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Saying goodbye - Mapplewell & Staincross Village Hall’s Sandra De-Donno presents retiring caretaker Mick Harrison with a gift watch. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078677.
Parking promises for parents By Paul Whitehouse
Market win for Billington 2 By Katia Harston
CCTV: School asked to identify antisocial youths.
CLOSURE: Cudworth branch set to be closed.
Apprentice of the Year nominee Jake Bell. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078684.
Charity swimmer Alison Bisby. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078730.
Councillors Roy Miller (right), Jim Andrews (left) and council leader Stephen Houghton with Ian Ball of Harworth Estates and one of the new units at Birdwell. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078671
Enforcement officers Chris Buckle and Adele Sellars with council leader Stephen Houghton and Joe Hayward on Tuesday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078717
Junior Doctors John Slattery and  Munsif Mufali at the last strike earlier this year. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078485.
Pictured 15 hours into his marathon - Chris Logan. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078703.
Great Houghton St Michael’s and All Angels church warden Christine Howard (second from left) with volunteers members of the church knit and natter group.
British Heart Foundation shop manager Joanne Smith with the important documents. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078733
Katherine Kelly with Sarah Lancashire in Happy Valley 2.
DESTROYED: How the former canal looks this week.
They will soon be hanging exhibits in the new sections of the Cooper Gallery
Aalish Naylor (6) with her mum Jo Naylor. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078735
Allun & Nicola O’Brien with their son Edward. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078745
Barnsley Town Hall
RADAR’s Andy Booth (left) and Antony Arnold with Chance the dog. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078737
South Yorkshire Police logo
Councillors Caroline Makinson and Malcolm Clements at the Coking Plant site. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078741.
AT THE SCENE: The Beech Close bungalow where a husband and wife’s bodies were found.
Parting with good memories - Beggar & Gentleman’s Michael Davies. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078727.
Sudden closure for Hoyland pub 12 By Charles Creasey
Chris Logan, who will attempt to break the Minecraft record.
Claire Throssell with a photo of her two boys, Jack and Paul.
Mum raises cash for trike 2 By Oliver Dyson
Clock repairer Steve Clegg. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078646.
PROBLEMS: Teen gangs to be stopped from loitering outside Asda.
AT THE SCENE: The Beech Close bungalow where a husband and wife’s bodies were found.
Sue McGougan-Micklethwaite
DUMP: Grimethorpe street’s fly-tipping woes continue.
Swimming sister Chloe Cowlinshaw (6) and her sister Isabelle Pinder (3). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078674
Sponsored swim for charity By Charles Creasey
The 6B Market Street is now razed to the ground.
Eleanor Barraclough, 82, and Violet Squires, 77, residents of Fitzwilliam Court.
Naruemol Patchimma (Mun) and Erdal Sahan at the Jasmine Restaurant. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078663
Talbot Inn landlady Leah Lockwood outside her Mapplewell based pub with the roadworks. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078616
Councillor Linda Burgess introduces Year 7 students from Darton ALC before they begin their recital performances at last Monday’s meeting of the Darton Darby and   Joan ‘Afternoon Club’. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078609.
Action scenes from last Saturday’s Unite five-a-side soccer tournament at Oakwell where diversity in Barnsley as a ‘City of Sanctuary’ in welcoming asylum seekers and refugees was celebrated. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078519.
SONGS OF PRAISE: Pam Rhodes, Aled Jones, Diane-Louise Jordan - Songs of Praise presenters. Picture: BBC Pictures. <br>
Fire engine.
Fire crews outrage over pay cuts 6 By Lynsey Bradford
Darren Day entering the Celebrity Big Brother house.
Barnsley&rsquo;s Layla Dennis with Peter Andre at The Sun Military Awards.
Pie Competition. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078591
Coun Steve Houghton
Trevor Dixon. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078669
Trevor makes amazing recovery By Lynsey Bradford
Two market stalls were damaged when an ambulance hit them while trying to find a way down Cheapside to the disabled toilets.
Cash seized during the operation.
Leading role: Angela Griffin. Picture: Getty Images.
Unhappy traveller - &lsquo;Classical Qatarist&rsquo; Ken Hunter. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078648.
Cora Makinson (82) with her granddaughter Olivia Hooley and her son Charlie Matthew Garforth (11 weeks old). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078639
Barnsley’s very own Super Nan 2 By Lynsey Bradford
Priory Campus&rsquo; Julie Shipley with some of the 2300 cans of Tomato Soup collected for distribution to the local public. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078631.
Running for BARC - 12 year old best friends Ashleigh Jackson and Caitlin Murray. Picture: Wes Hobson.  P078665.
