7 Gecko turns up in spuds at farm BY KATIA HARSTON A SHOP supervisor at Cannon Hall Farm had a ‘tropical’ shock as she was restocking the vegetable racks. Employee Clare Lyons, who lives in Barnsley, found an uninvited visitor nestling in a box of new potatoes in the Cawthorne farm’s shop – a baby gecko. The potatoes had been brought up from Suffolk, which is not an area commonly known for its exotic reptiles, and farm staff believe the little lizard had hitched a ride from the spud supplier’s depot down south. I If you can help find a home for the gecko contact the farm on 790427.
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changing rooms, and for the last six years the two teams have had to use the loo at the nearby McDonalds or youth club. Raymond Pinder, the chairman of the Ardsley club, said it’s not been ideal which is why the teams have pushed for facilities to be built so folk aren’t ‘caught short’. “With this money there is going to be proper plumbed toilets on site and I believe there’s going to be a first aid
‘With this money there is going to be proper plumbed toilets on site’ and changing room as well. “What we originally wanted was a large changing room and toilet facilities and that was going to cost about £150,000. But the £20,000 for this is definitely a step in the right direction.” Worsbrough ward councillors
John Clarke, Betty Barlow and Gill Carr have been instrumental in securing the funding. Coun Clarke said it had been a long, drawn-out process but he was happy with the result. The money will be used to buy a secure cabin complete with separate men’s and
women’s toilets, and a changing/first aid room, which will be on site by February. He said Barnsley Council had given £13,000 and £7,000 had come from S106 money released for community use by the developer of the Leslie Road development in Kendray. “We were told the football teams would like us to consider putting toilets on there,” said Coun Clarke. Every time they held a big tournament, attracting hundreds of people, they
were having to spend about £1,000 on portable toilets. We have worked hard to make it happen and the ward councillors are buying the teams a generator to use as well so they have electricity on site.” Coun Clarke said the toilet facilities are an investment in the village as they will belong to the ward, not the clubs, so they can be used elsewhere in Worsbrough should something happen to the clubs and future need arise.
Celebration time: Trees in Mandela Gardens, Barnsley, were wrapped in wool as yarnbombers descended to publicise carers’ rights day and World aids Day. The exercise, where trees, railings and lampposts are strung with knitted and crocheted items, was on December 1 and saw celebrations in the Civic. Visitors and organisers also celebrated international disabled persons’ day. Pictured is Jenni Upperdine, of Swanswell Carers’ Support Service. PD33385
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£4M NEEDED TO CLEAR LAKES AT CANNON HALL BY LYNSEY BRADFORD UP TO £4m is needed to clear the lakes at Cannon Hall of silt and restore features including the walled garden, greenhouses and paths. The Save Our Lakes campaign was launched in July by the Friends of Cannon Hall and funding will be sought from the Heritage Lottery to restore the lakes and make improvements to the surrounding areas. There are also plans to include the creation of an outdoor classroom and activities for schools and families, Coun Linda Burgess said. She added that the lakes had become silted up naturally over a number of years and the project would look at ways of preventing it happening again in the future. “Most of the people are aware of the beautiful lakes we have at Cannon Hall. When there is heavy rainfall, there is a massive amount of water that’s coming down and dredging a lot of silt down from very high up. “There have been some investigations in to what could be done, though it will be a massive cost. “The council doesn’t have the budgets to do that kind of work and so there is this campaign that’s been started.”
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‘The council doesn’t have the budgets to do that kind of work and so there is this campaign that’s been started’ Coun Burgess said a bid for funding would need to be made to make sure the lakes are improved so they are visually more attractive but also a better habitat for a range of wildlife. “It’s not as simple as getting a dredger in but clearly there is a lot of work to do to clear the lakes of rubbish and there is work to be done to make sure that any silting up in the future is potentially addressed.” She said the restoration works would help increase the number of visitors to Cannon Hall and the lakes needed to be in a good state in order for that to happen. “It’s a big scheme and potentially very costly and will need a bid to the Heritage Lottery but that does have to be supported by other funding, which is why fundraising events have been taking place. “They need to see that the community is absolutely wanting this to happen and the Save our Lakes campaign has got a lot of support in Cawthorne.”
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THE WIND FARM OBJECTORS VOW TO FIGHT ON BY KATIA HARSTON OBJECTORS to a wind farm development in Woolley were left bitterly disappointed when the two, 46m turbines were approved. Village residents now fear it will lead to a flurry of wind farms in the area following the decision by Wakefield Council’s planning board. It means York-based energy firm, Arcus Renewables, can go ahead and erect the turbines on land off Gypsy Lane, south of the village, in a field close to Windhill Lane and Wheatley Wood at Staincross. The approval comes despite Woolley Parish Council lodging an objection and another 90 individual objection letters. Woolley Village Residents’ Association and Barnsley Council also objected. A representative from the village association, Richard Dixon, along with Carol Robson from the parish council, spoke at the
planning board meeting to persuade the committee to overturn the planning officer’s recommendation for approval. Mr Dixon said no public consultation was carried out prior to the plans being submitted and the first many residents heard about it was through a small news feature. He said a village action group had been fighting the plans since they were first submitted in April. “This was an ill-conceived and poorly thought through application for many reasons. “First, it took us to point out to Arcus that, due to the low bridge at Haigh, they would not be able to use this route to deliver substantial components for their scheme. “Indeed, we still remain convinced no-one from the developers has ever visited the village. “Second, the turbine site has huge archaeological importance which Arcus failed to pick up on. “Third, their proposed delivery routes take in very narrow coun-
try lanes not suited to HGVs. “We believe this will result in considerable damage to road surfaces and hedgerows, some of which are protected. “Fourth, neither a proper noise assessment nor risk assessment survey has been carried out by the developer. “Their application was lacking in so much detail, a decision was deferred back in September.” Fellow campaigner Carol Robson said the developers stated there would be ‘benefits to the local economy’ with local employment and extra trade for local businesses. She said: “There will be no local job opportunities due to the short-term construction phase and we don’t have any shops, pubs or cafes for the contractors to use. It’s clear to all there will be no community benefit whatsoever.” Following the decision, the village action group has committed to remain together and plans to examine all available options to try and reverse the approval.
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marry our MP, we can sleep with our MP and we can have children with our MP. We can sign up in preparation for fighting, potentially dying for our MP. “And suddenly we are not mature enough to vote for them. What an absolute disgrace.” Mr Dugher said a ‘worrying’ electoral commission study in 2010 revealed only 44 per cent of 17 to 24-year-olds were registered to vote and that new ways to increase their participation was needed. Mr Dugher added: “Many young people are the ones bearing the brunt of the harsh economic climate. Extending the vote to 16 and 17-year-olds would give them a tangible way
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He also confirmed the Labour Party is actively considering this prospect as part of its policy review. Mr Dugher added: “This need to consider fresh ways to get more people engaged in voting was brought home with the government's dismal police and crime commissioner elections. “Less than one in six cast a vote — the lowest ever participation in a national election. “Labour is determined to open up politics and that is why we plan to seriously look at the possibility of votes at 16 in our policy review, which is set to inform Labour’s election manifesto in 2015.”
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NEW BUDGET RANGE OF KITCHENS FITTED FROM
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CHOOSE FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME. Whatever your budget or requirements. SPECIALISTS IN GRANITE AND SOLID WOOD WORKSURFACES. (Terms and Conditions apply)
Also available: Plastering • Building work • Tiling • Flooring • Gas work • Electrical work
FULL PROJECT MANAGEMENT! CALL FOR DETAILS (No advertisers please)
07872 942163 (Richard) 01226 286910 (Eves & Fax)
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BBC – Barnsley Bait Company
END OF SEASON SALE
20 to 30% OFF ALL EXISTING STOCK TO MAKE ROOM FOR NEW 2013 STOCK
30% OFF MAVER RODS £49.99 Down to £34.99 30% OFF SHIMANO RODS HARDY and GRAYS 30% OFF All Hook and Line 20% OFF SHIMANO REELS 20% OFF Stock up on all your ground baits for 2013 season with 20% OFF Marukyu Special Offer Buy 2 of any £6.99 ground baits & receive any 2 £3.99 FOC Not in conjunction with any other discount offer
TELEPHONE 01226 210183 www.barnsleybait.com
85a Towngate, Mapplewell, S75 6AS.
computers, games household and software miscellaneous COOKWORKS bread maker, unused £25 – Tel. 01226 723688 or 07908 969642
kitchens KIRBYʼS. Your one stop kitchen shop. Kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms to suit every budget. Design, supply and installation. Showroom at Barnsley Road, Wombwell. Phone now for a free quotation. Sale now on – Tel. 01226 750320 SHOWROOM quality kitchens supplied and fitted from the B&Q range at a much more competitive price - Tel. Richard 07908 143980
Computer Trouble? Don’t worry, let a genuine PC expert help New Systems Repairs – Upgrades Internet – Anti-Virus Hardware – Software Home – Business Get it done right 1st Time Call John on 01226 724936 Mobile 07742 181640 COMPUTER driving you round the bend? Running slow? Unsure how to use software? Then call now! – Tel. 07952 532669
curtains and blinds
BLIND SALE at JR Quality Blinds
1 Vertical for
• We specialise in all aspects of blinds at manufacturers prices. • Conservatory specialists
• FREE Survey
01226 360870 www.jrqualityblinds.vpweb.co.uk
BARNSLEY CHAIR CENTRE SALE
“Guaranteed Lowest Prices in Town” FREE immediate delivery
Same Day Service Bereavement specialists • Spot cash paid All items/bric-a-brac, collectables and books. Also model railways.
