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Ducks do the double for Dan!

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Shaw Lane AFC have produced a fantastic end to an unforgettable season. Players were determined to ‘Win the League for Dan’ – and not only did they do that, they went on to carry off The Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup on Wednesday, beating Frickley AFC 1-0 in the final at Bramall Lane. The Club… Read more »


Sax legend Snake Davis to host a night at The Civic

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The sax man on over 400 records and many classic hits, Snake Davis is to host a night at The Civic. Davis has worked with some of the world’s biggest acts including Take That, Lisa Stansfield, The Eurythmics, George Michael, Ray Charles, Tom Jones and of course, M People, to name just a few. The… Read more »



Meet Fred, the prejudice-fighting puppet

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Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, Hijinx (Cardiff) in association with Blind Summit (London) are bringing Meet Fred to The Civic on Thursday 4 May. Meet Fred is a snapshot into the life of a potty-mouthed puppet with a feisty personality who fights prejudice every day.  It also carries a… Read more »


It’s the same old story as busy Bees buzz back to sting Reds

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Barnsley 1, Brentford 1 (SkyBet Championship| It is very difficult to say anything about Barnsley’s performance against Brentford that has not already been said in the weeks since the January transfer window robbed them of three of their most influential players. They treated the crowd to some good attacking football, but lacked the appropriate end… Read more »



Royal Photographic Society medal winners to feature in exhibition at The Civic

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An unmissable eclectic exhibition celebrating photographers from across the globe opens at The Civic on Saturday, 22 April. Taking the form of a competition, with entries submitted from both amateur and professional photographers throughout the world, The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition will run for six weeks, closing on Saturday, 3 June. Finalists and… Read more »


Stats why the Reds can’t wait for the season to end!

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Barnsley 0, Cardiff City 0 (SkyBet Championship) The end of the season cannot come soon enough for all concerned with Barnsley Football Club. Most of all, for head coach Paul Heckingbottom. He knows, as well as, if not better than, everyone else, what the problem is. The stats do paint a true picture on this… Read more »


Alhambra duo win customer excellence awards

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A local shopping centre in Barnsley is celebrating winning two Superstar Awards in the Revo Achieving Customer Excellence (ACE) Awards. Dave Hague, Customer Care Officer, and Greg Lindley, Cleaning Supervisor, from the Alhambra Shopping Centre, were two of only nine people who won the prestigious retail award from more than 400 participants. The Revo ACE… Read more »