Recent Competition Winners
Roy Wood at Doncaster Dome
Competition closed on Sep 10 2015
Roy Wood's legendary Rock and Roll Band are heading to Doncaster on November 29 getting the festive season off to a great start and we are offering a pair of tickets to the show with this week's competition. All the hits including "I Can Hear The Grass Grow", "Flowers In The Rain", "Blackberry Way", "See My Baby Jive" and of course Roy's Christmas chart topper "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday"
Winners: Glenn Gascoigne of Common Road, Brierley.
Win a Round of Foot Golf
Competition closed on Aug 27 2015
There’s a new way to have fun on a golf course – footgolf has arrived! The region’s first course has recently opened at Tapton Park – and you could try it out for free this summer by entering our competition to win a round of footgolf! Footgolf is much like its sister sport, golf, in the way that it’s played – you aim to putt your ball in as few strokes as possible. But that’s where the similarities end! The golf-like flags and holes remain, but instead of a nine-iron you have the instep of your foot to punt the ball off the tee marker and towards the target.
Winners: Anne Kershaw of Coppice Avenue, Barnsley.
Stars of Bucks Fizz.
Competition closed on Aug 13 2015
The band's original line-up was classic Eurovison, two boys, two girls - a formula established by ABBA, to whom Bucks Fizz were inevitably compared. Cheryl says, "Having performed several gigs with our friend Stephen Fox, Mike, Jay and I realised that people expect to see four on stage when they see Fizz, so we are delighted to introduce Bobby McVay as our guest singer for the tour."
Winners: Debby Robinson of Redwood Close, Hoyland and Mrs D Dyson of Stairfoot.
Florence and The Machine
Competition closed on Aug 06 2015
They rocked Glastonbury and are now completing their first full UK tour since 2012 so when Florence and the Machine roll into Sheffield this September, you could be there courtesy of a pair of tickets with this week's competition. ‘How Big How Blue How Beautiful’, Florence’s third critically acclaimed album was released recently and topped the UK album chart, selling more than the rest of the top 5 combined that week.
Winners: Katie Walker of Churchfield Lane, Darton.
Abba Mania at Doncaster Dome
Competition closed on Jul 30 2015
It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music as their tour stops off at the Doncaster Dome in October! ABBA MANIA is accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production.
Winners: Maxine Mollart of Bradwell Avenue, Dodworth.
The Prodigy & Public Enemy
Competition closed on Jul 23 2015
Having recently landed their 6th consecutive Number 1 album with the supreme force that is The Day Is My Enemy, and straight off the back of two sold out shows at Alexandra Palace to round off their UK tour, The Prodigy are pleased to announce a run of further live shows across the UK and Europe to close 2015. Liam Howlett said, “We are hyped to announce we have our old skool heroes Public Enemy joining us on our UK and European tour.”
Winners: Donna Dyson of Conway Street, Stairfoot.
Hallam FM Summer Live
Competition closed on Jul 03 2015
The Hallam FM Summer Live event takes place this year at the Motorpoint Arena on Friday July 17 and you could be there courtesy of your Barnsley Chronicle. The acts have been revealed over the last few days. You will see Nathan Sykes, Blonde and Aston Merrygold who will join Jess Glynne, Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon and Brit award winner Taio Cruz, pop rock stars Lawson, X Factor contestants Stereokicks, Dappy and Hometown.
Winners: Jayne Birkett of Simons Way, Wombwell.
An Evening with Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff
Competition closed on Jul 02 2015
Cricketing legend and England team hero Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff is hitting the road to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his historic 2005 Ashes victory. The tour, stops off at Doncaster Dome in October and we are giving two readers the chance to win a pair of tickets each to the show. This born entertainer will regale you with hilarious tales and changing room banter with all the behind-the-crease cricketing insights you could want – not to mention a little bit of Elvis and a couple of googlies.
Winners: Mr V Commons of Jack Close Orchard, Royston and Anne Cooper of The Grange, Gawber.
All Star 60's at Doncaster Dome
Competition closed on Jun 18 2015
Five iconic bands from the 60s are heading to Doncaster to perform all their hit songs as part of the All Star 60's show. Brian Poole and the Tremeloes will be performing a string of hits including ‘Here Comes My Baby’, ‘Silence is Golden’, and ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ at the Doncaster Dome in October.