Local Family Firm Est. 27 Years.
SUMMER HOUSES FROM £549
Factory Second Sheds Available.
Open Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Fri 7am-4pm, Sat 9am-12 noon. Treated, delivered and erected. Prices include VAT. Full range of garages available. Base laying service. Old garages removed.
Other sizes available. Providing a competitive and reliable service. Established for over 20 years. You’ll find it hard to beat our quotes.
01226 747221 • 07973 420916 www.hoylanddismantling.co.uk
DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE
All major credit cards taken
Delivery Available Contact 07599 546288
CUTTING EDGE GARDEN CENTRE
• LOGS £40 PER TON BAG DELIVERED • STICKS £3 PER SACK • LOGS £3 PER SACK • WOOD CHIPPINGS • MULCH Knowle Road, off Sheffield Rd. Barnsley.
T. 07510 651065/07502 475666
CUTTING EDGE GARDEN CENTRE
• LOGS £40 PER TON BAG DELIVERED • STICKS £3 PER SACK • LOGS £3 PER SACK • WOOD CHIPPINGS • MULCH Knowle Road, off Sheffield Rd. Barnsley.
T. 07510 651065/07502 475666 WELL rotted farmyard manure. 10 bags £20, 20 bags £35. Topsoil, 10 bags £20, 20 bags £35. Wood chippings, 10 bags £20, 20 bags £35. All bags emptied. Delivered free – Tel. 01226 713420 TREE Surgeon / Certified Arborist. M.Sc. qualified. Hedge, tree pruning, removal. Insured – Tel. Richard 07737 796892 (Elsecar) 01226 212885 (after 6pm) www.tree–canopy–climb.co.uk TIMBERLAND Sheds. Heavy duty, slight seconds, 6x4 £190, 7x5 £220, 8x6 £240, 10x6 £295, 10x8 £495. Delivered any area – Tel. 01484 723757 www.timberlandsheds.co.uk SHEDS, 7 x 5 £229, 8 x 6 £259. All other sizes manufactured. Yew Tree Garden Centre, Darfield – Tel. Barnsley 750500 ORNATE wrought ironwork, all types, made to measure - Tel. 07747 674510
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30A Farrar Street, Barnsley
30A Farrar Street, Barnsley
SOFAS AND CHAIRS
Singles and doubles. Storage, Pine, Metal, Leather, Sleigh • FREE BED DISPOSAL • FREE delivery
CC INTERIORS 72 Sheffield Road, Barnsley
Call Barnsley 270961 or 07908 931304
BENTLEY small upright piano, as new, beautiful condition. £550 ono – Tel. 07964 041922
pet services BARNSLEY RSPCA has many dogs, cats, kittens and rabbits. Adoption fee payable – Tel. for dogs 07789 037883, cats 07823 550886, rabbits / lost and found Barnsley 285662. www.rspca–barnsley.org ABANDONED and stray dogs and puppies in need of permanent, loving homes. Adoption fee payable. Cliffe Kennels - Tel. Barnsley 762391 www.cliffekennels.co.uk HEAD2PAWS professional dog grooming salon based in Tankersley. Pick up service available – Tel. 07581 274444 PET portraits by Angela Tubb. Last chance for Christmas orders. Find me on Facebook or – Tel. 07881 800956
TERRY’S FULL OR PART HOUSE CLEARANCE SPECIALIST SHOP: 33 Hough Lane • Wombwell
SAME DAY SERVICE – ESTABLISHED 27 YEARS
Spot cash paid for all household goods. Bereavement handled sensitively.
Telephone SHOP 01226 756223 or 07985 423798
Large selection of 3 seater, 2 seater and chairs • Fabric • Leather • Many colours FULL SUITES from £99 to £399 Telephone Barnsley 245130 NATUZZI stylish black leather 2 seater £125. First to see will buy – Tel. 07812 147687
windows, doors and conservatories
DOORS & WINDOWS
DOG cage, £25. Also new dog cage, £30 – Tel. 07929 224752 (T)
• DESIGN & FIT • CONSERVATORIES • WINDOWS, DOORS & PORCHES • FASCIAS • SOFFITS • GUTTERS • OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE • 10 YEARS GUARANTEE (Insurance backed) • FENSA REGISTERED COMPANY
special needs FOLDING mobility scooter. Fits in car boot. VGC, £250 – Tel. 01226 771986
pets for sale
Excellence Comes as Standard
CHIHUAHUA puppies, 4 girls £350, ready now – Tel. 07513 086571
GERMAN Shepherd pedigree puppies, beautiful chunky and out going, dogs and bitches. Good homes essential, ready 15th December. Black and black and tan, £300. One white dog puppy £395 - Tel. 0114 2467656 (Sheffield) or 07866 707042
‘A wide range of composite doors’
We will BEAT any genuine written quote. Call Darren on 07977 532990; 01226 891952 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cushion replacement service
BARNSLEY CHAIR CENTRE BARNSLEY CHAIR CENTRE
FENCING SUPPLIED AND FITTED
Tel. 07786 261335 01226 726904
REUPHOLSTERY AND REPAIRS
Bereavement specialist. Wanted: Bric-a-brac and Collectables. Cash paid.
www.enhancewindowsanddoors.com CHAS registered
PETE’S FULL OR PART HOUSE CLEARANCES
D & J MEYNELL
SEASONED HARDWOOD LOGS BUILDERS BAGS AND BULK LOADS FREE LOCAL DELIVERY
Showroom: 30A FARRAR ST., BARNSLEY.
IN OUR FIRST FLOOR SHOWROOM Tel. Paul Hodson 204809
Hoyland Dismantling Co. Fencing Panels, Decking, New & Reclaimed Timber, New & Reclaimed Railway Sleepers, York & Indian Stone Paving, Building Stone, Oak Beams & Mantels, New & Reclaimed Wooden Flooring
Foam cut to size. All work carried out by a master upholsterer with 34 years experience. Tel. Paul Hodson 204809
Quality sheds supplied and fitted
e.g. 6x4 £240; 8x6 £350; 12x12 £800.
DARNS FISH SHOP
BRITISH HAND CRAFTED TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY SOFAS & CHAIRS
HEAVY DUTY FENCING PANELS
Tinker Lane, Hoyland Common, Barnsley S74 0PR
Valuer and assessors at the Old Auction House, Beech Street, Barnsley
y BEDS Qua&lit MATTS from £39
BUY YOUR FENCING AT RETAIL PRICE AND HAVE IT ERECTED AT COST
DODWORTH RD TOWN END
ONLY AVAILABLE AT 275 CARLTON ROAD, CARLTON, BARNSLEY
OPENING TIMES: Mon. to Fri. 9am-5pm Saturday 10am - 4pm
WE ARE HERE
FREE EASY PARKING
BUY DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURER
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
TEL. BARNSLEY 270384 or 07922 697151
Free disposal of your old chair
farm and garden
FULL OR PART HOUSE/ BUSINESS CLEARANCES
farm and garden
Gardening Services Lawns mowed, hedges cut, borders tidied, gravelling and flagging done. Fencing erected or repaired. For a good job, guaranteed, Tel. Gary 07723 372492 or 01226 201822
ROCK SALT/GRIT SALT Beat the snow, buy now from: 1st Call Building and Garden Supplies Yard 1, 14 Peel Place, Barnsley S71 1LU (Just off bottom of Old Mill Lane)
Tel. Barnsley 243344
DOUBLE GLAZING GOLD & SILVER REPAIRS ANY & ALL PROBLEMS RESOLVED Misted units, locks and handles, sticking doors. NO SILLY PRICES & COSTS
Tel: 01226 321500 or 07889 037547
LOWCOST Window Company Ltd. Installers of UPVC Windows, Doors, Conservatories, Soffits and Fascias, Canopies – Tel. 01226 785007 www.fairtrades.co.uk/lowcostwindowc ompany DOORS, uPVC, made to measure, choice of 23 styles, only £239 + VAT, solid doors only £199 + VAT. No building regs required – Tel. Roundbrand 01226 204600 NINE energy efficient windows from £2000 fitted. Yorkshire Conservatories - Tel. 01226 270183
WINDOWS, made to measure in uPVC, from £35 + VAT. All colours and sizes available – Tel. Roundbrand 01226 204600 THE Composite Door Shop. Doors from £600 fitted. 85b Towngate, Mapplewell - Tel. 01226 270183
Any condition Top prices paid Barnsley Gold Rush, Burlington Arcade, Barnsley
Tel: 01226 779575 HOUSE clearances – Friendly and reliable, quick response service. Large or small weekly all – Tel. 07740 486759 (Annette) or 07525 990511 (Jenny) WANTED, gold pocket watch and wedding band. Not for scrap, for personal use – Tel. 07502 246014 WHITE goods bought for cash, fridge freezers, cookers etc – Tel. 01226 728207 or 07814 436100
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health and beauty
BARNSLEY HYPNOSIS Counselling & Coaching
GASTRIC-BAND WEIGHT LOSS
Jeana Hallas, BSc (Hons) Psy, Dip.Hyp, Dip.Couns: Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist, CBT, Life Coach
SAVE £15 OFF YOUR 1st SESSION FREE DETAILS or FREE CONSULTATION Tel: 01226 230447 (24 hrs) for free details Large Website Including ‘Free’ Videos: www.Barnsley-Hypnosis-Coaching.co.uk
Weight Loss System Licensed Practitioner Peter Wall DipHYP, ISCH MNCP (Snr Accred) Is the revolutionary new virtual gastric band weight loss system that could change your life forever. With over 10 years experience in weight loss management. Why wait to lose weight? I also have an excellent success rate in all areas of hypnosis i.e., Stop Smoking, Fears, Phobias, Panic Attacks, Stress etc., n My reputation is built on your success. ee
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Christmas Party Time • Ladies hair design • Sunbeds • Spray tans • Beauty room
Book your Christmas appointment
01226 285413 OPEN SIX DAYS
DENTURE STUDIO 94 Sheffield Road For quality dentures
731 168 Same day denture repairs
Tel 07815 738533
NHS DENTIST ACCEPTING NEW NHS PATIENTS SATURDAY MORNING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE R Nicholson, 1 Laithes Lane, Athersley.
