Legendary Barnsley police officer Bill Harber dies, aged 86
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Bill Harber, famous locally for his distinctive moustache, has died at the age of 86.

A traffic policeman, who became famous in Barnsley after decades of directing traffic through the town, has died aged 86.

Bill Harber was known for his distinctive handle-bar moustache and even featured in Dave Cherry's song about the "useless" Stairfoot roundabout.

Mr Harber's friends and family described him as an "absolute gentleman" and "a legend".

  • 13 Jun 2017