1. The Big Swing, with live music courtesy of Jenny Smith, night also includes dance lessons and DJs, Andrew Clegg, Cubana, Leopold Square, Sheffield, S1. Free Swing Dance class for beginners from 8pm, free admission.
Planners are being asked to approve proposals for a new “landmark” footbridge to replace the Jumble Lane level crossing in Barnsley town centre, regarded as one of the most dangerous in the country and which is to close within months.
Physical barriers may have to be installed to protect residents from increased traffic noise if plans for a controversial new one-way traffic system in Barnsley go ahead, with others offered noise insulation measures on their homes, it has emerged.
A narrow lane linking two villages could be permanently blocked to avoid traffic problems, with a councillor now to press for clarity on the community’s wishes before taking any steps towards getting approval from highways officials.
A developer disputing Barnsley Council’s proposals for new housing and employment expansion has called in a barrister to make their case that more sites should be included to plug gaps in the current plan.