January 12, 2018
Sheffield City Region (SCR) launched its 12-week consultation on Monday 8 January 2018, which asks people who live or work in Sheffield City Region to give their views on the refreshed Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy.
 
The Transport Strategy aims to improve the lives of residents by making it easier for large numbers of people, particularly those in low income areas, to get around quickly and easily as well as making the best use of emerging t
January 04, 2018
Carer information and support programme (CrISP)
Do you care for or support a person with dementia?
 
Our carer information and support programme offers information sessions in a group environment where carers can share experiences and identify local services. Sessions start with an introductory meeting which will last approximately 2 hours this will give you an overview of the course content
then followed by 4 workshops lasting up to 2 1/2 hours.
 
Lo
January 04, 2018
Memory Café Barnsley
he Memory Cafe provides information about living with dementia and other services available locally in an informal and comfortable environment. A Memory Café is also a place to relax, socialise and meet other people with dementia and their carers.
 
Our Memory Cafe sessions take place at:
The Baptist Church
Union Street
Barnsley
S70 1JJ
 
Please join us
January 04, 2018
Singing for the Brain Barnsley Sessions
Singing for the Brain brings people together in a friendly, fun and social environment. Based around the principles of music therapy, the stimulating sessions include vocal warm-ups and singing a wide variety of familiar and new songs.
 
Our Singing for the Brain sessions takes place at:
Priory Campus
Pontefract Road
Barnsley
S71 5PN
 
Please join us at the fo
December 18, 2017
Berneslai Homes - Delivering for Barnsley AGM 2018
You are invited to attend the Berneslai Homes 2018 AGM at The Core, County Way, Barnsley. Tea and coffee will be available from 6pm. A buffet will follow the AGM at 7.15pm.
 
All welcome and an opportunity to meet our Board and Chair. For further details please contact 01226 772704 or email board@berneslaihomes.co.uk
 
Bus station and free parking after 6pm nearby.
December 12, 2017
Barnsley Festive Feast
A free event will take place on 22nd December reaching out to anyone feeling lonely over the festive period. It will be a chance to meet some new people as well as have afternoon tea, entertainment and raffle prizes.
 
The event will take place at Holy Rood Hall from 1pm until 4pm. For more information contact 07845 082668, email barnsleyfestivefeast@gmail.com or join the Facebook page @BarnsleyFestiveFeast
December 05, 2017
Managing Facebook for your organisation
If you are a Barnsley charity, voluntary or community led group and want to find out about setting up a Facebook page to promote the work that you do, but aren't sure where to start, then you will benefit from the one day session.
 
All organisations attending the session will have the opportunity for further follow up support from The Device Doctors.
 
The session is hands on, but you will be fully supported throu
November 30, 2017
Free Call blocking scheme for people with dementia

People living with dementia will be offered the opportunity to block nuisance callers under a new trading standards scheme.

In partnership with South Yorkshire Police’s community safety department, the scheme, used by Trading Standards across the country, will give families who have loved ones living with dementia the chance to block nuisance callers. Andy Foster, from the force’s Community Safety Department, said: “This nuisance call blocker function is design

November 30, 2017
Energise Barnsley Fund
Energise Barnsley is dedicated to fuel poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability and supporting vulnerable people living in the region.
 
November 30, 2017
Barnsley Carers Engagement Events

South Yorkshire Police are holding two engagement events for Barnsley Carers, the first is on Tuesday 19th December 2017 at Lifewise Centre, Hellaby, Rotherham the day will run 10:00-14:30 approx.

This event includes refreshments, lunch and transport for all attendees.

If you would like to attend and require transport or to book a place please email lifewise.booking@southyorks.pnn.police.uk

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