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Flood defence protestors go to Downing Street FLOOD defence campaigners have presented a petition and questions to Downing Street. The flood committee members from Low Valley, Wombwell and MP Jeff Ennis were given an hour to speak to government officials. Peter Bradshaw, of Stonyford Road, said: “We were supposed to be meeting Gordon Brown but he is elsewhere sorting out the credit crunch. “We arranged a list of questions that we want to be passed on including, will more money be given to the environment to help families protect their homes? “We mainly did it for the publicity to let people know that we are still here and we are still living in fear of the next floods.”
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SIBLINGS REUNITED AFTER HALF A CENTURY BY CARLA GEORGE FOR over half a century Kevin James lived just streets apart from the sister he never knew he had. They even went to the same secondary school but cannot recall meeting each other. Kevin and Hazel Farthing were separated as babies when their parents’ marriage broke down in the 1950s. Now Kevin, 56, of Rutland Place, Wombwelll, and Hazel have had a tearful reunion. He said: “It’s taken me a while to be able to speak, it’s just overwhelming and the fact that we lived so close to each other for so long is unbelievable.” Born to Patrick McClements and Maisie Shackleton, Hazel was brought up by her grandmother on Bondfield Crescent and Kevin was adopted by Joffre and Hannah James, of Wombwell Main. He said: “We both attended Wombwell High at the same time as well. I don't remember the name from school or ever coming across her but there were over 1,000 pupils there at that time.”
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A local tae kwon do club has been invited to take part in a competition in Dublin. Mu-sa Tae kwon do, Darfield, will take part in the full contact club versus club event in February next year. Head instructor Charlie Green, of Millmoor Road, Low Valley, said: “Because I am the MD of CRG Sports Ltd I constantly deal with club instructors all over the world. “I had a chat with an instructor in Ireland and he invited us over.” The club, which runs two after school clubs at St Michael’s and Darfield Valley Primary, is extending the invitation to fighters throughout the borough. Mr Green said: “I have spoken to the head teachers at both of the schools and they are behind the competition. “I would also like to get in contact with any other with anybody else in the area who practises tae kwon do who would like to come over to Dublin with us.” For more information contact Charlie Green on Barnsley 630016.
Oakwell litter pick: Volunteers collected several bags of rubbish when they went litter-picking around Oakwell. The tidy-up was carried out by the Town Centre Communities Partnership and group members said Oakwell suffers because of the proximity of the football club and the Metrodome. Residents were glad to see the litter cleared. From left, Mark Hetherington, Peter Politano, Jane Markey, Sue Brown and Julie Townsend.
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ON THIS DAY... ● In 1960 Cassius Clay won his first as a professional boxer — he later became known as Muhammed Ali ● The first parachute jump was made from a balloon above Paris in 1797. ● In 1964 Jean Paul Satre rejected a Nobel prize, saying it would reduce the impact of his writing. ● England goalkeeper Gordon Banks damaged his eyesight in a car crash in 1972. ● The Beach Boys entered the US chart with ‘Good Vibrations’ in 1966. ● Manchester rockers Oasis signed to Creation Records in 1993.
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Lucky winner: Ted Johnson’s Nigel West presents Val Holland with her very own Fiat 500, which was donated as a raffle prize for the Barnsley Hospital.
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‘THE BARNSLEY CLOCK’, QUIRKY OR A BIG WASTE OF TIME? BY MIKE COTTON THIS must be the most off the wall clock in the world. But it has been dubbed a big waste of time by passers by.
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The ‘sculpture’ on the side of the new Civic building, named The Barnsley Clock, cost £32,500, a spokesman for the developer told the Chronicle. About 20 passers-by were asked what they thought about it, and only one person actually worked out it was a clock. Some said the red lights could be to stop aircraft flying into the building or could be ‘some sort of Morse code’. Passerby Dan Ogden said: “That has got to be the single most stupid, most pointless thing I have ever seen in my life.” It features about 20,000 tiny bulbs which light up to form groups of red lights representing the hands of a clock. There is a long line for minutes, a shorter line for hours and a red dot for seconds. The three groups move in a square pattern around the side of the building but there are no numbers. Fergus Justice-Mills, director for the development, said it isn’t just a clock but a piece of art. He said it was a ‘unique interpretation of a clock and combines contemporary design with an unusual functioning timepiece’. It was designed by Walter Jack whose idea was chosen by a panel including Barnsley Council, Allen Tod Architects, the Arts Council of England (Yorkshire) and a representative of the building users. Mr Justice-Mills said: “Art provides many functions, one of the most important of which can be to make people think about their own interpretations of the work in front of them. “The clock which forms part of Walter Jack’s work is a perfect example of this.” Coun Malcolm Price said:
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ADVERTORIAL FAMILY flooring firm Floormaster invites customers to sit back and relax while its experienced installers take the strain. As well as its bricks-and-mortar Barugh Green base, the business operates a unique mobile showroom, bringing over 5000 samples of carpets, vinyls, woods and laminates to you so you can make your choice from home. Appointments are made at your convenience, daytime, evening or weekend. Floormaster will also take up and dispose of your old carpet and move your furniture before and after fitting, if required. The company has almost 25 years of experience of fitting out domestic and commercial properties, including shops and offices, as well as hospitals and schools. It is Contractors Health and Safety Scheme accredited and staff are Criminal Records Bureau checked for customer peace of mind. The firm is dedicated to offering choice, convenience, value and expertise, with help and advice always available from its team of professional craftsmen. Most floor coverings are fitted within 24 hours. For more information or to make a no-obligation appointment, please contact one of the proprietors, Ian or Mark. Floormaster is based at Unit 5 Cannon Way in Claycliffe Business Park, Barugh Green, Barnsley S77 1JU.
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MASSIVE CLEARANCE SALE – Quality used cars – Part exchange welcome – Unbeatable deals – Retail cars at Trade Prices 01 01 01 00 01 00 00 00 99 01 03 04 02 00 01 01 00 02 93 02 98 01 01 97 98 98 00 00 00 00 01 01 01 02 99 98 98 94 99 97 96 98
FAMILY Y VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 CLUB..........................................£1995 X FORD MONDEO 2.0 ZETEC, new shape ........................£1495 Y ROVER 7ST 1.8 CLASSIC, low miles ..............................£1495 V VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 SXi, full MOT ..............................£1295 Y VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.8LS, only ....................................£1295 X FORD MONDEO 1.8 VERONA, full test ............................£995 W VW PASSAT, tidy car ..........................................................£995 W RENAULT LAGUNA 2.0 AUTO, low miles ........................£995 T TOYOTA COROLLA 1.6 5 DOOR ......................................£995 MPV & ESTATES Y HYUNDAI TRAJET 7 SEATER..........................................£2995 53 NISSAN ALMERA TINO ..................................................£2695 04 VAUXHALL VECTRA 2.2 LS ESTATE ............................£2495 02 FORD MONDEO 1.8 LX ESTATE....................................£1995 W PEUGEOT 306 HDI ESTATE............................................£1695 Y VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7 TDI ESTATE ..............................£1695 X VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 CLUB ESTATE ..........................£1495 V RENAULT MEGANE SCENIC 1.6 ....................................£1295 4 X 4’s 52 NISSAN X-TRAIL 2.2 SPT DIESEL ................................£3295 K MITSUBISHI PAJERO 2.5TD LWB ....................................£995 DIESELS 02 PEUGEOT 406 2.0 HDI ..................................................£1495 R PEUGEOT 306 1.9 D TURBO, 3 door, Gold ....................£1495 X FORD FOCUS 1.8 TDI ......................................................£1295 X PEUGEOT 406 2.1 TD ........................................................£895 P PEUGEOT 306 1.9 DIESEL ................................................£895 S ROVER 420 DIESEL............................................................£695 S VW POLO 1.9D CL, taxed, no docs hence ........................£695 SPORTS X MGF 1.8 VVC Soft top ......................................................£2795 AUTOMATICS V VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 AUTO..........................................£1495 W RENAULT LAGUNA 2.0 ....................................................£995 V FIAT BRAVA, low miles ......................................................£995 CHEAP TAX AND INSURANCE 51 RENAULT CLIO 1.2, new shape ....................................£1995 Y FIAT PUNTO 1.2 5 DOOR ................................................£1695 X DAIHATSU SIRION 1.0 5 DOOR ......................................£1695 02 CITROEN SAXO 1.1 ........................................................£1595 T PEUGEOT 306 1.4 5 DOOR..............................................£1295 R PEUGEOT 306 1.4 5 DOOR ..............................................£995 PX TO CLEAR S NISSAN ALMERA 1.4 SX ..................................................£795 M TOYOTA PREVIA 2.4GL, full MOT ....................................£695 S FORD ESCORT 1.6 3 DOOR ..............................................£595 P FIAT CINQUECENTO 0.9CC ..............................................£595 N FORD ESCORT 1.4 LX, loads T. & T. ................................£495 R FORD ESCORT 1.6 LX, T. & T. ..........................................£495
SELECTION OF PART EXCHANGE VEHICLES ARRIVING DAILY FROM £100 UPWARDS CARS BOUGHT FOR CASH
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www.premiercarsbarnsley.co.uk JUNCTION OF DONCASTER RD./OAKWELL LANE (Behind Wynsors Shoes)
NOW OPEN LATE NIGHTS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL 7.00pm. Low cost servicing from £49.95 – Repairs Undertaken – Full Diagnostics Undertaken
12 MONTHS TAX AND MOT PLUS 3 MONTHS WARRANTY (at screen price on all cars over £2000)
05 BMW Z4 2.2I SE CONVERTIBLE, in Grey, FSH, only 22,000 miles, half leather, all usual BMW extras, as new . . . . . . . . .£12995 00 BMW 325i CONVERTIBLE, in Gold, only 90,000 miles, M3 wheels, M3 mirrors, full body kit, full leather, removable hardtop, £2k of extras, this looks £20k, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Only £8995 03 SUBARU IMPREZA WRX TURBO 2.0 PRODRIVE TYPE UK, in Blue, only 52,000 miles, all STi extras, Subaru full service history, 17” alloys, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, AC, uprated braking system, looks great, extremely fast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£7995 07 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 SXi, 5-dr., Smoke Blue, Only 20,000 miles, FSH, 1 owner, alloys, PS, e/w, e/mirrors, CD radio, r/c/l£6995 54 FORD MONDEO 2.0 TDCi ZETEC, in Silver, (Turbo Diesel), e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, excellent condition, only 62,000 miles, SH .£6250 05 PEUGEOT 307 1.4 ZEST, 5-dr, in Black, only 29,000 miles, FSH, 1 owner, AC, CD radio, e/w, r/c/l, as new . . . . . . . . . . . . .£5495 55 PEUGEOT 307 1.6S 3 dr in Silver, half leather, a/c. Only 23,000 miles, alloys, CD/radio, fingertip controls, e/w, e/m . . . . . .£5250 04 VAUXHALL VECTRA 2.0 LS TURBO DIESEL 5 dr in Blue, a/c, 1 owner, CD/radio, only 45,000 miles, a/c, FSH . . . . . . . . . . .£5250 54 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7 CDTi LIFE ESTATE, in Silver (new shape), a/c, e/w, dual airbags, rear headrests, service history . . .£4995 54 RENAULT MEGANE 1.6 DYNAMIQUE, only 27,000 miles, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, excellent condition, FSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£4995 54 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7 CDTi SPORT 16V, 5-dr., Silver, Turbo Diesel, alloys, FSH, computer, CD radio, only 64k . . . . . . . . .£4995 54 PEUGEOT 307 1.6S, Grey, s/h, 1 owner, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, very sporting looking car, alloys, only 33,000 miles . . . . . . . .£4750 55 FORD FIESTA 1.25 ZETEC (06 plate), 5-dr, in Red, one owner, FSH, alloys, e/w, CD radio, taxed and tested . . . . . . . . . . . .£4495 54 VW POLO 1.2, 3-dr, in Bright Blue, Only 17,000 miles, 1 owner, e/mirrors, cheap tax and insurance, as new . . . . . . . . . . .£4495 03 FORD STREET KA 1.6 LUXURY ROADSTER CONVERTIBLE, Silver, only 55,000 miles, leather, alloys, E/w, r/c/l, a/c . . . . . .£4495 53 RENAULT MEGANE 2.0 16V DYNAMIQUE, Met. Blue, top of range, panoramic roof, FSH, only 33,000 miles . . . . . . . . . .£4495 02 KIA SEDONA 2.9 CRDi (TURBO DIESEL), in Gold, 7 seater, roof rack, EW, CD radio, RCL, great family car . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3995 52 FORD MONDEO 2.0 GHIA, 5-dr, Blue, FSH, only 47k, alloys, a/c, clc, heated f/screen, all Ghia extras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3995 05 RENAULT CLIO 1.2 16V EXTREME, eye-catching colour, 3-door, FSH, CD radio, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, ex. condition . . . . . . . . . .£3995 03 NISSAN PRIMERA 2.0 SE, Silver, 1 owner, FSH, only 39,000K, reversing camera, 4x e/w, CD radio, alloys, sat. nav. . . . . . .£3995 53 FORD MONDEO 2.0 TDCi, in Blue, FSH, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, (Turbo Diesel), cracking car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3750 01 PEUGEOT 206 CC 1.6 CONVERTIBLE, 3-dr. in Blue, electric hardtop, only 80,000 miles, e/w, r/c/l, e/mirrors, alloys, a/c . .£3750 53 VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.8 LS in Blue, 1 owner, FSH, only 55,000 miles, a/c, e/w, r/c/l, airbags, cracking car . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 04 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 LS AUTO, in Blue, only 38,000 miles, 1 owner, e/w, r/c/l, ABS, CD radio, a/c, airbags . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 53 PEUGEOT BOXER VAN 290 TD (SWB), in White, only 99,000 miles with 9 service stamps, no VAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 53 VAUXHALL ASTRA SPORTIVE VAN 2.0 DTi, 16V in Silver, 79,000 miles, taxed and tested, no VAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 02 VAUXHALL ASTRA 2.2 SRi, in Silver, alloys, a/c, r/c/l/, e/w, sports interior, all SRI extras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 03 VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.8 LS, in Blue, Only 43,000 miles, 1 owner, CD player, a/c, r/c/l, taxed and tested . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 05 CHEVROLET TACUMA 1.6 SX MPV, 5-dr., Met Blue, only 36,000 miles, 1 owner, e/w, r/c/l, deal family car . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 53 VAUXHALL VECTRA 2.0 CDTi LS, in Black, a/c, CD radio, e/w, r/c/l, excellent value at only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3495 52 FORD FOCUS 1.6 LX in Green, only 60,000 miles, 1 owner, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£3250 03 FORD KA 1.3 LUXURY, in Red, full leather, low mileage, colour coded bumpers, a/c, alloys, only 45,000 miles . . . . . . . . . .£2995 04 KIA CARENS 1.8 LE, 5 DOOR PEOPLE CARRIER in Red, only 23,000 miles, full Kia service history, e/w, r/c/l . . . . . . . . . . .£2995 02 FORD MONDEO 2.0 ZETEC, in Silver, only 64,000 miles, 1 owner, FSH, e/w, r/c/l, a/c, excellent condition, CD radio . . . . . .£2995 52 SEAT IBIZA 1.2 S, 3-dr. in Red, FSH, e/w, r/c/l, only 64,000 miles, very good condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2995 02 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7 DTi, 5 door in Black, (Turbo Diesel), alloys, CD radio, a/c, e/w, FSH, 1 owner, eco friendly . . . . . . .£2750 52 FORD FIESTA 1.6 FREESTYLE, 3 dr, Green (last of old shape), only 28,000 miles, FSH, alloys, CD radio, e/w, sunroof, as new £2750 52 RENAULT LAGUNA 1.6 AUTHENTIQUE, in Red, only 49,000 miles, card entry, on board computer, e/w, r/c/l, PAS, a/c . . . .£2750 95 MITSUBISHI SHOGUN 2.8 TD, 7 seater, auto, Met Blue over Silver, just had engine recon (£1300) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2750 02 PEUGEOT 206 1.4 QUICKSILVER, 3-dr hatch in Silver, CD player, PAS, e/w, r/c/l, a/c, sports interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2750 51 FIAT MULTIPLA 1.9 JTD 110 SX (TURBO DIESEL) MPV, 6 seater in Red, e/w, r/c/l, e/mirrors, only 54,000 miles . . . . . . .£2750 02 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 CLUB, 5-dr. in Black, CD radio, e/w, r/c/l, a/c, airbags, fingertip controls, only 67,000 miles . . . . . .£2750 01 FORD FOCUS ZETEC, 5-dr in Blue, alloys, a/c, e/w. Good condition for year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2495 03 FIAT PUNTO 1.2 ACTIVE SPORT, 3-dr in Blue, e/w, CD radio, alloys, SH, cheap tax and ins., sporty looking, T. & T. . . . . . . . .£2495 00 RENAULT MEGANE SCENIC 1.9 DCi, in Silver, only 80,000 miles, CD player, alloys, bargain at . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2395 02 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 LS 16V, 5-dr in Blue, e/w. r/c/l, airbags, only 62,000 miles, tidy car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2250 01 CITROEN SAXO 1.6 VTR in Silver, only 52,000 miles, CD radio, alloys, e/w, SH, sporty car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1995 03 ROVER 75 CLUB SE 1.8, 5-dr., British Racing Green, 1 owner, e/w, r/c/l, CD/radio, alloys, a lot of car for little money . . . . .£1995 01 FORD MONDEO 2.5 V6 GHIA, in Metallic Blue, alloys, r/c/l, e/w, PAS, full leather, heated screens, fingertip controls . . . . . . .£1995 01 FORD MONDEO 1.8 LX, 5-dr in Green, e/w, r/c/l, a/c, CD radio, PAS, service history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1995 00 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 CLUB, in Blue, CD radio, a/c, e/w, r/c/l, T&T, good condition for year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1995 01 PEUGEOT 106 1.1 INDEPENDENCE, 3 door, in Blue, alloys, 63,000 miles, service history, ideal 1st car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1750 99 FORD FIESTA 1.25 ZETEC, in Silver, 3 door, 1 owner, FSH, only 80,000 miles, e/w, alloys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1750 02 ROVER 25 SPIRIT S 1.4, 3-dr. in Silver, Limited Edition, only 66,000 miles, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, CD radio, a/c, taxed & tested £1750
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2007 07 HYUNDAI COUPE 2.0 SE 111 1 careful owner from new, 25k, FSH, Metallic Silver, full black leather. Electric sunroof, alloys, climate control, airbags, electric windows etc. SAVE OVER £7,500 FROM NEW COST
Call 01226 734695 or 0787 647 4510 Est. 1993
04 54 PLATE CLIO 1.2, 3-door, 29k, full MOT............................£3650 X CITROEN SAXO VTR, in Gold, taxed and tested......................£1495 53 LAND ROVER FREELANDER, 36,000 miles..........................£3350 V PUNTO 1.2, 5-door, in red .........................................................£995 N HYUNDAI COUPE 1.3, full MOT, in white ..................................£395 R RENAULT SCENIC, in blue, twin sunroof ..................................£995 S VECTRA 1.8 ESTATE, PAS, air conditioning, metallic green .....£995 S FORD KA, 12 months MOT, 6 months tax, multi change cd player, alarm, immobiliser .......................................................................£895 R PROTON COUPE 1.8, long tax and test ....................................£695 • All Mechanical Repairs to MOT standard • Timing Belts • Clutches • Servicing • Accident Repairs • Welding • Save £££’s on Catalysts
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BMW 330ci 2-Door Convertible 2001, Tiptronic, Titanium Silver, 18in M-Sport alloy wheels, full leather interior, RCL, ABS, BMW 6-disc changer CD player, CC, EW, HFS. BMW hard top roof included (RRP £1800). Excellent condition, 4 new tyres, 12 months MOT. Company car forces sale.
