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SIR Ian McKellen, the star actor famed for his role in Lord of the Rings, has raised more than £15,000 for a Barnsley theatre. Page 3

A LOCAL teacher has talked about her pride in being named as a national awards finalist and the positives it has brought. Page 6

NUTTY boys Madness are playing at Doncaster Races next month and you can win tickets. See our We Are Barnsley section. Page 10

Urgent bid to ease Fire Service crisis EMERGENCY cash reserves could be made available to prop-up South Yorkshire’s troubled fire service in an attempt to provide breathing space to solve its worsening financial troubles. The fire service is looking for ways to save £4m following a legal decision that it must end a rota system that had been saving it £1.4m a year and the potential that it might need millions more to top up pensions, following a government miscalculation. At present the only two options available would be to remove full-time crews from some appliances, leaving part-time ‘retained’ staff to answer 999 calls from home instead, or to cut crew numbers on each fire truck from five to four, a move fiercely resisted by the Fire Brigades Union, on safety grounds. A 12-week consultation is taking place at present but South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, the political body which controls the brigade, has held an extraordinary meeting to discuss progress because of ‘disquiet’ raised over the way opinions have been sought.

Those two options have been put to the public, and other bodies like councils and trade unions, in the hope further suggestions for plugging the gap can be found without such radical changes to the way the service operates. The position is confused because it is possible the government will cover some or all of the new pensions bill in future and decisions about how well it intends to finance fire services in future have yet to be made public. Sheffield Coun Tony Damms suggested using money from the service’s emergency savings to cover costs for another year, giving more time to find economies and possibly for government funding to improve. That idea will now be on the table when the results of the consultations are examined by the authority, but Chief Fire Officer James Courtney said he doubted it could help, because in effect the service would need 50 extra firefighters on a short-term basis to cover a year-long gap. “What a temporary solution looks like, I really don’t know,” he told the meeting.

INBRIEF... Council’s bid to cut ‘county lines’ A PROJECT to reduce cases of vulnerable children being lured into criminal gangs is set to be launched. Barnsley Council’s ruling cabinet members announced a scheme which will see officers working alongside colleagues in Doncaster and Rotherham in order to put measures in place to reduce ‘county lines’ crime – a term associated with gangs crossing borders to expand their drug network. Coun Margaret Bruff said: “This is a long-term challenge but it will look at the causes and put measures in place to prevent those as risk from becoming involved in crime.” n HERE: A TOTAL audience of almost 3,000 attended a spectacular two-day festival at the Metrodome to celebrate ten years of Barnsley Youth Choir. In all, 800 singers across 12 choirs took part in three performances over Friday and Saturday to celebrate the milestone for the world-famous choir. It began with a children’s choir concert on Friday afternoon featuring the youngest choirs in the BYC family, and culminated in a massed grand finale gala concert on Saturday afternoon

featuring 550 singers performing together. They were joined by international guest choirs from Sweden, Hungary, and the Fellowship of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. BYC founder and musical director Mat Wright said: “It went even better than I’d hoped it would. I felt incredibly proud of the kids – they were simply brilliant.” For a special commemorative feature on Barnsley Youth Choir’s anniversary, see the Barnsley Chronicle this Friday.

Van owner sought A VAN with false number plates has been recovered and police are trying to locate the owner. On Sunday, a flatbed Ford Transit was recovered on Washington Road, Goldthorpe. The van had been stolen from Sutton-in-Ashfield in Nottinghamshire and the registration number fitted on the vehicle is not registered to it. Police have asked anyone with information to contact 101 or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote incident number three of June 24.



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View behind scenes of a big employer AS one of the biggest employers in South Yorkshire, XPO Logistics commit to supporting local schools in the area and their future workforce. Working in partnership with Ahead Partnership and through the ‘Make the Grade’ programme, XPO Logistics have the opportunity to get involved in various employability activities such as interview practice sessions, Enterprise Challenges, career workshops and World of Work days. These activities give students an insight into who XPO Logistics are and also provides skills development opportunities for colleagues. Most recently a site visit

was arranged for four students from Horizon Community College who had won a school Enterprise Challenge. The students were given a full site tour and an understanding of what happens at the site in Barnsley and a basic understanding of the logistics sector in general. The students were also introduced to different members of the XPO team from a wide range of job roles. They met people including a senior operations manager, team leader, warehouse administrator and warehouse operatives. This gave students the opportunity to ask questions and find out what job roles

exist within logistics – and to understand what skills are needed. The day was a great success and was enjoyed by all with the school. Feedback from the school was very positive, with them telling us: “All students had a brilliant time and they were really enthused about logistics and their potential career paths. “It is everything we wanted from the day.” This is a great opportunity to show the young community what a career in logistics can involve and something that XPO Logistics will continue to support.

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ON Friday May 31, XPO Logistics attended the annual Weston Park Cancer Charity Race Evening at Doncaster Races and was one of the seven corporate race sponsors. The event brought colleagues together for a glamorous evening of racing with a three course meal and a champagne reception. XPO also had the opportunity to award the Best Turned out horse and present the winning Jockey and Trainer of their race with a bottle of champagne. A fabulous evening raising money for a fantastic cause.

THIS year XPO Logistics have chosen to support Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ), a local charity which provides a safe and supervised place for young people. GAZ offer a free service for young people in the local community where they can relax and socialise with friends, and take part in games and activities. This year XPO Logistics will provide volunteers to help run the youth clubs which are on twice a week and they will also arrange fundraising events

XPO Logistics supported the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, Bubble Rush Event at Rother Valley last month and sponsored the pink colour station. 10 colleagues were given the opportunity to volunteer at the event, marshalling the route and cheering on the runners. One colleague even showed their support by dressing as Finn the Fish! 7 colleagues also took part in the 5k challenge and had lots of foamy fun, raising just under £150 for Bluebell Wood.

throughout the year to help raise the much needed funds for the centre’s running costs and maintenance. XPO presented a cheque for £417.20 to GAZ which was

raised from a charity night. So far from bake sales, raffles, sweepstakes and the annual quiz night colleagues from XPO Logistics have raised £750 for the charity.

