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BY MIKE COTTON INT ER NAT IONAL feminist and academic Germaine Greer is to appear in Barnsley later this year. The Civic w ill host ‘An Evening w ith Germaine Greer ’ on September 16. The Chronicle understands comedian Ar thur Smith and actor comedian Ade Edmondson and his band The Bad Shepherds, w ill also be appearing later in the year. Civic staff are remaining tightlipped about future performers until the new programme is published this week . But Ade Edmondson's website confirms he and the band w ill be here on October 3. Ar thur Smith’s website says he w ill be in ‘Somew here beginning w ith B’ on November 14.

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IT GENIUS GIVES SON A VOICE BY KATE PICKLES A PARENT hopes to transform the life of his severely autistic son and thousands of others with a new communication aid he designed. Stephen Lodge, of Rother Croft, Hoyland, spent five years developing the Speaks4me computer technology to give ten-year-old Callum a virtual voice. The computer programme, which works on a hand-held device, allows anyone with speaking difficulties to quickly put sentences together using a drag and drop function. “Talking is a basic function we all take for granted so when you can’t, for whatever reason, it must be so frustrating,” he said. “If somebody has had a stroke then they’re cognitive functions will still be intact but they might not be able to talk. This will give them their voice back. “Callum is ten and still does not speak because of his severe autism and potentially he may never talk. “We can understand him but other people can’t and people can lose patience which is really

frustrating for Callum and for them. “I wanted to design something from the parental perspective, knowing what difficulties parents who have children with disabilities face.” Callum, who attends Greenacre School, had made himself understood by using a hand-made book of pictures and words. But the electronic device has over 2,500 pictures and symbols that can be used to create a multiple-word sentence activated when the speak button is pressed. “It is less childish and a lot more practical than having to carry a book around with him everywhere he goes,” said Stephen. “You can also use it to make sure Callum understands something he is learning by getting him to respond to a question, using it.” The 41-year-old IT consultant has patented the device in the UK and has already had interest from health and education authorities. “I am hoping to have it ready in the next month and can’t wait to give Callum his own. It is an Communicating nicely: Callum Lodge at the computer. exciting time for us.”

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Cycle scheme wins top award ITV weather man Jon Mitchell presented an environmental award to the people behind a cycle training scheme for children. Last year 1,000 pupils across 51 schools took part in the week-long Bikeability courses. Bikeability won the community award for its ‘innovative partnership approach’ at the Care4Air air quality awards ceremony. Mary Dyson, of Barnsley Council, one of the partners in the scheme, said: “By getting people out of cars and onto their bikes we are reducing harmful vehicle emissions and getting everyone more healthy.”

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Jumping for joy: Megan Sylvester, left, and syncro partner Monique Gladding in action. (S)

Diver Megan Sylvester – tipped as ‘one to watch’ for the 2012 Olympic Games in London – was left jumping for joy as she collected a silver medal in a top event in the United States. Megan had attended the Coral Springs training camp – and from there competed at the Fort Lauderdale Fina Grand Prix. Megan and her syncro partner Monique Gladding came second with a score of 310 – just missing out on gold by four points. They now look set to be chosen to attend the 13th Fina World Championships in Rome from July 17 to August 2, in the women’s 10m syncro. If Megan does get the nod, she will be the youngest member of the British Diving team – and one of the youngest divers to compete in the World Championship. Her partner Monique is 28.

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BRAVE CHRIS BITTEN BY THE SAILING BUG A FORMER serviceman from Barnsley has set his sights on becoming a professional sailor, just two years after having his right leg blown off by a roadside bomb in Iraq. Chris Herbert, 21, was inspired to take up sailing by the charity Toe in the Water – and at the weekend he competed alongside Olympic champions Ben Ainslie and Sarah Webb in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Herbert’s boat was one of 1,779 that sailed round the 55-mile Isle of Wight course and the Barnsley man admits he has been well and truly bitten by the sailing bug. “The first time I got asked, I was not interested,” he admitted. “I have never imagined myself sailing before and I just thought it was a posh man’s sport! “But once I got out there I loved it – you are working under pressure as part of a team and in that respect it’s like being in the army.

Former TA man Chris Herbert with Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie. “Most importantly it gets you out of the rehabilitation centre because although that can be a great place, it does get you down after a while. “It is incredible to meet people like Ben Ainslie. Now I want to become a professional like him.” In 2007, Herbert – serving in the

Territorial Army – was in a lightarmoured vehicle when a roadside bomb exploded, killing his friend Luke Simpson and leaving him minutes from death before medical assistance arrived. Since then Herbert has been treated at Headley Court in Surrey but is studying for his UK Sailing Association degree in the Isle of Wight. Sailing alongside Herbert this weekend was Steve White, who single-handedly sailed 28,000 miles around the world in the recent Vendee Globe race where he finished eighth out of 30. But White insists his accomplishments pale into insignificance compared to what Herbert has been through. He said: “Chris is a remarkable person and I have no doubt he will become a professional in no time at all. “Toe in the Water’s aim is to restore these guys’ self-confidence. They can feel a little bit lost after being separated from their regiment and going through physiotherapy.”

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• Crewman shares his experiences • Rona was last but she felt like a winner • Brave Chris bitten by the sailing bug