Winners: Linda Wilding of Station Road, Wombwell and Barry Armitage of Lund lane, Barnsley
Boxing at the Metrodome
Competition closed on Jun 11 2015
PROFESSIONAL boxing returns to the Metrodome on Friday, June 26 with two title fights on a stacked bill. Darfield southpaw Robbie Barrett will lead the way with a defence of his Central Area lightweight title against Ismail Anwar from Huddersfield.
Winners: Rona Peacock of Tredis Close, Barnsley, Kevin Gregory of Viewlands, Silkstone Common and Mr Bailey, Bartholomew Street, Wombwell.
England U21's at Oakwell
Competition closed on Jun 10 2015
The England Under 21's will face Belarus at Oakwell on the evening of Thursday, June 11 and you could be there to see some of England's future stars. Former Barnsley favourite and local boy, John Stones will be playing and urges the people of the town to get behind the team.
Winners: Paul Lee of Bellbrooke Avenue, Darfield, Stephen Shaw of Nottingham Close, Ardsley, Joe Blair of Ingbirchworth, Mrs Brenda Gardner of Spark Lane, Mapplewell and Jack Lawrence of Darton Street, Stairfoot.
Tickets to Woodvale Transport Festival
Competition closed on Jun 04 2015
The Woodvale Transport Festival returns to Victoria Park in Southport on June 20 and 21. The event promises to be a fun filled, value for money weekend for all the family. See below for how you can win one of eight family passes to this event. Each pass admits two adults and up to three children.
Winners: Mr D Douglas of Old Snydale, Mrs C Burrows of Beech Close, Hemingfield, Mrs J Chambers of Thurgoland and Lisa Cauldwell of Beck Croft, Hoyland.
Clarkson, Hammond & May Live
Competition closed on May 28 2015
They bring their live show to the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield from Friday, June 5 to Sunday June 7, promising to electrify audiences with incredible stunts and tickets are on sale now. Fans of Jeremy, Richard and James will be able to enjoy an action packed 90-minute arena show with new, never before seen sequences, as well as all of the supercars, stunts, explosions, tyre smoke and irreverent humour you’d expect from the three biggest car presenters on the planet.
Winners: Margaret Schofield of Newtown Avenue, Royston.
Family tickets to Yorks Dungeon
Competition closed on May 21 2015
Win one of four family passes to The York Dungeon and join in with the Rascals and Rogues! The York Dungeon will be taken over by charming ‘rascals and rogues’ who will be trying to recruit new members for their mischievous gang in the attraction’s new interactive half-term show (May 23 to 31)!
Winners: Brad Dunlavey of Nursery Gardens, Stairfoot, Mrs Maria Newton of Shepherd Lane, Thurnscoe, Mrs Carolyn Chipchase of Lombard Crescent, Darfield and Mrs Beverley Potts, Dovebush Way, Barugh Green.
Benefit at the Civic
Competition closed on May 14 2015
This week we are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the performance of Benefit at The Civic on Friday May 29 together with a delicious two-course pre-show meal at the on-site Oak Star Cafe and Bistro.
Winners: Patricia Dimberline of Cloudberry Way, Staincross
Competition closed on May 14 2015
Matalan celebrates its 30th year this month. Their first store opened its doors on May 7, 1985. To celebrate there will be 30 days of offers and in-store cheer and we have teamed up with the Cortonwood store this week, to give three readers the chance to win a £30 voucher.
Winners: Elizabeth McHale of Maple Close, Kendray, Rebecca Jane Corker of Noble Street, Hoyland and Elaine Cotter of Shaw Lane, Barnsley
The Line Kings
Competition closed on May 07 2015
Northern Accent returns to The Civic this spring with another literature event to amuse and entertain. So form a line and book your tickets for the deranged double-act known as The Line Kings. 90 minutes of crazy cartoons, potty poems, silly stand-up plus whatever else they can think of... all served up with a side order of wacky and dollops of loopy for ages 7 upwards.
Winners: Heather Smith, Standhill Crescent, New Lodge.
There 'aint No Party Like an S Club Party
Competition closed on Apr 30 2015
After months of feverish speculation and their triumphant performance on this year's Children In Need which resulted in their greatest hits album surging up the chart, pop powerhouse S Club 7 have reformed and embark on the 2015 ‘Bring It All Back’ arena tour, their first in over 10 years.
Winners: Rebecca Corker, Noble Street, Hoyland.
Rugby Union Manager competition
Competition closed on Apr 23 2015
Ever wanted to be the next Stuart Lancaster or Sir Clive Woodward? Or maybe you think you could do a better job of managing your local team and coaching them to victory? Now you can put your skills to the test thanks to Alternative Software Ltd's Rugby Union Manager 2015 game.