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Star actor backs Civic as part of big birthday tour

n WELCOME TO BARNSLEY: Sir Ian McKellen and Helen Ball, CEO of The Civic, which the actor played as part of his 80 stages tour.

John’s gig ACOUSTIC ANGELS and former Boy on a Dolphin frontman John Reilly will perform at the Lamproom Theatre with an array of new solo songs. John, originally from Liverpool but now based in Sheffield, will bring his live show to the intimate Barnsley venue on Saturday, alongside Canadian pianist Lewis Nitikman. Described as a classic English singer songwriter in the Ray Davies/ Richard Hawley mould, his solo albums include accaimed debut Zebulon and Bad Vibe Shredder. It’s a 7.30pm start and tickets can be purchased by ringing the Lamproom Theatre on 200075.

ACTING royalty Sir Ian McKellen, well known for his role in the Lord of the Rings, has raised more than £15,000 for The Civic. Sir Ian helped raised a total of £15,187.06 for The Civic’s #Connect fundraising campaign – which aims to turn the theatre into a world-class destination for the arts by 2023 – by adding a new theatre, cafe and extended gallery. His show sold out in just over an hour after tickets went on sale back in November. The visit was part of an 80-venue tour where all of the profits benefited

specific causes at each theatre he visited, marking his 80th birthday. During the Barnsley show, Sir Ian interacted with fans and went around collecting donations with his bucket to raise extra funds – as well as giving the fans a chance to get up close with him. Money from ticket sales, programmes and the donation bucket all went into the charity pot and together the total came to £7,593.53 – and this has been matched by the Arts Council to bring the total to more than £15,000. This year marks the tenth anniversary of The

Civic’s reincarnation, and the Grade II listed building has been a part of the town since 1877. “We are very grateful to Sir Ian McKellen and his team for coming to Barnsley as part of the 80 stages tour,” said CEO of The Civic, Helen Ball. “It was an absolute pleasure to host him at our venue, as well as see his amazing performance. “He helped spread the message for us about the need to keep our much loved venue alive for years into the future and we are thrilled to have raised such a large amount for our capital campaign.”


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Cricketer Warren is sticking with mental health support bid A MAN who suffered from mental health issues has created cricket bat stickers to let people know ‘it’s okay to speak up’. Warren Bird, a member of Darfield Cricket Club, decided to create the stickers to promote tackling mental health issues and emphasise that more men need to speak up if they are suffering. The stickers bear the wording #ItsOkToTalk, with the hope that more men will come forward. “I’ve had issues with mental health myself for numerous years and I’ve had advice and help and I started sharing quotes about mental health to

help other people,” said Warren, 31. “I’ve had people come up to me asking if I suffer with my mental health and they say because I’m a loud and bubbly character they don’t expect me to. “But that’s it – it’s what’s hidden behind the smile and laughter and now people are coming out and saying they’ve been in a dark place and saying they’re suffering in the same way that I have.” So far Warren has made and ordered 190 stickers – selling them at £3 each – and is donating the money raised to mental health charities.

“I play cricket myself and I decided to design these stickers for bats.” he added. “I ordered 30 and charged £3 apiece and they went straight away, so I ordered another 80 and they were sold too, so then I ordered another 80. “Mental health is one of the main killers in men and it’s happening far too often. I’m sharing my stickers on Facebook and people keep saying that I’m doing a brilliant job. “I’m not sure yet what charity the money is going to but I don’t want to make that decision until all of the money is collected.” The idea of a crick-

et bat sticker came as Warren has found playing sport can help improve mental health. “Cricket is just a sport I enjoy, but playing that and football I found helps take your mind off things,” he said. “You don’t worry about issues and life when you’re playing with your friends and you’re getting seven hours of rest from what is happening in your personal life, work and everything in general. Sport is a safe place for me. “Thank you for the people who have been supporting this as without them it wouldn’t have raised so much already.”

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A WOMAN is appealing for help to find her half-brother. Louise Alderson, of Brough, doesn’t know his name. But she believes he is in his early twenties and was born when his mum, Anne, moved from Ossett to Barnsley. He will have an older sister called Mandy and she thinks the family lived in the Athersley area. Their father was called Stephen Alderson and lived on Henley Road in Ossett. She can be contacted on louiseacars@gmail. com.

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New task force is focused on violent crime A DEDICATED police group had a productive day in Barnsley. The newly-launched Violent Task Force held the day of action last Monday, in a bid to sort out crime in the town. Arrests, detaining wanted people and stop and searches were all in a day’s work for the 25 police officers. The team was launched in a bid to eradicate violent crime across the county, following additional funding from the Home Office. The £2.58 million allocated to the force will fund task force operations over the next 12 months as officers hone in on crime ‘hotspot’ areas and work to disrupt the work of organised criminals. The day saw the team arrest a 22-year-old man from Barnsley on suspicion of possession with intent to supply. Officers

stopped his vehicle and found a significant amount of money and a quantity of suspected cannabis. A 27-year-old man from Barnsley was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply after a large amount of suspected cannabis was found in his car. A 18-year-old man from Bolton upon Dearne and a 17-year-old-boy from Rotherham were arrested for possession of an offensive weapon after two knuckle-duster weapons were found in his car. Both men have been released under investigation. A 19-year-old man from Barnsley was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon and a ºcontrolled drug. Officers searched the vehicle and found two knuckle-dusters. He has since been released under investigation.

