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Barnsley Museums secure over £70,000 worth of funding

Barnsley Museums have secured funding of £79,200 from Arts Council England to help develop their charitable organisation. Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust supports the work of Barnsley Museums and has an active role in fundraising for the five sites which include; Cannon Hall, Worsbrough Mill, Elsecar Heritage, Experience Barnsley and the Cooper Gallery.

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New bridge over River Dove

A new bridge has been constructed over the River Dove in Worsbrough. The steel construction will replace the missing bridge washed away in the 2007 floods, which crossed the river at the Worsbrough canal basin.

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New bridge over River Dove

A new bridge has been constructed over the River Dove in Worsbrough. The steel construction will replace the missing bridge washed away in the 2007 floods, which crossed the river at the Worsbrough canal basin.

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Join in the fun as the Look North fundraiser travels through Barnsley

There are lots of great things planned to take place in Barnsley on Thursday, 10 and Friday, 11 March, to celebrate the arrival of BBC Look North presenters Harry Gration and Paul "The Weatherman" Hudson. The duo will be traveling through the town in their attempt to cross Yorkshire tied together, all in aid of Sports Relief.

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Look North fundraiser travels through Barnsley

On Thursday 10 and Friday 11 March, BBC Look North presenters Harry Gration and Paul "the weatherman" Hudson will be travelling through Barnsley in their attempt to cross Yorkshire tied together, all in aid of Sport Relief. Their three-legged walk will take 9 days and cover over 120 miles across North, South and West Yorkshire.

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Help required at Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Mill requires the support of the local community at their volunteering weekend taking place on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 February. The volunteers will help the mill team undertake a range of activities that will preserve and improve the historic building and its stunning country park.

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Barnsley will be serving up a smashing summer of ping pong

Ping! the nation’s favourite ping pong festival will be hitting the streets of Barnsley for five fun filled weeks, beginning Saturday, 11 June. Barnsley is one of five new locations chosen to host the spectacular event, along with major cities such as Manchester and Newcastle. In total 21 towns and cities around the UK will see the ping pong extravaganza arrive.

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