Council publications

There are lots of ways you can keep up-to-date with our news.

Open news

We publish Open news six times a year. It's distributed with the Barnsley Chronicle and is available in key distribution points such as supermarkets. You can download recent issues below.

Open mail

If you're interested in a round-up of the council's weekly news, you can subscribe to open mail by emailing  

Best of Barnsley

There are lots of events planned to take place in the town centre all year round.

You can find out more in our latest Best of Barnsley guide.  

Read previous editions here:

Community magazines

You can find out more about what is happening in your community in our magazines:

December 2017

Summer 2017

January 2017

December 2016

July 2016

December 2015

Public notices

We have a legal duty to display certain statutory notices which are in the public's interest.

Open door

Open door was the magazine we used to produce and circulate to every house and business in Barnsley between spring 2009 and March 2015.

We no longer produce the magazine, but all previous issues are included below.

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Issue 1 Issue 5 Issue 11 Issue 15 Issue 19 Issue 23 Issue 27
Issue 2 Issue 6 Issue 12 Issue 16 Issue 20 Issue 24  
Issue 3 Issue 7 Issue 13 Issue 17 Issue 21 Issue 25  
Issue 4 Issue 8 Issue 14 Issue 18 Issue 22 Issue 26  
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