Posts Tagged ‘dies’

Barnsley Policeman Bill Harber, dies at 86.

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Barnsley Policeman 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. He 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”.

More info: BBC



Sir Terry Pratchett – dies aged 66.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, photographed at home near Salisbury, has died aged 66.