News archive from 8 January 2014, page 18

Tetrosomy tot gets safe garden at last

Tetrosomy tot gets safe garden at last

Little Annie Mansell is all smiles - because she finally has a safe and secure garden and can at last do what all four-year-olds enjoy - she can play.   For the first time she can be outdoors with her older sister Ruby and her parents will not have to...

 
Teens to skydive for injured soldiers

Teens to skydive for injured soldiers

Two teenagers will jump out of a plane to raise money for injured soldiers.   Callum McKenzie-Kay and Aaron Betley, both 16, are set to take part in a skydive for forces charity Help For Heroes later this year.   The pair, who both attend Carlton...

 
Paul O'Grady mystery caller sought

Paul O'Grady mystery caller sought

Staff at Barnsley Hospital want to trace a mystery woman who contacted Paul O'Grady's radio show to thank them for saving a close relative's life.   The woman, known only as Susannah, wrote in to the Radio 2 show last month to praise staff for saving...

 
Police investigate report of man masturbating in car

Police investigate report of man masturbating in car

Police are investigating after a report of a man masturbating in a car close to where children were playing.   A High Croft Drive resident, who wants to remain anonymous, said he spotted the man on Wednesday, in a blue Volkswagen Touareg parked next...

 
Police investigate report of man masturbating in car

Police investigate report of man masturbating in car

Police are investigating after a report of a man masturbating in a car close to where children were playing.   A High Croft Drive resident, who wants to remain anonymous, said he spotted the man on Wednesday, in a blue Volkswagen Touareg parked next...

 
More than 50 jobs to come to DIY firm

More than 50 jobs to come to DIY firm

More than 50 jobs could be created over three years after DIY firm KDA moved to new premises in Dodworth.   Cliff Tibble, who started his business on a market stall, has bought a 64,000 square feet unit on Fall Bank Industrial Estate.   He said he...

 
Wind farm could bring in £12,000 for residents

Wind farm could bring in £12,000 for residents

An 80-metre tall wind farm could bring in £12,000 a year into Barnsley villages if it is approved.   EDF Energy is proposing to build the wind farm between the A6195 and Park Lane, Great Houghton, which is expected to generate 6MW of energy -...

 
Butcher makes most of scandal with 'cushty' sign

Butcher makes most of scandal with 'cushty' sign

A Royston butcher has found a 'cushty' way to poke fun at the horse meat supermarket scandal.   Jamie Attwood, of Midland Road, has displayed a banner on his shop front with the message 'Only Fools Eat Horses' - a play on word to the popular '80s...

 
Mixed response to rejected retail park plans

Mixed response to rejected retail park plans

Plans for an extension to Cortonwood retail park, which would have created 250 jobs, have been turned down, leading to a mixture of relief and disappointment from local people.   The proposals claimed the development would have created the jobs...

 
Henry Boot Construction win top industry award

Henry Boot Construction win top industry award

Henry Boot Construction has won the Leadership & People Award at the Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2013. The Awards highlight best practice in the construction industry across the region. Judges felt that the team at...

 
Community effort gets Scout group a new building

Community effort gets Scout group a new building

A new community facility has been opened thanks tothe funding and hard work of local people. The 1st Bakewell (parish church) Scout Group officially opened its new building on Friday, giving the youngsters valuable storage and work space. The...

 
Runner clocks up 300 miles for charity

Runner clocks up 300 miles for charity

Judith Hygate has run on Gambian roads, through wintery conditions and clocked up nearly 300 miles this year - all to raise money for eye research.   Judith, 49, has been a member of the Wombwell Running Club for two years and has taken part in four...

 

Pietersen vows to fight for England career despite Flower wanting rid of star batsman

Kevin Pietersen has no intention walking away from England without a fight despite coach Andy Flower telling the ECB to ditch the maverick batsman. Flower is determined to rebuild the England team hammered 5-0 by Australia and, as revealed by...

Daily Mail, 09:40 in Sport
 
Musical teen outshines competition

Musical teen outshines competition

A teenager from Cudworth is making a name for himself performing at competitive music festivals around the country.   Colin Shiers, 13, of Sunny Bank Drive, has won competitions for his singing ability, including coming first in his class at this...

 

Overturned car after braking for animal

A New Mills man who overturned his car while drunk had been doing a favour for a friend, a court heard. Police were called to Hayfield Road in Birch Vale at 4.30am on September 22 to a single vehicle crash, High Peak Magistrates’ Court heard. A...

 


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