Join in the fun at Barnsley’s Big Weekend

Join in the fun at Barnsley’s Big Weekend

Barnsley’s Big Weekend is back this year with a huge range of fun and entertainment for everyone. Kicking off on Friday 15th July, get set for three days of free events and activities for all the family to get involved in. Barnsley Town Centre will be buzzing with fun, with...

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WOW Festival comes to Rotherham

WOW Festival comes to Rotherham

Women of the world unite this summer as a vibrant, fearless and fun festival comes to Rotherham to celebrate women, girls, trans and non-binary communities. On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July, join the Women of the World family with a chance to connect with other like-minded people from across...

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A summer of fun at Barnsley Museums

A summer of fun at Barnsley Museums

Summertime is made for family time. This year, organise a jam-packed calendar bursting with memories thanks to a little help from Barnsley Museums. With six unique attractions to discover, there is something to keep visitors big and small entertained throughout the school holidays. From arts and crafts to sensory trails,...

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Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts celebrates a colourful centenary

Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts celebrates a colourful centenary

Longevity is the defining characteristic of Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts as it gets set to celebrate its centenary this autumn. Established at a time of innovation and expression in the Roaring Twenties, the society has been shaped by various art movements over the last hundred years, from Art...

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Watch football for a Steel

Watch football for a Steel

As the 2022/23 football season kicks off, Stocksbridge Park Steels FC are hoping to fortify their position as South Yorkshire’s highest ranking non-league football team. Football is the national sport of our country, but the heart of the beautiful game exists beyond the 92 clubs in the EFL and Premier...

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Aroundtown Meets Val Hoyle

Aroundtown Meets Val Hoyle

Trundled in the back of her dad’s green transit van, a 12-year-old schoolgirl captained a bunch of her friends from Swinton to a game of five-a-side football at Rawmarsh baths. While that might sound commonplace by today’s standards of parents ferrying their kids around to after-school sports clubs, this was...

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Penistone judoka selected for Commonwealth Games

Penistone judoka selected for Commonwealth Games

Penistone’s Lachlan Moorhead has been chosen to represent his country at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as one of 14 athletes that will make up the home nation’s Judo team. And he is looking to add a gold to his already expanding medal collection which includes bronze medals at...

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Get the WEURO ball rolling in Rotherham

Get the WEURO ball rolling in Rotherham

This July, all eyes will be on Rotherham as it becomes one of nine host cities delivering a record-breaking UEFA Women’s European Championship. The best female players in Europe will join football fans from across the globe at Rotherham’s New York Stadium for three group games and a quarter final....

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Grassroots to Glory: the history of women’s football in Rotherham

Grassroots to Glory: the history of women’s football in Rotherham

Football fever is set to hit Rotherham this July as the town becomes one of the host venues for this year’s UEFA Women’s EURO tournament. To celebrate the occasion, a new temporary exhibition is on at Clifton Park Museum detailing the history of women’s football through the years. Grassroots to...

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Help 4 Homeless Veterans opens new drop-in centre in Barnsley

Help 4 Homeless Veterans opens new drop-in centre in Barnsley

Those of us who have not served in the armed forces will never fully understand the sacrifices made or the depth of scars faced by soldiers, sailors and airmen. But we can ensure that we never forget the service of our veterans and support them in their own time of...

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