Archive for Month: January 2014

  • Penistone Town renews Fairtrade status

    Fairtrade supporters in Penistone are celebrating a renewal of the town’s Fairtrade Town by going bananas. The theme of Fairtrade Fortnight later this year will be “Make Bananas Fair”, with competitions, cooking, quizzes and tasters. They are also planning their annual chocolate give-away. Look on the High Street on the mornings of Thursday February 27 and…

  • Progress again on Northern Powergrid power improvements!

    The £1.4m plan to upgrade Penistone’s electricity supply, on hold since last summer, will resume shortly, once working terms are agreed with Barnsley Council. Northern Powergrid have already installed a high voltage cable from the primary substation on Green Road to Sycamore Road, stopping short of the private road at the side of the doctors…

  • New Affordable housing coming to Penistone soon!

    New homes for sale and rent in Saunderson Road, Penistone were shown at an event at the Community Centre on Saturday January 11th. The 22 two- and three-bedroom houses and bungalows at the site, named Woodlands near Saunderson Road, have already generated immense interest, according to developers Yorkshire Housing. The first properties are due for…

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