Barnsley stalwarts to get freedom of the borough

Four prominent Barnsley figures are set to be granted honorary Freedom of the Borough titles for their services to the borough.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10 March, 2016, 15:09

Journalist, playwright, broadcaster and poet in residence at Barnsley Football Club, Ian McMillan is among those chosen for the title as is Mercury Music Prize nominated singer-songwriter Kate Rusby.

Known as the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate has also performed at numerous fundraising concerts across the borough.

The titles will be officially awarded at a Barnsley Council meeting on June 7.