Category: Barnsley News Headlines


Man who sexually abused two young girls given 26 years jail at Sheffield Crown Court

A man who abused two young girls over a six year period has been jailed for 26 years at Sheffield Crown Court. Terry Gibbons, aged 44, pleaded guilty to the offences including rape and sexual activity with a child. Detective Constable Jo Chambers, the officer in charge of the investigation, said: “Gibbons groomed, coerced, threatened […]


Fire breaks out at former Barnsley nightclub venue

A large fire has gutted a former nightclub venue in South Yorkshire. The former Chicago Rock club, on New Street in Barnsley was “well alight” when firefighters arrived at 05:20 BST. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said eight fire engines were sent to the large disused building, with the fire brought “under control”.