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Transforming a Barnsley chapel

A group of friends from Wombwell near Barnsley may have missed out on ITV People's Millions cash last year but that did not stop them from completing their project to turn this once derelict and vandalised chapel into a peace garden.

The chapel has been turned into a peace garden Credit: Martin Fisher

It was officially opened today by the Mayor of Barnsley after the council stepped in to provide some of the money needed. The Friends of Wombwell Cemetery group now want to convert its nearby sister chapel into a community centre.