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Barnsley Borough City of Sanctuary was launched on 15th April 2015 at Barnsley Town Hall. It is part of a national movement to build a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. We work with Barnsley Council and other partners.

Our open steering group meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 5pm usually at Barnsley Town Hall .

New members and visitors are always welcome.

Our 2024 AGM will be at 5pm on Wednesday 5th June 2024 at Barnsley Town Hall. The speaker will be Courtney Cuffey, England Coordinator for City of Sanctuary UK. All welcome.

Free tea and cakes. Doors open at 4.30pm.

Agenda BBCoS AGM 2024 (pdf)

Nomination form AGM 2024(doc file)

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