Katie and Leanne are runaway success at raising funds

Katie and Leanne are runaway success at raising funds

Two runners from Barnsley have between them raised over £2,500 for Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support (BIADS) after successfully completing last week’s Great North Run. Katie Cadwell, 54, from Kexborough, only started running two years ago and...
BIADS’ Pie Off – details & rules of entry

BIADS’ Pie Off – details & rules of entry

BIADS’ Pie Off  is a pie making competition which will be judged at Cannon Hall Farm Food Festival on Saturday 26th August 2017 at 3pm in the kitchen demo tent. Judges will include Sunday Times bestselling author Milly Johnson. There are two categories – sweet...
Fun and games at our Summer party!

Fun and games at our Summer party!

Our East Dene summer party saw 100 people gathering to enjoy an afternoon of food, dancing, bingo and the usual ‘entertainment’. Thanks to all who helped make it such a wonderful event. The next one is on 14th December 2017 – put the date in your...
A lovely day for BIADS’ 8th annual sponsored walk

A lovely day for BIADS’ 8th annual sponsored walk

On Sunday 9th July members, friends and families met at Worsborough Country Park for our 8th annual sponsored walk. The weather was kind to us and a lovely morning was had by all. Sponsorship is still coming in so the final total raised will not be known for a while –...
Fabulous Friday drop in raises £2,600

Fabulous Friday drop in raises £2,600

Thanks go to our Friday drop in members who have raised a total of £2,600 so far this year! This is an amazing amount of money and will be added to throughout the year with the grand total to be revealed at the East Dene party in December. The money is raised by...
Our supporters are Simply the Best

Our supporters are Simply the Best

We are very lucky to have support from some brilliant Barnsley organisations and local businesses, as well as from our wonderful members. Just recently we have had donations from Smart Door Solutions, The Friendly Lodge of the Freemasons, long time BIADS’...
Rhianna is our star fund raiser for LIVE in Barnsley

Rhianna is our star fund raiser for LIVE in Barnsley

On Saturday 17th June the LIVE in Barnsley event took place in Barnsley centre and we were their charity of the year. We would like to thank all the venues in the town that took part, all the bands and the organisers for a fantastic event, not forgetting the...
SOS appeal – BIADS’ numbers game

SOS appeal – BIADS’ numbers game

On June 1st we celebrated our seventh birthday. To mark the event we had a special cake donated to us by Diane’s Scrumptious Cakes which we shared at the refreshment break at our Thursday activities afternoon. Linda Pattison, BIADS’ Chief Officer, said: “When we...
BIADS announced as NPS Barnsley’s Charity of the Year

BIADS announced as NPS Barnsley’s Charity of the Year

NPS Barnsley has chosen BIADS as its Charity of the Year. Managing Director of NPS Barnsley, Karen Temple, said: “The work that BIADS does in our community is invaluable to those living with dementia as well as the people around them. It was therefore an honour to...