Showbiz

Kate’s new album set for October release

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Barnsley folk star Kate Rusby will officially release her new album on October 22. It will be released on Island Records’ ‘Pink Label’ and is called ’20’. Penistone songstress Kate said: “It is all very exciting. As I have said all along, it has been one of the best experiences of my life creating this… Read more »



Hitman Hatton on his way…..to Barnsley and the Tandoori Hut!

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British boxing great Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton MBE is returning to the ring in his home city of Manchester in November – but the people of Barnsley have been giving the tremendous opportunity of meeting the popular fighter before then – at a special night at a spectacular local restaurant. Tandoori Hut on Wakefield Road, Staincross is celebrating its… Read more »



BOMFEST set for Saturday show

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The popular music festival BOMFEST will be played out at Worsbrough Mill Country Park on Saturday. The event had to be switched to September after bad weather forced the organisers to cancel the live music event on its original July date. Some of the bands that had been booked for July cannot make Saturday’s show,… Read more »





Thousands expected for super Shindig Festival at Silkstone

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Close on 10,000 people are expected to attend the three-day Shindig Music Festival in Barnsley this weekend. The festival, at Silverwood near Silkstone, begins tomorrow and runs through until Sunday (August 12). Over 15 UK bands, including headline acts Athlete and The Rifles will serve up a enticing cocktail of indie, rock, folk and roots music. And local music-lovers… Read more »