Father guilty of killing baby son

A man has been found guilty of murdering his 11-month-old baby son and then claiming the injuries were inflicted by the family dog.

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Man attacked in Barnsley dies in hospital

A man who was attacked in Barnsley on Friday evening has died. Officers were called to Sunderland Terrace near the town centre on after reports of a disturbance.

A 24-year-old man was found unconscious with serious injuries. 20-year-old Magomeds Hizrijevs from the town is due to appear in court tomorrow charged with manslaughter.

Man charged after assault in Barnsley

A man has been charged after an assault in Barnsley which has left his victim fighting for life in hospital.

Police were called to Sunderland Terrace near the town centre on Friday evening after reports of a disturbance. A 24-year-old man was found unconscious with serious injuries.

20-year-old Magomeds Hizrijevs from the town is due to appear before magistrates tomorrow.

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Man left fighting for life after Barnsley assault

A man is in a life threatening condition after he was the victim of a serious assault in Barnsley. Police were called to Sunderland Terrace near the town centre yesterday evening following reports of a disturbance.

A 24-year-old man was found unconscious on arrival and was taken to hospital. A 20-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

Man arrested after serious assault in Barnsley

A man has been arrested after a 24-year-old was found with life threatening injuries in Barnsley. Emergency services were called to Sunderland Terrace near the town centre at around 5.50pm yesterday following reports of a disturbance.

A 24-year-old man was found unconscious on arrival and was taken to hospital where he remains in a life threatening condition. A 20-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

School project hopes to inspire soccer stars of the future

The World Cup may finally be over but the debate over whether England can ever win again has only just begun. But for one businessman from South Yorkshire the national game is first and foremost to be enjoyed and accessible to all.

Martyn Gill has set up a project at his old Primary school in Barnsley which allows children of all abilities to simply enjoy playing and help inspire the next generation of soccer stars. Martin Fisher when to see how the youngsters are getting on.

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Police appeal after toddler and six others injured in Barnsley crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after seven people including an 18 month old toddler were injured in a crash in Barnsley. It happened when a car travelling along the A1695 Park Spring Road towards Grimethorpe was in collision with two other cars on Friday July 11, 2014.

A 55-year-old woman suffering serious injuries was taken to hospital. Another five people including the toddler, were treated for minor injuries.

Teenager charged over smoke bomb at football match

A 16-year-old boy from Barnsley has been charged after a smoke bomb was let off during Lincoln City's home game against Doncaster yesterday.

Aditionally, four men in their 20s and an 18 year-old man from Lincoln, together with a 20 year-old man from Billinghay, were arrested on suspicion of affray. All six have been released on police bail until 18th and 19th of August.

The teenager, meanwhile, will appear before Lincoln Youth Court on 28 July.

A 21-year-old from Bracebridge Heath, was charged with failing to comply with a banning order, while a 39-year-old from Doncaster, was charged with a public order offence.

Former jockey hopes to inspire future organ donations

A former jockey, who was given just six months to live, hopes that National Transplant Week will encourage more people to donate organs.

Glen Taylor
Glen Taylor

Glen Taylor, 48, from Barnsley, was diagnosed with diabetes in his twenties, before his health gradually deteriorated.He said: "As time went on, it just got worse and worse. I kept feeling tired and lethargic and wasn't able to do a lot. I just had no energy."

Then in 2007, he eventually received the kidney and pancreas transplants he desperately needed to survive.His donor was an 18 year old girl who had been killed in a car accident.

He said: "I will never forget that day and as a thank you to the donor I got the date tattooed next to my scar so I will always remember how my life was saved."He stresses the importance of registering as an organ donor and hopes that this week will help to raise awareness further.

Following the transplant he was unable to continue horse riding but has gone on to represent the Great British squash team at the World Transplant Games.He was also keen to thank the staff at the Barnsley Premier Leisure sports centre for helping him back to full fitness.

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