C.P.S established domestic and commercial cleaning company for weekly, fortnightly and one off cleans. Competitive rates, fully insured – Tel. 01226 791992 or 07810 376724
foot health practitioners
The Foot Health Practice Foot care in the comfort of your home
Nail Trimming, Corn Removal, Ingrown Toenails, Verruca Treatment, Calluses Reduced Foot Care for Diabetics ROBERT TWIGG Dip. CFHP, MPS (pract), MVR Registered Member of The Alliance of Private Sector Practitioners Tel. 0800 954 5008 Mob. 07973 637761
Your Foot Health at my Fingertips
Recently built, GCH, uPVC, alarm, part furnished. Off road parking. £120 pw
LARGE THREE BED TERRACE Gas central heating. Double glazed. Refurbished, insulated and decorated. Partly furnished in excellent condition.
Chiropody & Podiatry ASHVILLE MEDICAL PRACTICE Days, Evenings BSc (Hons) Degree Podiatry MChS Accredited Member of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists Health Professions Council (Registered: CH31884)
Rent negotiable + bond Tel. 07976
Tel. 01226 792378 or 07906 076241
2 bed terrace to let in Shafton area. Close to all amenities, new carpet and decoration throughout. £390 pcm, DSS welcome – Tel. 07724 043452
MONK Bretton, Burton Road, 3 bedroom mid terrace, FGCH, DG. £400 pcm - Tel. 07721 001215
STEPHEN Godfrey, professional medium, clairvoyant readings. 7 days, nights, weekends. Established 41 years – Tel. 07904 008334
BARNSLEY and Wombwell, 2 & 3 bed houses starting from £80 pw – Tel. 07807 302239 BARNSLEY town centre, 2 & 3 bed properties. DSS considered, no bond – Tel. 01226 340110 STUDIO flat, Racecommon Road, town centre. No smoking or pets, £300 pcm + bond – Tel. 07969 720745 CARLTON, 3 bed terrace, recently decorated. £375, DSS considered – Tel: 01226 340110 GRIMETHORPE, 3 bed semi. £395, no bond, DSS considered – Tel: 01226 340110 HOUSE to let, Kexborough. 3 bed, large back garden. £450 pm – Tel. 07976 357422
discos 4T4 Mobile Disco / Karaoke. Traditional candycart hire, any occasion. – Tel. 07885 092173
finance JRA ACCOUNTANCY
CASH OFFER FOR YOUR PROPERTY WITHIN 24 HOURS We will give you more options than anyone else!
Free advice Zero costs In total confidence
Cash offer within 24 hours Fast, local and friendly Text us your address and we’ll make an offer within 2 hours
Call 01226 323130 Call or text Jane on 07790 225436 (STANDARD NETWORK RATES APPLY)
wedding services CLIVE Pickering, Photographic Concept Wedding Photography. Registry Office and civil weddings from £45 – Tel. Barnsley 289166. www.photoconcept.co.uk WEDDING Photography. Packages at prices to suit everyone. Alan Robinson - Tel. Barnsley 203964 or 07711 243192
RENTALS, several properties available. No bond required, DSS accepted – Tel: 01226 340110 ROYSTON, 2 bed self contained flat. DSS welcome. £325 pcm – Tel. 07531 671534 WORSBROUGH, new build town house £550. DSS considered – Tel: 01226 340110 TWO bed terrace, Carlton. GCH, DG, clean and presentable. £380 pcm, £380 bond – Tel. 07786 551785 WOMBWELL, 2 & 3 beds from £350. DSS considered, no bond – Tel. 01226 340110 WOMBWELL, School Street, 2 bed. terrace. £110pw, DSS welcome – Tel. 07932 697468 TWO bedroom house, off Summer Lane. GCH, DG. £400 bond, £400 pcm – Tel. 07854 546265 THREE bed detached bungalow, Long Causeway, Monk Bretton, £625 pcm. No DSS – Tel. 07977 900031 WOMBWELL, 1 & 2 bed apartments from £300. DSS considered, no bond – Tel. 01226 340110 TOWN centre, Osborne Street, 2 bed terrace. £110 pw, DSS welcome – Tel. 07932 697468 TWO bed bungalow, Kimberworth, £435 pcm – Tel. 07594 622611 SILKSTONE, 3 bed semi. £525 pcm + bond – Tel. 01226 790755 BRAMPTON 3 bed semi £500. DSS considered – Tel: 01226 340110 SELF contained bedsit, own bathroom, kitchen, GCH included, near town centre and hospital. Bond required. No DSS, over 25. References required - Tel. Barnsley 643146 or 07522 192277 SILKSTONE, part furnished cottage. Two double bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, shower room, GCH, DG, garden with rurual outlook and bike / storage shed. £475 pcm + bond. No DSS – Tel. 01226 791133 WOMBWELL area, two bed inner terrace. Unfurnished/furnished, DG, GCH. References and returnable bond required. £375 pcm – Tel. 07710 519145 ELSECAR, modern 2 bed semi. GCH, DG, 1 and half bathrooms, enclosed garden, off road parking. 5 mins walk to station. £425 pcm. No DSS – Tel. 07956 849826 TOWN centre, stunning 2 bed terrace, recently refurbished. DSS considered. £92 pw, £400 bond – Tel. 07939 584506 BRAND new studio in Wombwell. Fully furnished, all bills included, DSS considered. £295 pcm. – Tel: 07931 572734 DARFIELD, modern 2 bed semi, gardens to front and rear. Available January. £450 pcm, £450 bond – Tel. 07500 338895 TWO bed apartment, town centre. Modern, open plan layout, GCH, DG, parking with security gates – Tel. 01226 781398 or 07730 186437 LARGE two bedroomed terraced, Ardsley. Available now, £425 pcm. No DSS – Tel. 07850 915702 www.nckproperties.co.uk NO bond required, 3 bed terraces in Jump and Darton. Part furnished. DSS considered. £395 per month – Tel. 07931 572734 APARTMENT to let, 3 bedrooms, central Penistone. No DSS, pets or children. Bond required – Tel. Barnsley 764962 or 07506 703473 TWO bed terrace, Doncaster Road, Darfield. Well presented, GCH, DG. £400 pcm, £400 bond – Tel. 07786 551785 ELSECAR and Hoyland, 2 & 3 bed. No bond, DSS considered – Tel. 01226 340110 ROYSTON, 2 bed mid terrace. New house, unfurnished, D/G, GCH, private garden with off road parking. £400 pcm + bond, no DSS, no pets – Tel. 07880 044865 TWO bedroomed terrace, Brinckman Street. Very good condition, £370 pcm, £370 bond – Tel. 07776 132456
LARGE double room, en suite, available now, Ardsley. No DSS – Tel. 07850 915702 www.nckproperties.co.uk LARGE double room, town centre. Stunning contemporary property, 1 only. Professional people – Tel. 07850 915702 www.nckproperties.co.uk
BERRYʼS Cleaners. Professional ironing service, black sack from £13.50, also laundry/dry cleaning. Free delivery, late night delivery – Tel. Barnsley 752697/249971
ANNʼS Easy Tan sunbed hire – Tel. 01226 610061 or 07792 080910 www.barnsleysunbeds.co.uk
CUDWORTH 2 & 3 beds from £350. DSS considered, no bond – Tel. 01226 340110
£40 pw. Move in fast. No deposit. Quality rooms and bedsits in Barnsley - Tel. 07807 302239
rooms or bedsits ROOMS in very clean, well maintained and friendly shared house, 5 mins. to town centre. £80 pw, all bills included, bond required. Private landlord – Tel. 07931 907086 ONE lovely large en suite double. 1 massive king sized room. Modern house share in town centre. Bills included. 25+. No DSS – Tel. 07801 543947
All Barnsley area covered.
MOBILE Hairdresser, Christmas Specials. Perms and Colours 10% off. Now available: Spray Tan £10. No job too large or small. – Tel. 07921 785899 MOBILE hairdresser, beautician and nail technician. Sienna X spray tans, wedding packages available – Tel. 07984 404726 SHELLAC nails, special offer from £10 for either fingers or toes – Tel. 07717 664447
2 bedroomed 1st floor apartment.
Over 20 years experience. City & Guilds Qualified. Special rates for OAP’s. 10% off Perms
LOST white Staffy bitch, 02.12.12. chipped and spayed, Birdwell area – Tel. 07771 580616
New Dentures, Repairs and Alterations. Over 30 Years Experience.
lost and found pets
Tel. 07857 137399
WHY NOT LET JRA ACCOUNTANCY DO IT FOR YOU! Call now on: 01226 419682 for help and advice.
Take a step to a clean and healthy lifestyle.
GDC Registered 2 Hornby Mews, Barnsley, S70 4BX
TOWN CENTRE FURNISHED THREE BED TERRACE HOUSE Yard at rear £425 pcm Bond required – No DSS
Have you filled your 2012 tax return yet?