Winners: Mr R Harrison, Barugh Lane, Barugh Green and Mr M Burrows, Victoria Road, Barnsley.
Silkstone Golf Club competition
Competition closed on Apr 16 2015
Win a free round of golf for up to four people at Silkstone Golf Club (to be booked/ played before 31st December 2015). Silkstone has been featured in a number of recent issues of Today's Golfer magazine alongside some very esteemed, World Class courses. In their recent European Travel Guide, the Courses Editor commented that Silkstone was ‘probably the best course you've never heard of.'
Winners: Mr John Porter of Station Road, Royston
The Wronged competition
Competition closed on Apr 02 2015
Kimberley Chambers' latest release, The Wronged is a tale of crime, family, passion and what happens when there’s a grudge to bear. Released through Harper Collins at the beginning of this month, the story follows the turbulent lives of the Butler family.
Winners: Mrs L Godfrey of West Avenue, Bolton-on-Dearne, Mrs J Bamford of Castle Drive, Hood Green, Mr M Burrows of Victoria Road, Barnsley, Mrs P Hislop of Cone Lane, Silkstone Common and Mrs F Jackson of Redbrook, Barnsley.
York Dungeon competition
Competition closed on Mar 26 2015
The York Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel.
Winners: Finton Christopher Cotter of Shaw Lane, Barnsley, Dean Johnson of Ruston Drive, Royston, Mrs J E Brain of Trelawney Walk, Worsbrough,
Diggerland Family Ticket competition
Competition closed on Mar 19 2015
Children and adults can experience the thrills of spinning fast around in a Giant Digger bucket on the Spindizzy ride, operate a Giant JCB 806 Digger, drive a REAL car, get lifted 50ft in the air on the Sky Shuttle, whirl and swirl on the Dig-a-Round and much more! There are 19 different rides to choose from at Diggerland Yorkshire, making it the perfect action packed day out!
Winners: Jane Lindley of Burnett Close, Penistone
Spandau Ballet ticket competition
Competition closed on Mar 04 2015
Spandau Ballet are one of Britain’s great iconic bands having sold over 25 million records, scored numerous multi-platinum albums and amassed 23 hit singles across the globe since their humble beginnings as a group of friends with dreams of stardom in the late 1970s. It wasn’t long before they became fully-fledged members of the iconic Blitz Club scene and established themselves as one of the super-groups of the 80s.
Winners: A Rollings of Thompson Hill, High Green.
Win Tickets to BDO World Darts Trophy
Competition closed on Feb 19 2015
The event, taking place from Feb 26 to March 1 is organised by BDO Events, the commercial arm of the British Darts Organisation, and will see champions Scott Mitchell (Scotty Dog) and Lisa Ashton (The Lancashire Rose) hoping to build on the success they achieved at the World Professional Darts Championship held at Lakeside.
Winners: Ms L Nelson of Chapel Lane, Thurnscoe and Mr R Gawthrop of Highfield Road, Darfield.
Vouchers for Roman at The Alhambra
Competition closed on Feb 12 2015
Roman is a ladies fashion retailer situated on the ground floor of the Alhambra Shopping Centre in town. Part of a nationwide chain of 200 shops, the family run business offers designer clothes at fashionable prices and with excellent customer service, the staff are on hand to offer advice and tips to any discerning shopper.
Winners: J Pearson of Oriel Way, Monk Bretton, D Rose of Park Street, Wombwell, J Clark, Eldon Street North, Barnsley, J Oliver of Clarney Avenue, Darfield, J Marson of Church Hill, Royston.
Tickets to Arenacross at Sheffield Arena
Competition closed on Feb 05 2015
The Garmin Arenacross tour is back and for 2015 the event is going large, throwing an eighth round into the mix, with Sheffield, the home of British Indoor Motocross, hosting the penultimate round. So if you love the hard, fast and intense racing experience then why not enter this week's competition for the chance to win a family ticket.
Winners: J Roughley of Rose Avenue, Darfield.
Big Time American Wrestling Family Tickets to be won
Competition closed on Jan 29 2015
Combining the high octane acrobatic skills of professionally trained athletes with the theatre of pantomime, we invite you to get involved with cheering on the good guys and booing all the bad guys. The show, at the Metrodome, will include an Over the Top Rope Royal Rumble match featuring; TNA's Johnny Moss, Rocky Steele, Road Warrior, Masked Destroyers and the world's biggest tag team..