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PUNTO 1.2, 5 door, V Reg, 2 owners,T and T, new parts, gc, £795 ono – Tel. Barnsley 219976 FIAT Grande Punto, 06 reg. 18000 miles, 1.2L, black, alloys, FDSH, 8 months warranty, £4295 ovno – Tel. 01226 710298, 07791 377540 PUNTO Dynamic, 52 plate. 54,000 miles, 5 door, lady owner, service history, economical. MOT August, £1900 – Tel. Barnsley 299822 CITROEN Picasso SX 16V, 1.8i Petrol, 61500 miles, 2001, T+T, Alloys, CL, EW, CD, Metallic Charcoal, GC, £1900 ono – Tel. 07768 074487
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2000 FIESTA LX 1.25 ZETEC, 5 door, F/lift, 28,000 miles, FSH, superb condition . . . . . . . . . . . .£1995 (T) FIESTA FINESSE 1.3, good condition for year, T. & T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1295 2002 CORSA 1.2 CLUB, c/l, e/w, PAS, stereo, 1 owner, FSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£2195 (W) FORD KA 3 COLLECTION, top model, colour coded, 49k, very good condition . . . . . . . . . .£1795 2001 KIA SPORTAGE SX 2.0, Red over Silver, very clean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1595 2000 CLIO 1.2 RN, c/l, e/w, stereo, PAS, sunroof, colour coded, 1 years MOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1695 98 MICRA 1.3 GX, 5 door, 1 previous owner, FSH, lovely condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1095 (W) RENAULT MEGANE 1.6, Blue Met., taxed and tested May . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1295 (X) FIAT PUNTO 1.2 ELX, c/l, e/w, city park, stereo, 41,000 miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1795 2000 MONDEO 2.0 GLX AUTO, 42k, all old MOT certs, FSH, excellent condition . . . . . . . . . . .£1395 2002 SUZUKI SWIFT 1.0 GLS, 28,000 miles, history, very good condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1595 98 ESCORT DIESEL, 1 previous owner, 73k, superb for year, taxed and tested . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£895 97 NISSAN SERENA SLX DIESEL, 7 seater MPV, long tax and test, FSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1195 (R) CORSA LS DIESEL, 5 door, PAS, CD player, very clean and tidy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£895 (P) MICRA 1.0 SHAPE, 1 owner, 7 months tax and test, tidy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£795
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(X) 2000 RENAULT SCENIC 16V, 1.4, silver grey, T & T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1,995 (P) VW POLO 1.4, power steering, low mileage, long T & T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£895 (S) LAND ROVER FREELANDER 1.8, long MOT, low mileage, one former keeper . .£1595 (P) VOLVO 850 GLT ESTATE, long MOT, good cond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1295 (W) FIAT MAREA 115 FLX 1.7. Excellent condition, 3 former keepers . . . . . . . . . .£995 (R) RENAULT LAGUNA 1.8, long MOT, good condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£795 (P) PEUGEOT 306 XSi, 3 dr, 2.0, alloys . . . .£895 (V) ROVER 600, Honda engine, excellent condition, in red . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£795 (N) NEW SHAPE PROTON PERSONA 1.5, long T & T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£595 (X) RENAULT LAGUNA EXPRESSION 16V, 1.6, new shape, long MOT, alloys . . . . . . . .£1,695 DIESELS (M) FORD MAVERICK GLX, SWB T.diesel excellent condition, long MOT . . . . . . .£1,295 (G) MITSUBISHI PAJERO 2.5, 7 seater LWB, excellent condition, real eye catcher, T & T £995 (L) 405 PEUGEOT 1.9 GLDT, T & T, towbar £395 (R) TOYOTA COROLLA 2.0 DIESEL, full MOT, power steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£1,295
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On the Barnsley buses: George, Dave and Clem prove they're not past their sell-by date.
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THREE Barnsley bus drivers are flying the flag for the older worker. And their employer, Stagecoach, has been applauded by the Department for Work and Pensions for its treatment of older workers. As part-time driver George Slater approaches his 68th birthday, he says he feels fortunate that he still has involvement in the labour market but acknowledges that full-time work would not be for him. He said: “When you’ve worked full time in a pressurised environment, which I did as a sales rep for 40 years, suddenly having to retire is like falling off a cliff. I didn’t want to just vegetate. For some people, it does impact on your quality of life and life expectancy when you suddenly stop working. “‘Someone mentioned the Stagecoach training school to me when I’d been retired for a while. I was 59 when I applied, as I heard that the oldest person on the course was 62. It keeps my mind sharp and keeps me fitter, and there are financial benefits as well.” Clem Maw, who is 67, joined the company at 55, after 30 years as a club steward working behind the bar. He got bored after just two months of retirement and thought that a job as a driver would be ideal as he enjoys driving and dealing with the general public. Dave Tomlinson, 62, has been with Stagecoach since 1964 when it was known as Yorkshire Traction. He drives part time and is also a union official, which means dealing with industrial grievances should they arise and offering general advice to new and existing union members. Operations director, Sue Hayes, said: “Working here gets right in people’s blood because it’s a company with some really strong family values. There’s a real sense of comradeship and that’s something that is hard to find. We have multiple generations working within the company. “We get interest from all age groups and we’re happy to recruit people over 60 – it’s no problem.” “We’re a big business and we’re able to accommodate people who want to change their shifts or wind down a bit. Some people just want to do the school buses and others want a night shift. A diverse workforce helps us to meet the needs of the business better. You can’t be too rigid – it’s important for us to match the needs of the employees.” There is no official retirement age in the UK. Age regulations introduced a default retirement age of 65 but this is not mandatory.
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‘I thought they were ok for kids to shoot Martians’ Case study – Paul Higgins
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thought, perhaps I’d been a bit harsh in dismissing them, and that perhaps I would go and find out a little bit more and see if I liked it. So I went to Hoyland Library and enrolled on the Webwise course, and I was quite impressed to find out what one of these things could do!”
‘THERE but for the grace of God go I' was former businessman Paul Higgins' motivation for volunteering for the RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People. Paul, of Hoyland, was diagnosed with diabetes 12 years ago and although his eyesight has not been affected, loss of vision is a well-documented complication of the condition. His first role as an RNIB volunteer was installing specialist computer equipment for blind or visually impaired clients – rather an irony given that his technophobe tendencies were among the reasons for his retirement aged 50 from the motor trade – which like most industries was becoming ever more dependent on modern technology. “I thought I would never ever have any use for computers,” he said. “I thought they were ok for kids to shoot Martians! “But gradually I saw that more and more people around my age were getting computer literate and I
Paul was immediately hooked and went on to take the more advanced European Computer Driving Licence course through Barnsley Centre. Here, he was soon spending most of his time assisting his fellow learners – and was promptly offered a job as a learning support officer. Eventually, however, the technology used by the RNIB eventually became too complex even for Paul, and so he asked to be reassigned to an alternative volunteer role. Now he is the area co-ordinator for the RNIB’s Talking Book Service, which provides subscribers with an extensive range of over 15,500 audio books – fiction and fact, which can be enjoyed using a special piece of equipment similar to a CD player. Paul also volunteers as an independent monitor for Doncaster Prison, assessing standards of care for prisoners.
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A rewarding way to fill your leisure time VOLUNTEERING is a popular worthwhile pastime – a rewarding way to fill your leisure time if you are retired or semi-retired. You can exercise old skills and learn new ones by helping out in a variety of
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Holidaymakers want a new way to see the world? Volunteer FOR holidaymakers craving a more fulfilling experience, Saga Volunteer Travel is offering a new way to see the world. You can add a volunteer experience onto an existing Saga holiday, or travel abroad solely for the volunteer experience, sharing your knowledge, experience and skills to help people economically less fortunate. Whatever you
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Dancing holiday with the stars FOR many of us, retirement is a time to indulge in more travel and leisure opportunities. And whether you have a long-standing passion or a desire to discover a brand new hobby, a special interest holiday is an inspiring way to combine both. Saga Travel, the over-fifties holiday specialist, has developed a programme of breaks designed to combine quality destinations with an activity or cultural theme, from companionable walking excursions to wine appreciation in sundrenched vineyards. The latest addition to the stable is a ballroom and Latin American dancing holiday at the Coastline Hotel in Malta, a seven-night dancing holiday, including five sessions of dance tuition and four evenings of social dancing.