A 40-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was arrested on suspicion of theft. Officers found the man unconscious in Barnsley and following a search found ten pairs of glasses that are believed to be stolen from a local business. Chief inspector Vicky Short of the Violent Crime Task Force said: “I am extremely pleased with the results following the team’s day of action in Barnsley. “Since our launch, officers have been working incredibly hard to make South Yorkshire a safer place to visit, live and work. “We are committed to tackling violent crime and continue to urge the public to help us.” Anyone with information or concerns is asked to report them to 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A WINNER has been chosen for the Barnsley in Bloom poster competition which showed some ‘unbe-leaf-ably’ good artwork. The committee for Barnsley in Bloom judged posters sent in by a budding bunch of children from junior, primary and infant schools around the borough. The competition was split into two age categories – one for those aged seven and under and another for those over the age of seven.

After deliberation, the committee chose Lia Beaumont, aged 11, from Park Street Primary School. Coun Pauline Markham, Mayor of Barnsley, said: “Well done to everyone who entered. It was a tough decision, there were so many great entries. “The schools and children who entered should be incredibly proud, they’ve presented some unbe-leaf-ably good artwork.” Infant runner up in the aged under seven’s category was

Jack Shaw, aged six, from Hoylandswaine Primary School. Junior runner up in the aged seven and over category was Alfie Hartley, aged nine from St Helen’s Primary Academy. The Mayor’s favourite (picked out by Coun Markham) went to Amy Vause, aged 11, from Brierley Church of England Primary School. The posters will be displayed during July at the town hall in Barnsley, market buildings and the Alhambra Centre.

It’s full monty for charity fundraisers A NEW take on a classic comedy striptease act will be performed for charity. A ten-strong troupe, made up of Connor Turford, Jack Deakin, Tony Stephenson, Nigel Walker, Matthew Fullerton, Jake Wade, John Nicholson, Danny Ravenscroft, Mathew Fuller and Jack Norman, will do a ‘Full

Monty’ act in the spirit of the hit 1997 film starring Robert Carlyle, on Friday July 12 at Highgate Sports Club in Goldthorpe to raise money for a prostate cancer charity. The group are rehearsing their act at the Clayton School of Dance and are hoping to raise as much as they can.


On the day, organised by Darryl Hand, Donna Taylor and Mark Chappell, there will also be a play your cards right game, family fortunes, a raffle and a DJ. The organisers are asking for any donations for the raffle, and anyone wishing to give something can drop it off at the club where the event will take place.

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Fundraising record shows Tracey is top of the class A TEACHING assistant who has helped to raise more than £70,000 for her school has won an award in recognition of her efforts. Tracey White, 55, has worked as a teaching assistant at Birkwood Primary School for 14 years and each year she raises between £5,000 and £7,000 which helps bring the price of all school trips down to just £5. Throughout the year, Tracey holds raffles, sponsored walks, Christmas fairs and bingo and has raised more than £70,000 over the years. “I first joined the school as a dinner lady,” said Tracey, 55 from Kirkwood Avenue, Cudworth. “Then a friend persuaded me to join the

committee and it’s all sort of gone from there. “I can’t believe I’ve been fundraising for 14 years and I didn’t know the total amount I had raised until last week. “You just don’t realise how much it all adds up. “I want to ensure that our children only have to pay £5 for their school

trips, I love seeing the children enjoy their trips and knowing I helped to raise the money so they can enjoy it makes it all worth it.” To recognise her fund-raising efforts head teacher, Julie Allen, nominated Tracey for a Hallam FM Hero Award in the ‘fundraiser of the year’ category. “I didn’t even know I was nominated,” said Tracey. “Julie called me into her office on Monday and told me she had nominated me and that I had got through to the final. I was shocked to say the least but very proud.” The awards were held at the Kenwood Hall Hotel in Sheffield on Friday where Tracey won the award for ‘fundraiser of the year.’

Charlotte is a true classroom hero A LOCAL teacher has shared her experience of being named a finalist of the coveted National Teaching Awards as the latest classroom heroes are announced. Charlotte Grace teaches physics at Outwood Academy in Shafton and was a 2018 silver winner of the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year award. The awards celebrate excellence in schools and recognise the lasting impact that inspirational teachers can have. Coinciding with the announcement of this year’s finalists, students and the general public from South Yorkshire are being encouraged to share their stories and thanks with the teachers who have positively influenced them. Ms Grace said: “Being a 2018 Teaching Award silver winner was an amazing experience. As a teacher, watching my students achieve and learn new things every day is a hugely rewarding feeling, so knowing

that my school had nominated me for an award for the work we do was very special. “When you are working every day with students, you don’t expect praise, you just aim to do the very best job you can, but receiving this thanks and recognition can make the job even more rewarding. “Since being a silver winner, I have been given the opportunity to co-ordinate all the NQT (newly qualified) and trainee teachers across the academy, which is brilliant. The award has also encouraged me to continue to try and innovate wherever possible within my day-to-day teaching and raise the profile of STEM subjects. “I’m looking forward to congratulating all of this year’s winners and would encourage everyone to get involved with Thank A Teacher Day, as I know the thanks I received is something that will stay with me for a lifetime.” The Get Into Teaching

campaign, which supports Thank a Teacher Day, aims to highlight that teaching isn’t about what young people become, but who they become, and underscores the unique role teachers play in shaping young people’s lives. Roger Pope, a spokesman for the Get Into Teaching campaign, said: “Teachers do a fantastic job every day and Thank A Teacher Day helps us to shine a light on the many inspirational individuals whose efforts can sometimes go under the radar. “Receiving an award will be a brilliant feeling for all of this year’s nominees who continue to provide their students with the support and guidance needed to succeed. “While these awards are special, receiving a ‘thank you’ from a current or previous student can mean just as much to teachers so I’d encourage everyone to share their thanks this year.”