£135 per week
SARAH Massage. In calls only, Mon., Wed. and Fri. – Tel. 07811 489276
01226 246334 www.denturedesign.co.uk
Recently built two bed semi detached with garage
ARRON, male to male massage – Tel. 07714 004149
It’s closing in...The 31st January 2013
Cosmetic Denture Clinic
DAN, male to male massage, available 24/7 – Tel. or text 07917 834847
Tel. 01226 295535
Gardens front and rear. GCH, DG, alarm, part furnished. Close to all local amenities.
Eco Cleaning Service for Home and Office
Gift vouchers available
SHARON 28/single. Always discreet Craves any kind of guy for local adult fun, pm and evenings only. Text SHARON to 69996 for pics
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flats or houses to let ONE BEDROOM FLAT AND THREE BEDROOM HOUSE WOMBWELL TWO BEDROOM HOUSES WATH AND BARNSLEY
KAT, T.S, massage – Tel. 07738 594543
Replace old, unhappy, negative thoughts, feelings and behaviour, with new, happy, positive ones. Motivate success of your goals and targets within: self, life, relationships, work and sport.
33 Old Mill Lane, BARNSLEY
LADY offers relaxing massage in your own home. Barnsley – Tel. 07951 280275
HELP CHANGE THOUGHTS & FEELINGS
18+ £1.50/pic/msg rec.fantasy.plus conct 02088205280 text stop to 69996
PLUS HELP WITH SMOKING, DRINK, DRUGS, FEARS, PHOBIAS, CONFIDENCE, STRESS, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, OCD, SLEEP, PAIN, CBT & other life changes, for all ages.
Cawthorne Hypnotherapy Clinic. Tel: 01226 792342.
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businesses for sale
storage LARGE, secure, dry, basement storage, Barnsley area. £50 pw. Bond required – Tel. 07931 907086
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classifiedtoursandtravel classifiedmotors tours and travel
GEE VEE TRAVEL 7 KENDRAY STREET, BARNSLEY S70 1DB DAY TRIPS
Wed. 12th December .TRAFFORD CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £11.00 Sat. 15th December . .LIVERPOOL SHOPPER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun. 16th December . .GATESHEAD METRO CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat. 19th January . . . .BURY MARKET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £11.00 Sun. 20th January . . . .CHESTER & CHESHIRE OAKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat. 26th January . . . .GATESHEAD METRO CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun. 27th January . . . .LIVERPOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun. 3rd February . . . .SKIRLINGTON MARKET & BRIDLINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat. 9th February . . . .RICHMOND MARKET & DURHAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun. 10th February . . .SCARBOROUGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Mon. 11th February . . .THE DEEP, HULL (coach only). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £11.00 Wed. 13th February . . .CHESTER ZOO (coach only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Thurs. 14th February . .BLACKPOOL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat. 16th February . . .OXFORD SHOPPER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £14.00 Sun. 17th February . . .WHITBY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat. 23rd February . . .YORK & McArthur Glen Outlet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun. 24th February . . .SKEGNESS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Wed. 27th February . . .BURY MARKET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £11.00
17th - 21st Dec. . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . .HARLANDS HOTEL • £1 BAR • . . . . . £104 17th - 21st Dec. . . . . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .KISTOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £152 23rd - 27th Dec. . . . . .INVERNESS . . . . . . . . .PALACE SPA HOTEL. . . . . . . . . NOW £429 23rd - 27th Dec. . . . . .LLANDUDNO . . . . . . . .RISBORO HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £378 23rd - 27th Dec. . . . . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .KISTOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £419 23rd - 27th Dec. . . . . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .GROSVENOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . £419 23rd - 27th Dec. . . . . .GT. YARMOUTH . . . . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL . . . . . . . . . £330 27th - 30th Dec. . . . . .ISLE OF WIGHT . . . . . . .MARINA BAY HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . £180 29th Dec. - 2nd Jan. . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .KISTOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £332 30th Dec. - 2nd Jan. . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . .VALRON HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £205 30th Dec. - 2nd Jan. . .ISLE OF WIGHT . . . . . . .MARINA BAY HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . £300 30th Dec. - 2nd Jan. . .SOUTHPORT . . . . . . . . .TALBOT HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £240 30th Dec. - 2nd Jan. . .WEYMOUTH . . . . . . . . .CARLTON HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £288
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(Barnsley) Ltd 86317 TURKEY & TINSEL/FESTIVE BREAKS LAST FEW ROOMS! 14 Dec. Blackpool, Manhattan Hotel, 4 days, H/B. . ONLY £149 CHRISTMAS! 23 Dec. Eastbourne, Hadleigh Hotel, 5 days, Full Board . ONLY £475 TWIXMAS! 27 Dec. Blackpool, Manhattan Hotel, 4 days, Half Board . . ONLY £159 REDUCED! NEW YEAR! 30 Dec. Isle of Wight, Riviera Hotel, 4 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Was £289 NOW ONLY £269
WINTER WARMERS 25 Jan. St. Annes on Sea, 3 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £99 HALF PRICE BAR!! 04 Feb. Llandudno, Evans Hotel, 5 days, Half Board ONLY £149 04 & 11 Feb. Blackpool, Manhattan Hotel, 5 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . ONLY £137 ENTERTAINMENT BREAK!! 18 Feb. Eastbourne, Hadleigh Hotel, 5 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £179 HOME NATIONS THEMED BREAK! 18 Feb. Llandudno, Evans Hotel, 5 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £191 24 Feb. Ostend, Royal Astor Hotel, 5 days, Half Board. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £211 25 Feb. Isle of Wight, Riviera Hotel, 5 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £181 25 Feb. Skegness, Queens Hotel, 5 days, Half Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ONLY £171 04 Mar. Torquay, Regina Hotel, 5 days, Half Board plus one lunch. . . . . . ONLY £187 ###################################### Tours include: F Luxury coach travel F Accommodation as specified F En suite bedrooms F Excursions F Entertainment (UK tours only) F Local departure points
For further details or for your copy of the new 2013 brochure contact
52 MARKET STREET, BARNSLEY S70 1SN. TEL. (01226) 245564 (Door to door pick up service available subject to availability/area)
7th Jan. - 11th Jan. . .TENBY . . . . . . . . . . . . .BELGRAVE HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £215 7th Jan. - 11th Jan. . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .INGLEWOOD HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . £114 14th Jan. - 18th Jan. .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .INGLEWOOD HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . £114 21st Jan. - 25th Jan. .SOUTHPORT . . . . . . . . .TALBOT HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £108 21st Jan. - 25th Jan. .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .KISTOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £122 21st Jan. - 25th Jan. .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .GROSVENOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . £122 28th Jan. - 1st Feb. . .MYSTERY BREAK . . . . .??? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £119 28th Jan. - 1st Feb. . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .KISTOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £122 28th Jan. - 1st Feb. . .WESTON-SUPER-MARE SANDRINGHAM HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . £157 28th Jan. - 1st Feb. . .GREAT YARMOUTH . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL. . . . . . . . . £110 2nd - 3rd Feb. . . . . . . .MYSTERY BREAK . . . . .???? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £49 4th - 8th Feb. . . . . . . .LLANDUDNO . . . . . . . .FOUR OAKS HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £130 4th - 8th Feb. . . . . . . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .GROSVENOR HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . £130 4th - 8th Feb. . . . . . . .GREAT YARMOUTH . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL. . . . . . . . . £110 8th - 10th Feb. . . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . .HARLANDS HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £80 10th - 14th Feb. . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . .VALRON HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £115 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . .HARLANDS HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £125 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .THE LAKES . . . . . . . . . .COUNTRY HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £132 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .LLANDUDNO . . . . . . . .RISBORO HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £151 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .TENBY . . . . . . . . . . . . .BELGRAVE HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £215 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .TORQUAY . . . . . . . . . . .INGLEWOOD HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . £134 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .WEYMOUTH . . . . . . . . .CARLTON HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £137 11th - 15th Feb. . . . . .GREAT YARMOUTH . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL. . . . . . . . . £110
GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE - AN EXCELLENT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA
Local and Long Distance. Friendly, Reliable Service.
COMPETITIVE PRICES Telephone 07742702054 Home 01226 385190
BRIDLINGTON, Westward Ho! Guest House. Barnsley family. 100 yards from Harbour and amenities – Tel. 01262 670110
AA TAXIS # All UK airports # 8, 14 & 16 seater mini buses
24 HOUR SERVICE
# Airports # Locals # Coastals
BARNSLEY 245555 or 203203 21 YEARS EXPERIENCE
DODWORTH Direct – 8 to 16 seaters, several wheelchair accessible vehicles – Tel. 01226 200110
Telephone: 01226 742 031 Mobile: 07960 178575 SHEFFIELD ROAD, HOYLAND, BARNSLEY, S74 0EB Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9.15am - 5.30pm; Tues 9.15am - 5.00pm; Sat 9.30am - 5.00pm Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm
(Outside Office Hours Viewing Available By Appointment)
04 (53) KIA RIO 1.3 ......................£695 Y FIAT BRAVO 1.6.............................£595 03 ROVER 25 1.4, long MOT .........£795 P PEUGEOT 406 2.0, long T&T..........£495 • All Mechanical Repairs 02 MITSUBISHI CHARISMA 1.6, long to MOT standard MOT, taxed......................................£795 • Timing Belts • Clutches Y FIAT PUNTO 1.2, long MOT ........£695 • Servicing • Accident Repairs Y FORD KA 1.3, full MOT...............£595 • Welding • Save £££’s on Catalysts
FREE entry into our prize draw to win a 4 Star Break for two with every car sold until Dec. 29th!!!
