Taylor Wimpey donate £500.00 towards our Memorial Sensory Garden Project.

2 04 2015

Our Memorial Sensory Garden will be sited in Hollingworth Park lower Cresswell Street Pogmoor.  Tom and Marlene accepted the cheque at the opening of Taylor Wimpey’s new development at Kingston Grange.  We were so pleased to receive this from a company who are committed to working within local communities.



Sensory Garden project awarded £9K

19 03 2015

We have been awarded £9k from the Ward Alliance towards our sensory garden to be built in Hollingworth Park.  We will be starting to fundraise very soon to hopefully raise this amount to about £20k.  Horizon school are working with us to achieve our goals and Taylor Wimpy presented us with a cheque for £500, they are really interested in what we are doing.

Wild flower meadow gets a spring clean

19 03 2014

You may have noticed that the site of the wild flower meadow had become overgrown with weeds over the winter. This week, Tom cut down the weeds after agreeing the best way to do it with Barnsley Council.


The wild flower meadow should look like the picture below in the summer time.


In The Press [14 September 2012]

9 10 2012

Barnsley Chronicle (14 September 2012): Funding for park at plane crash site.


In The Press [19 October 2012]

9 10 2012

Barnsley Chronicle (19 October 2012): Trees will mark plane crash site at Pogmoor.


In The Press [March 2012]

31 03 2012

2 March, 2012

Barnsley Chronicle      New park to honour 1942 Bomber pilot who crashed there

13 January, 2012

Barnsley Chronicle      Crowd gathers in Pogmoor to mark brave air crew killed in plane crash

30 December, 2011

Barnsley Chronicle       Ceremony to mark military plane crash

23 September, 2011

Barnsley Chronicle       Housing plan for lead factory site is resubmitted

Barnsley Chronicle       No democracy – Councillor Bill Gaunt to stand down at the next local election in May

19 September, 2011

Barnsley Chronicle       Appeal launched over blocked Pogmoor plan

19 July, 2011

Barnsley Chronicle     Pogmoor plans take priority over phone hacking scandal

15 July, 2011

Barnsley Chronicle     Fears Pogmoor land may be turned into a tip