Bus launched for revellers

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NEW late buses are being launched to take revellers home from nights out.

Stagecoach is to run a Nightrider service on route 66, which links Barnsley town centre with Worsbrough, Birdwell, Hoyland and Elsecar.

From May 7, there will be services on Friday and Saturday evenings at 12.25am, followed by 1.25am, 2.25am and 3.25am. The N66 buses will leave town via Market Hill and Shambles Street.

There are also changes on other services throughout the Barnsley and the Dearne from the weekend of May 7 and 8, affecting the 265 to Sheffield, 229 to Rotherham, services 20/20A/21, 23/24/24A, 32, 35A and 36, plus routes 46 and 47.