Wonder-ful Wentworth A FESTIVAL at the historic grade I listed Wentworth Woodhouse will take place next month. The WE Wonder Festival will be in the 50-acres of garden, which will come alive with arts, crafts, street food, live shows, music, literature, and fun for all the family. “The festival is set to be huge and spectacular, with an exceptional line-up of arts and cultural activities for our local communities to experience,” explained chief executive of Wentworth Woodhouse, Sarah McLeod. The WE Great Place programme of cultural events throughout the

year celebrates the rich shared history of Wentworth and Elsecar and has recently become a Without Walls touring partner – which is a consortium of UK festival partners which aims to reach new audiences through outdoor acts. “Festival goers will have the chance to explore the hidden wonders of Wentworth Woodhouse as they escape their everyday lives into a new world filled with magic, fun and laughter,” said Dominic Sanders of WE Great Place. Tickets for the event on Sunday July 7 can be purchased through the Eventbite website.

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Man ‘stranded’ in no-go zone A MAN left feeling ‘stranded’ after it took him three hours to get home from Penistone says the lack of public transport to the town makes it a ‘no-go zone’. Robert Broadhead, 64, from Manor Park, Silkstone, works shifts at the Buckingham Care Home in Penistone and relies on public transport to travel to and from work. He says he is shocked with the lack of services to Penistone on a Sunday. “I work nights and finish work early on a Sunday morning,” said Robert. “I don’t drive and I find it very difficult to travel to and from work on a Sunday.” Only one bus runs through Penistone on Sunday, the 21a, which Robert feels alienates Penistone from the rest of Barnsley. “Last week I pre-booked a taxi for 8.30am when I finished work and by 9.30am the taxi still hadn’t shown up despite me trying multiple times to get in contact with them. This forced me to wait for the first bus of the day at 10am and I didn’t get home until 11am, a full three hours after I finished my night shift.”

Robert (pictured above) suffers with angina, and after returning home on Sunday, he was forced to call an ambulance after he began experiencing chest pains and headaches as a result of being awake for more than 17 hours. “I felt really poorly. I should have been home hours before I was and I started having chest pains as a result of my angina. When the ambulance came, the crew were really worried about my blood pressure. “When you use public transport, you’ve got to set off earlier to catch your bus and make sure you’re on time so I wasn’t just awake for the time I was at work, but the time before and after, which made me ill.

“I feel that the public transport in and out of Penistone is lacking which makes it hard to get to and from work. “The council want to encourage people to give up driving in favour of using public transport, but public transport is not reliable.” Hannah Kitching, Liberal Democrat councillor for Penistone East, said: “The Liberal Democrats have long been campaigning for improved bus services across our region. “As a resident and councillor in Penistone, I know just how isolated people are becoming if they don’t drive, due to the ever diminishing frequency of bus services to our town and surrounding villages. “Frequent and reliable public transport links are a lifeline for elderly people in particular, and all those without access to a private vehicle. Penistone’s bus services simply aren’t good enough. “This is one of the ways in which we are being failed by South Yorkshire Labour’s inability to agree and secure a devolution deal.”

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Revving up to boost hospice funds A BARUGH Green pub will host a Cars and Coffee event which will raise money for Barnsley Hospice. The event at The Crown and Anchor pub on Barugh Lane will be the first Cars and Coffee event and will showcase a collection of rare and high-end vehicles including classic collectables, modified cars, sports models and super cars. Local businesses attending the Cars and Coffee event include Bullhouse Barbers, Performance Direct and Elite Refinishing. Ford has also partnered up with organisers at The Crown and Anchor and will be showcasing its

new Mustang model on the day. The event will also be used to raise funds for local charity Barnsley Hospice with a special prize raffle. General manager at The Crown and Anchor, Matt Horn, said: “We didn’t know what to expect when we decided to put on this event but we’ve already had overwhelming interest from customers, local groups and car lovers who can’t wait to see some of the amazing motors that we’ll have on display. “We’re also happy to be working alongside some great local companies to raise money for Barnsley Hospice. We’ve done a lot of fundraising for them already

and it’s an amazing cause. At Cars and Coffee, we’ll be hosting a charity raffle with prizes from our partner companies including car-care products and hair-care gifts. Tickets will be £1 and all proceeds will go to Barnsley Hospice.” Cars and Coffee will take place on Sunday. Booking isn’t required however, there will be live music and food served throughout the day so booking a table in advance is advised for customers wishing to stay later into the evening. Bookings can be made by visiting or calling 387 200.



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A NEW secondary school is set to provide places for 900 children in Barnsley. Trinity Academy, due to open in 2021, has been approved by the Department for Education after a successful bid by Halifax-based Trinity Multi-Academy Trust (MAT). The free faith school will be a non-selective school specialising in maths and science, supported by the Church of England Diocese of Leeds, for 11 to 16-year-olds. And while it will meet a demand for places that will be increasingly felt over the coming years, the faith school has attracted some concern. Charity Humanists UK, which campaigns for inclusive education with no religious discrimination, has criticised the decision by the DfE to approve the school along with six other state-funded faith schools nationally, Education campaigns manager for the charity Dr Ruth Wareham called the decision ‘disappointing’. “Far from meeting parental demand, the creation of more faith-based places tends to restrict parental choice,” said Dr Wareham. “With many parents forced to apply for faith schools when they would prefer community schools with no religious bias. “We urge the government to rethink the decision to introduce more faith schools into the state system and ensure that every new school that opens is inclusive and welcoming to all pupils irrespective of background.” But Trinity MAT said the academy, while having teaching rooted in Christian values, would not be restricted to pupils of the Christian faith. Rob Marsh, principal of Trinity Cathedral Academy Wakefield, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to bring a cutting-edge dimension to education in Barnsley. “At Trinity MAT we have a ‘no-excus-

es’ culture – this means the quality of teaching and learning is paramount, aspiration for each student in our care is the norm and student outcomes are exceptionally high.” Luke Tryl, director of charity New Schools Network, which supported Trinity MAT’s application to the DfE, said: “The application process to set up a free school is extremely rigorous so it is a testament to Trinity MAT’s hard work that they have been approved to open.” Barnsley Council will welcome the school, which should account for the 900 places it said were needed to prove adequate for demand in the town centre over the next seven years. Forecasts from 2020 to 2027 predict an extra 657 secondary school places will be needed in on top of the 4,100 currently supplied by Horizon Community College, Barnsley Academy and Darton College. Three options were discussed at a meeting of the council’s ruling cabinet in December – a free school built and run by a MAT, one built by the council and run by a MAT, or more spaces created in existing schools – and the council had understood that two MATs had registered interest with the DfE to open a free school in Barnsley. Coun Margaret Bruff, cabinet spokesperson for children’s services, said: “We’re aware that the DfE has approved the Trinity Academy bid. “The council has been looking at how we address current, and future demands for school places across the borough due to demographic growth and developments within the Barnsley Local Plan, and will continue to work with a range of providers on options to meet this demand.” Trinity MAT will be working with the council to specify a suitable site for the school.

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BARNSLEY residents will be among the first to test out a new Co-op health app. The Co-op has launched a new digital pharmacy offer, as it helps consumers to more easily access their repeat prescriptions via an app. The new Co-op Health app is the first in a series of digital developments from the Co-op’s new health business. Currently only available in a number of regions across England, those living in Barnsley will be some of the first who are able to use the app. A number of GP surgeries in Barnsley, including the Hoyland Medical Practice and the Brierley

Medical Centre, are already paired with the app, meaning their patients can now download it and begin to use it when managing their repeat prescriptions. The app links people directly to their GP surgeries – enabling them to order medication in real time. Those living in Barnsley can choose to have their medication dispensed by the Co-op Health’s Pharmacy and delivered directly to their home, work or any other address in the UK. Alternatively, they can choose to have their medication dispensed by and collected from any other pharmacy in England.

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4 8 5 7 9 6 1 2 3

3 4 6 8 7 9 2 5 1

8 5 9 4 1 2 3 6 7

1 2 7 6 5 3 8 9 4

2 9 1 3 6 5 4 7 8

6 7 8 2 4 1 9 3 5

5 3 4 9 8 7 6 1 2

9 6 7 3 1 4 5 2 8

5 1 8 2 7 6 3 4 9

2 4 3 8 9 5 6 7 1

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1 8 2 5 6 9 4 3 7

3 5 9 1 2 7 8 6 4

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Using all nine letters provided, can you answer these clues? Every answer must include the central letter. Which word meaning Traditional community member uses all nine letters?

12 13 14

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5 letters Bishop’s hat Fixed gaze Indian instrument Lay to rest Scope, confines

6 letters Belfast’s county Humorous jesting Male expert Migratory bird Part of a flower 7 letters Atmospheric (music)

Brighten (up) Greek wine More disagreeable Wood‑colouring 8 letters Stair handrail








PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SOLUTION: Great Least Alert Slate Leant Gantry Gentry Sentry Antler Gyrate Largest Sternly Tangles Garnets Strangle Strangely



7 Strange piece of work for Bond


1 Senseless, one point about one in charge (7)

villain (6)

8 Stop a question, part that’s

2 Slightly open a container (4)

9 Excursion to ancient city (4)

4 Little creature eating seconds for

3 It’s not acute, stupid! (6)

obscure (6)

10 One Parisian fitting in poor taste (8) 11 Song needs catchy tune and whisky! (6,5)

pudding (6)

5 Change to a lower station (8)

6 Black glue ruined instrument (5)

14 Spoken gossip from wood hut

12 Grey tome mishandled branch of

18 Second personality in reworking

13 Two articles on painting, in

19 Returning in haste, I decide to

15 Reinforce river enclosure (6)

spread (4,2,5)

of ogre tale (5,3) lose weight (4)

mathematics (8) essence (2,5)

16 Flowery US state seen shortly (6)

20 Build up a set of workers, say (6) 17 Go with the crowd for powdered cloth (5) 21 Lock up in winter, naturally (6)

19 Time for fruit (4)

DOWN ACROSS 1 Asinine (7) 7 Handyman’s 2 Almost closed (4) task (3,3) 3 Annoyingly 8 Hazy, cloudy (6) insensitive (6) 9 Excursion (4) 4 Chilled dessert (6) 10 Improper (8) 11 Christmas song (6,5) 5 1815 battle (8) 14 The grapevine (4,2,5) 6 Brass instrument (5) 12 Branch of maths (8) 18 One’s other 13 Deep down (2,5) self (5,3) 19 Eat less to slim (4) 15 Grow, intensify (6) 20 Amass, build up (6) 16 Red‑faced (6) 17 Group of sheep (5) 21 Confine in a 19 Appointment (4) camp (6) PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SOLUTION:

ACROSS: 7 Sonata 8 Amazed 9 Odes 10 Devilish 11 Conspirator 14 Ignition key 18 Payphone 19 Very 20 Red Sea 21 Intone DOWN: 1 Road hog 2 Laos 3 Gardai 4 Latvia 5 Fall down 6 Sense 12 Signpost 13 Terrine 15 Isobar 16 Iberia 17 Water 19 Vets


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10 – Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Take one step beyond to see Madness live MADNESS are back for 2019, and they will be performing at Doncaster Races on July 20! The nutty boys celebrate being one of the top 20 selling UK groups of all time, with seven top ten albums to their name. The band have reached the UK Top 20 charts twenty-two times, with over six million album sales. Recently they’ve

achieved gold status with their ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ album, sold out shows across the country, and released their Full House The Best Of Madness compilation. Madness promise to play all the hits and fan favourites including ‘Baggy Trousers’, ‘One Step Beyond’, ‘My Girl’, ‘Our House’ and ‘It Must Be Love’, plus some brand new tracks too. For an action packed

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MiniWABer It’s a Playmania date for Maisie day out, why not celebrate a day of racing with friends and family, before dancing the night away with the delights of the wonderful Madness in concert finishing off a perfect Summer’s evening. A gig not to be missed… WAB have teamed up with MP Promotions and we’re giving one lucky reader the opportunity to watch Madness live at Doncaster Races.

