Barnsley braced for further budget cuts

Barnsley Council's bracing itself for further budget cuts - as £5.8 million needs to be saved over the next year.

The authority's warning up to 36 council jobs could be axed - and tax could go up by as much as 4.5%.

The cash raised would help fund adult social care, as well as day to day services like bin collections and roads.

The plans are being closely looked at next month.

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