Ex-Bayern winger Jennings pens three-year Oakwell deal

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Barnsley have signed former Bayern Munich winger Dale Jennings today on a three-year contract, for a fee thought to be in the region of £250,000. After two seasons with the newly-crowned European champions, the 20-year-old Liverpool-born wideman, is returning to English shores and joining the David Flitcroft Reds revolution at Oakwell. Jennings earned rave reviews… Read more »




Laura’s CopyCat Barnsley business racking up award nominations

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A Barnsley-based fancy dress business owner is racking up the nominations in the annual ‘Netmums’ Awards for excellent products and customer service – despite the economic down turn. The ‘Netmums’ Awards aim to give recognition to local and national businesses who go the extra mile to provide excellent services for families. Whether it’s through affordable… Read more »



Ex-Manchester United director Watkins is new Barnsley FC chairman

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Former Manchester United director Maurice Watkins is the new chairman of Barnsley FC. The highly-respected lawyer will return to the football boardroom next week – almost a year since he left Old Trafford – to become the ‘hands-on’ board chairman of the Reds. Watkins currently holds several key positions including chairman of British Swimming and… Read more »


Unite Community Support Centre set to open in Barnsley

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A new community centre in Barnsley will open its doors for the first time with a special event on June 7. The Unite Community Support Centre is a joint venture between the Unite union and the National Union of Miners (NUM). The centre will offer help and support for individuals and the community as a… Read more »