Changes at South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB) is delighted to welcome Lorna Lewis as its new Funding Development Worker for Barnsley

Having worked previously worked for Barnsley CVS in many different roles including, Engagement Officer for Healthwatch, Community Development Worker, Quality Development Worker and Barnsley Participation Manager, Lorna (pictured) is delighted to be joining the team at SYFAB.

“I am hoping that my experience and my knowledge of Barnsley will assist me in working with people and organisations to help them achieve their potential and importantly meet the aims of SYFAB”

From week commencing 31st May, there are some other personnel changes:

  • Karen Walke will move from supporting groups from Barnsley to supporting Sheffield ones, and dealing with queries from Rotherham and Doncaster


  • Peter Foyle will step back from giving advice to working on the website and ebulletins


  • Bianca King Smith will continue to manage the training courses.


You can continue to email any queries to, visit their website  or follow them on Twitter

If you want to contact one of the workers directly, details are:

Barnsley: Lorna – Telephone: 07774 771452 | Email:

Other districts: Karen – Telephone: 07529 323342 | Email:

Website enquiries: Peter  –  Telephone: 0114 261 5141 | Email:

Training: Bianca – Email: