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Showing 39 articles for December 2018


Monday December 17 2018 A COUPLE have been fined for improperly breeding dogs without a licence. Alex Jones, 36 and Aimee Jones, 29 of Dale Close Athersley South, pleaded guilty to not having a Dog Breeders Licence when they had bred more than 4 litters in…
Andrew Ashby (L) and Lee Trevor Fueloep (R) Monday December 17 2018 A MAN has been jailed for life for the murder of a 73-year-old woman after burgling her house and stealing her car. Lee Trevor Fueloep, 40, of Willow Garth, Wombwell, was today jailed for life and will serve a minimum…
Monday December 17 2018 TWO people have died, and three were injured following a collision on the Woodhead Pass on Saturday. At 1.30pm, police were called to the A628, Woodhead Pass, following reports of a collision between a white Fiat 500 and a blue Mini…
Saturday December 15 2018 A BODY has been found in the search for a missing 60-year-old man. Police looking for missing Graham Stringfellow have this morning found the body of a man in the Manvers area. While formal identification has not yet taken place, officers…
Friday December 14 2018 FOUR big names are set to join The Glass Works Development, with two stores set to open next year. JD SPORTS, restaurant/café/bar Lounges, Muffin Break and local independent restaurant MEET have all committed to The Glass Works development – with…
Friday December 14 2018 RESIDENTS are invited to join the Mayor and Mayoress at Barnsley's annual Civic Carol service this Thursday. The service will be held at St Mary's Parish Church at 4pm and the service will be led by Rev Canon Stephen Race,…
Friday December 14 2018 JUST a few days left to collect what we can for our furry friends! We have been collecting food, toys and accessories for the animals that need them the most - and we’ll be splitting the donations between local animal…
Thursday December 13 2018 NEW state-of-the-art ‘black box’ technology is to be installed in all South Yorkshire Police vehicles in a move which is expected to result in big financial savings for the force - by helping to identify the transport they do not…
 Thursday December 13 2018 TRAIN strikes have been planned for tomorrow (December 15), and passengers are being advised to plan their journey. The one-day strike will begin at 7am tomorrow and the last service finishes at 5pm. There are NO trains running between Barnsley…
Thursday December 13 2018 HOUSEHOLD waste and recycling schedules will change over the Christmas and New Year. Residents who are due to have a collection on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years Day will be subject to the following changes: For those who…
Thursday December 13 2018 A MAN has been jailed for life after stamping on the head of another man, killing him instantly. Ricky Ramsden, 27, formally of Dodworth Road, was found guilty of killing 39-year-old Dawid Szubert. At around 3.35pm on Sunday June 17, emergency…
Thursday December 13 2018 OVER 50 vehicles were stopped and inspected and two men were arrested on Tuesday as part of Operation Voyager – a multi-agency crime crackdown. During the operation, officers worked with partner agencies including VOSA, HMRC, BMBC, Immigration, Department of Working Pensions…
Thursday December 13 2018 DONATIONS are being collected for those who face the prospect of staying in hospital this Christmas. Barnsley Hospital are now accepting gifts to be able to distribute to those in hospital over the Christmas period, to ensure that everyone has…
Thursday December 13 2018 SOUTH Yorkshire Police are reminding the public to look after their belongings during the Christmas period. Crime Reduction Officer Dene Tinker offers the following advice to avoid you becoming a victim of theft whilst out shopping and socialising. “Pickpockets don’t…
Thursday December 13 2018 CHILDREN will be able to help themselves to free fruit whilst shopping at a supermarket. Morrisions have made the move to prevent unsold fruit being thrown away, offer young people one of their five-a-day and help make the shopping trip…
Thursday December 13 2018 OFFICERS are appealing for help in locating a missing 60-year-old man. Graham Stringfellow was last seen leaving his home in Bolton-Upon-Dearne at around 2.45am this morning. He is described as having short grey hair and is thought to be wearing rectangular…
Wednesday December 12 2018 HOUSING firm Berneslai Homes has engaged in a novel recycling scheme by partnering with a local school. The company has donated all of its off-cuts of wood to Netherwood ALC, which has allowed students to hone their woodworking skills. Students…
Wednesday December 12 2018 LATEST crime figures show incidents involving serious violence have more than doubled in Barnsley since January. Police bosses have reassured the public that the rise is down to an ‘unprecedented’ year in which four murder investigations have taken place. The…
Tuesday December 11 2018 POLICE are appealing for help in trying to locate the family of a man who died in Hull, but is thought to have connections in South Yorkshire. Derek Heeson, 77 passed away at his house on Freehold Street, Hull, on Friday November…
