Cor blimey, TV actress donates ‘family fortune’ SOAP star Katherine Kelly went back to her theatrical roots when she presented the Lamproom Theatre with a £30,000 ‘family fortune’. She hopes the sum will be used to help turn around the financial fortunes of the theatre and give other young actors and actresses their first break on stage. Katherine, 29, who plays Becky McDonald in Coronation Street, won the cash on TV game show Family Fortunes with the help of mum Anne, brother Chris, sister Grace and dad John, who is honorary president of the Lamproom. She handed the cheque to trustees of the theatre Mel Dyke, Roger Walton, Ian Hey, John Dennis and Ruth Dennis before enjoying a performance of her dad’s play, Sparkies. Katherine told the Chronicle she is still gobsmacked they managed to win because some of her family members had never seen the show before. “We filmed it in a day and my head was all over the place at the time because I
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RETAIL PHASE OF CIVIC DEVELOPMENT TO START BOSSES at The Civic say improvements in the economy mean they can finally start working on the retail phase of the development. Other aspects of The Civic redevelopment like staging performances and hosting functions are well established. They are now concentrating on filling the 22,000-sq ft of retail space. The Civic is working with local estate
agents Smiths and Chris Rowland to market the area which covers three floors. It is anticipated the finished product will be similar to a department store or The Lanes at Meadowhall where different businesses have their own stalls in an open plan environment. Chief executive, Fergus Justice-Mills, said they had overcome initial problems like people thinking The Civic wasn’t open because parts of it weren’t
finished. Signposting the building from other parts of the town centre is being looked at. The type of shops introduced, such as interior, furniture, giftware or bed linen, will be in keeping with the exhibition, performance and creative objectives of The Civic. The retail section will be accessible from both the Eldon Street and Hanson Street entrances. Mr Justice-Mills said: “The difficulty is
we opened at the beginning of the economic downturn but that seems to be moving in a more positive way. “People are getting more confidence back and we are hopeful that will generate more interest. “The opening of the coffee bar is bringing people in who might not have come otherwise. “We have seen people coming to the gardens in the summer. It was a big
draw for people and the intention for the rest of the building is to try to sustain that. “With design and retail it is another opportunity for them to come to The Civic.” Communications manager Raychel Perks added: “Until we felt people were coming here as a destination it was difficult to get people to see how it was all going to work.”
‘I don’t smoke’ . . . three increasingly satisfying words that I am able to say when offered a cig’. I’ve now been smoke free for 150 days at the time of writing (If counting the days seems a little nerdy-read on). I decided that I must quit smoking for both health and financial reasons (to be honest more for financial reasons than health….how misguided is that?). I could never fool myself into thinking that I have the greatest will power in the world and that stopping would just be a matter saying No…I’ve been trying that for many years without success.
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DUO SET TO HAVE A BALL BY GAEL STIGANT A DOG which can do ‘keepie-uppies’ with a balloon has been selected to audition for ITV show Britain’s Got Talent. Daisy the dog, a twoyear-old Jack Russell, will take to the stage with owner Claire Lucas to wow producers with a funny football routine. Claire, of Beaumont Avenue, Broadway, said the act is all about promoting children’s fitness and she is looking for children to join her on-stage. Claire, 33, said: “I say a rhyme and then we go on
stage to music wearing Barnsley football club kits. “We do keep-fit moves to the song and use a couple of footballs. Then Daisy comes on and she kicks the ball, then she does keepie-uppies with a balloon.” Claire is looking for children aged five to ten to join her on stage. Parents should contact Claire on 07951953268. The audition is in Manchester on November 28. n A video of Daisy and Claire is on www.barnsley-chronicle.co.uk
MP tackles bogus charity collections BOGUS charity collections have been brought to task in the Houses of Parliament. Jeff Ennis, MP for Barnsley East and Mexborough, raised the issue and is to meet the Minister for Voluntary Services, Angela Smith MP who will look at the problem of fake collections across South Yorkshire. Two charity workers from Mr Ennis’ constituency alerted him to the problem adding that millions of pounds are being taken away from legitimate charities and being diverted into the pockets of individuals. Mr Ennis said: “This is a deplorable practice and the Government must do everything within its powers to stop this. “Many of my constituents have a proud record of giving to worthy charities and I am sure many will be appalled at the thought they’re being tricked by some fraudsters into having their recycled clothes not being used to fund the charitable organisations
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ATHERSLEY SCHEME MAY WIN TOP AWARD A NEIGHBOURHOOD scheme in Athersley and New Lodge has been shortlisted for two national awards.
Brain games: Worsbrough Common School pupils Ben Smith and Eden Dunn try to pick up jelly using chopsticks as part of the school’s Building Learning Power Day last week. Children took part in various activities including the parachute game and model making.