Andrew Cook, who died in 1992 aged 19.
Jo Brand&rsquo;s Hell of a Walk at Wombwell on Monday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078645
Road closed
Barnsley Hospital
Footballer Ged Silcock (74). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078637
The restored Pickering Cup after it was discovered for the first time in the 1990s.
Dodworth Water Royd Nursing Home resident Ruth Hamby is shown celebrating her 100th birthday on Monday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078499
Ruth dances her way to 100 1 By Katia Harston
 Barnsley town hall
Table Tennis star Jake Cutts. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078514.
Wishes owner Julia Keeling is presented with her certificate by Cherry Orchard&rsquo;s sales director Paul Urban on Wednesday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078525
Walking footballers Ben Haworth, Paul Richards, Malcolm Bailey, David Nicholson, Brian Devine, Jim Hinchcliffe, Martin Scothern with coach Jamie Woodhouse (on knees) before a match at Penistone on Tuesday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078565
Colin Bell. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078562.
The Mayor of Barnsley, Coun Brian Mathers, and Paul Lynch, managing director of Stagecoach Yorkshire, unveil the new fleet.
New bus fleet unveiled 6 By Nick Ward
Brampton&rsquo;s Julie Hampshire who set up the Girlie Gatherings.
From left to right: Sara Scholes and Phil Balmer with contractor Pete Dempsey from Hughie Construction Ltd.
New council houses for Hoyland 1 By Charles Creasey
Goldthorpe&rsquo;s Andy Banks. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078601.
BRAVE: Six-year-old Aalish Naylor who has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Come and join us! - Nicki Cassell and Lauren Richardson canvass for new recruits. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078433.
Mayor of Penistone coun Andrew Milner with Belle Visage owner Christine Dixon (centre) and her staff Billie Oldfield, Vanessa Rutkowski, Rachel Oxley and Jonni Childs. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078477
Members of the Barnsley Yoga and Pilates Studio who put together 32 full rucksacks through its group.
Singer and composer Sam Arnold. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078515.
Wortley Arms landlord Andy Gabbitas. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078564
Dan Jarvis MP, Barnsley Central
Dale Payne and his pregnant girlfriend Lia Rodgers with their tent. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078605
Highgate Primary Academy headteacher Jo Leishman with school council members Mitchell Winter, Rhianna Greaves, Evelyn Bailey and Annelise Green. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078602.
Julia Stanney and her uncle John Key.
Selina Wray
Richard Burgin and his wife Alison outside their Cudworth home on Tuesday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078592
DIAMOND COUPLE: Edward and Eileen Haigh, who are celebrating 60 years of marriage.
EMERGENCY REPAIRS: Brierley Road&rsquo;s surface is cracked due to a burst water main.
Council workers clear the fly-tipping site at Grimethorpe. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078597.
New town square
Luke Cutts in action.
Barnsley Hospital
Worries about A&E pressure 11 By Lynsey Bradford
THIS WEEK: How it looked on Tuesday with the right-hand side of the former canal bank totally cut away.
John Healey MP
The traffic on Stonyford Road last year when a crossing patrol officer was still in place.
SUCCESS: Parkside executive principal Jayne Everett with pupils Jasmine Round and Zak Booth, both ten, and their letter from Nick Gibb MP. Picture: Scott Bairstow. PD078491.
NEW GYM: Ashley Beaumont and Peter Shaw.
Councillors Caroline Makinson and Malcolm Clements with the new car park area at Royston Park. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078421
NEW BOX: A Cudworth pensioner&rsquo;s campaign results in success.
Post box mission pays off 3 By Josh Timlin
Wortley Hall Attics feature - Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078466.
Graham Wells at the site of all the new landscaping at Silkstone Common. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078405.
Measuring up - out on the growing rails in Elsecar are Harry Stenton, Andrew Littlewood, Jim Thorne, Ray Charlesworth and Marie Shipley-Beale. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078508.
Barnsley Hospice&rsquo;s Katie Haddad receives the cheque for &pound;1010.10 from Ryan and Ann Loxley. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078494.
Young athlete Chloe Bagshaw (11). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078473
Speedy Chloe wins every race By Charles Creasey
Mum Michelle Steeples with daughter Lauren Leigh-Steeples. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078488.
Important meeting - BMBC&rsquo;s Wendy Slater discusses future plans with the &lsquo;Dream Team&rsquo; of Sally Wheatley, Yvonne Bond, Carl Watson, Roger Keddy, and Angela Keddy. Picture: Wes Hobspn.  PD078444.
Michelle Clarke Stables with her pie. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078426
The car which crashed into Ian Brown&rsquo;s Wall.
