Mayor’s party to toast jubilee

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RESIDENTS of Barnsley celebrating their 60th birthday this year are being invited to join the town’s mayor for a celebratory tea party.

Anyone who is entering their sixth decade, or couples celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary are asked to join Coun Dorothy Higginbottom for the event.

The tea party, which takes place at Barnsley Town Hall on Thursday, June 14, has been organised to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Coun Higginbottom said: “We want to give people a day to remember, where they can share some of their favourite memories of the last 60 years.”

n To attend, contact Barnsley Town Hall via email at or call 01226 773804.