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Woodhead Mountain Rescue – 40 Years as a Volunteer

On Steve Webber's show on 16th December between 8.00 - 9.00pm Steve chatted with Ken Sloan - a Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team volunteer who has completed over 40 years of service with WMRT ! What has he seen in that time ? What adventures has he experienced and how many lives have been saved ? Watch out for the [...]

By |2014-12-17T16:05:14+00:00December 16th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Greedy developers force people from Penistone, say councillors

Greedy developers were forcing people out of the Penistone area by finding ways to ignore Barnsley Council’s policy on affordable housing, Penistone Area Councillors believe. Tory Leader John Wilson said the current system was “stacked up in favour of the developers. Every single development comes along and affordable housing is nothing compared to our existing [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:12:06+00:00December 12th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

Tidy team on the cards for Penistone

A clean and tidy team, summer work experience courses for youngsters and additional activities for teenagers. These are some of the projects being considered by Penistone Area Council, which expects to have £300,000 to spend next year. It comes on top of the Walls and Woods project to teach countryside skills to youngsters who do [...]

By |2014-12-12T16:43:46+00:00December 12th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

Broadcast Times – “Not Warm, Four Letters” – a radio play

We hope you enjoy listening to our new radio play "Not Warm, Four Letters" by local author Jack Slater, which will be on air during December as follows:- Tuesday 9th - between 8.oo - 9.00pm Thursday 11th - between 10.00 - 11.00am Sunday 14th - between 6.00 - 7.00pm Monday 15th - between 1.00 - [...]

By |2014-12-10T08:48:29+00:00December 10th, 2014|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

More time to comment on housing plan

The deadline for comments on Barnsley’s draft Local Plan, which will determine development in the area for the next 20 years, has been extended by three weeks. The plan calls for 1,400 new homes in Penistone, but limits development in surrounding villages. Coun Roy Miller, cabinet spokesperson for Place, said: “We are aware that there [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:12:08+00:00December 4th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

On The Move – PFM National Lottery Success

Penistone FM has signed a 5 year lease for Suite 7 in the new prestigious Penistone 1 Development adjacent to the Market Barn. This exciting development and move has been made partly possible through an “Awards for All” community grant from the Big Lottery. Penistone FM began transmitting from its current home on the upper [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:12:10+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Bid to trace £850,000 jobs cash

Carol Bradbury reports from Penistone Town Council Penistone Town Council is trying to track down £850,000 paid to Barnsley Council by developers of the Green Road housing scheme to provide a transport interchange at Penistone Station and managed workspaces for the town. Mayor Steve Marsh said he had made repeated requests to find out what [...]

By |2014-11-20T11:15:11+00:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

South Yorkshire Police – Festive Burglary Tips

South Yorkshire Police have launched a burglary campaign on the run up to Christmas with an “open invitation to burglars”, to raise awareness and encourage the public to protect their property and belongings from opportunistic thieves. One in four burglaries occur in South Yorkshire due to doors and windows being left unlocked. The campaign, is [...]

By |2014-11-17T11:34:28+00:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Second son dies after fire

A second boy has died following a house fire in Penistone. Jack Sykes was left critically ill following the blaze, in Tennyson Close, on Wednesday October 22. His father, Darren, aged 44, and his nine-year-old brother Paul both died in the fire. Detectives investigating the fire have confirmed it was started deliberately, with several seats [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:12:24+00:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

More tests ordered on Penistone fire death boy

Further tests are to be carried out to try to establish the cause of death of a nine-year-old who died, along with his father, in a blaze at a house in Tennyson Close, Penistone, on Wednesday 22 October. Police have confirmed that a post-mortem examination on 44-year-old Darren Sykes revealed the cause of death “was [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:12:31+00:00October 26th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments
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