Tuesday December 11 2018 CREWS from McDonald’s restaurants around Barnsley teamed up with the local community in a bid to clean up the town centre. A 30-strong group embarked on the challenge to give the outskirts and centre of town a refresh.In three hours…
Tuesday December 11 2018 A DEMENTIA charity is in danger of losing its carers’ service after failing to secure enough pledges to guarantee its future. Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support launched it’s Here Today, Gone Tomorrow appeal in April to raise money to…
Monday December 10 2018 A PROPOSAL for a potential new secondary school will be discussed this week at a council cabinet meeting. It is predicated that there will be 900 more children needing a secondary school place in the 2020s due to an increase…
Monday December 10 2018 BARNSLEY Market could be named the nation’s favourite after being shortlisted as one of the top 10 markets in the country. The market was named in the top 10 after a public vote was held by The National Association of…
Saturday December 8 2018 SOUTH YORKSHIRE Mayor and Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis says the proposed increase in rail fares is ‘unacceptable’ on a network ‘not fit for the 21st century’. National Rail announced the price of rail tickets across the country will rise…
Saturday December 8 2018 A MAN has been released on bail following the death of a nine-week-old baby. On Friday 30 November, just before 8pm, emergency services were called to a house in the Barnsley area, after it was reported that the child was…
Friday December 7 2018 A DISCOUNT supermarket will open in Barnsley next week. A branch of Jack’s, the little brother of national supermarket chain Tesco, will open on Wombwell Lane on Monday. Named after Tesco founder Jack Cohen, the chain offers low-priced, mostly British…
Friday December 7 2018 A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her bungalow caught fire. At 10.41pm on Thursday, three firefighters from Barnsley, Cudworth and Dearne were called to the property on Lilydene Avenue. Upon arrival they found the kitchen and living room well…
Friday December 7 2018 WOMEN are being reminded to book their cervical and breast screening as Barnsley Hospital highlight the importance of screenings. The South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw screening teams have spoken to staff at the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) in Barnsley…
Thursday December 6 2018 IT’S BACK! Animal Crackers is returning for the third year and we need your help to make this year’s the best yet! Not sure what Animal Crackers is? Here’s what we’re doing... We want to collect food, toys and accessories…
Thursday December 6 2018 A BUTCHERS that was on the brink of collapse has been sold, saving 240 jobs. Crawshaws announced at the end of October they were going into administration after stating they did not have sufficient cash resources to effect the required…
Thursday December 6 2018 THREE people suffered minor injuries after a police car collided with two vehicles. At 11.50am on Sunday December 2, a marked police car was responding to an emergency incident. The car was driving up Racecommon Road when it was involved…
Wednesday December 5 2018 A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a nine-week old baby. At around 8pm on Friday, emergency services were called to a property in the Great Houghton area, following reports that the baby boy…
Wednesday December 5 2018 A MAJOR road into Barnsley blighted by accidents could receive remedial work if a council-commissioned road survey flags up excess speed. Huddersfield Road, one of the main routes into Barnsley from junction 38 of the M1, has a 50mph speed…
Wednesday December 5 2018 BARNSLEY are out of the Checkatrade Trophy after losing on penalties to Manchester City under 21s following a 3-3 draw at Oakwell last night. Victor Adeboyejo put the Reds ahead but the visitors levelled on the stroke of half-time then…
Tuesday December 4 2018 POLICE are keen to speak to children who were part of a Pedal Cycle on Saturday afternoon. Around 30 children and youths were reported to have caused mayhem around Barnsley Town Centre on Saturday afternoon between 12pm and 5pm. The…
Tuesday December 4 2018 OFFICERS will be out carrying routine patrols of the roads across Barnsley as part of their annual Christmas campaign. South Yorkshire Police's Christmas drink and drug driving enforcement campaign aims to ensure that anyone driving or riding is doing so safely and…
Tuesday December 4 2018 THE Barnsley Hospital Charity are urging residents to keep fundraising for the neonatal unit to help buy much needed equipment. The unit provides care for premature and sick babies born at 27 weeks and above. The unit are still in need…
Monday December 3 2018 AN investigation has been launched into a shocking ‘road rage’ incident after dash-cam footage recorded a white van driver swerving towards a former driving instructor’s car at speed, then slowing to a halt before reversing on the M1. Joss Dickie,…
Monday December 3 2018 A WOMAN who thought she would never sing again following the death of her two sons in a house fire started by their dad has just recorded a CD and will be donating all of the proceeds to her charity.…
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