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To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email [email protected] or visit some branches in person.   If you're experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 [...]

By |2021-03-02T14:44:30+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Mental Health|0 Comments

Clean, Green and Tidy Team

The Penistone area Clean, Green and Tidy Team have been out and about again. They report that Church Road is looking much more welcoming since they restored this bench area recently. It has been weeded, scraped, moss removed and the bench sanded and painted to finish off the job. They’ve also been clearing the build up of [...]

By |2020-06-12T16:15:24+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ugly pylons disfiguring Dunford Bridge

As part of a £500m national project, ugly pylons on moorland at the edge of the Peak District National Park are expected to be pulled down and the power cables they carry buried instead. It involves tall pylons on the landscape between Penistone and the village of Dunford Bridge, leaving views of the area’s spectacular moorland [...]

By |2020-06-12T16:13:20+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fox Valley shops reopen

From June 15 A number of non-essential retailers are now preparing to reopen at Fox Valley. Sports Direct, Edinburgh Woollen Mills, Seasalt, EE and Vape HQ will all re-open from Monday, June 15. JoJo Maman Bebe will open its doors to shoppers on Wednesday, June 17. Sandersons department store will open on Thursday, June 18, as will Hummingbird Bridal Studio, [...]

By |2020-06-12T16:10:58+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Latest household waste recycling centres regulations

Barnsley’s household waste recycling centres (tips) are open with significant restrictions to protect you and staff from the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The centres are open for essential and garden waste, DIY waste (except plasterboard), cardboard, furniture, white goods and electrical appliances. There's also a restriction on the number of vehicles allowed into the centres [...]

By |2020-06-12T16:09:14+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Penistone Church FC’s brilliant idea

  Penistone Church FC, a genuine community club, rely on matchday income from average crowds of 250 to get by. Committee member Ian Richardson said there were a few people in the clubhouse the night the sports club lockdown was announced and they pondered how to generate some income to keep afloat. Someone suggested a [...]

By |2020-04-12T16:34:39+00:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Community Events During the coronavirus crisis, community events have come naturally to a halt. However, when things return to normal, and events begin to be scheduled again, please let us know of any events you are organising and we'll try to promote them for you on our Community News bulletins. Call 01226 764646, email in [...]

By |2020-04-12T16:06:42+00:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: What's On|0 Comments


at HOLMFIRTH Picturedrome on Friday 6th March 2020! Altered Images are best remembered for their no.1 single 'Happy Birthday'.  Their bubbly lead singer Clare Grogan originally shot to fame in the film 'Gregory's Girl', then later went onto appear in 'Red Dwarf', 'EastEnders', and 'Skins' ALTERED IMAGES quickly had worldwide success, selling millions of records, which [...]

By |2020-02-28T12:33:48+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Photography Competition

Cannon Hall Museum Until April 22nd For the very first time International Garden Photographer Of The Year will be on display at Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens from 28th August – 22nd October 2020. To celebrate the occasion, you are invited to enter this special photographic competition. IGPOTY and Barnsley Museums are delighted to [...]

By |2020-01-31T12:59:52+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Penistone History Group Talks

Penistone History Group is a lively group who meet every other Wednesday afternoon in St John’s Community Centre for a talk or demonstration by invited speakers The next meeting is on: Wednesday 5th February  'Tales of Robin Hood' A return visit by a favourite speaker of the group, Janet Niepokójczycka. Registration is at 1.45pm for [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:52:15+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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