Case studies

Woodland Speaks

Woodland Speaks is a community based charity located in the Woodlands area of northern Doncaster. Situated in the community run local library, the organisation delivers services built around the key themes of: employment, wellbeing, infrastructure and the environment, all for …

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The Association of Barnsley Foster Carers

The Association of Barnsley Foster Carers formed in 1975 with the aim of improving the life chances of children in care through stimulating and educational activities. They promote self-worth, encourage the formation of friendships between the children and the association …

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Ummeed Group

Beginning in September 2018, the Ummeed women’s reading group has become an invaluable asset to its members. Focusing on English language and reading skills, the group has inspired confidence in everyone who takes part.

The Ummeed Group works to improve …

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Join In Local Life (JILL)

Often in a bustling community, isolation can be missed. People are so busy with their own lives that they forget that others may not also have a supportive network of friends and family. It is easier to miss also when …

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Dearne Electronic Community Village

In 2009, a group began that changed the lives of residents in Thurnscoe for the better. Recognising the long-term impact of mine closures and redundancies, the Dearne Electronic Community Village stepped in to support local residents.

When local mines closed, …

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Abundance Sheffield

Established in 2007, Abundance is a volunteer-run organisation which rescues, shares, cooks and processes fruit and vegetables which would otherwise go to waste from all across Sheffield.

Abundance picks fruit trees and ensures that 10% of the fruit is left …

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