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WATCH - See how Barnsley came away from Birmingham City with all three points

Barnsley bounced back from a 5-2 home hammering against Nottingham Forest to record a shock 3-0 Sky Bet Championship win at lacklustre Birmingham.

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Audrey and Dennis Fleetwood died holding hands in hospital after spending their lives together. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Nurses move hospital beds together so devoted couple can spend their final hours holding hands

A DEVOTED couple who were happily married for more than half a century spent their final hours together in a Yorkshire hospital, holding hands.

Health
Who is responsible for pensioners staying warm this winter?

Tom Richmond: Whitehall’s cold shoulder to a matter of life and death

ON behalf of those senior citizens who simply can’t afford to heat their homes in order to stay warm this winter, I’ve been trying to find out who is taking responsibility for the issue of ‘fuel poverty’ after it emerged that 24,300 vulnerable pensioners and others died prematurely from hypothermia and related conditions last winter.

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Is Meadowhall good for the High Street or not?

Jayne Dowle: Small Business Saturday matters as town centres face attack of the drones

I’LL give you two versions of the future. One is a bustling historic high street full of people browsing the specialist stores and independent retailers, sipping coffee and smiling at each other as they go about their business.

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Andrew Vine: Parky’s star guests had something to say, not just to sell

Andrew Vine: Parky’s star guests had something to say, not just to sell

MAYBE it’s age catching up with me, but sometimes when channel-hopping and finding a line-up of people on a sofa being interviewed, I catch myself wondering: “Just who on Earth are you?”

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How many more deaths will it take before the issue of fuel poverty is taken seriously?

YP Comment: Chilling facts on winter deaths. Fuel poverty: Will MPs ever act?

IT is a sobering thought that the attendance at four separate Premier League football matches at the weekend was exceeded by the 24,300 pensioners and vulnerable people who died from hypothermia and related illnesses last winter.

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Fuel poverty must be tackled before more elderly people die needlessly, says Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis.

Dan Jarvis: Winter death toll should shame coldest of hearts

THE Office for National Statistics has released figures showing that a staggering 24,300 people died from mostly preventable causes over the course of winter last year.

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Experience Barnsley museum curator Stephen Miller with a pit pony's foot, recovered from the disaster and turned into an ink well. Picture: Scott Merrylees.

Human cost of Barnsley mining disaster told in new exhibition

Human stories from the worst mining disaster in Victorian Britain will be told in a new exhibition to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.

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Tigers captain Michael Dawson celebrates scoring the equaliser against West Bromwich. 
Picture Tony Johnson.

Pointers from weekend for Tigers, Millers, Leeds, Owls, Reds and Rovers

IT was an interesting weekend of Yorkshire football, for sure - with introspection for some and positivity and relief afforded for others.

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Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond tour a factory after an Autumn Statement designed to put 'just about managing' families first.

Jayne Dowle: Stark truth about the ‘just about managing’ millions

I DON’T doubt that the Prime Minister’s noble vow to help the “JAM” families is well-meaning. She has identified a group, estimated at six million working families, whom she deems especially deserving of Government support.

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Nottingham Forests Henri Lansbury heads in the second of his three goals that helped the visitors defeat Barnsley 5-2 at Oakwell last night (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Barnsley 2 Nottm Forest 5: Reds’ generosity places huge tick in debit column

FORGET ‘Black Friday’ the biggest giveaways last night were to be found at Oakwell.

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aptain Conor Hourihane has had initial talks about a contract extension with Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Barnsley v Nottingham Forest: Tykes aiming to stay one step ahead of pack

FEW would deny that the past 12 months have been anything other than a stupendous journey for Barnsley Football Club.

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Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom.
  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Barnsley looking to tie up several players on new deals

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM has revealed that Barnsley have held ‘initial discussions’ with a number of players whose deals expire in the summer - with the talks ‘ongoing’.

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Samantha Ashby, 11, with dad Darryl.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Two horses hit by train after ‘Network Rail left hole in our fence’

A FAMILY is blaming Network Rail for the violent death of their horse and pony, after they escaped on to the track and were hit by a train.

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Jayne Dowle: Can a few hours of free nursery help job market?

Jayne Dowle: Can a few hours of free nursery help job market?

THERE was one home truth which Chancellor Philip Hammond did not utter in his Autumn Statement as he came up with various wheezes to help working parents.

Opinion
Moral standards in football continue to divide opinion.

YP Letters: Football’s Respect campaign achieving goal

From: Brian Sheridan, Redmires Road, Sheffield.

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Barnsley's Josh Scowen challenges Wigan's Max Power (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Barnsley 0 Wigan 0: Reds are keeping it tight as progress underlined

IT should be recalled that while Barnsley captured all the headlines last season, Wigan actually won the League One title, finishing 13 points clear of the sixth-placed Reds.

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Leading by example: Barnsleys Conor Hourihane celebrating scoring against Derby County and aiming to get back to his best form today. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Barnsley v Wigan Athletic: Conor Hourihane aims to crack coded message from Keane

WHEN it comes to overcoming challenges, Conor Hourihane has shown himself to be rather proficient over the past year.

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Video: Talisman Conor Hourihane in no rush to decide his future at Barnsley

CONOR HOURIHANE says that the ball is in Barnsley’s court regarding his future and insists he is open-minded about his situation.

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Steven Jackson

UPDATE: CCTV images released of missing South Yorkshire man

Concern is growing for the safety of a man who disappeared after a shopping trip in South Yorkshire.

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