Worrying times as shock 6-0 home defeat stuns Oakwell

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Barnsley 0, Charlton Athletic 6 (Championship) (By Keith Lodge) ‘Don’t worry about a thing ’cause every little thing gonna be all right.’ The words of Bob Marley’s ‘Three Little Birds’ blared out from the PA system at half-time. If only… Sadly, the optimistic sentiments proved entirely misplaced. There was plenty of cause for worry. Rather… Read more »



Bill the big-hearted egg man is left shell-shocked

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It was no yoke when finance boss William Bottomley ended up with egg on his face when he called at his local supermarket for a tasty treat. Bill, Communications Director at Barnsley-based financial management company Lifetime, was shell-shocked when staff at Tesco’s prevented him from buying a pile of Easter eggs. Big-hearted Bill was planning to splash… Read more »


Cawthorne woman’s desperate search for Angel goes on

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Dawn Maw’s increasingly desperate search for her Angel goes on. The 42-year-old from Cawthorne has already re-mortgaged her home in order to raise money to fund a hunt for her stolen pet – a German short-haired pointer, which was snatched while she was walking her in December. Mrs Maw has put up a £10,000 reward… Read more »


Exciting courses on offer at Dearne Valley College

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There is still time to apply for a range of exciting Higher Education courses with Dearne Valley College, commencing in September. The wide range of courses at Higher National Diploma, Higher National Certificate and Foundation Degree levels cover a variety of subjects including Heath and Social Care, Business, Sport and Exercise, Public Services, Tourism and… Read more »


Clough family navigates way to first prize

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The Clough family from Hoylandswaine already know their way round Wentworth Castle and Gardens after winning an orienteering competition in the grounds. But now the family will be able to explore even more of the Estate’s Grade 1 listed landscape after winning a year’s family pass to the popular visitor attraction. Robin, Sarah, Lucy and… Read more »




Cheeky chair thief captured on camera in Barnsley

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A cheeky thief has been captured on camera as he walked away with a £150 chair from outside a Barnsley store. Police say the distinctive pink shoe-shaped chair disappeared from outside CC Interiors on Sheffield Road, Barnsley. It is believed the chair that was on display outside the shop when it was taken at approximately… Read more »