Parking worries for council

Carol Bradbury reports from the February meeting of Penistone Town Council Parking in the Penistone area concerned members of the public. The Green Road/Mortimer Road area and Thurlstone and Millhouse  were particular concerns. But members were told there were only two parking wardens in the whole of Barnsley and they had to generate their own [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:42+00:00February 17th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

We will hit affordable homes target, council told

Developers of new housing estates in Penistone and other parts of Barnsley are ready to ensure more of the homes are affordable, the Cabinet member responsible for development told Barnsley Council. Coun Roy Miller was replying to claims that insufficient low-cost homes were developed in the Penistone area. He said current council policy was for [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:49+00:00February 6th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

Penistone holds spending rise to 1.5pc

Penistone’s share of council tax is going up by 1.5pc in April, to £153,850, councillors decided at their annual budget meeting. They also heard that the Paramount Cinema can pay for a new screen and other improvements from bumper earnings this year, without asking the council for further help. But £27,500 has been earmarked in [...]

By |2015-02-04T08:54:18+00:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

New protest over housing plans

Carol Bradbury reports from the January Penistone Town Council. A large delegation were at the meeting to protest about house building in the area, although councillors stressed that Penistone Town Council had no powers to stop this, despite their efforts. One of the group, former councillor and mayor Mick Boaler, asked whether there was any [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:53+00:00January 20th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

Penistone police station to stay

Penistone Police Station is to remain open, Dr Alan Billings, the new South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, told members of Penistone Town Council. But all officers will be briefed in Barnsley as part of a cost-saving exercise. Dr Billings said there would be two teams, for the East and West areas. Each would have [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:59+00:00January 20th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

PFM Top 50 Countdown

Join Colin Geldard for the Hall of Fame Top 50 Countdown on Tuesday 23rd December at 8.00pm. He's been out on the streets of Penistone collecting your votes for just over 4 weeks; he's collected 1,784 votes. He's also added your Facebook votes. There are some classic tracks in the Top 50 as you might expect, but [...]

By |2014-12-20T22:39:57+00:00December 20th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments

Council presses for answers on development cash

Carol Bradbury reports from Penistone Town Council meeting on December 15 2014. Penistone Councillors came face to face with managers from Barnsley Council as they continued to press for answers to what had happened to £850,000 paid by developers for industrial units and a transport interchange in the town. They had heard at an earlier meeting [...]

By |2014-12-18T09:31:54+00:00December 18th, 2014|Categories: Penistone FM News|0 Comments
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