We Can Survive Singers

We Can Survive Singers

Joined together by an invisible chord, members of one Barnsley-based choir really are singing off the same hymn sheet. They’ve got all their life to live and all their love to give, they are the We Can Survive Singers. They’re not professional vocalists, they don’t read music, and they definitely...

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Barnsley FC: Definitely not hiding in the shadows

Barnsley FC: Definitely not hiding in the shadows

There’s a sense of optimism in the air at Oakwell as the 2019/20 season kicks off. After gaining automatic promotion back into the Championship at the end of last season, the Reds’ fans are singing just that little bit louder in the Ponty End. And, eager to bask in the...

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Barnsley’s fortress flourishes again

Barnsley’s fortress flourishes again

Wentworth Castle Gardens, one of our county’s greatest 18th century estates and the only grade I listed park and gardens within South Yorkshire, has officially re-opened. Originally created for the privileged few, the glorious gardens, woodland and parkland are now preserved for all to enjoy. The spectacular estate was closed...

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Ringing in the New

Ringing in the New

A vision to breathe new life into a parish church and create a community hub fit for the 21st century is gradually taking shape in Wortley where a chapel in the village can be traced back as far as medieval times. While proudly celebrating its heritage and fulfilling its primary...

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A Grand Day Out

A Grand Day Out

Spring and summer may still be a long way away but don’t let that stop you from having some great family days out this winter.

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The Future of Flour at Worsbrough Mill

The Future of Flour at Worsbrough Mill

Practising the traditional trade of stone-grinding flour, demonstrating the art, developing products and driving sales are all in a day’s work for the recent recruit to Worsbrough Mill – the 17th century working water mill. And, if he’s lucky, new Miller, Simon Dodd, might even get to sample some freshly...

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Shining a Light on Community Spirit

Shining a Light on Community Spirit

Every picture tells a story and perhaps few more vividly than those documenting pivotal moments in life. One such film capturing the horror and aftermath of England’s worst mining disaster in Barnsley more than 150 years ago is again shining a light on a spirited community after scooping a highly...

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Flavours Food Festival returns to Elsecar

Flavours Food Festival returns to Elsecar

This October, take your tastebuds on a gastronomic adventure to Elsecar as the annual Flavours Food Festival returns for a third year.  And this year promises to be bigger, better and tastier than ever with a fusion of food, festival-style music and family fun for all.  On Saturday 20th and...

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Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl gears up to dazzle the competition She’s used to expertly studying the four Cs of colour, clarity, carat and cut in her role as a qualified diamond grader at Barnsley’s S&A Jewellers.   But this November, Amber Rose Roberts will be the gem up for critique; sizing up...

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Growing the love at Owd Martha’s Yard

Growing the love at Owd Martha’s Yard

Cultivated from a community effort, things just keep on blossoming down at Owd Martha’s Yard in Hoyland. Since 2015, a whole host of volunteers have gotten behind the project to transform an unloved, unused piece of land behind Belmont WMC into a community garden that the whole village can enjoy....

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