The Stronger Neighbourhoods Initiative (SNI) has been nominated for National Neighbourhood Management Team of the Year and Best Community Safety Initiative in the annual National Neighbourhood Management Awards. It has been recognised for working at neighbourhood level to improve the area as a place to live and for the use of community liaison wardens who work with the community, especially young people, to reduce anti-social behaviour and crime. They will find out if they have won at a ceremony in Birmingham later this month. Kate Faulkes, neighbourhood manager, said: “Given all the great work happening nationwide in neighbourhood management, we were overjoyed to even be nominated, but to be in with a chance of winning is great news and testament to all the hard work of everyone involved. “Regardless of the result, I would like to say a huge thank you to the community, partners in other organisations and local councillors – who have helped make this scheme a success, and one that, fingers crossed, will be recognised nationally.”
Life-saver: Blood donor Sue Ashton.
Sue has a lot on her plate SUE Ashton, 59, has helped save hundreds of lives by giving blood 142 times over the past 12 years. The Barnsley Hospital employee travels to Sheffield once a month to donate platelets which are used to help blood clot for chemotherapy patients. The platelets only last for five days and take over two hours to extract which is why they are in such short supply. The pharmacy administration officer of Allendale, Worsbrough, was given the diamond award from the National Blood Service.
POP IDOL STAR SURPRISES KIDS BY KATE PICKLES BARNSLEY pop idol star Sam Nixon gave youngsters a surprise when he turned up for a birthday tea. The TV presenter called into Olivia and Charlie Webster’s house to tell them and birthday girl Leah
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Research trial for Fibromyalgia medication The Department of Rheumatology at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is conducting an international study investigating a possible new treatment for fibromyalgia.
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All smiles: TV’s Sam Nixon visits birthday girl Leah Arnold and Olivia and Charlie Webster with news they will appear on BBC show TMI.
Barnsley band follows in famous footsteps BY LYNSEY BRADFORD A BARNSLEY band has followed in the footsteps of Girls Aloud and Wet Wet Wet and performed at a fireworks extravaganza. Green Ball Flyers performed at After Dark at Don Valley Grass Bowl in Sheffield yesterday. Singer Libbi Hibbert, originally from
Ardsley, also performed, along with X-factor rejects Miss Frank. The event, established in 1996, attracts up to 18,000 people each year. Green Ball Flyers have also been invited to support Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity at the switching on of Christmas lights across Yorkshire. The dates are: Leeds, November 12; Rotherham, November 19; Sheffield, November 22.
CHARITY EVENT TO GET CASH FOR XMAS PARTY BY ADAM CIVICO A CHARITY evening to raise money for a blind and partially-sighted children’s Christmas party will be held tomorrow (Thursday).
Entertainers Darren Knight, Tony Benson, Leah Angie and singers will perform. Host is Ronnie Steel. The fund-raiser starts at 8.15pm at The Shaw Inn, Racecommon Road.
Swine Flu Vaccinations in Barnsley The delivery of swine flu vaccinations is currently underway to GP surgeries in Barnsley. We are expecting all GP Practices to have received their first deliveries within the next three to four weeks. Once they have received the vaccine, GPs will start to invite people to get their vaccinations. People who are most at risk from swine flu need to be vaccinated first. These groups are, in order of priority: Children and adults aged between six months and 65 years who have one of the following conditions:
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HAGUE URGING BARNSLEY FOLK TO BOYCOTT THE BNP SHADOW cabinet member William Hague has said Barnsley should not let their frustration at Labour’s ‘failure’ tempt them to vote for the British National Party.
Showing support: MP William Hague is welcomed by Penistone and Stocksbridge Conservative candidate Spencer Pitfield. Picture: Scott Bairstow
Mall says, why not spend a penny? THE Mall has asked customers to spend a penny, when spending a penny, to raise money for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. The hospital needs to raise £500,000 by the end of March to buy a CT scanner. More than 250,000 customers are expected to use the toilets over two months and will be asked to donate a penny or two to the cause. Mall manager Mark Broadhead said he thought it would be a great way of coming up with the funds. “The Children’s Hospital serves not only Sheffield but the surrounding area including the children of Barnsley,” he said. “Our toilets are some of the most modern and cleanest in Barnsley. “We don’t charge our customers to use these facilities, but thought what a fun and great way of raising some cash for the appeal. “If everyone using the facility donates a penny that’s £2,000, if everyone going to the toilet donates 2p that’s £4,000, which would be a fantastic achievement.”
Free trips to university FREE trips to South Yorkshire universities are available through the UVP/ Fenton neighbourhood learning net. There is an Early Years taster day at University Campus Barnsley on November 19, and a ‘Find out about Law’ event at the University of Sheffield on December 2. For more details or to book a place, call the learning net on 381119 or 391926.
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The shadow foreign secretary was in Dodworth to support Conservative candidate MP Spencer Pitfield’s campaign. Mr Hague said: “It’s really important for all political parties to take on the BNP. They don’t have the
answers. Spencer is a really good candidate for Penistone and Stocksbridge and the Conservatives are doing very well in this area. “This is a good example of how the local people want change following a failure by the Labour government.” Mr Hague and Mr Pitfield invited representatives from South Yorkshire businesses to Dodworth to discuss what the party can do for them in the current economic crisis. Mr Hague, who led the party before
David Cameron took over, also said that the party can help Barnsley people get back into work and help those who have been affected by the recession. The former Wath-upon-Dearne comprehensive pupil said: “A Conservative government will be honest. We have to cut the size of government and cut the cost of politics. The politicians will be leading by example for a change.”
