VAB Courses – affordable & local

Affordable, locally held courses from Voluntary Action Barnsley Training Half day courses priced at £40 per person, Full day courses priced at £80 per person, unless stated otherwise. The training sessions listed here are normally held at The Core, County Way, Barnsley, but they may also be held at a similar local venue (this will [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:26+00:00May 5th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volunteer at Springvale Community Gardens – Penistone’s Worst Kept Secret !!

Springvale Community Garden is now a registered charity. They will continue to be a not-for-profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers. It’s easy to get involved, and you don’t need to be a good gardener. Everyone, young and old, is welcome. You might be interested in conservation or just want to get out, meet people and [...]

Yorkshire Funders Forum – Tuesday 9th June

The Yorkshire Funders’ Forum, in collaboration with South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB), and in partnership with Sheffield Business School, is excited to announce that bookings are now open for the Grants and Beyond Yorkshire Funders’ Forum Conference 2015, hosted by Sheffield Business School. Tuesday 9th June 10.00am – 4.45pm Sheffield Business School, Stoddart Building, [...]

By |2015-03-22T18:20:53+00:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Building Better Opportunities Event – Monday 9th March

Monday 9th March 10:00-11:30am at Voluntary Action Barnsley:- The New European Funding Programme and Big Lottery Opt-In Event. The event will outline the shape and focus of the new European programme which will run until 2023. The speakers will include:   Eleanor Dearle from Sheffield City Region LEP who will set out the LEP strategy Dave Thornett [...]

By |2015-03-01T01:21:47+00:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Free 3 Day Composting Course – Springvale Community Gardens

A free 3 day composting course starting on Tuesday 24th February, continuing on Tuesdays 3rd  & 10th of March at Springvale Gardens, Penistone, from 10.00am -4.30pm. This course could result in people composting for the community and/or selling compost in accordance with legislation to make a surplus for their community garden. Community growers will be [...]

By |2015-03-01T01:08:24+00:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Voluntary Action Barnsley (VAB) – Volunteer Fair Saturday 28th February

The fair will be held on Saturday 28th February at The Core, Regent Street, Barnsley from 10.00am until 2.00pm. The idea is that people can just call in and find out about volunteering. There will be a variety of organisations there with promotional information and activities to allow people to find out more. The activities [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:44+00:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group – End of Life Survey

Please see details below of a CCG survey that is currently being carried out to gain feedback from members of the local community regarding their experiences of end-of-life care locally.  They are seeking feedback relating to patient and carer experience of this area that will help to inform the new strategy. The deadline for [...]

By |2015-03-01T01:06:58+00:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Community Clean Up Day – Saturday 21st March

Community Clear Up Day! Get together, roll up your sleeves and spring clean your neighbourhood. Saturday 21st March is the official start of spring and whether you’re a group of friends and neighbours, a litter clean-up group, a local business, a school or on your own, what better way to kick off the season than [...]

By |2015-03-01T01:05:56+00:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , |0 Comments

SYF&R Funding for Projects – Round 2 2015

SY Fire & Rescue Authority has set aside a reserve budget to provide funding to partner organisations for projects which support South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s community safety objectives. In round one in 2014, the Authority awarded a total of over £500,000 to 19 different bidding organisations. Applications for round 2 of this fund will [...]

By |2015-03-01T01:02:03+00:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Long Term Health Condition ? Do you need help to be more active ?

Do you have a long term health condition? Did you know that being more active could improve your health and wellbeing?  The physical activity care pathway is a FREE 12 Week Programme that will provide you with information and support to find suitable activities, and help you improve and manage your long term health condition. [...]

By |2016-11-04T10:11:47+00:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Love Where You Live|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments