Volunteering month - June 2019

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
Saturday 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
Monday 3, 10, 17 and 24 June

Thursday 6, 13, 20, 27 June

Friday 7, 14, 21, 28 June

8am to 12.30pm Barnsley churches drop in project - preparing and serving food, washing up and signing people in.

Find out more about Barnsley churches drop in.
Lower ground floor, Temperance House, Pitt Street, S70 1A
Tuesday 4, 11, 18, 25 June

Thursday 6, 13, 20, 27 June

Friday 7, 14, 21, 28 June

12.30pm to 4pm Butterflies dementia support group and lunch club. Help setting up, assisting with activities and providing company.

Find out more about the Butterflies dementia group.
King Street, Barnsley, S70 1JU

Thursday 6 June

11am to 1pm

Promotional Road Show

Tesco Wombwell Lane Stairfoot 

Tuesday 11 June

10am to 12pm

Environmental Day

Entrance to TPT opposite Tesco Wombwell Lane – Stairfoot

Dearne area

Bolton upon Dearne, Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe

Date Time Event Location Contact

Saturday 1 June

10am to 12pm

Gardening project - planting, weeding and grass cutting.

Salvation Army, Goldthorpe

 

Monday 3 June

12.30 pm to 4pm

Goldthorpe Development Group - older people’s social event. Setting up, helping people out of taxis, supervising food and clearing up.

Unity Club, King Street, Goldthorpe  

Tuesday 4 June

10am

Litter pick with local businesses.

Lockwood Road and underpass

 

Tuesday 4, 11, 18 and 25 June

Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 June

10am to 3pm

Planting, picking and pruning Highgate allotment.

Highgate allotment, George Street, Goldthorpe

Mick Wellburn on 07709 561429

Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 June

9am to 12pm

Planting, picking and pruning Thurnscoe Park.

Thurnscoe Park

Pauline Phillips

Wednesday 5 June

10am

Bird and bug hotels at the railway embankment working with Goldthorpe Primary School

Goldthorpe Primary School

 

Friday 7, 14, 21 and 28 June

10am to 12pm

Community food bank.

Straight Lane, Goldthorpe

Alison Sykes on (01709) 898847

Monday 10 June

10am

Tidy up - working with the Co-op.

St Andrews Square, Highgate Lane

 

Monday 17 June

10am

Litter pick working with the Hill Primary School

Hill Primary School, Barrafield Road.

 

Thursday 20 June

12.30pm

Thurnscoe community pride - litter pick and general clean up around the area.

Hanover Street car park

 

Saturday 22 and 29 June

10am

Planting, picking and pruning the park.

Thurnscoe Park

Pauline Phillips

Wednesday 26 June

9am to 12pm

Planting, picking and pruning the park.

Thurnscoe Park

Pauline Phillips

Saturday 29 June

12pm

Activities with Beaucrafts - working with local residents for planting, laying wood chip, using shovels, spades and rakes. 

Barnsley Road, Beaucrafts craft shop

 

North east area

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

Date Time Event Location Contact
Monday 3 June 10am to 11.30am General litter pick of the village. Tools provided.  Great Houghton Welfare Hall Dorothy Higginbottom
Monday 3 June 10am Cudworth Environment Group preparing for Barnsley in Bloom. Please wear suitable outside clothing. Cudworth Park Charles Wraith
Tuesday 4 June  10.30am Grimethorpe park litter pick. Tools provided. Please wear suitable outside casual clothes and bring a packed lunch. Toilet facilities are within a fair walking distance.  Entrance to the old Welfare Hall. Meet at 33-35 Clear View, Grimethorpe, S72 7HD David Gill
Wednesday 12 June 10.30am to 2.30pm Mencap volunteer day, paint bollards and planters. Cudworth Park David Gill
Saturday 15 June 11am to 1.30pm Memorial bench dedication.  Cudworth Park David Gill
Wednesday 26 June 10.30am to 12pm Monthly clean up and litter pick. New Options Community Fitness, St Luke’s Road, Grimethorpe, S72 7FN David Gill
Sunday 30 June 3pm to 4pm Brass band set up. Cudworth Park David Gill