Telephone 01226 360901
7 SEATER, WHEELCHAIR ACCESS TAXI
We also stock a small range of small & medium vans i.e - Vauxhall Combo’s, Vauxhall Astra, Ford Connect and Peugeot Expert. PART EXCHANGE WELCOME, CARS & VANS WANTED! FINANCE AVAILABLE - ALL CARS ARE HPi CHECKED, ALL HAVE M.O.T. AND SOLD WITH WARRANTY
A SELECTION OF OUR AVAILABLE CARS Land Rover Discovery TD5, 7 seater, 40k Miles..............£8995 Citroen C3 1.4 Auto, 5 Door, T. & T., only 26k Miles............£4295 VW Beetle 1.6, in Yellow, only 77k Miles ................................£2995 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Estate, 100k Miles ........................£2495 Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec, 5 Door, 79k Miles ..............................£2295 Renault Megane Scenic 1.9 Fidji DCi, 98k Miles ............£1995 Renault Megane Scenic 1.4 Petrol, 80k Miles ..................£1495 Nissan Primera 1.8 S Petrol, 5 Door, 92k Miles..................£1195 Fiat Stilo 1.6 Petrol, 5 Door, 58k Miles..................................£1895 Peugeot 306 1.8 Cabriolet, 96k Miles ................................£1595 Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi, 5 Door, 110k Miles, FSH ....................£1795 Rover 45 1.8 Impression, 5 Door, 60k Miles ......................£1295 Ford Ka 1.3 Style, only 26k Miles ..........................................£1995 Nissan Micra 1.4 Petrol, 75k Miles ......................................£1895 Vauxhall Combo 1.7 Di, 136k Miles ....................................£1695 ‘T’ Nissan Terrano 2.7 Diesel Auto, 7 seater....................£1795
154 Pontefract Road
NO SMOKING ON ALL OUR COACHES
ALL Occasions Travel. Luxury Mercedes Vito, 1–8 passengers. All UK airports, coastals, weekend breaks – Tel. 01226 287166 or 07882 976299 www.alloccasionstravel.co.uk
2004 2006 2002 2004 2004 2002 2002 2002 2004 2002 2002 2003 2004 2003 2003 1999
BARNSLEY 287403 or ROTHERHAM 888150
For all our day trips, pick-up points and times or for our 2013 brochure, please contact the above number. Door to door pickup service on tours, subject to area.
Quality used vehicles from £500 to £7000 - P/X and finance available
PARKVIEW Phil MOTORS LTD MAKINSON
2013 BROCHURE OUT NOW
NEW TOURS 2013
UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP!!!
WATH ROAD, ELSECAR, BARNSLEY. Tel. 740790
DOOR TO DOOR PICK-UP SERVICE ON TOURS SUBJECT TO AREA
February 1st-4th BLACKPOOL, Hotel Belvedere £139. Winter Warmer. February 25th-29th WEYMOUTH, Russell Hotel £169 (1 night half price bar) March 4th-8th GREAT YARMOUTH, Hotel Victoria £169 March 15th-19th PAIGNTON, Marine Hotel £189 March 29th-April 5th ISLE OF WIGHT, Trouville Hotel £359, 8 days. Easter Special. April 22nd-26th SCOTLAND, Winnock Hotel £285. ALL INCLUSIVE. May 6th-10th ST ANNES, Clifton Park Hotel £239 May 13th-17th WEYMOUTH, Russell Hotel £209 May 27th-31st WESTON SUPER MARE, Royal Grosvenor Hotel £219 June 7th-10th GREAT YARMOUTH, Hotel Victoria £149. SPECIAL. June 14th-17th BLACKPOOL, Hotel Belvedere £169. Comedy Weekend.
Lidgett Car Sales
motors cars wanted
ALL CARS & VANS WANTED 1998-2012 regardless of mileage/condition HP settled. Top cash price. 8am to 8pm, 7 days.
Bought for cash with Full Service History Telephone Kirby Vehicle Sales
vehicles for hire or lease BARNSLEY CAR HIRE NEW CARS FROM £119 WEEKLY! Peugeot 107, Nissan Jukes, Zafira 7 seaters
01226 297900 www.barnsleyselfdrive.co.uk CENTRAL GARAGE, WAKEFIELD ROAD
MARTYN’S DRIVING SCHOOL # Fully qualified #Patient and Reliable # Competitive Rates # Offers on Block Bookings # Many areas covered # Beginner to Refresher
Call/Text: 07878 890529
NEW 55 PICANTO in Silver, ave. miles, cheap to run and insure, 75k. . . .£1595 05 KIA CERATO 1.6, T&T, fsh . . . £1395 NEW 04 CITROEN C2 SX, in Black, only 50k genuine miles, v.g.c. . . . . . . .£1695 53 FORD FUSION 1.4, v.g.c. . . . . .£1595 53 FOCUS 1.6 ZETEC, v.g.c. . . . £1195 03 NISSAN TINO TWISTER, new timing chain. VGC throughout . . . . . . . . . .£1095 03 ASTRA 1.6 ACTIVE, v.g.c. . . . .£1095 53 NISSAN ALMERA DIESEL, 5-door, 12 MOT, v.g.c., cheap at . . . . . . . . . . .£995 NEW 52 FIAT STILO SX 1250cc, June MOT, 51k genuine miles, 5-door, FSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£895 NEW 52 FORD FOCUS ZETEC 1.6, in Metallic Red, 12 months MOT, taxed March, v.g.c., FSH . . . . . . . . . . . .£1295 52 LAGUNA, new clutch, v.g.c. . . £1095 52 ZAFIRA ELEGANCE, 12 months MOT, only 80k, must be viewed . . . . . . .£1295 NEW 51 ASTRA AUTOMATIC, in Silver, long T&T, v.g.c., cheap at . . . . . . . .£795 51 CITROEN PICASSO 1.6 LX, 12 months MOT, good family car . . . . . .ONLY £795 51 VOLVO S40 in Red, 12 months MOT, sat nav, immaculate for year . . . . . .£895 51 FOCUS in Met. Blue, 16 Zetec, 12 months MOT, ave. miles, v.g.c. . £995 NEW 51 ASTRA 1.6 LX, v.g.c. . . . .£750 NEW 51 ROVER 25, long MOT, v.g.c . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£695 (Y) BORA SE, T&T August, immaculate throughout, average miles . . . . . .£1350 NEW Y PUMA, in Met. Grey, v.g.c. .£995 (Y) MONDEO 1.8 LX, alloys, v.g.c. . £750 NEW W VW BORA AUTOMATIC, T&T, in Black, v.g.c., average miles ONLY £1095 (V) FOCUS finished in Red, 5 door, 12 months MOT, only 85k miles. A must at . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ONLY £795 (V) TOYOTA YARIS 995cc GS, 12 months MOT, v.g.c. Be quick . . . . . . . . . . . .£995 V VECTRA SRi, T&T Aug., v.g.c. . . .£595
Cars, Vans and Motorcycles – Any make or model from £50 to £20,000
looking to sell a car or van? CASH WAITING To advertise call
07757 298875 BARNSLEY CAR SHOP
QUALITY USED CARS
59 TOYOTA IQ 1.0 VVTi, 3-door, in Metallic White, one owner, FSH, 30,000 miles, tax exempt, Group 1 insurance, 65mpg+, very economical ..............................................£5995 57 VAUXHALL VECTRA SRi 1.9 CDTi 150 BHP, 5-door hatch in Metallic Silver, FSH, alloys, air cond., trip computer, economical to run ....£4295 06 FORD FOCUS C-MAX ZETEC 1.6 TDCi 5-DR MPV, in Light Met. Blue, only 70,000 miles, FSH, alloys, a/c, 50mpg+, £100 Road Tax ........£4195 54 FORD FOCUS C-MAX 1.6 TDCi 5-DR MPV in Met. Silver, only 72,000 miles, FSH, a/c, full electrics, cheap tax, excellent mpg ..........£3250 05 RENAULT MEGANE 1.5 DCi DYNAMIQUE, 5 door hatch in Met. Silver, 70,000 miles, FSH, a/c, alloys, £35 road tax, 60 mpg + ................£2995 06 FORD MONDEO LX 2.0 TDCi (130bhp), 6speed, 5-door, in Met. Blue, FSH, climate and cruise control, excellent economy ............£2895 56 FORD FOCUS ESTATE 1.6 TDCi, 5-dr, in Met. Grey, FSH, a/c, cheap tax and insurance ..£2850 53 VAUXHALL ZAFIRA 2.0 DTi DESIGN 5-DR MPV, in Met. Silver, only 72,000 miles, FSH (11 stamps), alloys, a/c, very versatile and economical ..............................................£2795 55 CITROEN XSARA PICASSO 1.6 DESIRE, 5door MPV in Met. Blue, air con., r/c/l, very versatile ....................................................£2495 55 VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.8 LIFE, 5 door, Metallic Silver, alloys, a/c, full electrics, excellent value ........................................................£2195 54 FORD MONDEO LX 2.0 TDCi (130bhp), 6speed, 5-dr hatch in Met. Grey, FSH, climate and cruise control, alloys, excellent economy ..£2195 53 RENAULT CLIO 1.2 EXTREME, 3-dr hatch in Met. Red, only 70,000 miles, low tax and only group 2 insurance ....................................£1995 03 PEUGEOT 307 1.6 S, 5-door hatch in Met. Silver, SH, alloys, air-con, CD player, r/c/l ..£1995 04 FORD FOCUS 1.8 ZETEC CLIMATE 5-DR. HATCH, in Metallic Blue, FSH, alloys, air cond., PAS ..........................................................£1895 04 ROVER 25 1.4 IMPRESSION S, 5-dr hatch in Met. Blue, only 59,000 miles, SH, alloys, air-con, r/c/l............................................................£1495 52 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 SXi, 5-dr hatch in Met. Blue, av. miles, FSH, alloys, air cond. £1295 51 VAUXHALL VECTRA LS 2.0 DTi, 5-dr hatch in Met. Silver, serviced, full MOT, taxed November 2012 ..........................................£895 (W) RENAULT SCENIC 1.6 ELISE 5-DOOR MPV, in Metallic Red, PAS, electric windows, twin sunroofs ......................................................£895
All cars are fully serviced and prepared in our own workshops to a very high standard and carry full 12 months MOT.