ECONOMIC BOOST: An artist&rsquo;s impression of the new industrial unit at the &lsquo;Gateway 36&rsquo; development near Birdwell.
Barnsley cycle HUB Manager Adam Simmonite,
Carlton Community College pupil Shania Rimmington. The school is about to change its name to Outwood Academy Carlton.
Walkabout. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078510
Walkabout building up for sale 1 By Lynsey Bradford
Junior Doctors John Slattery and  Munsif Mufali join the first strike of its kind in 40 years. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078485.
Fashion designer Katie Newsam cutting out a pattern in her Hoyle Mill based studio. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078512
IT COULD BE THEM: David Mills, co-owner of Yorkshire Rose Holidays, with some of the 150 coach passengers he bought lottery tickets for in Saturday&rsquo;s &pound;60m draw.
Mydentist Barnsley
Claire Longstaff. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078486.
Look North&rsquo;s Paul Hudson and Harry Gration.
Singer Philippa Whitfield. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078461.
Excluded Ellie Young (14) with her mum Jane Ogden. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078509
Regent House, the former offices of Raleys Solicitors, is being converted into 54 residential apartments.
Empty central offices
Stephen Tompkinson in Brassed Off.
Brassed off move for Barnsley 3 By Katia Harston
Matt Wright
Sheila Kendrick at the site of the accident. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078430
Janine Dyer performing on BBC&rsquo;s The Voice.
Alfie Ledgeway fielding questions from BBC Radio Sheffield&rsquo;s Andy Giddings with Barnsley FC head coach Lee Johnson at yesterday&rsquo;s press conference.
South Yorkshire Police logo
Party time! - Ian Pratt and his neighbours Christine Wormald and Linda Stephenson celebrate their &pound;600 fundraising. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078239.
Neighbours raise cash for Ian 1 By Lynsey Bradford
Fire at Kitchen Company/Elements yesterday (Thursday). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078446
Darren Day.
Matt Wright
GUILTY: Alan Knee jailed for Royston stabbing.
Devina Firth and daughter Charlotte. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078336.
Council leader Sir Steve Houghton has taken part in estate inspections.
The Tates bus service
Barnsley man Prof Stephen Linstead has made a film examining the loss of the mining industry which is in the running for an international award.
Caravan enthusiasts Dawn Fawley, 47, and Declan Nortcliffe, 48.
Paul Brown with a police horse at Ring Farm Stables, Cudworth. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078404
Model maker Steve Deput (left) presents a model of the Whitley Bomber that crashed at Pogmoor  to Tom Parnham (Pogmoor Area Residents Association) at the Memorial Service on Wednesday Cresswell St, Pogmoor. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078409
Firefighters used the aerial ladder to make safe the wobbly chimney in Darfield.
Local residents Richard Swaby (left) and Les Holt (right) with Jeff Ennis (North East Ward Alliance) and the new park gate at Shafton Green yesterday (Thursday). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078414
THAT&rsquo;S THE SPIRIT: Outwood Academy&rsquo;s Student Charity Committee with the gifts they donated to Barnsley Hospice.
This picture was posted on social media site Facebook showing the aftermath of the collision at the top of Old Mill Lane. Picture: Abby Kaye.
Andrew &lsquo;Simmo&rsquo; Simpson, who has been appointed shadow minister for chocolate, sprouts and rhubarb for the Eccentric Party of Great Britain.
June Turner outside Elsecar Park Cafe. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078420
Michael Dugher
FCA cofounder Jan Rees.
DEVASTATED: Inventor Mat Cottam, whose product Loodini featured on Dragon&rsquo;s Den last year, said he is devastated that Moorland Plastics, the Barnsley factory which makes his product, is to close in March.
The band in action at Huddersfield Town Hall.
Danielle Selby with her son Jack Powell (17 months) and daughter Olivia Powell (7). Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078438
Jack fights brittle bone illnes By Lynsey Bradford
Lyndsay and Kenya Brettoner. Picture: Wes Hobson.  PD078435.
The bells of St Leonard&rsquo;s Church have been returned after several months of restoration at Taylor&rsquo;s Bell Foundry at Loughborough.
Sarah Schofield with her boys Thomas Schofield (13), Alfie Kelk Schofield (5), Jack Kelk Schofield (11) and Archie Kelk Schofield (7). Picture: Scott Bairstow
Family volunteers flood aid By Lynsey Bradford
Greta Snodgrass
Students (from left) Rebecca Clarke, Luke Poyser, Courtney Barker and April Carr get ready to enter the new Barnsley College Sixth Form building on Monday. Picture: Scott Bairstow PD078349
School performances laid bare 3 By Katia Harston
Developer holds community event 7 By paul whitehouse
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