Make Barnsley Chronicle My Home Page Close

Recent Competition Winners

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

Kasabian LIVE

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