Barnsley Civic Trust is an independent, non political, voluntary organisation made up of local people who live or work in Barnsley or run a local business.
We speak up for local people and help local people have a voice and influence local developments.
We work to make Barnsley and its surroundings more attractive and distinctive.
Author Archives: Barnsley Civic Trust
The excitement is growing, coming up on the evening of Wednesday 23 October is the Barnsley Civic Trust Retail Awards celebratory event. The businesses nominated for the top awards are being contacted with the winners announced that evening. Great news … Continue reading
There are a number of important consultations being undertaken by Barnsley Council at the moment. Consultation on additional Supplementary Planning Documents, and statements and plans for Cawthorne and Elsecar. The consultation is open until Monday 14 OctoberView consultation Consultation on the … Continue reading
A red plaque trail commemorates the places that James Hudson Taylor would have known in Barnsley. That’s James Hudson Taylor – a lad from Barnsley who in the 19th century became a missionary, went to China, and founded one of the … Continue reading
Barnsley’s historic streets, significant buildings sadly lost and those we should ensure do not disappear in the future. Continue reading
A short annual general meeting will take place at 7pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019. It will last about half an hour. Nominations are welcome to join the executive committee – please contact the secretary for a form. Refreshments will … Continue reading
The Centenary Commemoration of the laying-up in St Mary’s of the Barnsley Pals Colours is being held on Sunday afternoon 2 June 2019. There will be a procession to the Cenotaph led by a colour party carrying the new replica … Continue reading
Joseph Bramah Annual Memorial Lecture ‘Glass Making in South Yorkshire – its History and Technology’ by Hugh Willmott. Dr Hugh Willmott is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at Sheffield University and is an inspirational speaker. The talk is open to … Continue reading
Great talk on Tuesday 26 February by Fred Thompson and Philip Nuthall on the James Hudson Taylor trail in Barnsley and on Salem Church. We discusssed raising awareness of James Hudson Taylor and attracting more people to Barnsley to visit … Continue reading
James Hudson Taylor – a lad from Barnsley who in the 19th century became a missionary, went to China, and founded one of the largest movements in the world. Philip Nuttall and Fred Thompson from Barnsley’s James Hudson Taylor Group … Continue reading