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The holiday has been designed to appeal to complete beginners and more experienced dancers alike, with workshops to help you improve your dance technique whatever your level. And to make it extra special, top TV celebrity dance couple, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace of BBC 1’s Strictly Come Dancing, will be making a special guest appearance during the break next March, presenting a short dance show with a question and answer session as well as a dance workshop with holiday participants. Vincent comes from a family of dancers – both parents are professional ballroom and latin teachers. He started teaching in Italy at the age of 12 before moving to Guildford at the age of 17 and dividing his time between the UK and Italy for a
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EXERCISE THE MIND TO AVOID DEMENTIA
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•Opt for mental arithmetic rather than reaching for your calculator •Try to memorise your shopping list •Read more – perhaps by joining or starting a book club •Play mind-stretching games, like bingo, bridge, chess or even computer games •Stay socially active – start a new activity or join a new club which interests you, Exercise for the mind: Flex the little grey cells with reading. for example, a choir or gardening society •Enjoy more cultural activities, such as the cinema, theatre, museums and galleries •Continue working or do voluntary work – social contact helps your memory and concentration •Exercise for half an hour at least three times a week.
STUDIES show that mental decline is not an inevitable part of ageing. People who lead intellectually stimulating lives are more likely to be free of dementia conditions like Alzheimer’s. Simple forgetfulness can be experienced by anyone but is likely to increase with the ageing process, which also affects your concentration and attention span, an the ability to adapt to new situations. Like anything else, using your brain is the best way to keep it in good working order. The more active your brain is, the better your memory is likely to be. The best medicine is a daily mental work-out, and there’s lots of ways to accomplish this. Here are a few ideas: •Enjoy a daily crossword or other stimulating puzzle
Boost your retirement years by downsizing A STUDY has found that 62 per cent of people have boosted their retirement experience by moving to a smaller home. They found that downsizing, as it’s called, unlocked equity, freed up time to pursue hobbies, improved lifestyle and reduced living costs, helping them make the most of their increased leisure time. A total of 28 per cent of retired people questioned in the survey, by David Wilson Retirement Homes, said that financial benefits had been the key motivation for downsizing. For many it had allowed them to pay off their mortgage altogether or substantially reduce it. In addition to this, energy billls became noticeably cheaper and so did home insurance. Those who moved into new-build properties reaped the benefits with insulation, white goods and boilers all up to the latest energy efficiency standards. One quarter of respondents said that
they felt they could live their retirement without ‘baggage’, no longer having the worry of maintaining a large property and garden, and the time spent mowing the lawn, pruning the bushes, dusting and cleaning lots of rooms or doing strenuous DIY was put towards pursuing more enjoyable pastimes, such as travel and socialising. Operation sales manager for David Wilson Retirement Homes, Michelle Edwards, said: “Moving home, especially in later life, is a hard decision to make but can also be the best decision in the long run, boosting enjoyment in retirement. “Downsizing is proving a sensible option in the current climate as the money is not tied up in a large property and with the rising costs of energy it is proving more viable.”
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Cash saving families holiday together ADULTS who stopped holidaying with their parents in their teens are reviving the family holiday in order to save money and have childcare on tap, according to Saga Travel Insurance. Family trips are making a comeback with those in their late twenties as almost half of people (44 per cent) resume holidaying with their parents. More than a third (36 per cent) of grown-up kids cite financial savings and/or the need for help with babysitting as the reason behind reverting to holidaying with mum and dad. The average age to start going away
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FACE SCHOOL is a fitness discipline exclusively developed to keep your visage in tip-top condition, working those tight, neglected muscles to maintain a youthful complexion.
It works by loosening then stretching the muscles of the cheeks, neck, chin and forehead with a series of simple exercises. The method claims to reduce puffiness, plump out lines, improve skin tone, brighten eyes and slim down that dreaded double chin. It can also apparently alleviate headaches, improve concentration, and even enhance your voice for more effective communication. Face School’s Finnish founder, Marja Putkisto, said: “Your face is your window to the world. “The way we use our facial muscles is something no cosmetics can control. You will finally begin to ‘look like you’ – depending on which muscles you have chosen to use to express yourself. I feel the face must look interesting regardless of age.” According to Marja, the technique encourages the use of different muscles and parts of the face for expressions such as smiling and frowning, reducing the appearance of lines by spreading the effort across more muscles. While sessions and workshops are available, there’s also a Face School manual and DVD so you can easily do your face workouts from home. For more information, telephone 0208 878 7384 or visit www.methodputkisto.com.
Marja Pukisto: Pioneer of the Face School method.
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Top tips for some terrific sleep OLDER adults typically sleep less than younger ones, wake more in the night, nap more in the day, and rise and retire earlier. The following tips from The Sleep Council, a national body which works to raise awareness of the importance of a good night’s sleep, are specifically aimed at helping ‘silver sleepers’. ■ Limit naps: Taking long afternoon naps can interfere with night-time sleep patterns.
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■ Check medications: Some medications may cause daytime drowsiness while others may cause sleeplessness. Ask your doctor for advice.
■ Avoid caffeine in the evening: Stimulants like coffee and tea make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep. Try a warm milky drink instead.
■ Don’t go to bed stuffed or starved: A stomach either too full or too empty may cause physical discomfort, making it difficult to sleep through the night.
■ Keep regular hours: Go to bed at the same time each night and wake up at the same time each morning. Keeping to a routine helps your biological clock.
■ Get out in the fresh air: Studies show people who get adequate natural daylight tend to sleep better at night.
■ Exercise: 20-30 minutes at least three days a week is ideal. A brisk walk will do – but not too close to bedtime.
■ Watch how much you drink: Limit drinking a few hours before bedtime to save being ‘up and down’ all night.
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a guide for life at 50+
FULL OF LIFE is a national campaign celebrating the contribution older people make to society. These photographs are part of Age, Snapped, an exhibition featuring thought-provoking images of lively older people designed to challenge outdated stereotypes. The exhibition marks Older People’s Day, a new annual day launched by the campaign, with pictures providing a brief window into the lives of committed and energetic people in communities across the UK. This year’s Older People’s Day was all about bringing generations together to share knowledge and experience, and encouraging people to do something different like getting to know a neighbour or taking the time to find out about a community project. There have been lots of events and activities taking place around the country that celebrate the lives of older people and reach across the genera-
Full of life? Challenge the stereotype
The Pickering mermaid: 91-year-old flood defence campaigner Topsy Clinch took her living room to the river to protest on the anniversary of last year's devastating floods. Image courtesy of The Press, York.
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TON £75 •• 33 TON £70 TON £85 •• 44 TON £80 TON £100 •• 55 TON £95
Small items to full house Free quotes, also Environmental Cleans, 7 days
Tel. Barnsley 750548, Mobile 07815 983180
TON £65 •• 22 TON £60
Same Day Delivery Tel: 724100 anytime 07808 218421
1st 4 SKIPS SKIPS
2 ton £60, 3 ton £70, 4 ton £80 TELEPHONE
Office 01226 242414 Dave 07837 439614 7.30 am – 5.00 pm
SHAW SKIPS Skips from
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**THE PRICE YOU SEE IS THE PRICE YOU PAY**
All Major Credit / Debit Cards Accepted
Open Monday to Saturday
Reliable same day service Full range of skips available 6 day service All major cards welcome
Tel: 01709 888511 Freephone: 08009888017 Now available screened topsoil!
BOMBERS Services. Household rubbish and old furniture disposed of from £10, environmental licence shown on request. Receipt given for all waste collected. No job too small, same day service – Tel. 07760 480019
To advertise call
Whoever you’re looking for…
Discounts available for Brick/Soil Tipping Facilities Available Credit Cards Accepted
Rotherham: 01709 877955 Barnsley: 01226 754740 Established 1977
YOU CAN’T BEAT EXPERIENCE!
OLD TOWN WASTE REMOVAL Old furniture, household appliances, household waste, garden clearance, scrap removed, full environmental licence shown on request. For a free quote please call Steve on
01226 231124 or 07849423015 7 days a week HELP KEEP BARNSLEY TIDY DON’T USE FLY TIPPERS
Minis, Midis and Large Wheelbarrow access is available on 8 tonne skips. Call us FREE anytime on
RYDER & GREEN
D E LTA
R A MAW & SON Crushed hardcore and
topsoil delivered or collected
WANTED SCRAP METALS
Mini Digger with or without driver
Local fortnightly collections or delivered to our yard free. Washers, Cookers, Radiators etc. Call for more details.
2, 4, 6, 8 Ton Skips (Wheelbarrow access) Discounts on clean soil and rubble skips. (Special offer for 1 month £100 + VAT (8 ton brick only)) Fully licensed
Tel. Barnsley 01226 764567 Freephone 0800 7811074
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garages FREE WRITTEND QUOTATION AN LIED ADVICE • SUPP • INSTALLED • REPAIRED • ALL TYPES OFS GARAGE DOOR
GARAGE DOOR SHOWROOM
GUARANTEED TO BEAT ANY GENUINE WRITTEN QUOTE
UNIT 5, HARBOROUGH HILL ROAD, BARNSLEY Main Dealers for Cardale, Garador, Henderson, Horman, Novoferm, Wessex. All work carried out by fully trained tradesmen.
