I have written before about anti-social behaviour in our town centre and it’s something I’m again increasingly concerned about.
Let’s be clear: the intimidating behaviour we have seen recently are seeing is totally unacceptable.
The actions of this small minority are affecting everyone. Whilst many shoppers just choose to go and shop somewhere else, local business owners and workers don’t have that choice.Read more
Like so many other Barnsley FC supporters, I made my way down to Wembley on Sunday to support the Reds and see their fantastic cup win.
The team – from the owner, chairman, chief executive, manager and players through to the backroom staff – deserve our praise and thanks. They did our town proud in a 3-2 triumph against Oxford United.Read more
Two weeks ago I asked local people: if you could change just one thing to tackle child poverty locally what would it be? With more than one in five children in my Barnsley Central constituency living in poverty, it is a question that needs answering.Read more
I remain very concerned about recent developments regarding potential fracking sites in Barnsley.Read more