Volunteering month - June 2018

This June we’re showing we love where we live to celebrate volunteering month. There are lots of events going on throughout Barnsley from health activities, allotment planting and helping those who may be lonely or isolated in the community.

Volunteering is a great way to get involved, get healthy and meet new people, so join us and have fun with others who want to improve our communities.

Central area

Town centre, Higham, Kendray, Kingstone, Stairfoot and Worsbrough

Date Time Event Location
Friday 1 June 10am to 12pm Litter pick with Twiggs Clean and Green team along the footpath linking Swanee fields to Doncaster Road. Yews Lane, Kendray
Saturday 2 June 12pm to 3pm Clean and climb - litter pick followed by climbing wall activity. 5ives Community Sports Hub, Kendray
Saturday 16 June 10am to 12pm Dobie Street litter pick. Dobie Street, Worsbrough
Thursday 21 June 10am to 12pm Stairfoot Station Heritage Group environmental day - tidy up and litter pick along parts of the Trans Pennine Trail. Entrance to Trans Pennine Trail on Wombwell Lane 
Thursday 28 June 10am to 2pm Environmental day at the Carer's Garden. Various gardening tasks including weeding, planting, cutting back and tidying up plants. Carer's Garden, behind the Metrodome
Saturday 30 June 10am Barnsley Main clean-up day. Barnsley Main

Dearne area

Bolton upon Dearne, Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe

Date Time Event Location
Friday 1 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Saturday 2 June 11am to 2pm Picnic with a twist - clean up in the area followed by a local community picnic (please bring your own food). Hanover Street play area, Thurnscoe
Monday 4 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Tuesday 5 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Tuesday 5 June 10am to 12pm Dearne Road clean up - general weeding, sweeping and litter pick. Dearne Road, Bolton upon Dearne
Wednesday 6 June 9.30am to 11.30am Thurnscoe Park - weeding and maintenance of park. Thurnscoe Park, Thurnscoe
Wednesday 6 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Thursday 7 June 10am to 12pm Heather Garth clean up. Heather Garth flats, Bolton upon Dearne
Friday 8 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Monday 11 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Tuesday 12 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Wednesday 13 June 9.30am to 11.30am Thurnscoe Park - weeding and maintenance of park. Thurnscoe Park, Thurnscoe
Wednesday 13 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Wednesday 13 June 1pm to 3pm Clearing and tidying footpath around waste water treatment works. Entrance to waste water treatment works, Bolton upon Dearne
Thursday 14 June 10am to 12pm 

Working with Thurnscoe Community Pride volunteers, volunteers from the Church and other local residents to tackle the issue with litter and general tidy activities.

St Helen's Church/Church Hall, High Street, Thurnscoe
Friday 15 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Monday 18 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Tuesday 19 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Wednesday 20 June 9.30am to 11.30am Thurnscoe Park - weeding and maintenance of park. Thurnscoe Park, Thurnscoe
Wednesday 20 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Friday 22 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Monday 25 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe
Tuesday 26 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Wednesday 27 June 9.30am to 11.30am Thurnscoe Park - weeding and maintenance of park. Thurnscoe Park, Thurnscoe
Wednesday 27 June 9.30am to 2.30pm Dearne allotments gardening activities - planting, digging, weeding and potting flowers. George Street, Goldthorpe
Friday 29 June 10am to 12pm Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting. Salvation Army, Goldthorpe

North area

Darton, New Lodge and Smithies

Date Time Event Location
Friday 1 June 10am Community clean up - spring clean of the play area followed by lunch. Equipment provided. New Lodge Community Centre
Saturday 2 June 9.30am Woolley Colliery village spring clean. Equipment provided. Windhill Mount play area, Darton
Monday 4 June 10am Friends of Wilthorpe Park preparing for Yorkshire in Bloom. General gardening tasks, no experience needed. Equipment provided, please bring a packed lunch. Wilthorpe Park
Wednesday 6 June 10am Tree crowning and habitat building. Equipment provided. Medina Way, Barugh Green
Saturday 9 June 9.30am Summer planting around Mapplewell War Memorial. Equipment provided. Mapplewell
Saturday 9 June 10am Spring clean and the opportunity to build a bug hotel and learn about mini beasts. Harry Road recreation ground
Tuesday 12 June 9am Weeding and litter pick. Sackup Lane, Darton
Wednesday 13 June 9.30am Spring clean of the alleyway at the side of the Rose and Crown, including hedge cutting and grass strimming. Churchfield Lane, Darton
Thursday 14 June 9.30am Hedge maintenance and grassed area clean up. St Paul's field, Greenfoot Lane
Saturday 16 June 9.30am Litter pick of public paths around Mapplewell Village Hall. Equipment provided. Mapplewell and Staincross Village Hall
Saturday 23 June 10am Litter pick of Darton area and park. Equipment provided. Co-op car park, Darton
Saturday 30 June 9.30am Litter pick around the planting footpath area. Equipment provided. Moorcrest Rise, Mapplewell

North east area

Brierley, Cudworth, Great Houghton, Grimethorpe, Shafton, Monk Bretton and Royston

