Brierley Town Mayor Councillor Beryl Sargeson presenting the trophy
winners from the Hillside Tara football course with their trophies.
Looking on are PC Glen Glaves, Jack Henstock (BVCP), Barry Helliwell, Dave
and Adam Leadbeater.
Council abolitionists were celebrating when a poll to seek abolition of
Brierley Town Council voted 9 to 1 in favour. But despite the vote, there
is still a long way to go if the council is to be abolished. Members of
Barnsley council will be asked their views but even then, the final
decision rest with the secretary of state, Stephen Byers. Anti
abolitionist Councillor Arthur Whittaker said: "The people have decided
and now it is out of the hands of the council. But I believe the people of
Brierley and Grimethorpe do not realise what this council does.
8 September at the Hillside Tara offices. Local boy band Frontsl/de will
be the main attraction. The event will be open by Jeff Ennis MP who was
brought up on the Hillside estate. Other attractions will include a bouncy
castle, name the doll, sweets in the jar, Play your cards right, Gazza the
funky clown, spin the wheel, free balloon race to win a child's scooter
(sponsored by Barnsley Building society) and a fancy dress (sponsored by
Jaygee photography). Brierley Town Council Mayor, Councillor Beryl
Sargeson will judge the fancy dress at 2pm.
Partnership request that Brierley name be removed
At a recent
meeting of the Brierley Village (Community) Partnership, the management
committee decided to write to the Grimethorpe Partnership to respectfully
request that the Brierley name now be removed from their official name.
is now an independent body after receiving its registration number this
week. Already they have successfully applied for sports equipment for the
children of the village and also bought the local girls football team a
full strip. £62 was also successfully applied for to assist Hillside Tara
to take 53 children and teenagers to Doncaster Dome.
HOME WINS AWARD
congratulations this week to the staff of the Coppins residential nursing
home on Common Road. The home received the Investors in People Award from
United Care Homes for staff training on NVQ in care for the elderly.
Senior carer Ena Barraclough received the award on behalf of the home.