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‘Bramah, a tradition of engineering’ by John Bramah, 19 March

Each year South Yorkshire Industrial History Society holds the Joseph Bramah Lecture, sponsored by Barnsley Council, to commemorate the great engineer Joseph Bramah, who was born at Stainborough. This year the lecture is given by John Bramah and its theme … Continue reading

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What did Joseph Bramah – one of the Best of Barnsley – invent? Just do a bing image search to see the range of things that Joseph Bramah invented, not forgetting the beer pump. Thanks Doctor Ale for reminding us. … Continue reading

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Today’s (Sunday 18th March) Blue Plaque ceremony has been cancelled by the promoters due to the weather conditions and advice not to travel. Look out for a new date. We seem to be plagued by snow – this is the … Continue reading

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Come along to the Dining Club in 2018

The next Barnsley Civic Trust dining club event is on Friday 11th May. Contact Rebecca to book a place. Provisional Barnsley Civic Trust Dining Club dates for 2018: Friday 23rd February; Friday 11th May; Friday 6th July; Friday 17th August; Friday 28th September; Friday 9th … Continue reading

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Some of Barnsley Civic Trust members having a Christmas social meal.

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Barnsley Civic Trust members dine out together about every six weeks. Here we are enjoying a meal at Barnsley’s 1 Momento in November. The next meal is at The Glass House on Thursday 14 December. If you would like to … Continue reading

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‘Light Lines’ Somme artwork to be on permanent display

Great news that Light Lines – the artwork that commemorates the 300 Barnsley soldiers who fell on the first day of The Battle of The Somme – will have a permanent home in Churchfields Peace Gardens opposite St Mary’s Church. … Continue reading

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Barnsley Civic Trust makes a point of commenting on relevant local planning applications and responds to consultations on local policies and issues. To find out about Barnsley Civic Trust’s work on planning issues, see our Planning Page or for news on … Continue reading

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Barnsley Civic Trust

Since its inception in March 2007, Barnsley Civic Trust has prided itself in keeping abreast of local issues, especially those which concern our urban environment. We have organised open meetings, debates and discussions and regularly comment on planning applications and … Continue reading

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