To win, just answer this question: “Which year was ‘Baggy Trousers’ released? Send your answer along with your name and contact number to competitions@ Alternatively send your answer along with your name and contact number to WAB Madness, 47 Church Street, Barnsley S70 2AS. The closing date is July 2, good luck!

EACH week we give away a pass to Playmania to one of Tarn’s cutest kids. This week’s winner is sevenyear-old Maisie Murphy. Isn’t she beautiful? Enjoy your time at Playmania!

YOU love showing off your pets and we love seeing photos of them. Here’s a round-up...

Lacey. Mack.


Dolly. Boston.



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Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 –

A week in WAB history...

WAB pictures of the week...

FOLLOWING Father’s Day, we asked you to share photos of your dads, stepdads and granddads. Here is a round-up of what we received... RIGHT: Submitted by Victoria Ledger. Below, from left, from Annalise Bailey, Emma Crookes and Sarah Jukes.

Big day for Brian but end of road for historic hotel

WAB history takes a look through the archives at WAB news from years gone by. This week, we flash back to June 2016...

June 8 Ardsley House to be demolished ARDSLEY House Hotel will be demolished to make way for 27 houses. Councillors said it a ‘sad day for Barnsley’ as they gave developers the all clear to demolish the building – which was built in 1773. The former three-star hotel has been empty since July 2014 after owner St James’s Hotel Group conducted a review on its viability, making 50 staff redundant. The proposals for the development have been submitted by Arncliffe

Homes and Amberton Properties Ltd. Several councillors welcomed the development, but said they would be sad to see the original building demolished. Coun Robin Franklin said: “I can’t understand for the life of me why it couldn’t be retained. It’s a sad day, it’s a 18th century property we’ve destroyed. I welcome the development, but I’m sorry we could not retain the original house.” June 13 Blessed Awarded with OBE BRIAN BLESSED has been awarded with an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The popular actor, who grew up in Goldthorpe, has been awarded for services to the arts and charity.

“I am absolutely delighted,” he said. “It is marvellous that the son of a Yorkshire coal miner should be given such an honour. A huge thanks to those people who nominated me.”

June 30 War memorial receives new status BARNSLEY’s war memorial has received greater protected status to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. The memorial outside of the Town Hall has been upgraded to Grade II* listed status to give it greater protection. It was chosen alongside 14 other war memorials across the country that have been given extra protection by Government heritage body Historic England.

From left, submitted by Elyse Heath and Angela Harrison.

From left, from Elly Plant, Courtney Kennett and Kerry Hepple.


12 – Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Entertainments Tours Gawber Road WMC Telephone: 01226 203088

Saturday 29th June

Saturday 6th July



Top international touring rock band Sunday 30th June


Sunday 7th July



Ardsley Oaks WMC

Welcome to all members, associates and bonafide guests

Sunday 30th June

Sunday 21st July

Sky/BT sports shown here

Fantastic charity fundraiser with live entertainment - Tickets £5 available now behind the bar

IN THE CHRIS WAITE PARTY CAR PARK BAND Function room for hire - Birthdays / Weddings / Christenings / Funerals

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Notice to Members and Associates Sunday 30th June Saturday 29th June Lounge QUIZ & BINGO 2pm QUIZ WITH BOB SWAN 10.15pm Saturday 13th July Superb soul / motown trio



Saturday 20th July

Live 5 piece rock band

All Live Sport now on big screen Check website on


BARNSLEY CENTRAL WMC Birk Avenue, Kendray. Telephone 01226 206059 Notice to Members and Associates

Monday 1st July

Saturday 29th June

THE GINA DANNY GONZALES BAND HERROD Knockout live 4 piece band from North East Young male vocalist

Motors Caravans For Sale

Cars Wanted

Cash waiting for your used Caravan or Motorhome 2000 to 2018 Please call Julian Goodall on 07802 541488



Sat 29th June . . . . . .CLEETHORPES ‘ARMED FORCES DAY’. . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun 30th June . . . . . .SKEGNESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Tue 2nd July . . . . . . . .OXFORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £15.50 Wed 3rd July . . . . . . .BURY MARKET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat 6th July . . . . . . . .CHESTER ZOO (COACH ONLY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun 7th July . . . . . . . .KENDAL & LAKE WINDERMERE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £14.00 Mon 8th July . . . . . . .SOUTHPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Wed 10th July . . . . . .GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW (COACH ONLY) . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat 13th July . . . . . . .BEAMISH ‘FESTIVAL OF THE 50’S’ (COACH ONLY). . . £14.00 Sun 14th July . . . . . . .STRATFORD-ON-AVON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £14.00 Wed 17th July . . . . . .SKIPTON MKT & HAWORTH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Thurs 18th July . . . . .RIPON MKT & THIRSK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat 20th July . . . . . . .WHITBY ‘VINTAGE FAIR’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sun 21st July . . . . . . .SKEGNESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Tue 23rd July . . . . . . .SCARBOROUGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Wed 24th July . . . . . .BRIDLINGTON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Sat 27th July . . . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Mon 29th July . . . . . .LIVERPOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Tue 30th July . . . . . . .CLEETHORPES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00