Penistone area

Cawthorne, Ingbirchworth, Millhouse Green and Penistone

Date Time Event Location Contact
Saturday 1 June 9am Penistone Parkrun Penistone Show Ground, S36 6TS Penistone helpers
Sunday 2 June 2pm to 5pm Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum - support your local museum Cawthorne, S75 4HQ (01226) 790545
Monday 3 June 7pm to 12am Penistone Line Music Train with Ralph Shaw, the Ukelele player - Huddersfield to Sheffield  Huddersfield Station, HD1 1JB Penistone Line
Tuesday 4 June 1.30pm to 3.30pm Penistone refugee and asylum seeker support group - discover opportunities to support people across Barnsley  St John's Church, Penistone, S36 6DH Penistone team
Wednesday 5 June 10am to 2pm Springvale Community Garden Springvale Community Garden, S36 6HH Springvale community garden
Thursday 6 June 10am to 12.30pm Penistone archives - find out about supporting your local archives St John's Community Centre, Penistone,  S36 6AR Penistone team
Friday 7 June 1pm Twiggs bench tidy up Towngate, Thurlstone, S36 9QT Penistone team
Saturday 8 June 10am Cawthorne litter pick Parish Room, Cawthorne, S75 4DW Cawthorne Parish Clerk
Sunday 9 June 2pm to 5pm Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum Cawthorne, S75 4HQ (01226) 790545
Monday 10 June 7.30pm Tankersley and Pilley environmental group Tankersley Welfare, S75 3AP Penistone team
Tuesday 11 June 1.30pm to 3.30pm PenActive - supporting older people to get active Penistone Leisure Centre, S36 9EF Penistone team
Wednesday 12 June 10am to 4.30pm Trans Pennine Trail conservation volunteers - environmental maintenance tidy up Trans Pennine Trail- Penistone to Dunford Bridge Penistone team
Thursday 13 June 10am to 12.30pm Penistone Archives - find out about supporting your local archives St John's Community Centre, Penistone,  S36 6AR Penistone team
Friday 14 June 9.30am to 12.30pm Team Green Moor - preparing Britain in Bloom Green Moor, S35 7DQ Penistone team
Saturday 15 June 9am Penistone Parkrun Penistone Show Ground, S36 6TS Penistone helpers
Sunday 16 June 2pm to 5pm Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum - supporting your local museum Cawthorne, S75 4HQ (01226) 790545
Monday 17 June 1pm Twiggs bench tidy up - Dunford Bridge Trans Pennine Trail, Dunford Bridge,  S36 4TE Penistone team
Tuesday 18 June 1.30pm to 3.30pm PenActive - supporting older people to get fit Penistone Leisure Centre, S36 9EF Penistone team
Wednesday 19 June 10am to 4pm Wortley Top Forge - find out about volunteer opportunities Thurgoland, S35 7DN Wortley Top Forge
Wednesday 19, Thursday 20, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27 June 9.30am to 3.30pm Repairing and restoring brickwork in the garden wall, planting, weeding and seeding.

Find out more about out supported volunteering days.
Heeley City Farm at Wortley Hall  
Thursday 20 June 1.30pm to 3.30pm Penistone refugee and asylum seeker support group St Mary's Church, Penistone, S36 9ED Penistone team
Friday 21 June 9.30am to 12.30pm Team Green Moor - preparing for Britain in Bloom Green Moor, S35 7DQ Penistone team
Saturday 22 June 9am Penistone Parkrun Penistone Show Ground, S36 6TS Penistone helpers
Sunday 23 June 2pm to 5pm Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum - support your local museum Cawthorne, S75 4HQ (01226) 790545
Monday 24 June 9.45am Marketeers - Penistone tidy up Market Barn, Penistone Penistone team
Tuesday 25 June 1.30pm to 3.30pm PenActive - supporting older people to keep active Penistone Leisure Centre, S36 9EF Penistone team
Wednesday 26 June 10am to 3pm Heritage Silkstone - supporting your local history group All Saints, Silkstone, S75 4JH Heritage Silkstone
Thursday 27 June 10am to 3pm Royd Community Garden Millhouse Green, S36 9NW Penistone team
Friday 28 June 9.30am to 12.30pm Team Green Moor - preparing for Britain in Bloom Green Moor, S35 7DQ Penistone team
Saturday 29 June 10am to 5pm Penistone armed forces day Penistone Show Ground, S36 6TS Penistone armed forces
Sunday 30 June 2pm to 5pm Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum - support our local museum Cawthorne, S75 4HQ (01226) 790545

South area

Billingley, Darfield, Elsecar, Hoyland, Jump and Wombwell

Date

Time

Event

Location

Monday 3,10,17,24

10am to 12pm

The golden memories group – opportunity to meet new people

St Andrews community centre

Thursday 6 June

10am to 12.30pm

Dig Day at Owd Marthas Yard community garden

Owd Marthas Yard Community Garden, Hoyland

Wednesday 12, 19, 26 June

10am to 12.30pm

Path clearing and weeding with Friends of Wombwell Cemetery

Wombwell cemetery.

Thursday 13 June

10am to 11am

Darfield Gala planning meeting.

Help with the setting up, running and clearing down of the event which is taking place on Wednesday 31 July, 11am to 2pm in Darfield Park.

Darfield Library

Saturday 15 June

10am to 12pm

Wombwell wood clean up

Woodhead Lane Car Park

Friday 21 June

10am to 11am

Darfield Ring environment project

Nanny Marr and Barnsley Road

Tuesday 25 June

10am to 12pm

Plevna & Parva Tidy Day

Little Houghton bus turnaround

Tuesday 25 June

10am to 2pm

Loxley community garden border maintenance and grass cutting

Loxley Community Garden Wombwell s73 8NU

Wednesday 26 June

1.30pm to 4pm

CommiTeas project

Owd Marthas Yard Community Garden, Hoyland

Saturday 29 June

10am

Litter pick Jump Environmental Group

Outside Jump Children's Centre