01226 700048 Mob.: 07850 633800
01226 213741 5pm 07817 085244 mob.
C. I. JOINERY FULLY QUALIFIED
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Saturday 9.00am to 2.30pm.
Free quote call Chris on:
Basework - Drives - Paving Full removal and disposal of old garages from £99 (subject to site survey)
WINDOWS • DOORS • CONSERVATORIES
NEW BRICK RENDERED GARAGE INTRODUCTORY OFFER
SUPPLIED, FITTED, INSTALLED, REPAIRED FREE QUOTATIONS
TEL.www.dsgaragedoors.co.uk 0800 6349654
GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS DAVE’S GARAGE DOORS Sales and Fittings Call:
Barnsley 341747 07961 320102
GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS All Types
Tel. Barnsley 732222 Mob. 07836 766060
electrician A. COOLE electrical
Part P Registered Re-wire specialists. All other electrical work undertaken. FREE QUOTES
07867 501763; 01226 296425
E M SOLUTIONS ELECTRICAL
• SHOWERS/RE-WIRES • EXTRA SOCKETS • FUSE BOXES ETC. • PART P REGISTERED • FREE ESTIMATES • LANDLORD CERTIFICATES • TESTING AND INSPECTION
01226 734635 upholstery REUPHOLSTERY & REPAIRS
Cushion replacement service Foam cut to size All work carried out by a master upholsterer with 34 years experience. Tel. Paul Hodson 204809
BARNSLEY CHAIR CENTRE
*NICEIC (Part P) *RELIABLE & POLITE *Landlord Certificates *Repl. Fuse Boxes *Surveys and Testing *Complete Showers *All Domestic work *Fair & Reasonable *Great Reputation
07792 365737 01226 718362 DSW Electrical, Part P approved (NICEIC). All domestic work undertaken. Free quotes, competitive prices – Tel Dale. 01226 294577/ 07783 994323 ELECTRICIAN, no job too small. 30 years experience. Part P reg. Free quotes – Tel. Gary, Barnsley 235308 or 07973 771412
A1 Electrical. Sockets, lights, showers, phone extensions, Part P and landlords certificate, 17th Edition reg. – Tel. 07932 158091 or Barnsley 208137
ELECTRICIAN, sockets to rewires. No job too small, fully qualified. Free quotes. For immediate attention – Tel. 07983 627247
ELECTRICIAN Leaflet DOMESTIC & distribution? COMMERCIAL We’ve got it covered
TEL. ETHAN 01226 291086 MOB. 07811 552288
ABI Electrical and Alarms. All types of electrical and security work undertaken. Part P approved – Tel. Alan on 07903 837547 or Barnsley 231578
Part P Approved FREE QUOTES Graham Saberton Tel. Barnsley 715143 07766 488025
tv or video repairs and services
TV &Set VIDEO REPAIRS up and re-tuning of TVs/ VCR’s and Digibox also DVD etc.
BARNSLEY 714166 MOBILE 07711 399121
• Part P Approved • Landlords’ Certificates • Inspection and Testing • PAT Testing • Alarms/CCTV All types of Domestic Electrical work undertaken.
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30A Farrar Street, Barnsley
Mini Mix Concrete
• 1/2 metre to 3 metres • Any mix supplied • Quality Guaranteed Concrete • Laying Service • Patterned imprinted concrete
ALSO SKIP SERVICE AVAILABLE
07960461538 SPINDLED STAIRCASES
Hardwood, soft wood and metal spindles, pre finished options, modern and traditional.
WAKEFIELD ROAD, NEW LODGE, BARNSLEY.
• All manual and electric doors • uPVC windows and doors • Security window grills
All aspects of joinery undertaken. Specialises in kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. Flat pack erection, doors, skirting, laminate and hardwood flooring.
With Over 10 Years Experience.
QUALITY CONCRETE SECTIONAL GARAGESAND SHEDS # FROM BARNSLEY’S SOLE AGENT FOR LIDGET CONCRETE ONLY FROM WAKEFIELD ROAD
D. S. GARAGE DOORS The Garage Door Specialists
Professional joinery manufacturer, from design to completion we can make your ideas reality. Large portfolio of completed projects. All aspects of joinery. For all that’s good in wood call Dave on: City & Guilds qualified.
All doors and work guaranteed
ASTRAL GARAGE DOORS
JOINERY & DECKING
To advertise in
experts you can either call Kath Sunderland on 01226 734603 or email experts @barnsley-chronicle.co.uk
PRICES FROM £250 WOODEN DECKING also Roofed Decking
many different designs available. Free quotes. Call Andy on
07967 822906 08000 380089
KITCHEN FITTERS ALL TYPES FITTED!
Full Portfolio Available Full Project Management to include: Building, plastering, flooring, tiling, gas and electrical work. Authorised D.I.Y. Installer BEEN LET DOWN!!!
ALL JOINERY WORK Doors, flooring, skirting etc.
You Buy It, I’ll Fix It
Or supply and fix. 07771618867; 204945
NEED A JOINER?
I’m your man. Apprentice trained, 40 years experience. Free estimates. All types of work undertaken. Guaranteed.
TELEPHONE IAN BSLY 723187/07733 055735
KITCHENS & BATHROOMS
New fitted kitchens at cost prices. A new look in your kitchen for less than £2,000. Supplied/fitted inc. appliances. Bathroom suites fitted £250 Wondering how?
Call Gareth 07985
JOINER, apprentice trained, fully qualified. All joinery, tiling and decorating undertaken. – Tel. Barnsley 282321 or mobile 07939 075525 JOINER, kitchens, worktops, laminate, bedrooms, decking, insurance, anything considered. AH Joinery – Tel. Barnsley 744856 or 07857 648318 JOINERY. All aspects of joinery undertaken, quality work guaranteed, no job too small. Low prices. – Tel. 07766 933912
FULLY QUALIFIED, ALL ASPECTS OF JOINERY UNDERTAKEN Specialists in: Doors, Kitchens, Laminate and hardwood flooring, etc., with 10 years experience. ALL WORK GUARANTEED Call Andy for a free written quote 01226 210265 07845 944814
domestic appliance repairs REPAIRS to fridge / freezers. Free written estimates. All work guaranteed – Tel. Barnsley 748699
J.A.C. BATHROOMS AND TILING
C. L. MARSHALL
Complete design and installation service. Portfolio and references of completed work. All work carried out to high standards.
TEL. MOBILE 07904 044311 HOME BARNSLEY 386747 Making homes beautiful
QUALITY WALL AND FLOOR TILING Laminate Floors. Bathroom and Kitchen fitting. FREE QUOTES
TEL. 01226 249172 07795 660722
HOWSON Tiling, wall and floor, kitchens, bathrooms, conservatories. For a free quotation – Tel. 07595 537792 or Barnsley 727307 ACE Tiling. Professional wall/floor tiling and general joinery. No job too small. Free quotes – Tel. Barnsley 390476 MB Tiles, specialising in floor and wall tiling. Phone for a free no obligation quote – Tel. Barnsley 709602 or 07875 654774
Plastering & Bathroom Installations Ceramic, Porcelain, Natural Stone and Mosaic. Add a touch of class 07776 393 792
10% OFF all labour, tiles and materials October/November. BARNSLEY 381132 *T+C apply
S & C TILING FREE QUOTES AND ADVICE No job too big or small. Full bathroom installation. Professional, reliable service. QUALITY ASSURED Telephone 01226 287288 or 07917 771590
CERAMIC Tiling Solutions Ltd. Wall and floor tiling. Free quotes, CITE registered – Tel. Darren, Barnsley 388879, 07833 326527
Extensions, Dormers, Drainage, Pointing, Alterations, Plastering, Rendering, Pebbledashing. All work guaranteed. No hidden extras. References. Compare our prices.
TEL. 07944 545276 01226 295863
WHITEROSE BUILDING CONTRACTORS
Domestic & Commercial •New builds •Garages •Extensions •House Renovations •Conservatory bases •Drives •Patios •Decking All building work undertaken
Tel: Matthew Day - Mob: 07801 064759 Eve - Home: 01226 208370 AUBREY Building Contractors, all general building work, extensions, boundary walls, garages, conservatories, block paving, patios and loft conversions – Tel. Phil 07775 726415 or 01427 754011 or Ryan 07748 658252 AJʼS Building, property maintenance, boundary/retaining walls, re–pointing, brick/stonework alterations. Any exterior maintenance work undertaken. Call Andy – Tel. 07944 556496 ABLE Sterling P & D Ltd, domestic refurbishment specialist. All general building works undertaken, loft conversions, extensions etc – Tel. Chris 07861 250410 BRICKLAYER, pointing, extensions, garages, garden walls, stonework. Free quotes – Tel. Steve on Barnsley 203701 or 07762 259148 BRICKLAYER, 20 years experience. Extensions, garages, boundary walls, pointing. Will beat any genuine quote – Tel. 07866 466234 K M General Builder, all aspects of building work undertaken, also paving, property repairs – Tel. 07807 767397 or 01977 640192
painting and decorating
HIGH QUALITY INTERIOR DECORATORS OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE Wallpapering Local and Reliable – Competitive Rates experts All aspects of decorating undertaken. FREE QUOTES – ALL WORK GUARANTEED
FORGET THE REST – CALL THE BEST!
CALL US NOW ON 07974 717084 OR 01226 757007
J&L Lady Decorators
• City & Guilds professionally qualified • Reliable and trustworthy • Free quotes • OAP discounts
Interior, exterior, joinery, property repairs, insurance work undertaken. Plastering, artexing, coving.
