Barnsley 2030

About Healthy Barnsley

Keeping ourselves and our families well is the key to living productive and happy lives.

Our communities are united by a shared sense of pride in the borough, where we look after and support each other.

Loving where you live has a big impact on your physical and mental wellbeing. Everyone can enjoy the borough’s excellent cultural attractions, community groups, leisure facilities and outdoor spaces.

People can also access all the care and support they need, at the right time and in the right place.

Natalie from Totally Runable
Referee at football match

Our ambitions

  • Everyone is able to enjoy a life in good physical and mental health.

  • Fewer people live in poverty, and everyone has the resources they need to look after themselves and their families.

  • People can access the right support, at the right time and place and are able to tackle problems early.

  • Our diverse communities are welcoming, supportive and resilient.

How we'll achieve our ambitions together...

Barnsley 2030 Board commitments

  • Work as a partnership to drive forward an integrated local healthcare system.

  • Develop services that supports people to get help early.

  • Empower local people and communities to build capacity and resilience.

What businesses and organisations can do

  • Provide shared services to meet the needs of local people.

  • Work together to share best practice and knowledge.

  • Support and empower people to have healthier and active lifestyles.

  • Create inclusive, quality employment opportunities which offer flexibility and positive work and life balances.

What residents and communities can do

  • Take charge of your family’s health and wellbeing.

  • Help to protect people who need extra support.

  • Visit the borough’s leisure facilities, museums, events, exhibitions and open spaces.

  • Actively contribute to your community or volunteer your time.

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