Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Soccer club nets £50k
Police swap traditional uniform for polo shirts
BARNSLEY Football Club is £50,000 better off, thanks to savers at the Barnsley Building Society. The donation comprised one per cent of average balances in Reds’ Saver accounts and half a per cent from Junior Saver accounts. The society, the Reds’ main sponsor, merged with Yorkshire Building Society at the end of last year. The money from the Reds’ Saver account will go to the club and the Junior Reds’ contribution will help fund the club’s academy.
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The shirts — black for police officers and navy blue for their community support officer (PCSO) colleagues — are made from a fabric which keeps them dry and comfortable in all working conditions, even when wearing body armour. They are said to be more environmentally friendly because they can be washed at 30 degrees and come out almost dry after a spin cycle. The South Yorkshire force expects to save £56,000 a year because they will last longer than the old ones. Deputy Chief Constable Bob Dyson, said: “After considering the current climate and environment we ask our officers to work in, the decision was taken for front-line personnel to wear a more practical garment than the traditional uniform.” Coun David Wainwright, who sits on the police authority, said: “Aesthetically, unfortunately I don’t think they look as nice, but when all said and done we want operational officers and on operation, especially in combat, I think a polo shirt will be a plus for them.” The Chronicle understands the old shirt and tie may still be used for formal occasions such as court visits and ceremonial occasions.
MORTGAGE REPOSSESSIONS DROP MORTGAGE repossessions in Barnsley went down by 42 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2008. The Legal Services Commission, which has published the statistic, has said the drop is down to people being helped by an emergency service paid for by legal aid. The commission said that last year
some 270 Barnsley people used its housing possession court duty schemes. The schemes, one of which is at Barnsley County Court in Regent Street, provides free and immediate legal advice and representation to those in court because they are at risk of losing their homes. Denise McConnell, the commission’s national relationships direc-
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Discover the person behind the story READERS can meet two authors of historical fiction at Barnsley Central Library on Friday, September 4 at 5.30pm. Rotherham-born Catherine King will discuss her novels, set in 19th century Yorkshire and inspired by her own family history. She will be joined by Jean Fullerton whose award-winning debut No Cure for Love explores the dark underworld of
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Friday 28th August
Bank Holiday Sunday
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PARKWAY CINEMA Now Showing until Thursday 27th August: ALIENS IN THE ATTIC (PG) Disney’s G-FORCE (PG)* Daily: 1.00 Daily: 3.20, 5.20 HARRY POTTER AND THE SHORTS (PG)* HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (12A)* Daily: 3.10, 5.15 Daily: 7.20 GI JOE: ICE AGE 3: (U) THE RISE OF COBRA (12A) DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS Daily: 1.15 Daily: 7.30 SENIOR SCREEN WEDNESDAY 26th AUGUST AT 10.30: THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE (15)* HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (12A) Seniors £3.00 inc. tea/coffee/biscuits From Friday 28th Aug.: THE FINAL DESTINATION (15) ORPHAN (15)
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Saturday 29th August
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Friday 28th August
THE CRASHERS Saturday 29th August
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Sunday 30th August
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KARAOKE 5 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.
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Saturday 29th August – (Superb Solo Artist ) Sunday 5th September Sunday 30th August – Top North East Band The fantastic
Return by demand - An Evening of
ACADEMY THEATRE BIRDWELL
with Spiritualist Medium STEVEN HOLBROOK
Appearing once only ARDSLEY HOUSE, BARNSLEY on Monday, 7th September Doors open 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. start. Pay on door £14.00 or be early and reserve your seat.
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Friday, 28th August 2009 Brilliant Vocalist
PAUL SPEED Not to be missed!
Saturday, 29th August 2009
Fantastic 4 Piece Rock/Pop Band
Sunday, 30th August 2009
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Wortley Hall Gardens Plant Fair & Gardens Open Day
30th August 2009 – 10am - 4pm 16 Specialist Nurseries £2.00 Adults – from across the region Children Free Garden Tour by the Head Gardener at 2pm Carvery Lunches • Afternoon Teas • Licensed Bar Wortley Hall is in Wortley Village S35 7DB on the A629 Sheffield-Huddersfield Road
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WIGFIELD FARM SHIRE HORSE & HORSE SHOW Shire Horse Show Sunday 30th August Horse Show Monday 31st August Show Opens at 10am Prompt Jumping and In-hand Classes G Gymkhana G Stalls Farm, Small and Exotic Animals, Cafe and Shop WIGFIELD FARM, HAVERLANDS LANE, WORSBROUGH, BARNSLEY.
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ART & CRAFT EXHIBITION
All sorts of art and crafts on display (Some for sale) Free Admission. Demonstrations. Refreshments.
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Saturday 29th August, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 30th August, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. At the same times, the adjacent Maurice Dobson Museum will be open Something for all the family all weekend
BARUGH GREEN WMC BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY, 30TH AUGUST
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SUPER SUE AIMS HIGH IN WORLD RANKINGS BY NATHAN HEMMINGHAM DODWORTH’S wheelchair table tennis star Sue Gilroy is back on form as she bids to regain her place among the world’s best.
On form: Table Tennis star Sue Gilroy.
She hammered home her superiority on these shores by becoming the British Open Champion for the 15th time but on this occasion, the victory was made even more sweeter by the fact she lifted the newly-named Raymond Bailey Memorial Trophy, named after her late father. Just to prove Sue’s strangle-hold on the sport in this country, she even entered the men’s singles and mixed team event as part of her training and remarkably she picked up two silver medals, only losing out in the final of both events. In the European Championships in Italy Sue once again lost narrowly to the world’s best in the final of the singles to gain a creditable silver.
At the Slovakia Open, Sue returned home with a silver in the open competition, losing narrowly to the world number one from Serbia in the final. She also landed a bronze in the team event before reaching the semi-final of the combined 4/5 class where again, it needed the world number one in that category to halt her progress. In Romania Sue landed bronze for both the open and singles but took gold in the team event. “It was lovely to win the British title now that it is named after my father. “I didn’t compete in the last European Champions because of his death but because I won the 2005 Europeans I wanted to regain my title but even though I didn’t win I was pleased with my performance. “I feel I am back on form this year. I am playing really well and I am looking forward to the future. “I have had some really good wins, particularly against the Chinese and with the Serbian who
is the world number one that is normally 50/50 with us, I beat her three times in Romania. “It’s the World Championships next year and I am hoping that if my form continues like it is at the moment, I could medal again. “I got bronze last time. “Everything is going well for me at the minute. “Our training is now combined with the able bodied players at the EIS in Sheffield. “There is a structure in place and a new performance director and full time coaches.” To cap off a year to remember, Sue was also named on the Queen’s birthday honours list for an MBE, to be awarded for services to disabled and able-bodied table tennis as well as sport for young people, which stems from the many charities that she is involved in. And just for good measure, she has also been awarded a doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University for her outstanding contribution to sport for young people.
Christopher races for the gold
Going for gold: Christopher Maw.
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WHEELCHAIR athlete Christopher Maw raced to five gold medals at the National Junior Disability Athletics Finals at Stanley Park Stadium, Blackpool – following last year’s golden display. Christopher, who has Spina Bifida and is a pupil at St Michael’s High School, Carlton, went nap in the individual 100m, 200m, 400m and the 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays. The 14-year-old also broke three national records in his individual events with PB’s of 21.3 in the 100m, 42.3 in the 200m race and 1-23.7 in the 400m race.
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