Reds chief executive Ben Mansford releases club statement

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Barnsley FC chief executive Ben Mansford today released a club statement, aimed at giving supporters an update not only on the current managerial situation at Oakwell ahead of this weekend’s match against fellow Championship strugglers Yeovil Town but also on the Reds’ search for a new club crest. Mansford said: “Nobody expected the start to… Read more »



Penistone and Stocksbridge MP calls for schoolkids to start learning about money

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Penistone and Stocksbridge MP Angela Smith has called for local schoolchildren to start to learning about money. The Labour MP, who has also offered support to a ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ venture organised by local financial management company Lifetime , is backing a charity’s new campaign to help improve the financial capability of young people…. Read more »


Funding boost for Barnsley FC’s Community Trust

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Grassroots sport in Barnsley is in rude health following the opening of a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch. The pitch (AGP) is funded by the Premier League Community Facility Fund (PLCFF). Following a £165,883 grant from the PLCFF, the new £260,883 3G AGP, which is situated at Oakwell, the home of Barnsley FC,… Read more »


Sporting stars to attend BR Chamber’s annual Christmas lunch

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The Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Christmas Lunch at The Holiday Inn, Barnsley on December 5. This year’s event, sponsored by Yorkshire Bank, will take on a sporting theme and all proceeds will be donated to Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity. The sporting personalities already confirmed are: Sheffield United’s… Read more »



Appeal after rare chalice stolen from Barnsley Church

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Police are appealing for information after a Chalice was stolen from a church in Barnsley. The Chalice, valued at around £250, was last used at Sunday Mass on Sunday, 11 August, at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hallam Church in Worsbrough. It is reported that the Chalice was returned to its usual place within the… Read more »


Wanted: Young Barnsley people with a bright business idea!

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Do you know a young person in the Barnsley area with a bright idea for a business? Could they do with some help to get it up and running? A new programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), aims to do just that for anyone aged between 14 and 24. Five ‘Enterprise Champions’ are… Read more »