Children’s Art Competition and Exhibition
To celebrate refugee week (20th-24th June 2022), Barnsley Schools of Sanctuary are organising a children's art competition and exhibition.
Conversation Cafe returns to the Light Box Library in Barnsley on Monday mornings between 10am and 11.30am.
Digital Skills Course
An ESOL Digital Skills Workshops will be running weekly on Mondays for five weeks from Monday 23rd May 2022 in the Lightbox Library IT Suite. Sessions are 1.30pm-3.30pm
June 2022 Steering Group Meeting
Our next open steering group meeting is at 5pm on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at Ward Green Baptist Church.
Social Connections Research
Researchers at IPPR (the Institute for Public Policy Research) and Migration Yorkshire are
Come down to the Refugee Council's allotment every Thursday between 1pm and 3pm on Thursdays. Learn how to grow your own hers,vegetables and fruit. Whatever you grow you keep. Come and meet new people and make friends. The allotments are…
New Penistone Group Welcomes Refugees
A new Penistone Group have held two meetings at Penistone Leisure Centreto support people welcoming Ukranian refugees. Their last meeting was on Tuesday 19th April 2022 at Penistone Leisure Centre. Their next meeting is 6.30pm on Tuesday 3rd May 2022…
Barnsley Council believes Barnsley a Town of Sanctuary
The following Motion was approved at the Barnsley Council meeting on 31st March 2022 supported by all the political parties :
Things to Consider Before Hosting a Refugee
The enormous amount of interest in hosting Ukrainian refugees is hugely heartening. We are a nation of kind, generous and compassionate people. Hosting is a significant commitment, and we urge people to properly reflect on their ability to take on…
Supporting Refugees- Responding to the Ukraine Crisis Webinar
Following recent events in Ukraine, many of us are feeling overwhelmed about how to get involved and support people impacted by the on-going humanitarian disaster. This event will outline practical ways in which you can support and help refugees, including…
Standing in Solidarity With Ukraine
National City of Sanctuary have suggested eight ways we can stand in solidarity with Ukraine and make a difference to those who have had to leave everything behind. From making a donation to lobbying your MP, we all have a…