WESTERN STREET MOTORS Long Established Used Car Specialist 40 WESTERN STREET, BARNSLEY.
TEL: BARNSLEY 290977
05 HYUNDAI GETZ 1.1 GSi, FSH, excellent condition ......................................................£1695 51 PEUGEOT 307 GLX HDi DIESEL, very clean throughout ..................................................£1295 53 FORD KA 1.3, 33,000 miles, v.g.c. throughout ......................................................................£1495 52 CITROEN SAXO 1.1, colour coded, c/l, e/w, PAS, CD player, T&T, v.g.c. ....................................£1195 51 RENAULT SCIENIC DCi DIESEL, very clean for year ..............................................................£1095 2001 CITROEN PICASSO SX DIESEL, 1 owner, FSH, 1 years MOT ........................................£1195 52 MONDEO GHIA TDCi DIESEL AUTOMATIC, service history, rare car ................................£1595 2000 VW POLO 1.4 CL, superb condition for year ........................................................................£995 52 ASTRA 1.4 ENVOY, c/l, e/w, PAS, a/c, CD player, 1 years MOT ..................................................£995 2001 FIAT PUNTO 1.2, only 59,000 miles, T&T, drives well ......................................................£995 (V) PEUGEOT 206 1.4 GLX, 5 door, very clean for year, tested Oct...............................................£895 97 FIESTA 1.25 LX ZETEC, 1 family owner, only 33k, superb ....................................................£895 (X) ROVER 45 1.4, low miles, 1 years MOT, v.g.c. ........................................................................£795 99 CLIO 1.2 LIBERTE, 1 years MOT, recent timing belt..................................................................£695 (V) CORSA COMBO VAN SE DIESEL, tested Nov. very clean, drives well ....................................£795
• ANY TRIAL • PART EXCHANGE • WARRANTIES AVAILABLE
TEL. 07545 601776 # DIESELS # 57 Ford Focus TDCi 1.6 Estate, 7 months MOT, 150k . . . . . . . . . £2995 53 Ford Fiesta TDCi 1.4, MOT and tax, 60mpg, £30 RFL . . . . . . . . £1995 52 Peugeot 206 LX HDi 2.0, 80k, 7 months MOT, 5-door . . . . . . . . £1295 02 Skoda Fabia 1.9 Diesel Estate, MOT July 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £995 04 Citroen C3 1.4, MOT and tax . £1995 53-2003 Ford Focus 1.6 Ltd Edition, MOT Oct 2013, full leather, e/w, PAS, ABS, a/c, alloys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1895 03 Renault Clio 1.2, 3-door, 53k, tax and MOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1895 X reg. VW Golf 1.6, one lady owner, FSH, must be viewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1895 05 Nissan Almera 1.5, 5-door, FSH, MOT and tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1795 02 Peugeot 206 LX 1.1, only 47k, MOT and tax August 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1695 02 VW Lupo 1.4, 11 months MOT, black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1695 52-2003 Citroen Xsara Picasso, 65k, tax and MOT Feb. 2013, FSH . . . £1695 X reg. VW Bora 2.0, full MOT, low mileage, must be viewed . . . . . . . £1495 04 Citroen Xsara Picasso, MOT June 2013, 77k . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1495 54 Kia Cerato 1.6, 77k, 5-door, MOT and tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1395 52 Peugeot 206 1.4, tax and MOT. Ready to drive away . . . . . . . . . . . £1295 Y reg. VW Golf Estate 1.6, tax and MOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1295 51 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2, 3-door, MOT Feb. 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1095 53 Ford KA 1.3, MOT and tax . . . £1095 51 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2, MOT and tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £1095 Y reg. Ford Focus Estate 1.6, MOT and tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £995 V reg. Honda HRV, MOT Dec. 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £995 02 Hyundai Matrix CDX 1.8, one owner, MOT and tax, FSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . £995 51 Peugeot 106 1.1, MOT and tax £895 Y reg. Citroen Xantia Estate 1.8, MOT and tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £795 X reg. Vauxhall Corsa 1.2, fully MOT, 74,000 miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £695 # VANS # 57 Citroen Berlingo Van 1.6 HDi, full MOT, tax, one owner, 79k. No VAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £2995 08 Vauxhall Combo Crew 2000 CDTi. No VAT. FSH, one owner, tax and MOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3495 M reg. Vauxhall Astravan 1.7 Diesel, MOT March 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . £395
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Y Reg Toyota Corolla, 1.4vvti. 3dr hatch, metallic blue. Taxed and full test on purchase £895 – Tel 07902 928927 VW Lupo, 1.4s, petrol, 51 plate. Light blue, 78,000 miles, taxed, serviced and MOT £1,500 – Tel. 01924 830313
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Tel: Paul Welbourne on 07796 413338 Barnsley 722975 (daytime) 716331 (evening)
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TOP PRICES PAID UP TO £500 CASH We will try and beat any genuine quote!
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CARS WANTED MILTON GOUGH’S Up to £500 Paid DVLA Registered
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TEL 01226 749989 PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE LOCATED AT THE REAR OF THE JET PETROL STATION ON MARKET STREET, HOYLAND.
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Unit 1,The Brickyard, Burton Road, Monk Bretton, Barnsley S71 5RP (Opposite Redfearn Glass) Open: Mon-Frid 9.00am-5.30pm; Saturday 9.00am-1.00pm
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Unit 13, Albion Road, Carlton Ind. Estate, Carlton, Barnsley.
NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED
Barnsley Road, Cudworth, Barnsley
VW Specialists • MoT Station TELEPHONE: BARNSLEY 724623
motorcycles 0% FINANCE
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Yamaha Vity 125
All three with • 2 years parts and labour warranty • 100+ mpg • 1 years RAC cover
WANTED urgently, motorbike, moped or scooter, any condition, for winter project – Tel. 07842 680109
NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL NEW YAMAHAS! Yamaha HW 125 Xenter £3,070 O.T.R. • MOT • Tyre fitting • New and used bikes in stock • Full clothing range
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Unit 28, Cannon Way, Claycliffe Business Park, Barugh Green S75 1JU www.roadandtrials.co.uk Barugh Green
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MOTs £25 – No Re-Test Fee
CENTRAL GARAGE MOT Testing Centre Kendray, Barnsley. Tel. 01226 281161
ENGINE CODE READ – Air bag lights, resets, service lights ..£15 New In! – Air conditioning re-gas..........................................£25
FREE WINTER CHECKS
FULL SERVICE SPECIALS Example: Corsa 1.4 £65 Fiesta 1.25 £65 Peugeot 206 1.4 HDi £75
FULL CLUTCH SPECIALS Example: Peugeot 307 2.0 HDi (90 BHP) £195 Fiesta 1.25 52 Reg £175 Subject to manufacturers price remaining constant.
RING US FOR A QUOTE ON YOUR CAR Wishing all Existing and New Customers a very Merry Christmas
NO RE-TEST FEE • NO RE-TEST FEE CLASS (ALL CARS, VANS & CAMPER VANS)
D.V.L.A. Authorised Paperwork taken care of. Up to £500 given.
ACORN Auto Electrics. Starter motors, alternators supplied and fitted from £40, no VAT. Ask for Pete – Tel: 01226 716999/ 716452 or 07899 003476. See us on www.acornautoelectrics.co.uk
• MOTs £25 – No Re-Test Fee • MOTs £25 – No Re-Test Fee •
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Unit 41, Wharncliffe Ind. Est., Barnsley, S.Yorks S70 6DY. 2 mins from town centre.
Servicing to all makes and models Plus: Clutches, timing belts, suspension, diagnostics, exhausts and all other mechanical work carried out.
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AUTO ELECTRICAL LTD. • TRACKERS • AIR CONDITIONING • RADIO DE-CODING • REMAP • REVERSING SENSORS • PARROT BLUETOOTH PHONE KITS (Parrot Certified Installer) 01226 286163
We MOT a full range of vehicles - please ring for details! Trade Accounts Welcome - Repairs - Welding - Servicing - All Work Undertaken - All Makes of Vehicles - For a Fair and Proper Test
Opening Times Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat 9.00am-1.00pm
Brocklehurst Avenue, Kendray
MOTs £25 – No Re-Test Fee
Telephone 01226 296633
CLASS 7’s TESTED
TESTED WHILE YOU WAIT
ALL CLASS VEHICLES £40 FREE RETEST ALL CAMPER VANS TESTED ECU Code readings for most makes of car. Airbag lights reset for most vehicles.