Tel. Laura 07921 197897 DECORATOR, 20 years experience, interior/exterior. OAP reductions, insurance work. Free written estimates. Contact Gary – Tel. Barnsley 212009/07732 364551 G & P Painters and Decorators, quick professional service. For free quotes and advice – Tel. Barnsley 785330 or 07944 267715 PAINTER, 15 years experience, internal /external. Friendly reliable workmanship. – Tel. Lee, Barnsley 213079 or 07523 057943 MC Decor. Free quotes, good rates for OAPʼs. Clean, honest and reliable. For immediate response – Tel. 01226 711196/ 07864 106788 PAUL Lovell Decor, all aspects of painting and decorating. No job too small. For a free quote – Tel. 01226 728370 or 07810 455606 PAINTER and decorator, professional and reliable service, interior and exterior, same day free quote – Tel. Andrew Shaw, Barnsley 219056 or 07878 523621
Diamond Decor Interior, Exterior, Domestic & Commercial 100% Reliable & Friendly Service Please Contact Stuart on:
Tel: 01226 771577 Mob: 07890 790965
FREE WRITTEN ESTIMATES Office hours 9am-5pm Mon.-Fri. Tel./Fax 01226 289553 298211 after 5pm Mobile 07906 563009
R. J. PAINTER & DECORATOR Interior and Exterior Painting and Decorating 10% OFF ALL QUOTES
For quick, efficient service T E L.
LADY decorator. Free quotes, good rates – Tel. 07984 433001, no landline due to house move.
Leaflet distribution? We’ve got it covered Telephone:
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classifiedpersonal health and beauty
personal notices NEXUS
of Wombwell would like to welcome
STEPHANIE to their team With twelve years experience in all aspects of hairdressing, specialising in bridal/party styling. Booking now for Christmas 753354 9/11 Barnsley Road
20% off nail extensions with Adrienne throughout October
Nexus members are unattached people who are already planning autumn holidays, Christmas parties, shopping expeditions – New Year dinner parties and much much more! Find out how to join them and change your life. Call and ask for a Brochure . . .
ALL BRIDALWEAR NOW AVAILABLE TO HIRE
• Bridal Gowns • Bridesmaids • Evening/Promwear • Hat Hire • Accessories See our website for further offers
David on (0113) 244 5186, (01924) 422 394 or Freephone (0800) 834 221
VIP entry to most Night Clubs
Lemon Tree COSMETOLOGY
STEPHEN Godfrey, professional medium, clairvoyant readings. 7 days, nights, weekends. Established 36 years – Tel. 07904 008334 Member of
Tanfantastik Christine would like customers to note that they are NOT closing down and are open for business as usual.
For the permanent removal of • Unwanted Hair • Moles • Skin Tags • Warts • Thread Veins • Pigmented Lesions • Vascular Lesions • Skin Rejuvenation
Golden Browns, Hoyland
(including acne-scarring injury/operative scars, stretch marks and collagen reformation)
9 mins. for the price of 6 mins.
Call 07981 957009 or 0800 298 5466 Treatments available in your own home (not IPL)
No diet, no workout, just lasting results. 98.4% success rate, one to one counselling, expert medical advice.
RAPUNZEL’S HAIR EXTENSIONS
100% HUMAN HAIR From £80
Tel. 07912 688786 Eve. Bsly 297642
DENTURE STUDIO 94 Sheffield Road For quality dentures
731168 Same day denture repairs MOBILE Beauty, fully qualified nail technician. Calgel nails from £25, all other beauty treatments at reasonable prices. Spray tanning parties available – Tel. 07795 546496, 01226 244965 JULIAʼS mobile hairdressing, over 20 years experience, old and new customers welcome – Tel. 07713 766540/Barnsley 213491
Tel: 01924 201297 or 01274 544421
MOBILE Beauty Therapist. Waxing, facials, eyelash tinting/perming, artificial nails. Nail art and body tanning, Indian head massage – Tel. Lisa 07967 670286
Professional, reliable and friendly service. Cut & Finish £12.50 Colours from £12.50 15 Years Experience City & Guilds Qualified
Tel. 07525 133214
Polished to Perfection Beauty treatments using the finest materials in the comfort of your own home. • Calgel Nails • Sienna X Spray Tan • The choice of celebrities.
Tel: 07828 169918
Showroom open 9.00 am – 3.30 pm daily. 9.30 am – 1.30 pm Sat., Sun. Unit 1, 275 Carlton Road, Carlton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S71 3HX
BLACK DIAMOND LIMOUSINES DIRECT FROM THE U.S.A.
SPECIAL VIP ENTRY TO THE FOLLOWING NIGHTCLUBS Funny Girls, Lucorum, Embrace (Sheffield), Charisma (Leeds), Trilogy (Doncaster), Quest (Wakefield)
Tel: 01226 204000 www.blackdiamondlimos.co.uk
B. BEAUTIFUL MOBILE BEAUTY THERAPIST Calgel £20 OPI Acrylic £25 Waxing from £4
All other treatments at reasonable prices.
Contact Nicola on 07966 344368 Price lists on request
business services ACCOUNTS, tax, VAT returns, payroll, bookkeeping, CIS. Specialising in small business and sole traders. – Tel. Barnsley 724647 or 07729 703905
Arrive to your Wedding or Special Occasion with the Ultimate Dream Vintage Soft Top Cadillac
Unit 1, 275 Carlton Road, Carlton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 3HX
Showroom open 9.00am – 3.30pm daily, 9.30am – 1.30pm Sat., Sun.
K.S. LIMOUSINES AVAILABLE FOR ANY OCCASION KIDS PARTIES ALSO WELCOME
CLIVE Pickering, Photographic Concept Wedding Photography. Registry Office Special, from only £45, civil venue £55, full package £690 to £2900 – Tel. Barnsley 289166. GETTING married? Need cars, photos, cakes etc? Go to www.york42.co.uk
WEDDING Photography. Packages at prices to suit everyone. Alan Robinson – Tel. Barnsley 203964 or 07711 243192 WEDDING Photography at prices to beat the Credit Crunch from £50. www.visualimagestudios.co.uk/wed dings.htm or Barnsley 270787/780780
Est sicut in aere ambulas
Sunday 26th October
Brian Lauden. Not to be missed.
Top Female Vocalist
EVERY SUNDAY AT 1.30 pm THE QUIZ WITH A DIFFERENCE EVERY MON & THURS BINGO AND OPEN THE BOX IN THE LOUNGE
FUNCTION ROOMS AVAILABLE RING 284564
KISSAGRAMS, attractive girls/fellas, stripagrams, sexy or funny, Elvis lookalike, roly polys. Hen/ stag nights, Lips – Tel. 0114 2556791 SINGLE/ALONE? Meet someone special with Anvil Dating. Free information – Tel. 0800 163253 SCOTT available for escort / massage. Ladies only. Reasonable rates – Tel. 07908 472495
personal services MODEL Test Shoots for just £10 including free 12 x 8 photograph. www.visualimagestudios.co.uk/portf olios.htm or Barnsley 270787/780780 DIVORCED, no–strings fun in Barnsley, text DENISE to 69996 for pics. 18+PCT Box 653 tw92wz £1.50/msg LADY offers relaxing massage in your own home. Barnsley. – Tel. 07951 280275 LYNZYʼS stunning brunette, relaxing massage, 24–7, off junction 33 – Tel. 07733 183264
QUANTUM OF SOLACE (12A TBC) Opens Friday 31st October – tickets on sale now!
MONDAY NIGHT IS BARGAIN NIGHT! ALL TICKETS £4.00 AFTER 5.30 Large car park with CCTV 100 yds away – Free parking after 6pm. *Wheelchair access for these performances.
ELDON STREET, BARNSLEY (01226) 248218
DALE TAVERN NOW AIR CONDITIONED
Every Wed: BUSKERS NIGHT – Come and have a singalong Every Thursday: AUCTION – 5.30pm Saturday: KARAOKE IN THE LOUNGE SUNDAY CARVERY 12 noon to 5pm. Only £5.95. Under 10’s £3.50 Sunday 26th October: INTEGRITY Female Trio Wednesday 29th October: FANCY DRESS HALLOWEEN, BUSKERS NIGHT & BUFFET Everyone Welcome Fri.31st Oct: CHILDREN’S & ADULTS’ FANCY DRESS HALLOWEEN NIGHT from 7.30pm. Prizes, Games, Disco.
AIR CONDITIONED FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE TEL: 01226 205611 MOB: 07801 064724
SHAW INN RACECOMMON ROAD
Friday 24th October
MIKE EVERLY (Top Class Vocalist)
QUIZ NIGHT Every Wed. POKER LEAGUE, Thurs. KARAOKE Sat. KARAOKE Open the Box & QUIZ, Sun.
KINGSTONE SCHOOL, BROADWAY
SUNDAY, 26th OCTOBER 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
65 Craft/Gift Stalls. Superb Refreshments.
TEL. 01226 203816 Tel. 01226 734666
NEW! 1 hour free trial of massage service with 1 or 2 ladies – Tel. 07052 205580
DISCREET massage escort service for discerning males, one or two male escorts – Tel. 07917 834847 MATURE brunette, friendly and discreet, in/out calls – Tel. Jane 07748 030967
Barnsley 01226 727222 Mobile 07974 400 000
The Private Medical Slimming Clinic for details
Hair by Melanie
Barnsley 01226 727222 Mobile 07974 400 000
4 ANY SPECIAL OCCASION 4 PROMS SPECIALISTS 4 CHILDRENS PARTIES
…don’t you deserve the best?