Winners: Winners: S Cutts-Foster of Rowland Road, Gawber, L Haigh of Roundhill, Darton and P Marley Woods of Greenmoor Road, Wortley.
Win Dinner for Two and Show Tickets
Competition closed on Jan 22 2015
Win 2 tickets to see the UNITED WE STAND performance at The Civic, and enjoy a delicious two-course meal for two from the pre-theatre menu at the on-site Oak Star Café & Bistro.
Winners: Winner: L Thompson of Millhouse Green.
Now That's What I call Musicals Competition
Competition closed on Jan 08 2015
NOW That’s What I Call Musicals was released in November 2014 and is the latest offering from the 'Now That's What I Call..' franchise. The album is loaded with all your favourite songs from classic musical theatre to modern shows and includes a number of hits that have crossed over from theatre stage to the pop charts.
Winners: J Dallison of Eaden Crescent, Hoyland, D Harrison of Wilbrook Rise, Barnsley and J Bryan of Kingsway, Mapplewell.
Magic of the Beatles Competition
Competition closed on Jan 08 2015
The Magic of the Beatles not only authentically returns music fans to their golden era, it takes lovers of the Beatles on a “magical musical trip back to yesterday”.
Winners: K Cox of Plover Drive, Birdwell, Barnsley.
Win tickets to ultimate tribute show A Night of Dirty Dancing
Competition closed on Dec 31 2014
A chance to relive the passion, indulge in the romance and celebrate the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Recast and re-scripted for 2015, it’s all down to Kellerman’s end of season show.
Winners: Paul Tingle, Ewden Road, Wombwell
Win a Round of Golf at Silkstone Golf Club
Competition closed on Dec 18 2014
Following its re-development in 2008, Silkstone Golf Club has blossomed into a championship course of real quality. Set among lush, tree-lined parkland there's the occasional drop of water to punish any wayward shots. Throughout the round, golfers are treated to picturesque views across the Silkstone Valley, towards Emley Moor and Cannon Hall. Facilities include a driving range, excellent short game practice areas and a recently re-furbished clubhouse.
Winners: Stephen Allsop of Oak Park Rise, Barnsley.
Win tickets to Strictly Come Dancing the Live Tour
Competition closed on Dec 18 2014
Strictly favourite Zoe Ball will host the tour where you will see the following dancing couples: Frankie Bridge with Kevin Clifton Thom Evans with Iveta Lukosiute Alison Hammond with Aljaž Skorjanec Caroline Flack with Tristan MacManus Mark Wright with Karen Hauer
Winners: Lorraine Beecham of Shelley Drive, Monk Bretton and Ms S Carr of Mortimer Road, Cubley.
Table for 10 at Metrodome Christmas Party
Competition closed on Dec 11 2014
Held on December 20 at the Metrodome Arena, just five minutes' walk from the town centre and Barnsley Interchange, doors open at 7:30pm with a 1am finish, tickets include a choice of basket meal, plus entry to the live band and disco.
Winners: Patricia Aspinwall of King Edward Street, Monk Bretton
Competition closed on Dec 04 2014
Supported on the night by special guests the Maccabees, this concert, part of their highly acclaimed promotional tour for their fourth consecutive Number 1 album, '48:13' sees Kasabian in the form of their lives.
Winners: Mr P Pinder of Hebble Way, South Elmsall
All Wrapped Up with Ice Sheffield
Competition closed on Dec 04 2014
All Wrapped Up is a traditional Christmas family show featuring favourite festive music and Santa in this ice show spectacular. And we’ve teamed up with iceSheffield to offer you the chance to win a family ticket for two adults and two children to watch this fun-filled performance for free!
Winners: Mrs S Roper of Bowfell View, Monk Bretton
The Civic Christmas Carol
Competition closed on Dec 04 2014
James Hyland reprises one of the greatest one-man shows of all time. Through the words of Scrooge’s deceased business partner, Marley, we learn how three magical spirits opened Scrooge’s eyes and made him realise the true value of love and forgiveness. Recommended for ages 7+.
Winners: Mrs M Hitchen of Silverstone Avenue, Cudworth
Josephine Cox Competition
Competition closed on Nov 27 2014
Josephine Cox’s 50th novel was released in October. The Runaway Woman is available in paperback and eBook formats priced just £7.99, but readers of the Barnsley Chronicle have the chance to win a one of five copies with this week's competition.