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Children's Centre Manager Royston Meadstead Primary School and Children's Centre Salary: Grade 9 37 hours permanent If you are experienced with Early Years settings and outreach support, ambitious and keen to develop leadership skills in a creative environment then Royston Meadstead Primary School and Children's Centre is very interested in talking to you. The role of Children's Centre Manager is required from January 2010 and provides great opportunities to develop your skills in an environment of support and challenge. With significant experience in managing staff and financial resources, you will be responsible for running the Centre, including family support and outreach work, as well as developing the philosophy of Exciting Experiences throughout the Early Years provision. Close links exist between school and Children's Centre so you will also be part of the school's management team. Interested? Then telephone for further details and an application form from the Headteacher, Mr Neil Parker. Telephone 01226 722153. The closing date is Friday 20th November, 2009. Royston Meadstead Primary School and Children's Centre is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Royston Meadstead Primary School and Children's Centre is an equal opportunities employer.
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Oakhill Primary is a thriving and popular school committed to delivering high standards. The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and well-organised person to undertake a full range of administration duties, together with finance support. The candidate must be able to work on their initiative and will be required from January 2010. As such, you will have highly developed interpersonal skills and have previous experience of working within a school office and reception environment. The successful candidate will also be responsible for operating the computerised attendance module of SIMS and dealing with matters arising from attendance issues. You will have 4 GCSEs (Grade A to C), or equivalent and an NVQ Level 3 or above in Schools Administration. Commitment to ongoing personal development is essential and there will be the opportunity to further enhance knowledge and skills. Application forms and full details of this post can be obtained from Kay Winstanley, School Finance Manager on 01226 284493. Closing date for all applications is 12 noon, Friday 20th November, 2009 and interviews will take place on Monday 30th November, 2009. Oakhill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Oakhill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.
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HOYLAND W.M.C. MACHI EN-DO KARATE CLUB COMMON Friday 13th November HOLY ROOD COMMUNITY CENTRE
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TOP COMEDIAN – JOHN STILES Son of Nobby. Brilliant, Funny. Compere –
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Baby of the Year Competition
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Friday 13th November
JUMP WMC Wednesday 11th November
Remembrance Night with the
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Saturday 14th November
NORTHERN SOUL NITE TONY CULLEN Top DJ
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School Reunion Worsbrough High 1972-1987 70’s/80’s MUSIC EVERYONE WELCOME
FANTASTIC MR FOX (PG) Daily: 6.00
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Saturday 28th November
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Flurry of awards for kids at karate championships TAI KAI Karate Association members took part in the Tai Kai invitational championships, staged at Athersley Recreation Centre. Results were as follow s: Individual Kata six and under open grade: 2nd Chloe Coles. Nine and under 9th-5th Kyu: 1st Caitlin Coles, 2nd Craig Naylor, 3rd Chantelle Gregory. Boys and girls nine and under 4th Kyu and above: 2nd Alish Ormston, 3rd Millie Sanger. 10 to 12 9th-5th Kyu: 1st Seb Plowman. 10 to 12 4th Kyu & above: 2nd Natasha Brown. 13 to 15yrs 9th-5th Kyu: 2nd Matthew Rimmington. 13 to 15 4th Kyu & above: 1st Lorna Beechill, 2nd Jerome Chambers, 3rd Luke Muirhead. 16 & ab ove open g rade: 1st Jason Gregory, 3rd Paul Quinn. Team Kata 9 & under open grade: 1st Katsukai A Caitlin Coles, Craig Naylo, Dan Muirhead, 2nd Katsukai B Chantelle Gregory, Nathan Clark, Kyle Taylor, 3rd Darton B – Rebecca Mercer, Tye Bentley, Keeley Popplewell. 10-15 open g rade: 1st Katsukai B – Natasha Brown, Seb Plowman, Ben Goodfello, 2nd Katsukai A – Lorna Beechill, Megan Burgin, Luke Muirhead, 3rd Darton – Jack Murphy, Harvey Sanger, Morgan Sheppard. 16yrs & above open grade: 1st Darton– Megan Burgin, Nathan Fuller, Jerome Chambers. 2nd Katsukai A – Theresa Baster Paul Quinn, Jason Gregory, 3rd Katsukai B – Amanda Jenkinson, Karl Rimington, Chris Wainwright. Individual Kumite: boys seven and under open grade: 1st Craig Naylor, 2nd Kyle Taylor, 3rd Mattie Morley. Girls seven and under open grade: 1st
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Back for good: Barnsley Bowling Association President Ken Webster, left and secretary Colin Ingram with the Chronicle Cup. Picture: Scott Bairstow
THE CHRONICLE CUP IS BACK WITH CLUB BARNSLEY Bowling Association’s annual presentation night will take place tonight at New Lodge WMC, Wakefield Road, starting at 7.30pm. Around 35 trophies will be presented to winners and runners-up of the many competitions which
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