• The Battle of Orgreave 1984

    #wathupondearne Campaigners are stepping up calls for a public inquiry into the so-called Battle of Orgreave. The Orgreave Trust and Justice Campaign (OTJC) will hand in a letter to the Home Office later pressing for action. In 2016, former Home Secretary Amber Rudd ruled against an inquiry into the events during the 1984 miners’ strike. »more

  • Woman dies following Woodhouse collision

    Latest news in Yorkshire: October 07, 2018 09:33:20 AM #wathupondearne A 79-year-old woman who was injured in a collision in the Woodhouse area earlier this week has sadly died in hospital. At around 8.05am on Monday 1 October, emergency services were called to Sheffield Road, following a collision between a silver Toyota Aygo and the »more

  • Awards of over £1.9 million from the Arts Council’s Capital

    #wathupondearne Six cultural organisations in Yorkshire awarded over £1.9 million from the Arts Council’s Capital: Small Grants programme to boost the county’s cultural facilities. 29 October 2018 Arts Council England has announced that they will be awarding £3.6 million to 11 organisations across the North in the latest round of their Capital: Small Grants programme. »more

  • HGV crashes into house in Barnsley

    20180914-lorry-hits–house-.jpg #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: September 14, 2018 05:26:39 PM A lorry crashed in Brierley, Barnsley, earlier this afternoon into a house. Police were called at about 13:40 to reports of a crash on Park View. Park View remains closed from the junction of Common Road. Police were called at about 13:40 to reports »more

  • BAD CASE OF INCENDIARISM

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 03:15:00 PM Article of 29th July 1902 At Leeds Assizes on Monday George Walton (30), labourer, was indicted for setting fire to two warehouses, the property =================== See our yorkshire photography: https://wath-on-dearne.com/wathondearne/around-the-dearne-valley/ [status draft] [tags news, 1902, barnsley, community, arson]

  • RIVERS DON AND DEARNE STILL RISING

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 02:28:53 PM THE FLOODS Article from 10th February 1897 Floods in the Thames valley are subsiding. The rivers Don and Dearne… =================== See our yorkshire photography: https://wath-on-dearne.com/wathondearne/around-the-dearne-valley/ [status draft] [tags news, floods, dearne, community, mexborough]

  • Christmas Breakdown Of Goods Train Near Wath

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 01:47:20 PM From 25th December 1874 At half-past two o’clock on Monday morning, an accident occurred on the Midland Railway to a goods train chiefly laden with potatoes, on its way from Sheffield to Carnforth. On nearing Wath Station one of the springs under the first »more

  • Free dog microchipping event will help owners and pets stay together forever

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 01:01:35 PM Barnsley Council has teamed up with Dogs Trust to offer a free microchipping session for dogs at Cudworth Park bowling pavilion, (S72 8ST) on Monday, 4 March, 11am until 3pm. A veterinary nurse will carry out basic health checks including nail clipping and will »more

  • Tutor Richard set for German exhibition

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 12:58:08 PM Barnsley Sixth Form College Art tutor Richard Kitson has received a special invitation to exhibit his work in Barnsley’s twin town, Schwäbisch Gmünd, in Germany. The exhibition, entitled Richard Kitson: Portraits, will run from Saturday 16 March to Saturday 27 April in the Labor »more

  • RAILWAY COLLISION NEAR WATH

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 12:43:08 PM Article of 15th January 1875 On Monday, between twelve and one o’clock, an alarming collision occurred on the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway, at the Manver’s Main Colliery, about six or seven miles from Barnsley. It appears that… =================== See our yorkshire photography: https://wath-on-dearne.com/wathondearne/around-the-dearne-valley/ »more

  • Murderous assault upon a wife at Bolton-on-Dearne

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 20, 2019 11:29:33 AM Article of 17 November 1876 On Saturday, at the Doncaster West Riding Petty Sessions, before Wm. Aldam, Esq., and a full bench of magistrates, Robert Collinson, a miner, of Bolton-on- Dearne. was brought up in custody charged with doing grievous bodily harm to his »more

  • Barnsley beacon commemorates World War One centenary

    #wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: October 31, 2018 09:40:21 AM Volunteers at a community garden in Barnsley have installed a special beacon to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One. The volunteers at Old Martha’s Yard in Hoyland have been crowdfunding and commissioned local artist Alex Dodson to build the beacon which »more

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