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...
Carer Support Appeal Launches

Carer Support Appeal Launches

BIADS’ has launched a fundraising appeal to ensure the 200 families in Barnsley who receive carer support advice, continue to do so after a shortfall in funding was identified. Current funding for this vital service runs out in May 2017 and new funding isn’t...
#me&thee pet and owner selfie competition.

#me&thee pet and owner selfie competition.

  #me&thee BIADS’ annual pet and owner “selfie” photography competition We know that British people are huge animal lovers. Animals give love and support to many vulnerable people across the world. They are used in hospitals to help with therapy and increasingly...
Vote BIADS! – Click here to find out more

Vote BIADS! – Click here to find out more

The Yorkshire Mafia is an organisation which supports Yorkshire businesses.  Every year two charities are selected as Gold Sponsors at its annual Buy Yorkshire conference, and this time they are putting the charity selection into the hands of the community. There are...