The Town of Barnsley

Barnsley is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town centre lies on the west bank of the Dearne Valley

the figure of the child symbolises

Cast in bronze, the statue of a child standing on a column will stand six metres tall in the centre of Barnsley. The sculpture, which has been funded by several sources including the National Union of Mineworkers and Barnsley Council, has cost £165,000. Artist Kenny Hunter said the sculpture would mark the town's history, culture and community of miners.

Barnsley Interchange

Barnsley Interchange lies in the centre of the town of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England. The station was opened in 1850 and is 16 miles north of Sheffield. It is on the Hallam and Penistone Lines, both operated by Northern. Wikipedia

Crossing Vertical by Nigel Hall

near to Barnsley town hall

Splashing time at new Barnsley Town

Opening Ceremony for the new fountain and public space alongside Barnsley Town Hall fountain

217 and 218 coal trucks in barnsley

Graham Ibbeson

The Oaks Colliery Memorial 2017 in town centre

Barnsley Town Hall

Barnsley Town Hall is the seat of local government in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley. The Borough's local government was last reorganised in 1986 when the South Yorkshire County Council was abolished. The former County Council was located in offices on Kendray Street, the main part of which is due for demolition as part of a major redevelopment programme. The foundation stone of Barnsley Town Hall was laid on 21 April 1932 and was opened by His Royal Highness Edward, Prince of Wales on 14

Phoebe Locke tower

Locke Park was founded in 1861 when Phoebe Locke gifted 17 acres of land to be used for the benefit of the people of Barnsley. It was known as the People’s Park and officially opened on 10 June 1862. When Phoebe Locke died in 1866, a magnificent Observation Tower was erected on the highest point in the park in her memory. It opened to the public on 20 October 1877, giving visitors 360 degree panoramic views from its two platforms.

Worsbrough Mill & Country Park

Worsbrough Mill Country Park covers over 240 acres and holds Local Nature Reserve status. The Parks 60 acre reservoir is a haven for wildlife and is open to anglers and bird watchers. The Park has well maintained footpaths and cyclepaths that meander through Willow Carr and around the circumference of the reservoir passing meadow lands that are rich in wild flowers.

Totem Pole in Locke Park

Locke Park is a 47 acre public open space and one of the largest outdoor green spaces in the Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England

Locke Park Classic Car show

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