Date Time Event Location Contact for joining up
Saturday 2 June 10:30am Brierley village general litter pick. Tools provided. Brierley Methodist Hall Robert Cox
Monday 4 June 10am to 11.30am Great Houghton tidy - general litter pick. Tools provided. Great Houghton Welfare Hall Councillor Dorothy Higginbottom
Monday 4 June 10am Cudworth preparing for Barnsley in Bloom - carrying out general gardening tasks. Tools provided, please wear suitable outdoor casual clothing. Cudworth Park Councillor Charlie Wraith
Wednesday 6 June 10am Grimethorpe The Dell litter pick and painting benches. Tools provided. Please wear suitable outdoor casual clothing and bring a packed lunch. Clear View, Grimethorpe - at the entrance to the old Welfare Hall Councillor Allan Hampson
Wednesday 6 June 9am Royston preparing for Barnsley in Bloom - planting summer bedding plants. Tools provided. Royston Park Councillor Caroline Makinson
Tuesday 12 June 10am Cudworth Environment Group preparing for Barnsley in Bloom. General gardening tasks and litter picking. Tools provided. Cudworth Co-op David Gill
Thursday 14 June 9am to 12pm Brierley Road tidying of shrub beds. Brierley Road, Grimethorpe  
Saturday 16 June 10am to 12pm Cudworth weekend litter pick. Tools provided. Cudworth Park  
Wednesday 20 June 1pm to 3pm Carlton Street clean up and litter pick. Carlton Street, Grimethorpe Jayne Ambrose
Thursday 28 June 12pm to 2.30pm Age UK Feel Well group - opportunity to make friends and enjoy social activities. Cudworth Library Age UK Barnsley
Saturday 30 June 8.30am Royston Gala. General help required including marshalling and erecting gazebos. Royston Park Councillor Caroline Makinson

Penistone area

Cawthorne, Ingbirchworth, Millhouse Green and Penistone

Date Time Event Location
Monday 4 June 9.30am Litter pick at the Market Barn. Penistone Market Barn
Tuesday 5 June 9.30am Wildlife habitat creation. Watermeadows Park, Penistone
Wednesday 6 June 10am Volunteer morning gardening activities. Springvale community garden, Penistone
Thursday 7 June 10am Community gardening activities. Cannon Hall, Cawthorne
Friday 8 June 9.30am Environmental activities. Green Moor
Monday 11 June 9.30am Litter pick at the Market Barn. Penistone Market Barn
Tuesday 12 June 9.30am Wildlife habitat creation. Watermeadows Park, Penistone
Wednesday 13 June 10am Volunteer morning gardening activities. Springvale community garden, Penistone
Thursday 14 June 10am Community gardening activities. Cannon Hall, Cawthorne
Friday 15 June 9.30am Environmental activities. Green Moor
Monday 18 June 9.30am Litter pick at the Market Barn. Penistone Market Barn
Tuesday 19 June 9.30am Wildlife habitat creation. Watermeadows Park, Penistone
Wednesday 20 June 10am Volunteer morning gardening activities. Springvale community garden, Penistone
Thursday 21 June 10am Community gardening activities. Cannon Hall, Cawthorne
Friday 22 June 9.30am Environmental activities. Green Moor
Monday 25 June 9.30am Litter pick at the Market Barn. Penistone Market Barn
Tuesday 26 June 9.30am Wildlife habitat creation. Watermeadows Park, Penistone
Wednesday 27 June 10am Volunteer morning gardening activities. Springvale community garden, Penistone
Thursday 28 June 10am Community gardening activities. Cannon Hall, Cawthorne
Friday 29 June 9.30am Environmental activities. Green Moor

South area

Billingley, Darfield, Elsecar, Hoyland, Jump and Wombwell

Date Time Event Location
Saturday 2 June 10am Clean up and litter pick. Foundry Gate, Wombwell
Wednesday 6 June 1pm to 3pm Middlecliff tidy day. Rotherham Road / Middlecliff Lane
Wednesday 6 June 6.45pm Hoyland litter pick. Scout hut, Hoyland Common
Wednesday 6 June 10am Friends of Wombwell Cemetery litter pick and gardening activities. The Community Hub, Wombwell Cemetery
Friday 8 June 1pm Community litter pick. Co-op Darfield
Saturday 9 June 10am to 11am Broomhill litter pick. Broomhill Park
Wednesday 13 June 6.45pm Hoyland litter pick. Scout hut, Hoyland Common
Wednesday 13 June 10am Friends of Wombwell Cemetery litter pick and gardening activities. The Community Hub, Wombwell Cemetery
Thursday 14 June 2pm to 3pm Volunteers @ the ring. Darfield ring (Nanny Marr Road)
Saturday 16 June 10am Wombwell Woods clean up. Woodhead Lane car park
Wednesday 20 June 10am Friends of Wombwell Cemetery litter pick and gardening activities. The Community Hub, Wombwell Cemetery
Thursday 21 June 10am Building an eco-greenhouse. Owd Martha's Yard, Hoyland
Friday 22 June 1pm Planting at Darfield Co-op. Darfield Co-op
Wednesday 27 June 2.45pm to 3.45pm Netherwood ALC @ the ring. Darfield ring (Nanny Marr Road)
Wednesday 27 June 10am Friends of Wombwell Cemetery litter pick and gardening activities. The Community Hub, Wombwell Cemetery
Thursday 28 June 9.30am Milton Ponds tidy up. Milton Ponds car park
Saturday 30 June 10am Jump litter pick. Children's Centre, Church Street, Jump