Sun 25th August - £48 Includes: Admission & free time at Salford Quay


Sat 16th November - All seats £72 29th June - 6th July . . .LLANDUDNO . . . . . . . . . .CHATSWORTH HOTEL . . . . . . . . £373 29th June - 6th July . . .PAIGNTON . . . . . . . . . . . .HOTEL BONAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £380 29th June - 6th July . . .PAIGNTON . . . . . . . . . . . .CAMBRIA HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . £370 1st - 5th July . . . . . . . . .BRIGHTON . . . . . . . . . . . .ROYAL ALBION HOTEL . . . . . . . . £288 1st - 5th July . . . . . . . . .SCARBOROUGH . . . . . . . .DELMONT HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . £238 3rd - 7th July . . . . . . . . .GT YARMOUTH . . . . . . . . .NEW BEACH HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . £275 5th - 7th July . . . . . . . . .LAKE DISTRICT . . . . . . . .RIVERSIDE HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . £199 6th - 13th July . . . . . . . .ISLE OF WIGHT . . . . . . . . .SANDS HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £392 6th - 13th July . . . . . . . .WEYMOUTH . . . . . . . . . . .CARLTON HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . £387 7th - 12th July . . . . . . . .BOURNEMOUTH . . . . . . .SUNCLIFFE HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . £360 7th - 12th July . . . . . . . .GT YARMOUTH . . . . . . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL. . . . . £264 8th - 12th July . . . . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . . . .HARLANDS HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . £169 8th - 12th July . . . . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . . . .PARK HOUSE HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . £250 8th - 12th July . . . . . . . .BLACKPOOL . . . . . . . . . . .NEW VALRON HOTEL . . . . . . . . . £191 11th - 15th July . . . . . . .ISLE OF MAN . . . . . . . . . .CHESTER HOUSE HOTEL . . . . . . £427 13th - 20th July . . . . . . .PAIGNTON . . . . . . . . . . . .HOTEL BONAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £380 14th - 19th July . . . . . . .SOUTHPORT . . . . . . . . . . .TALBOT HOTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £208 15th - 19th July . . . . . . .FOLKESTONE . . . . . . . . . .GRAND BURSTIN HOTEL . . . . . . £196 20th - 24th July . . . . . . .SCARBOROUGH . . . . . . . .CUMBERLAND HOTEL . . . . . . . . £278 20th - 27th July . . . . . . .SKEGNESS . . . . . . . . . . . .QUEENS HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . £315 20th - 27th July . . . . . . .WEYMOUTH . . . . . . . . . . .CARLTON HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . £387 21st - 26th July . . . . . . .BOURNEMOUTH . . . . . . .HINTON FIRS HOTEL. . . . . . . . . . £350 21st - 27th July . . . . . . .EASTBOURNE . . . . . . . . .GLASTONBURY HOTEL. . . . . . . . £325 21st - 27th July . . . . . . .GT.YARMOUTH . . . . . . . .SWANVALE LODGE HOTEL. . . . . £285



BARNSLEY 287403 or ROTHERHAM 888150 NO SMOKING ON ALL OUR COACHES 6–16 seat Mini bus, wheelchair access. Days / nights out, airports etc. We will get you there and back comfortably – Tel. 07970 651889 or 01226 200110

THE FOOT HEALTH PRACTICE Foot Health and Chiropody

VW Specialists • MoT Station Unit 13, Albion Road, Carlton Ind. Estate, Carlton, Barnsley.

TELEPHONE: BARNSLEY 724623 FROM full resprays to a small dent removal, We do insurance repairs. We will beat any genuine quote. Kirby Vehicle Sales – Tel. 01226 750320

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Est. 2007

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Personal Notices I’M Ralph, I’m 67, home owner, non smoker. Would like to meet intelligent lady for long term relationship, between 40 and 60 years old, 5”10, medium build, must like cats and chickens. Box number 811

Personal Services BARNSLEY’S Executive Suite massage, 10 – 8.30, 7 days. New and old customers welcome – Tel. 01226 248500


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DENTURE STUDIO 94 Sheffield Road For quality dentures


731 168 Same day denture repairs Qualified C.D.T.A.



R Nicholson, 1 Laithes Lane, Athersley.

Tel. 01226 295535 SOMETHING TO SMILE ABOUT Full Dentures from £450


01226 246334 2 Hornby Mews, Cope Street, Barnsley GDC 127656


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Tours and Travel

HAIRDRESSING/ Beauty/ Nail Salon. Off Summer Lane near Dennis Williams. Modern interior, 2 sinks, 3 chairs, reception area, small kitchen, WC and private parking. £150 pw bond required. – Tel.– 07931907086

Services, Repairs and Testing

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


ROOMS in very clean, well maintained and friendly shared house. 5 minutes to town centre. £80 pw, all bills included, bond required. Private landlord – Tel. 07931 907086 LARGE double room, en suite, available now, Ardsley. No DSS – Tel. 07850 915702

Commercial Premises 3 car garage workshop, 3 phase, lifts, compressor, office/kitchen and toilet, alarm, Wombwell area, – Tel. 01226 750320

Flats or Houses To Let TWO bedroom terrace house on Cope street, Barnsley and Grafton street Barnsley. Both £95 p/w and £380 bond each. Please tel:– 07399 357738 2 bedroom house, Racecommon Road, with garage and parking, 2 minute walk to town, excellent condition, £520 pcm, references required, NO DSS. – Tel. 07950 282558

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Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 –


Recruitment Full-Time Recruitment

Part-Time Recruitment


Hill Brow Surgery - Rotherham Road Branch Site Rotherham Road Medical Centre, 100 Rotherham Road, Smithies, Barnsley S71 1UT

Part-time Cleaner required 3 hours per day Monday - Friday, at our Rotherham Road Surgery. Hourly rate £8.21-£8.35 p/h. Knowledge and experience of cleaning to NHS standards and protocols and advantage, but full training will be given.

Capital Compactors Ltd Hydraulic Fitter required in our Barnsley factory. To refurbish and install hydraulic power packs in compactors and balers. Experience preferred. Competitive salary. Please email CV and covering letter to:


Please send CV and cover letter to: D Picken, Practice Manager, Hill Brow Surgery, Long Croft, Staincross, Barnsley S75 6FH Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 1 Victoria Crescent West Barnsley S75 2AE Telephone: 01226 771471

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BL Travel requires SERVICE DRIVERS 50 hours per week

£8.50 per hour

4 weeks paid holiday Uniform supplied Phone Paul on

01977 610313

Full time steward/stewardess required

Apply with c.v and covering letter to the club, all applications to be made before 30th June. For more informaton contact Carlton Village WMC

Tel.01226 722337

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We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our busy practice. Qualified and GDC registered or have some experience within a dental setting. Please send full C.V. with handwritten covering letter to: Mrs J. Kennedy (Senior Nurse) at the above address. Closing date: Friday, 5th July, 2019.

