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9th October 2018
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Last summers’ partnership working between the Barnsley’s Foster Care Team and the North East Area Council lead to a flurry of new people registering their interest in becoming Barnsley carers for Barnsley children. The pilot project aimed to bring in new recruitment, by utilising the Area Council’s local knowledge and community projects; while flooding the […]


9th October 2018
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On Monday 16 July 2018 the North East Area Team launched their new Smoke-Free initiative to help residents to kick the smoking habit. One of the priorities identified by the North East Area Council is resident’s health and wellbeing, and as there is still a high percentage of smokers in the North East, it was […]


9th October 2018
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Following the success of Prom Perfect 2018 in the Dearne, the project is coming back bigger and better for 2019! The school leavers prom is a celebration of all that has been, and all that will be. It brings school leavers together for one final time before they start their new chapters. Proms have become […]


9th October 2018
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Work has begun on turning a fly-tipping eyesore into a beauty spot. The nature and social history project has already involved dozens of residents, school children, local groups, council staff, university students, Twiggs, Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership and railway contractors over the past 3 years. Network Rail have put up fencing on Straight Lane to […]


9th October 2018
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Thurnscoe Community Pride is a local group of volunteers with a plan to make a difference in Thurnscoe East. We all share a great passion for bringing back pride and for loving where we live. Since our committee was founded in April, we have worked hard to bring awareness to the community about our environment. […]