Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Few can resist the smell of freshly baked bread as it wafts through the air. At Worsbrough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, all the family can learn about how those tiny grains of wheat became that deliciously moreish loaf and see South Yorkshire’s only working water powered corn mill....

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Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Neighbouring villages connected by an Earldom and its industrial empire, Wentworth and Elsecar have long been allies with a remarkable shared heritage. After identifying the huge potential to expand on the link between the two villages, Rotherham and Barnsley Councils have recently joined forces in a bid to provide a...

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Tales of the Wedding Dress

Tales of the Wedding Dress

The most priceless thing you’ll ever wear, the feelings that come from slipping your wedding dress out of its box or bag stir up fond memories of the happiest day of your lives. To celebrate the individuality of wedding dresses and the brides that wear them, Cannon Hall Museum are...

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Barnsley Memory Cafe: Sharing memories and cake

Barnsley Memory Cafe: Sharing memories and cake

Once you reach a ripe-old age, you’ve probably experienced one of those ‘senior moments’. Perhaps you put the car keys down and can’t for the life of you think where, or maybe you mix up your grandchildren’s names and go through the houses until you get there. Yes, being forgetful...

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The Countdown is on for Jeff’s March for Men

The Countdown is on for Jeff’s March for Men

As the football season comes to a close, Soccer Saturday stalwart Jeff Stelling will be swapping the Sky Sports studio for life on the road as he sets off on another marathon mission in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. After last year’s unbelievable feat of trekking from his beloved Hartlepool...

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Spring back into action in the garden

Spring back into action in the garden

With Sally Cunis Garden Designer The March winds will blow, we may have snow and there will be showers in April – but the days are getting longer and sunnier and spring is definitely here. Bright green buds are breaking out on shrubs and trees and the bird are increasingly...

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Trooping together for Barnsley Pals

Trooping together for Barnsley Pals

Committed to giving the former First World War servicemen in Barnsley the recognition they deserve, historian Jane Ainsworth has initiated another military project, this time preserving the Pals’ forgotten King’s Colours. With war rife in 1914, ordinary men from across the Barnsley area responded without hesitation to their country’s urgent...

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Wortley Men’s Club: swapping books for beer

Wortley Men’s Club: swapping books for beer

What was once lined with the dusty spines of well-read novels, with tales of Russian soldiers in the Napoleonic War or a young girl heading down a rabbit warren in search of a warped reality, today the former reading room in Wortley is filled with stories of a different kind,...

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Barnsley Ladies Rugby Club – These Girls Can

Barnsley Ladies Rugby Club – These Girls Can

As one of the fastest-growing sports around, women’s participation in rugby has seen more than 18,000 ladies in the UK take to the field to try a new sport. Thanks to England captain Katy McClean and her team’s success at the 2014 World Cup and last year’s Six Nations and Olympic Games, women across the country have been inspired to pull their socks up and finally tackle their sporting ambitions.

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Something to get your Teeth into

Something to get your Teeth into

Some misinformed fellow once quipped that artists in Penistone are as rare as hens’ teeth. But one local art group have been striving to dispel that myth for over ten years. Born from the desire to meet like minded creatives and get away from the isolation often felt by artists,...

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