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A new born baby donkey took its first steps yesterday at Cannon Hall Farm, near Barnsley:
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A woman has been rescued from a burning building in Barnsley yesterday
Crews from Barnsley, Tankersley and Cudworth attended an incident in the early hours of Monday morning.
They were called to Osmond Place, Worsborough. On arrival they found the house was well alight.
Wearing breathing apparatus, they entered the property and were able to bring the blaze under control using a hose reel.
They rescued one female casualty who was left in the hands of the ambulance service and transported to hospital.
Sir Michael Parkinson (right) prepares to launch the inaugural "Parky Run" at Cannon Hall Country Park, near Barnsley. The former chat show was back in his home town as patron of Yorkshire Cancer Research. The 5k run is for adults and children and Sir Michael - a cancer survivor himself - says he wants to help the charity all he can.
Police have issued an e-fit image of a girl they want to find over the attempted armed robbery of an off licence in Barnsley.
The red-headed teenager was carrying a knife when she walked intothe shop in Station Road, Royston, on the evening of June 7.
She demanded cash but fled empty-handed when she was challenged by a staff member.
The girl is described as aged between 16 and 18, slim build and wearing an off-white long sleeved top with tight, light grey trousers.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.
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Detectives are hoping to trace a man described as having 'distinctive hair' who may hold vital information to help their investigation into an alleged sexual assault on a teenage girl in Barnsley.
The incident is said to have happened at Barnsley transport interchange in Midland Street when a 13-year-old girl was approached by a stranger and assaulted. The man is then alleged to have got on the bus with her, where he continued to make inappropriate comments. It happened on Saturday May 7, 2016 at around 8pm.
If anyone thinks they know who the man is, or witnessed the incident at the interchange or on the bus they are urged to contact police.
Hundreds of people were pelted with brightly coloured paint powder as they took part in a fundraising Rainbow Dash for Barnsley Hospital.
The runners and walkers did a lap or a 5km route around Locke Park on Sunday in an effort to raise thousands of pounds for the hospital charity.
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Former Barnsley player-manager Viv Anderson is setting off on a 144 mile charity cycle ride to Amsterdam this morning.
The former England international will be leaving from Oakwell with 130 other cyclists before jumping on a ferry to Rotterdam via Hull KR's Lightstream Stadium.
All proceeds raised from the 'Football to Amsterdam' charity cycle ride are in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.
A cyclist from Leeds, Dave Garbett - who has raised in excess of £50,000 for Prostate Cancer UK - will join Viv from Barnsley to Hull.