Planners proposing new housing developments in a string of villages across Barnsley have been questioned about why some previously dismissed as unsuitable are now included while a prime contender on an earlier assessment has now been ruled out.
Thirty two data protection breaches have been discovered at Barnsley Council in the space of three months with the authority now waiting to be told whether it will face a fine over one “significant” incident.
Young adults leaving council care in Barnsley have a new set of guidelines about what they can expect from the local authority which has acted as their ‘parent’ as they make progress in the adult world.
'Desperation' accusation over council's job creation plans
Job creation experts in Barnsley have been accused of “desperation” by the Campaign to Protect Rural England after redrawing a projection which would see more than half new employment created in the land-hungry logistics and warehousing sector in the years ahead.
Go slow over plans for reduced town centre speed limit
Work to get a 20 miles per hour zone introduced in a Pennine market town has been going on for around three years with so little progress councillors have now been in contact with the local authority’s chief executive about the way its highways department operates.
Noise from clay pigeon shoot too low to be heard nearby, consultants insist
Consultants called in to check noise levels from a clay pigeon shoot as part of a planning application were unable to provide accurate feedback on the impact of gunshots on nearby residents - because they were too quiet to be heard above other background disturbance like traffic, a report to Barnsley Council states.