KM Travel requires part time local feeder driver (only normal drivers licence required), For our own tour work, for further details contact Keith. - Tel. 01226 280982

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14 – Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Sales & Wants Antiques

Farm and Garden

ELSECAR ANTIQUES CENTRE FREE VALUATION DAYS Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm Week days by appointment only WE BUY ANYTHING OLD AND INTERESTING

Please ring Carl on 07771 896365 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10am-5pm




Work includes: • Trees pruned / dismantled • Trees felled • Storm Damage • Hedge trimming, reduced/removed • Stump grinding For a free quotation call Jamie:

07749 168449


Driveways, patios, brickwork, excavation, decking, fencing, turfing

01226 231243 • 07752 640 949





OLD COIN MILITARY ITEMS Corgi & Dinky Toys COLLECTIONS Medals, Cap Badges, etc. etc.

TOP CASH PRICES PAID FOR GOLD & SILVER Please ring 07771 896365 Curtains and Blinds


MOBILITY Hoyland SCOOTERS Dismantling Co. WANTED All models, any condition. Instant cash paid on the day. Immediate collections. Also all wheelchair access vehicles.

Tel: 07768 362853


For All Types of Blinds



Up to 6ft wide & 10ft Drop


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SHOWROOM quality kitchens supplied and fitted from the B&Q range at a much more competitive price - Tel. Richard 07908 143980

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Telephone Barnsley 697983 MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Laying Service Available

# # # # 5 STAR # Delivery service available All major credit cards accepted

BLOCK PAVING • Fencing • Astro Turf • Decking • Free Quotes • Tel: Joe 07719 655678 01226 755994


• All trees lopped, pruned, felled • Garden landscaping • Patios, paths, block paving etc. • Power washing service Please contact Richard

07766 257851

TREE-LAND Tree Services. Felling, pruning, topping, hedges trimmed. Qualified tree surgeon. Fully insured, free quotes - Tel. 01226 201734


Top quality seeded lawn turf, delivered in easy to lay rolls. Grown locally by us, weed free. Minimum order 30 sq. mts.

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• Fencing panels manufactured and supplied • New timber • Decking • Oak beams and mantles, pine and oak flooring • New & reclaimed railway sleepers from £10.00 inc VAT each • Stone and architectural products • Natural stone and slate paving


Paving & Landscaping For all your landscaping needs Low maintenance gardens • Patios • Pointing • Walls Built


Block paving, concreting, flagging


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Free quotes All work guaranteed

01226 693 761 07437411238 GARDENERS looking for work, trees and hedges pruned and cut, garden tidys, grass cut, edged and strimmed, shrubs trimmed and shaped. Ring Ian– Tel. 01226 740487 or 07765237721 WELL rotted farmyard manure. 10 bags £25, 20 bags £40. Topsoil, 10 bags £25, 20 bags £40 Wood chippings, 10 bags £25, 20 bags £40. All bags emptied. Delivered free – Tel. 01226 713420 GARDENER looking for work. Spring tidy ups, general garden maintenance, driveways, patios and paths jet washed – Tel. 07414 639746 or 01226 219820 TURF, Soil, Supplied/Laid – Tel. 01226 370655

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Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 –


Experts Skip Hire

General Services


3 tonne to 35 tonne skips available


01709 870909 Open: Mon to Sat



FOR THESE PRICES 4 tonnes £80 8 tonnes £120 10 tonnes £140

01226 725398 07960 656323 day delivery. 07808 218421 6 days aSame week. All prices inc. VAT LICENSED WASTE CARRIER

FENTONS RUBBISH REMOVALS Anything and everything Waste Carriers Licence

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RUBBISH removed, free quotes, cheap prices, Waste Carriers registered. Fast and reliable service – Tel. Terry 07887 670527 / 01226 983919 BOMBERS Services. Household rubbish and old furniture disposed of from £10. Environmental Licence shown on request. Receipt given for all waste collected, BMBC approved. No job too small, same day service – Tel. 07760 480019

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TV, Recorder, Smart TV Set-ups We can set up all your viewing equipment

TV Sales/Repair Shop TVs sold from £55

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C all us on: 01226 218877 Next to the Lite Spot, Pontefract Road, Hoyle Mill, Barnsley S71 1HF


ALL WORK GUARANTEED Available 8am-late 7 days

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Loft Storage Solutions Ltd Economy Package 96 sq.ft. tongue and groove flooring, insulation, ladder, hinged hatch, light. ONLY £450 Ladder & hatch separately from £195. Other packages available Upgrades: superior ladders, uPVC hatch, extra electrics, shelving, plasterboard & skim,

Velux windows. For quotation contact Mike Freephone 0800 3890588 or 07801 660760

HANDYMAN, roof and gutter repairs, plumbing, tiling, decorating, double glazing repairs, flat pack assembly - Tel. Richard 07908 143980

HANDYMAN, 30 years experience including, joinery, laminate floors, flat pack, plumbing, light fittings. Call Paul – Tel. 07851 974443 CHIMNEY Sweep Jepson. 40 years experience. All types of fires and woodburners – Tel. 01226 295992, 07443 397916 HANDYMAN, inside/out. Fencing, gardening, decorating, plastering, flagging. No job too small – Tel. 07841 909211 or Barnsley 712526 CHIMNEY Sweep. C & G qualified, vac / brush, good clean service. Insured. Fire spares supplied - Tel. Dave, Barnsley 242357

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Call Carl on 07966 268882 or Will on 07934 708045





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G Rewires from £1450 G Fuse boards from £250 G Test and inspection/

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Joinery HANDYMAN Company, including joinery. 150 years combined trade experience. Visit k - Tel. Richard 07908 143980

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All aspects of domestic electrical work undertaken

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