Sheffield, Wakefield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Huddersfield Call:
Tel. 01226 740931
Stocks Lane, off Summer Lane, Barnsley. Tel: Bsly 245456.
• CUT • COLOUR • RESTYLES • EXTENSIONS Treat yourself to the lastest London trends without paying city prices. Trained at London Mayfair Academy.
24 hour sales/enquiry line
Brand new Ford Excursion 4x4 Stretch!! AMERICAN STRETCH LIMOUSINES
• Paul Mitchell “The Color” Specialists • £10 OFF COLOUR* *full head foils/artistry throughout November – on production of this ad.
For Your Pleasure.... Free Disposable Camera Free Complimentary Bubbly Free In Car Entertainment,TV, DVD & CD • Luxury 8 Seater Transport • High Performance Executive Cars Available
Designer bags now in stock, D & G, Prada, Jimmy Choo & more. £5 off bags with this ad.
ATTRACTIVE, recently divorced female, not long in area, seeks broad minded males. Any age/size – Tel. Sue on 01142 249125
323 Burton Rd, Monk Bretton
Friday 24th October
THE ROCKER (12A) Tues: 5.45, 8.10. Wed., Thurs: 8.10 IGOR (PG) Daily: 6.00 Possibly the final performance! MAMMA MIA! (PG)* Tuesday: 8.00 HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR (U)* Wednesday, Thursday at 5.30, 8.00 Friday at 3.00, 5.30, 8.00 Saturday at 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00. Sunday at 2.00, 4.30, 7.00 Monday 27th to Thursday 30th at 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00 SENIOR SCREEN WEDNESDAY 22nd OCTOBER AT 10.30 For the final time: MAMMA MIA! (PG)* And in the upper screen: THE ROCKER (12A) Seniors £3 inc. tea/coffee/biscuits
LOCAL introductions. All Ages. Established 1991. Vast Membership. High Quality Service. Colour Photos. Executive Register Available. Affordable Fees. Free Info Pack. www.introsuk.co.uk
In aid of Macmillan Nurses featuring GINA ROSS, SAM & DAVE, JON DEAN, DARREN YORK & KENNY RICHARDS
FIND SOMEONE SPECIAL
LOCAL AUTHORITY LICENSED AND POLICE CHECKED
Saturday 25th October
Showing until and including Thursday, 23rd October.
42 42--44 44 Shambles Shambles Street, Street, Barnsley Barnsley S70 S70 2SH. 2SH. Tel. Tel. 01226 01226 709662 709662
Notice to Members & Associate Members
Wednesday 22nd October
Or view our website
INTRODUCTIONS UK LTD.
BARNSLEY TRADES COUNCIL CLUB RACECOMMON ROAD
White Cross Podiatry + Chiropody
Do you value your feet? Why not contact your local, mobile, chiropodist/podiatrist:
BSc (Hons) Pod, MChS Due to business expansion, additional appointments available. Westfield and HSA recognised.
Ann’s Easy Tan SUNBED HIRE
Latest model 200 watt Elite Canopies with 240 watt ETP Tubes and Facial Booster now available. Also Doubles and 8 Tubes available
bouncy castles JUMPING Jakeʼs Bouncy Castles and Slides, various sizes – Tel. 077233 34090 / 01226 213605 M&S Bouncy Castles, various prices, for any occasion, overnight hire included. – Tel. 07525 342187
CHARLESTON, SAVANNAH & THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS IN THE FALL ESCORTED COACH TOUR
Join us as we head into the American South at one of the most wonderful times of year, when the forests that cover the Great Smoky Mountains National Park turn a blaze of reds, yellows and browns. Includes G Return transatlantic flights from Leeds Bradford & Manchester to Atlanta G Return airport to hotel transfers G 7 nights’ room only at comfortable hotels in Chattanooga (1 night), Asheville (2 nights), Charleston area (2 nights) & Savannah (2 nights) G Breakfasts on 4 mornings G Visits to & free time in Asheville, Charleston, Savannah & Macon, Georgia G Fall colours scenic journey through the Smoky Mountains National Park G Atlantic coastal drive & visit to Beaufort, South Carolina G Comfortable coach travel throughout G Tour Manager services
Departs October & November 2009 from
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care of the elderly
STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE!
EYE TEST AT HOME
AT THE NEC ARENA, BIRMINGHAM After the sell out 2008 season of Strictly Come Dancing Live!, the hugely popular BBC TV show takes to the road again in 2009. Includes G Return coach travel G 1 night’s B&B at a good quality hotel in the Midlands area G A ticket for Strictly Come Dancing Live! At the NEC Arena, Birmingham G Return coach transfers between your hotel & the Arena venue G A visit to the Bullring Shopping Complex in Birmingham on day 2
Difficulty in getting out? Ready for an eye test? Spectacles from £39.00. NHS qualified, local optician to your own home. Call for an appointment.
Departs 20 & 21 February 2009 from
lost and found pets
MISSING in Darton area, male tabby cat, orange collar. Any info please – Tel. 07806 789326
TRADITIONAL birthday parties at Noahʼs Ark Kindergarten, Dodworth – Tel. Barnsley 202277.
121 Entertainments, Karaoke/Disco, all functions catered for. Bar and buffets available. More information Tel. Glenn, Barnsley 765660 or 07866 568193
JACKIE'S Karaoke Disco all occasions catered for - Tel. Barnsley 713950 or 07979 575462.
MPH FEATURING TOP GEAR LIVE
AT THE NEC ARENA, BIRMINGHAM With a 5 year waiting list (and growing) to the TV show, why not skip the queue and experience the assault on your senses at Top Gear Live! Includes G Return coach travel G 1 night’s B&B at a good quality hotel in the Midlands G A Silver Ticket to MPH, The Prestige & Performance Motor Show featuring Top Gear Live, at the NEC Birmingham G Visit to the Bullring Shopping Centre on day 1 G Return coach transfers between your hotel & the venue on day 2 G Newmarket Tour Manager services
0845 226 7766
To request a brochure by post, please write to: Barnsley Chronicle Limited Administration Department, 47 Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2AH
Tel: 01226 211147
TEL. 01226 211878 MOBILE 07840 463040
*Book before Christmas, pay a Low Deposit, and enjoy our No Surcharges and Price Guarantees. Offer applies to 2009 departure dates. See brochure/web site for details.
Departs 15 November 2008 from
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www.theacademytheatre.co.uk The Take 2 Centre, 311 Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley
ACADEMY THEATRE BIRDWELL
Notice to Members & Associate Members
SAT. 25th OCTOBER The brilliant
NEW ROAD, STAINCROSS
STARTER AND 20% ORDER MAIN MEAL AND RECEIVE 20% DISCOUNT OFF YOUR
MAIN MEAL PRICE*
1 Longridge Road, Monk Bretton. Tel. Barnsley 779355
Thursday, 23rd October
TRAVELLERS Friday, 24th October
Sturdy’s Flyer FREE TRANSPORT running Friday
POLISH SOCIAL CLUB Summer Lane, Barnsley
MEMBERS & BONA FIDE GUESTS
Saturday 25th October
Not to be combined with any other offers (Offer ends 12th December 2008)
& Takeaway Service
CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS NOW BEING TAKEN * on production of this advert
Shukria Indian Restaurant, Crown & Anchor, Barugh Lane, Barugh Green, Barnsley S75 1LL. 01226 390994. 07971 019740.
Indian t Restauran
Tues. 7.30 - 10.30pm Beg. 7.30 - 8pm
Friday, 24th October Rock ‘n’ Roll with
Tuesday, 21st October
Now taking bookings for Children’s Birthday Parties, available in the Concert Room
FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE with Bar for Parties, Weddings etc.
MOTOWN IN THE METRODOME
Queens Road, Barnsley S71 1AN
SATURDAY, 25th OCT.
A DAY OF MOTOWN
& NORTHERN SOUL With award winning THE FANTASTICS Plus DIANE SHAW (UK’s Soul Diva) NOT TO BE MISSED 6.00 p.m. till Midnight. Doors open 5.30 p.m. Advance ticket £10.00 available at The Metrodome Box Office. Telephone 01226 730098
Wedding Exhibition at
Sunday 2nd November 2008
11.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 25th October
2 OUT OF 3
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies For The BIGGEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE Choose the Perfect Venue & Make your Dreams Come True
FREE FUNCTION ROOM
**Dates still available for Summer 2009 & 2010 Special Offers on the day if you book your Wedding Reception with us. Visit the Cedar Court Stand for more details. Call Our Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator on 01924 261294
POWER & SOUL JUST A GIRL Function Room – 07834 638070
Newly refurbished. Powerleague, Barnsley, provides an excellent function room for all occasions.
18th’s, 21st’s, 30th’s etc.
FREE late licence to 1.00am
For details call 01226 771442
Lasersmooth Clinic TATTOO REMOVAL AVAILABLE
Adults £10.00 Concs. £9.00
Christmas bookings are now taking place. Please ring 01924 261294 for availability.
Gawber Road WMC
Saturday 25th October
POKER EVERY THURSDAY Sign in 7.15 p.m.
BUSKERS NIGHT Coming soon
CRAFT FAIR Felkirk Church
SAT. 15th NOVEMBER 2008
10.00am to 4.00pm Interested stallholders contact 01226 713824 for booking form. £10.00 per table. Applications by 1st November please.
