Barnsley’s Alexandria wants to make dyslexia crystal clear

Barnsley’s Alexandria wants to make dyslexia crystal clear

A teenage beauty pageant contestant from Barnsley is using her platform to raise awareness of dyslexia – and hopes to bring the Miss World crown back to England for the first time in 40 years. Fifteen-year-old Alexandria Crystal is the youngest ever Miss England contestant after being picked as the...

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Barnsley Scout group fundraising for new home

Barnsley Scout group fundraising for new home

Could you help The 16th Barnsley (Royston) scout group fund a permanent place to call home? The group has seen a massive boost to its membership over the last couple of years which means they’ve outgrown their current ‘on loan’ home. For the last ten years, they’ve held their weekly...

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From the Shire to Yorkshire…

From the Shire to Yorkshire…

This autumn, grab your cloak and your sword and set off on a quest to Experience Barnsley for the one exhibition to rule them all as J.R.R Tolkien’s legendarium comes to Yorkshire.

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Light and Soul at Cooper Gallery

Light and Soul at Cooper Gallery

This summer, immerse yourself in nature and the landscapes of 19th century France through a captivating new exhibition at the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley. Light and Soul: Early Impressions of the French Landscape will be on display until Saturday 7th October. The exhibition brings together paintings and drawings by pioneering...

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Give crown green bowling a go in Barnsley

Give crown green bowling a go in Barnsley

A long-standing crown green bowling club in Barnsley is hoping new members will roll up and join them this May at a free taster session. Locke Park Bowling Club will be hosting a Bowls’ Big Weekend event on Saturday 27th May at Locke Park in Barnsley. Bowls’ Big Weekend is...

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Weston Park Cancer Charity goes the extra mile for Barnsley cancer patients

Weston Park Cancer Charity goes the extra mile for Barnsley cancer patients

A free twice-daily travel service has been launched by Weston Park Cancer Charity to transport people from Barnsley’s Oakwell Stadium to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. 

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A glass act opens in Barnsley

A glass act opens in Barnsley

Following a six-year regeneration project and more than £200 million of investment, there is a clear end in sight as Barnsley’s ambitious town centre redevelopment, The Glass Works, marks the final phase of its grand opening. To reflect the changes in society and future proof the town, The Glass Works...

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Aroundtown Meets Denise Moody

Aroundtown Meets Denise Moody

This July, Moodyhair celebrates 60 years in business. We meet the red-haired maitriarch, Denise Moody, to look back through their diamond years.

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The Coalfield Symphony launch debut album, Virtue and Villainy

The Coalfield Symphony launch debut album, Virtue and Villainy

Barnsley’s musical duo, The Coalfield Symphony, are proud to launch their debut album Virtue and Villainy masterfully created during lockdown 2020.

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Aroundtown Meets the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm

Aroundtown Meets the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm

We meet the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley to discover their 30-year journey to becoming one of Yorkshire’s best visitor attractions.

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