Servicing & Repairs to all types of motor vehicles. We will not be beaten on price or quality
LARRY’S TYRES E • MOT • S C XHAUST
FREE MOT WITH EVERY FULL SERVICE FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY SERVICE
HEAD GASKETS, TIMING BELTS, WELDING, EXHAUSTS NEW TYRES FROM £20 LARGE STOCK OF PART WORN TYRES FROM £10 For a warm welcome and friendly advice
T: 01226 340113/213137 www.larrystyresandexhausts.co.uk LITTLEFIELD LANE, WOMBWELL S73 8DF Opposite Koi Kavern. All cards accepted
Rimington Auto Services Ltd. (COLIN BELL)
The Garage You Can Trust SERVICING – REPAIRS – MoT’s ALL MAKES and MODELS
Petrol and Diesel, Cars and Light Commercials Appointed Member (and National Excellence Award Winners 2011) of The Good Garage Scheme.com to carry out industry standard servicing to all makes of vehicles. Telephone 01226 754764 or Freephone 0800 035 1143
And leave the rest to us. Free local collection and delivery. All cards accepted. Rimington Road, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 8DQ
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MANAGER & DEPUTY MANAGER required for Residential Care Homes with dementia in Barnsley. Level 4 Management essential for managers post and level 3 for deputy manager Apply in writing explaining your skills, knowledge, abilities and experience relevant for the position. Please also include a full CV. Closing date 21st December. Apply to Box No. 113 Barnsley Newspapers
Require FENCE ERECTORS to work on new and existing contracts throughout Yorkshire. Must have CSCS card. Clean driving licence and experience with references. Candidate to forward CV to: Mr. E. Hayes, Unit 1, Twibell Street, Barnsley, S71 1DL
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01226 734666 Dental Nurse
required as soon as possible to cover long term maternity leave with a possibility of permanent position.
Darfield Valley Primary School Snapehill Road, Darfield, Barnsley, S73 9LT. Telephone 01226 753048.
MELVYN CARR LIMITED Agricultural Supplies Ingbirchworth, Sheffield S36 7GF
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MPS/UPS Permanent Contract Required for January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. We have a vacancy for a committed, highly motivated teacher who can demonstrate excellent classroom practice in Key Stage 2. We are looking for someone with the ability to inspire pupils and ensure they achieve their potential. You will be working in an enthusiastic team of supportive professionals and will benefit from on-going professional development opportunities. Darfield Valley is a modern, well resourced school with enthusiastic pupils who love to learn. Visits to school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting our Business Manager, Mrs Denise Egbury, on 01226 753048. Application forms are available from and returnable to the school at the address above. Closing date: Monday 17th December 2012.
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N Suggesting and implementing changes that will help grow the audiences of both brands. N Updating and managing our social media feeds. This is a rare opportunity for someone to work in an exciting new media environment, helping shape the future development of online news in Barnsley. You may be an aspiring journalist looking for your first post; you could be a blogger who has already successfully managed to build up your own following. Or you could just be someone with a nose for what makes a great website… But above all, you’ll be enthusiastic, willing to have a crack at anything and brimming with your own ideas on how we could make our websites even better. If you think this job is right up your street, send your CV and a covering letter – outlining some of your ideas – in an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
COLD END MULTI SKILLED JOB CHANGE ENGINEERS SHIFTS – 1686 HOURS Ardagh Group Ltd, a premier supplier of glass containers to the food and beverage industry and is currently seeking to strengthen its operation with the recruitment of Cold End Multi Skilled Engineers at the Barnsley Business Unit. Reporting to the Cold End Manager on shifts, the successful applicants should possess minimum ONC or equivalent in electrical engineering and have both an electrical and mechanical background. Experience within a fast moving manufacturing environment would be advantageous. Key responsibilities of the role include: • Day to day job changes, breakdowns and repairs to inspection and packaging machines. You should also have: • Excellent communication skills. • A dynamic approach with the ability to work proactively. • Excellent fault finding/problem solving skills. • Accuracy and attention to detail. If you are interested and feel you have the necessary skills and experience, please forward your application to Mrs. Pam Woodward, HR Manager, Ardagh Glass, Burton Road, Monk Bretton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S71 2QG. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19th December, 2012.
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classifiedrecruitment full time sits vac The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
A CRB check will be undertaken for the successful applicants.
CLASSROOM SUPPORT ASSISTANT Grade 2: Actual Salary ÂŁ7,820 - ÂŁ8,887 25.5 hours per week, term time only
We are seeking to appoint someone with an interest in the education of young adults to join a team of support assistants working with students with Special Educational Needs. You will be required to support students with reading programmes and aide them in completing general class work. Previous experience of working with children and the ability to support them with their learning difficulties is essential, therefore a good educational background, with specific knowledge of maths and English is required, together with good communication skills and competency in using Microsoft office software.
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EXAM INVIGILATORS Casual Basis - ÂŁ7.72 per hour
We are seeking to appoint reliable and conscientious individuals to add to our register of examination invigilators. Successful candidates will be required to supervise students during school exam periods, for which full training will be provided. The work is on a casual basis throughout the year, with the majority being during May/June.
RELIEF SCHOOL CATERING ASSISTANT Casual Basis - ÂŁ7.10 per hour
You will be required on a relief basis to undertake preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages within the college. It is essential that you have a flexible approach as only minimum notice to work may be provided. Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial, but training will be provided. To request an application pack contact the school on 01226 742286. Interviews will take place in January 2013. Applications should be returned to the Business Manager, Kirk Balk School, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 9HX by 12 noon, 19th December 2012.
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Little Acorns Nursery and Out of Schools Club Requires
2 x Early Years Practitioners/Play Workers Permanent Positions, based on 16 hours per week contracts. Applicants must hold NVQ level 3 or equivalent, be flexible to work between 7.30am - 6.00pm â€˘ Closing date for applications: 21.12.12 Call Karen Care/Kate Bray for application pack on 01226 248123 WEEKEND LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR REQUIRED FOR SOUTH AND WEST YORKSHIRE
We are seeking a Letting Negotiator to work Sat/Sun plus additional hours during the week as required. Must have own car and be prepared to travel throughout the branch network as required. Send CVâ€™s to: email@example.com PCV Driver required, minimum 16/20 hours Monâ€“Fri. Good hourly rate. â€“ Tel: 0797 0651889
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COVER SUPERVISORS Grade 4 Point 18 to 21 ÂŁ13,554 to ÂŁ15,106 35 hours per week term time only
Penistone Grammar School ALC is seeking to appoint enthusiastic and committed Cover Supervisors to implement agreed work programmes with individuals and groups, in or out of the classroom. This could include those requiring specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management and presentation of resources. Staff will also supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. The primary focus will be to maintain good order and to keep students on task. Cover Supervisors will need to respond to questions and generally assist students to undertake set activities. Appropriate training will be provided. IT skills would be an advantage. 4 GCSEâ€™s or equivalent required. PGS ALC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will need to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau Check before starting these posts. For an application pack and further details please visit our website (www.pgs-alc.co.uk) or contact Mrs Sue Williams on 01226 762114 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY 7 JANUARY 2013.