HALF PRICE – Full 12 months unlimited use membership or alternatively, PAY ONLY
£16.99 PER MONTH!
A play by Robert Bolt
NO JOINING FEE – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS!
12 MONTHS GYM MEMBERSHIP OFFER INCLUDES # Your Own Personal Programme # Sauna # Showers and… FULL ACCESS TO OUR VERY OWN
A musical based on ‘Billy Liar’
TONING TABLE SALON
Tues. 11th to Sat. 15th Nov. at 7.15pm Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm
From television’s ‘Livetime’ and ‘Prediction’ – Stephen Howe’s
A SHOW OF HANDS
A fascinating insight into the world of palm reading and clairvoyance
Thursday 20th November at 7.30pm
Barnsley Amateurs Musical Theatre Group Adults £9.00 Concs. £8.00
LADY IN TRIM
Mon. 27th Oct. to Sat. 1st Nov. at 7.30pm
HELLO CHRISTMAS Music Hall and Christmas favourites
Tues. 25th to Sat. 29th Nov. at 7.30pm Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm
FREE PARKING OPPOSITE THEATRE. LICENSED BAR
Book in person at the Box Office 9.30am - 4.30pm (Monday - Friday). 10.00am - 2.30pm (Sat.) or tel: 01226 200075
60’s Night Out A fantastic show featuring Tributes to:
THE BEATLES & THE EVERLY BROTHERS Starring the one and only
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The Star Hotel Cudworth 01226 714311
• Recently refurbished • Very high standards • Good food served daily
Live Entertainment Every Thursday # DJ Friday and Sunday #
SUNDAY CARVERY £5.95 New Midweek Menu
Up and Coming Events Thursday, 23rd October: ZODIAC
Top local duo playing songs from the 70’s to the current charts.
4 En Suite Letting Rooms Internet access via wifi www.thestarhotel-barnsley.co.uk
and the UK’s No. 1 Everly Brothers Tribute
THE TEMPLE BROTHERS Plus 50’s/60’s Dancing
Sunday 26th October
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
Adults £8, OAP £8, Children £5 Sat. Matinee all tickets £5. Sat. Evening all tickets £8
Saturday, 25th October
The Lamproom Theatre Company presents
Adults £8.50 Concs. £7.50
NOTICE TO MEMBERS AND BONA FIDE GUESTS
Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield
ROYSTON W.M.C. (Klondyke)
WESTGATE. BARNSLEY’S No. 1 AWARD WINNING THEATRE
Sheffield Road, Birdwell. Telephone 742377
FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE
Valid every day except Saturdays
ANDREW KERRY ASSOCIATION
FOR TICKETS PLEASE TELEPHONE 01226 744442
TAKEAWAYS: 10% OFF TOTAL PRICE
UNFORGETTABLE SUN. 26th OCTOBER The fantastic
FREE CAR PARKING LICENSED BAR REHEARSAL ROOMS REFRESHMENT AREAS
• • • •
Friday 24th October DESPERADO (Eagles Tribute) Saturday 25th October THE GOOD OLD DAYS Sunday 26th October JOHN PARR Saturday 1st November SUE CUNNINGHAM (Clairvoyant) Friday 7th November FANNY HILL
Thursday 6th November 2008, 7.30pm
ARDSLEY HOUSE HOTEL
Doncaster Road, Ardsley, Barnsley. Tickets £12.50
Telephone 01226 309955
Edmunds Road, Worsbrough Dale, Barnsley. Telephone 286620. Friday, 31st October
HALLOWEEN PARTY 7.30pm onwards
FANCY DRESS, DISCO AND PRIZES SNACKS AVAILABLE Friday 7th November CHARITY RACE NIGHT from 5pm
CHRISTMAS FAYRE MENU NOW AVAILABLE NEW YEAR’S EVE – Tickets now on sale
SUNDAY LUNCH SERVED 12 noon to 3.30pm
One course £5.25 Three course £8.95 Function Room available for Weddings, Birthdays etc., call for details BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (12A) Until Thursday 23 October at 7.30pm Matinee at 2pm Wednesday 22 October THE BOY IN STRIPED PYJAMAS (12A) Friday 24 to Thursday 30 October at 7.30pm Matinee at 11am Wednesday 29 October SPACE CHIMPS (U) Mon. 27 to Thurs. 30 October at 2pm LIVE EVENTS AT THE PARAMOUNT Fun, film and frights! for HALLOWE’EN Friday 31 October at 3.30pm. Tickets: £4.50 Friday 7 November at 7.30pm Badapple Theatre Company present ‘Laurel & Charlie’ Based on the early lives of two of Hollywood’s greatest comedians. Tickets: £10/£7 Thursday 13 November at 2.30pm and 7.30pm Timeless Theatre Production present Rolling Back the Years Tickets: £11/£10 ON RELEASE! Daniel Craig in Quantum of Solace BOX OFFICE OPEN: MON TO FRI 10.00am - 2.00pm. FULLY LICENSED BAR - FREE CAR PARKING.
Tickets purchased in advance for live shows and films cannot be exchanged or refunded
RECORDED INFO 01226 762004 & TICKETS 01226 767532 Dolby screen-talk system and loop now fully installed
THE SHIP INN Midland Road, Royston. Tel: Barnsley 726977
Every Friday Night: 8pm onwards
DJ Spinner is Back Saturday, 25th October
SHIELD OF STEEL Friday 31st October
HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO
Saturday 1st November ONE FAT SPIDER
ACE EASTWOOD’S SILVER LINING BY KATH PARKIN
Well-deserved: Top cricket umpire Dickie Bird.
Another top award for Dickie Bird FORMER Test umpire Dickie Bird was handed yet another honour when he was presented with the South Yorkshire Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony and banquet held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Other sportsmen in his category were: Michael Vaughan, Darren Gough, the late Derek Dooley and Brendan Ingle. “This was a marvellous honour, I was truly delighted,” said Dickie. Dickie’s career in cricket started when he was a boy at Barnsley Cricket Club.
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Fantastic range of fireworks If you can find it cheaper elsewhere we will beat that price.
Many more buy one get one free’s than ever before
FREE PRIZE DRAW FOR ALL CUSTOMERS. UP TO £100 WORTH OF FIREWORKS TO BE WON. DRAWS HELD ON 1st NOVEMBER
Fireworks will not be sold to anyone under 18 years of age. All fireworks conform to BS 7114
October Openings Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm November Openings 9am to 7pm Sundays 10am to 4pm
BARNSLEY karate star Garrick Eastwood delivered an outstanding display to win a silver medal in the Czech Open Championships in Prague. Eastwood was competing in the 16 to 17 years minus 55 kilos section. He put on another good performance in the final, but was pipped 4-2 by the recent European champion. Siobhan Hayes, Chloe Sheldon, Garrick Eastwood and Alex Gardner also travelled to Dartford, Essex, for the final selection for the Junior European Championships to take place in Paris in 2009. Unfortunately, none of them made it through, but all gained valuable experience in their bid for selection to the English squad in the future. Meanwhile, students from Team Shindo Kai entered the Yorkshire Open Championships in Sheffield. Team Shindo Kai dominated nearly every event, winning all the senior sections; all but one of the team events; and many of the children’s events. It was a fantastic display by everyone who entered. Team Shindo Kai’s goal is to get four students into the England squad in the next two years and they are well on track to meet this target. They have three events to go before the end of the karate circuit season, then all the competitors, coaches and parents can have a long-deserved rest before the 2009 season. Students successfully passed their Black Belts 1st and 2nd Dans at the recent Shindo Kai gradings held at Athersley Sports Centre. All the candidates had first to train on a twohour course, and then sit another two-hour Black
Belt examination. There were three separate gradings taking place in the hall to cater for three different styles of karate. The results were: Wado Ryu Grading; Instructors; John and Ged Tumman, Graham Summerfield, Ashley Pickles. 2nd Dan passes: Richard Sainsbury and Brett Briscoe passed their 2nd Dan. 1st Dan passes: Wayne Perry, Michelle Holmes, Jess Day, Callum Headen, Daniel Jennison, Sam Ducker, Connor Pickles. Barnsley Sport Academy Karate Grading instructor; Craig Burke. 1st Dan passes: Adam Kaye, Sam Harrison. Shukokai grading: Instructor; Terry Everson 1st Dan passes: Lee Bailey, Sally Wenham. Any one interested in taking up karate as an art or sport can call John Tumman on 07814078787 for details. Darton and Mapplewell Karate Clubs members gained their Black Belts after taking part in a twohour course, followed by a gruelling three-hour Black Belt grading. During this students had to show excellent character and high proficiency in techniques, kata and fighting Black Belt 1st Dan was awarded to Harvey Sanger, Jerome Chambers, Alex Fuller, Megan Burgin and Linda Allsop. Black Belt 2nd Dan was awarded to Lisa Bentley and Chris Hartley. All the above Black Belts are members of the the Taikai Karate Association. For information on karate clubs and ladies’ self-defence courses in the Barnsley area contact Sensei Pete Lindley on 07794020407.
To advertise in our new glossy Mosaic for Men magazine contact Helen Chadwick on 01226 734330
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All smiles: Garrick Eastwood with his silver medal.
Chop chop: Students who passed their Black Belts 1st and 2nd Dans at the Shindo Kai gradings held at the Athersley Sports Centre. (S)
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22nd October 2008