Town Spirit

Loving where we live

We love Barnsley; we hope you do too.

By working together and doing our best for our local community and our town centres we can make Barnsley a cleaner, safer, more vibrant and welcoming place.

Here we’ve set out the things we’re doing to make Barnsley a place where we love to live, and the things we’d like you to do to help your local communities and Barnsley to thrive.

Our commitment

  • Volunteering - we’ll support volunteers

  • Community groups - we’ll support community groups and initiatives

  • Attractions - we’ll hold events and exhibitions for you to enjoy

  • Spending locally - we’ll spend our budget locally where possible

  • Promotion - we’ll attract more people to visit

What you can do to help

  • Volunteer some of your time for a good cause

  • Get involved in your community or an area that interests you

  • Visit your museums, events and exhibitions

  • Use local businesses and services

  • Help us share what’s great about Barnsley

Barnsley in Bloom

See the Barnsley in Bloom 2019 winners in our slideshow of this year's awards evening.

The Great British Spring Clean

Our litter heroes came out to help make Barnsley a beautiful place to live again during the 2019 #GreatBritishSpringClean.

Love volunteering

Looking for a gem of a volunteering opportunity in Barnsley? We have some unique and wonderful events taking place all over the borough.

Find out more on the Love Volunteering website

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