Winners: J Beecroft of Newstead Road, Athersley North, Mrs S Brack of Regent Street, Hoyland Common, Mrs M Lynch of Florence Rise, Darfield, D Vamplew of Hope Street, Wombwell and J Dodd of Duke Crescent, Barnsley.
Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band in Concert Competition
Competition closed on Nov 20 2014
The Grimethorpe Colliery Band is probably the world's most famous colliery band with an international reputation for excellence on both the concert and contest stage. Featured on film, TV and radio, the band is justifiably proud of its history and achievements.
Winners: Winner: Mr John Owen of Newtown Avenue, Cudworth
Frank Skinner Competition
Competition closed on Nov 13 2014
One of Britain’s finest stand-up comedians Frank Skinner brings his rescheduled show Man in a Suit to Sheffield City Hall.
Winners: Winner: Terence Jolley of Wigfield Drive, Ward Green.
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of War of the Worlds
Competition closed on Nov 13 2014
Conducted by Jeff Wayne, the production features Liam Neeson in 3D holography, Jason Donovan, Brian McFadden, Shayne Ward, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Joseph Whelan, and HG Wells, 'alive' on stage!
Winners: Winner: Mrs Denise Hardwick of Broad Street, Hoyland.
The Warehouse Project Competition
Competition closed on Oct 16 2014
For one year only the clubbing mecca that is The Warehouse Project returns to Store Street and have once again enlisted some of the biggest names in electronic music. On Friday, December 5 The Chemical Brothers, whose roots lie firmly within Manchester
Winners: Mr G Gregory of Severn Drive, Stockport
Win tickets to see Letz Zep at Sheffield City Hall
Competition closed on Aug 29 2014
Sheffield City Hall is set to welcome two of the world’s most highly respected tribute acts in September when Letz Zep and The Ultimate Eagles visit the Sheffield International Venue.
Winners: Winner: Mrs C Burrows of Beech Close, Hemingfield
Win tickets to Dino Jaws Exhibition.
Competition closed on Aug 14 2014
Dino Jaws, a Natural History Museum Exhibition exploring what dinosaurs ate for dinner, featuring 10 animatronic dinosaurs, including a three quarter life size T-Rex.
Winners: Winners - Miss A J Roberts of Burton Road, Barnsley, Mrs Natalie Colley of Snydale Road, Normanton and Mrs Joanne Kemp of Royd Close, Worsborough.
Win tickets to Saturday Night Takeaway Live
Competition closed on Jul 26 2014
Saturday Night Takeaway Live Spectacular features special guests, plus YOU could be part of the show. Prizes including a brand new Suzuki Swift car and First Choice all inclusive holiday to be won at EVERY SINGLE SHOW!
Winners: Winners: Mrs R Smith, Wheatley Close, Barnsley and Mrs V M Hardy, Quaker Lane, Ardsley,
Win one of Two copies of Lords of Football for PC
Competition closed on Jul 10 2014
Lords of Football is a whole new sports lifestyle simulator, played in God Mode. The everyday routine of football is brought to life, simulating footballers' training to improve their skills and all the drama and real-life distractions that unfold during a normal season...
Winners: Miss L Kershaw, Coppice Avenue, Barnsley and Mr R Harrison, Barugh Lane, Barugh Green.
Win one of two pairs of tickets to Fake Festival
Competition closed on Jul 03 2014
This year's Barnsley Fake Festival is on Saturday 19th July at Locke Park. The three tribute bands performing on the day are; Green Date (Green Day), New 2 (U2) and The Total Stone Roses...
Winners: Mr G Haywood, Long Causeway, Barnsley and Mr I Duthie, Carr Head Lane, Bolton-on-Dearne.
Win a pair of John Bishop Tickets
Competition closed on Jun 26 2014
Scouse comedian John Bishop brings his Supersonic stand up show to the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield this November and we have one pair of tickets to give away to the lucky winner of this week's competition...
Winners: Mrs P Catling, Dove Road, Wombwell
Win one of five Posh Picnics in the Park
Competition closed on Jun 19 2014
Wosskow Brown Solicitors are helping to celebrate 20 years of Barnsley Hospice by staging the Picnic in the Park event on Saturday, June 28, 2014. The live music event, in Locke Park, will be headlined by Tony Christie and five readers have the chance to win a ViP package...
Winners: Mrs Vaines, Wath Road, Brampton; Mr Birkett, Tower Street, Barnsley; Mrs D Buckley, Well Lane, Monk Bretton; Mrs G Cooper, Abbey Grove, Lundwood and Mrs B Wood, Queensway, Barnsley