforcement team has crushed due to illegal fly tipping activity. The…
Friday April 5 2019 LAST month the Barnsley Chronicle launched the return of the Young Champions awards, a campaign launched to showcase young people of Barnsley and celebrate their achievements. Our inaugural Young Champions Awards last year culminated with a highly memorable ceremony at…
Friday April 5 2019 A NEW build house which was still under construction was badly damaged by fire in a suspected arson attack. Firefighters were called to Littleworth Lane, Monk Bretton, just after 2am last Friday following reports that a house was on fire.…
Friday April 5 2019 AN ARMY veteran who almost lost his life in Afghanistan will be competing in a 55km ski marathon to raise money for charity. Troy Conner, 41, of Bluebell Close, Hoyland Common, will take part in the Nordic ski marathon in…
Thursday April 4 2019 A PHARMACIST has been fined almost £33,000 for failing to clearly state allergen ingredients. Zulfkar Ahmad, 65, was sole director of Ultralife Nutrition Limited, based on Wembley Works Hemmingfield Road, Wombwell.  Essential allergen information, including nut ingredients, was not correctly displayed on the food…
Thursday April 4 2019 A QUICK-thinking young boy saved his mum’s life after she fell into a diabetic coma. Theo Beaumont, 11, of Craven Wood Close, Pogmoor, woke up at 1.30am on March 5 after hearing his mum, Erica Beaumont, 52, making a noise.…
Thursday April 4 2019 AN image has been released of a man police are keen to identify following an arson on Monday. Emergency services were called to Goldthorpe Police Station, after it was reported that two response cars were on fire. A council van…
Wednesday April 3 2019 POLICE patrols are being stepped up after several reports of high-performance cars being stolen in two-in-one burglaries across Barnsley. Two-in-one burglaries involve suspects breaking into a property for the sole purpose of taking car keys. They typically occur at properties…
Wednesday April 3 2019 A NUMBER of parents have been fined for taking their children out of school for unauthorised holidays during term time. Eight parents were convicted of failing to ensure their children regularly attended school, at a hearing which took place on Thursday.…
Wednesday April 3 2019 POLICE are appealing for information to help trace the whereabouts of a man who is wanted on recall to prison. Leon Wright, 40, formerly from the Rossington area, is wanted on recall to prison after failing to comply with his…
Wayne Gilmore Tuesday April 2 2019 A CAR that was coupled to a recovery truck had to be extinguished at a scrapyard this morning. At 7.30am this morning, firefighters were called to Shaw Lane, Carlton, following reports that a car was on fire. When they arrived…
Tuesday April 2 2019 FREE comedy shows will be performed at Barnsley Markets every Thursday in April. As part of the April Fools Comedy festival, ‘Funny Thursdays’ performances will take place near the escalators in the atrium of the market at 11am, 1pm, 3pm on April…
Tuesday April 2 2019 TWO people are in hospital following a collision on the M1. On Saturday at 5.25pm, a black Mercedes CLS250, traveling southbound along the M1 between junction 37 and 36, was in collision with a grey Mercedes CLA220, traveling in the…
Monday April 1 2019 A WOMAN has been fined after she repeatedly failed to stop her dog from barking and disturbing her neighbours. Lauren Jinks, 26, of Hanover Street, Thurnscoe, appeared at Barnsley Magistrates Court on Thursday, charged under under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Noise…
Monday April 1 2019 THREE men are currently in custody after two police cars were deliberately set alight. At 2am this morning, fire fighters were called to Goldthorpe Police station on Barnsley Road following reports that two cars were alight.  Three men, aged 35, 18…
Monday April 1 2019 POLICE are appealling for witnesses after a pub was damaged during a fight. On Boxing Day last year at 12.05am, officers were called to the Old Town Hall pub on High Street after reports of a fight breaking out and damage…
Loading