Berneslai Homes has just become an accredited centre to deliver tenant qualifications for the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), the UK’s professional body for housing. The qualifications are part of the CIH’s Active Learning for Residents and are aimed at recognising residents contribution to their neighbourhoods and their housing organisation. Berneslai Homes is currently offering… Read more »
The general Barnsley news section covers some of the breaking stories from around the borough
Police caught a man urinating inside the Barnsley Interchange at the weekend. The offender was made to clean it up before being sent on his way.
Cabinet members have agreed proposals on how Barnsley Council plans to tackle anti-social behaviour – in the light of spending cuts to the Community Services division, and budgetary pressures faced by the police and other partners. Members heard this week how it is intended to form a responsive Anti Social Behaviour Team, using existing partnership… Read more »
Barnsley motorists are being warned they face a £500 fine if caught driving without a seatbelt. A new road safety campaign launched in South Yorkshire will see drivers without seatbelts issued with £60 on-the-spot fixed penalty notices. Those who contest them and end up in court could face up to £500 fines. Motorists are also… Read more »
A student from Darton has been left fighting for his life after his body was found in a water-filled ditch after an attack. The parents of 19-year-old Daniel Whiteley are keeping a bedside vigil in hospital. Daniel was found with serious injuries in Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester, in the early hours of Tuesday morning…. Read more »
Part of Burton Road in Barnsley will be closed to traffic from Monday, March 5. As part of the A61 Wakefield Road quality bus corridor project, the next phase of work involves extensive improvements to the carriageway and footways along Burton Road between its junction with Wakefield Road and the recently constructed roundabout (between numbers… Read more »
South Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a 55-year-old man suffered serious injuries on the Dearne Valley Parkway, Barnsley, yesterday (March 1) At 5.30pm , a black Citroen Saxo, driven by a 26-year-old Goldthorpe man is believed to have been in a line of standing traffic on the Dearne Valley Parkway, travelling towards Goldthorpe…. Read more »
The masked armed robbers who ambushed staff at the Shell Garage on Sheffield Road, Birdwell on Wednesday made of with £40,000. They pounced on man arriving in a transit van delivering cash to the cash machine at the side of the petrol station forecourt. The robbers fled over a fence and down a driveway with… Read more »
A unique exhibition begins today at Worsbrough Library, with visitors getting the chance to see books dating from 1550 -1708. The exhibition, which runs until Saturday, March 10, will include collections which belonged to Worsbrough Grammar School. The books are believed to have originated from Monk Bretton Priory, many of whose monks retired to the… Read more »
There was a serious looking road traffic incident on Wakefield Road, near Athersley at around 8.30am this morning. The incident occurred at the end of New Lodge Crescent Road. The road is now closed between the Co-op and Scorah’s chip shop. Delays are expected to drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.