Penistone Grammar School ALC, Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield S36 7BX 11-18 Mixed Comprehensive 1560 on roll, 236 in Post 16
12.12.12 Our standard terms and conditions of Advertising and Payment are set out below and are applicable to all advertising booked in any of the Companyâ€™s newspapers, other publications and internet sites or with regard to any other business transacted. General In these terms and conditions (i) the â€˜Companyâ€™ means The Barnsley Chronicle Limited of 47 Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AS; and (ii) the â€˜Advertiserâ€™ means any person or company placing with the Company an order for the publication of an advertisement in any of the Companyâ€™s newspapers, other publications or internet sites, or any person or company placing with the Company an order for the distribution or insertion of leaflets or other publications or materials with any of the Companyâ€™s newspapers or other publications. Acceptance of Conditions In placing an order for the publication of an advertisement, the Advertiser accepts these terms and conditions. No term or condition that conflicts with them is binding on the Company or the Advertiser unless it is in writing and signed by or on behalf of both parties by an authorised signatory. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. If any provision in these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the remainder of them shall continue to apply. The Company reserves the right at any time to change in whole or in part these terms and conditions. CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE OF ADVERTISEMENTS 1 Advertiserâ€™s Warranty and Indemnity (i) The Advertiser warrants: (a) that the advertisement is legal, decent, honest and truthful and that it complies with the British Codes of Advertising and Sales Promotion, with any relevant codes of practice and with all requirements of current legislation; (b) that nothing in the advertisement is defamatory or constitutes a malicious falsehood; (c) that the publication of the advertisement will not infringe copyright or any other rights vested in a third party; and (d) that the Advertiser has secured all necessary authorities and consents in respect of the use in the advertisement of any pictorial representations or other representations of (or purporting to be of) living persons and of references to any words attributed to living persons. (ii) The Advertiser will indemnify the Company in respect of all costs, damages or other charges arising as a result of the publication of their advertisement or incurred in connection with any actions or claims brought against the Company arising from a breach by the Advertiser of the warranties in this paragraph 1 or otherwise from the publication of the advertisement. 2 Refusing or Amending Advertisements (i) The Company reserves the right to refuse to publish any advertisement whether or not the advertisement has been accepted or previously published. (ii) The Company may require any alteration it considers necessary or desirable in an advertisement as a prior condition of its publication, whether or not such advertisement has been accepted or previously published. (iii) The Company will permit only standard abbreviations and no hyperlinks or metatags may be included in any advertisements save with the prior consent of the Company. 3 Placement of Adverts (i) Whilst the Company will endeavour to comply with reasonable requests from Advertisers, the Company does not guarantee the publication of any advertisement or its publication on any particular date or in any particular position. (ii) The Company has at its absolute discretion the right to decide the classification, if relevant, for any advertisement. 4 Cancellation (i) The Company may cancel the Advertiserâ€™s order at any time and shall give notice of the cancellation before the next due date of publication of the advertisement if practicable. (ii) In no event can orders be cancelled once the Company has commenced to carry out the order in accordance with the first publication date requested by the Advertiser. In other cases notice of cancellation must be received by the Company prior to the relevant current deadline. (iii) All cancellations must be notified in writing by post or fax. E-mail notice of cancellation is not acceptable. 5 Copyright (i) Copyright of all artwork, copy or other material created, reworked or contributed to by the Company shall vest in the Company. (ii) The Advertiser authorises the Company to record, reproduce, publish, distribute and broadcast (or to permit the same) all advertisements (including but not limited to text, artwork and photographs) and to include and make them available in any information service, electronic or otherwise. 6 Advertiserâ€™s Property All artwork, photographs, leaflets, film or other property delivered by the Advertiser to the Company is held by the Company at the Advertiserâ€™s risk and the Advertiser should insure all such property against loss or damage from whatsoever cause. The Company reserves the right to destroy without notice all such material after the date of its last use in connection with the publication of an advertisement, unless the Advertiser has given written instructions to the contrary. 7 Box Numbers (i) The Company will endeavour to forward all replies to a box number, to the Advertiser, as soon as possible after receipt, but the Company accepts no liability in respect of any loss or damage alleged to have arisen through delay in forwarding or omitting to forward such replies, howsoever caused. Box addresses must not be used for sending goods or materials of any value. The Advertiser authorises the Company to examine material passing through boxes and hereby authorises the Company to return to its originator or destroy any communication, which, in the opinion of the Company, should not be delivered to the Advertiser. (ii) Advertisements from dealers are not accepted under a box number, nor may a box number be used for the distribution of trade canvassing material. 8 Disclosing Information (i) All advertisements must be accompanied by the Advertiserâ€™s full name and address and the Company may require evidence of authenticity of any advertisement. All trade advertisements must contain a trading name. (ii) The Company reserves the right to refuse an advertisement containing only a mobile telephone number unless the Advertiser discloses to them a BT land line number (or similar). (iii) The Company reserves the right to disclose the name and address of Advertisers if required by law or any regulatory or government authority or to other third parties where the Company, in its sole discretion, deems it reasonable. 9 Limitation of Companyâ€™s Liability (i) The Advertiser shall check the advertisement and notify the Company immediately in writing of any errors. The Company assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for the repetition of errors in a series of advertisements unless it has received reasonable written notice from the Advertiser. (ii) In the event of any error, misprint or omission in the print-
ing of an advertisement or part of an advertisement (however caused) the Company will either re-insert the advertisement or relevant part thereof, or make a reasonable refund or adjustment to the cost. No reinsertion, refund or adjustment will be made where the error, misprint or omission does not materially detract from the advertisement. (iii) In no circumstances shall the Companyâ€™s total liability (including consequential liability) in respect of any error, misprint or omission exceed either the amount of a full refund of any price paid to the Company for the advertisement in connection with which liability arose, or the cost of a further or corrective advertisement of a type and standard reasonably comparable to that in connection with which liability arose. (iv) Save as set out in this paragraph 9, the Company accepts no liability in respect of any loss or damage occasioned directly or indirectly as a result of the publication of any advertisement or any loss or damage occasioned directly or indirectly by any total or partial failure (however caused) of the publication of any advertisement in any of the Companyâ€™s newspapers, other publications or internet sites in which the advertisement is scheduled to appear. 10 Assignment (i) The Company shall be entitled to assign its contract with the Advertiser or any of its rights or benefits thereunder. (ii) The Advertiser may not assign, transfer, sub contract, charge or in any other way deal with any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the Companyâ€™s prior written consent. 11 Data Protection Act (i) The Company will hold information it obtains in its dealings with customers to administer the Advertiserâ€™s account, for statistical purposes, for debt collection and for fraud and crime prevention. If the Advertiser does not wish its information to be used for marketing purposes, it should inform the Company in writing. (ii) Telephone calls to the Company may be monitored or recorded for staff training purposes. 12 Advertising Agencies (i) An advertising agency, whether recognised or not, submitting an advertisement shall conform to the conditions laid down by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising regarding observance of the provisions of the British Code of Advertising Practice and to the Standard Conditions for transactions of business between newspapers and advertising agencies as agreed between the Newspaper Society and the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. (ii) The terms of the Recognition Agreement between the Newspaper Society or between the Newspaper Society and the Newspaper Proprietors Association and recognised advertising agencies are deemed to be incorporated in these conditions of acceptance for the publication and transmission of all advertisements accepted from a recognised agency. Without prejudice to the foregoing, these conditions of acceptance specifically extend to any personal guarantee given by the directors of or any other person on behalf of a recognised agency in respect of any unsatisfied liabilities of the agency in the event of the agencyâ€™s liquidation or insolvency. Such guarantee is part of these conditions of acceptance. 13 Leaflets For the purpose of these terms and conditions, any leaflet or other publication or material distributed with any of the Companyâ€™s newspapers or magazines is deemed to be an â€˜advertisementâ€™, and references to the publication of such advertisements is deemed to be the distribution or insertion of such leaflet or other publication or material. 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Making waves: Megan Exley shows off her skills on the water.
TALENTED ROWER, 16, EYED AS FUTURE OLYMPIC CHAMP BY GAIL ROBINSON A SCHOOLGIRL has been selected to take part in a special training programme designed to develop future Olympic champions. Megan Exley, 16, had never actually sat in a rowing boat before she decided to apply to the ‘Start’ programme which helped create Team GB’s most successful rowing team of all time.
But she was so impressive when taking part in strength and endurance trials that she was accepted. She is now doing some form of training seven days a week and told the Independent she has taken to rowing ‘like a duck to water’. Megan, who stands at five feet nine inches, says she is not ‘spectacularly tall’ but unusually her arm span is eight centimetres more than her height, which is considered a great attribute in all rowers.
The head girl at Hope House School, Barnsley, is a keen sportswoman and already plays netball and squash. She says she was inspired to search out details about the ‘Start’ programme after learning about it as she cheered on members of the Team GB rowing team. ‘Start’ supported rowers came away from London 2012 with five golds and a bronze and the haul was hailed as Team GB’s most successful Olympic Regatta of all time.
“It was brilliant and I was in tears as I watched some of the races and medal presentations,” said Megan, of Birdwell. “I had never been in a rowing boat and didn’t even know where my nearest rowing club was, but I knew I wanted to find out more and have a go.” She rows for a team in Doncaster which is one of the ten areas in the UK where Start projects are run and it is there that Megan is training on and
full contact low kick and captured the gold in a straight final after a semifinal in which his opponent pulled out after an injury. He then fought in the adult K1 division, which also allows kicks to the legs, head and body, and won bronze with a spin kick knockout. Tommy, of The Crescent, Wilthorpe, fought in the cadets’ under 70kg low kick division and fought his way to the semi-finals before losing to a French opponent, gaining a bronze medal.
off the water – and toughening up her hands. “You don’t see Olympians rowing in gloves,” laughs Megan. “It is very cold out on the water and your hands do hurt
and ache, but it is all part of the toughening up process. “If you want to be an Olympian you have to work hard and be dedicated and I’m prepared to do everything I can.”
Back-breaking work pays off for show jumper on her way to top
Knockout results for kickboxing trio THREE lads from a Wombwell gym returned from the world kickboxing championships with two bronze medals and a gold. Jamie Clarke, 17, Tommy Crossland, 14, and Dan Tynas, 27, returned to their Combat Academy gym triumphant after competing in the International Combat Organisation world championships at Disneyland Paris. Jamie, of St Paul’s Parade, Ardsley, fought in the cadets’ under 65kg
Future champ: Megan Exley, 16.
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TRAINING this horse has been a real pain for Michelle Steeples – so far she’s broken her back in three places, her foot, ribs and an elbow. But the hard work has paid off for Michelle and her feisty companion Jenta, after coming second in the horse’s first show jumping competition at Bromley Farm, Wortley. After ‘breaking most of the bones in her body’ and with an arm in a sling, Michelle is hoping to be back in the saddle for another two competitions taking place on Sunday and December 30. “It’s not been an easy one, I’ll give her that. she has been very hard to deal with. From being a real youngster she’s been a nightmare,” said Michelle, 30, of Shortwood Villas. She has kept horses for more than 20 years and has been show jumping since the age of nine. She bought the Warmblood horse about four years ago and keeps her at Bullwood livery in Tankersley, training with her five days a week. But the relationship has been a turbulent one to say the least. Michelle was thrown off her fiery fourlegged friend last year, breaking her back in three
Dream team: Michelle Steeples with her horse Jenta.
places, and an ambulance had to be called out. She was unable to ride Jenta for six months but has now managed to rein her in with the help of trainer Mark Whitemore of Yorkshire Equine Academy. And with impressive jumps of 1.2 and 1.3 metres already, Michelle believes Jenta has the the ability to ‘make it to the top of the show jumping world’. Michelle said Jenta is of a strong blood line, and is
related to gold medal winner Nick Skelton’s horse Big Star that jumped for Team GB in London 2012. Despite her injuries Michelle has persevered because of Jenta’s ability. “It’s my dream; I’ve searched so long for a horse as talented as she is, it’s made me want to do it more.” Michelle is looking to take part in more competitions next year and has set her sights on the worldfamous Horse of the Year show in 2014.