Rotary Club of Stainborough Photo Galleries

Hoylandswaine Scarecrow

Hoylandswaine Scarecrow

Every year we support this event. This years theme is 'Kings & Queens' Arthur and Guinevere was our choice. Well done Team Scarecrow!

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Coffee Morning Penistone

Coffee Morning Penistone

A fantastic Coffee Morning was held in St John's Church Penistone on Thursday 11th April. Raising funds for Brain Tumour Research

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Bluebell Walk

Bluebell Walk

A lovely time was had on Sunday 14th April. Fantastic Bluebells, great company and generous hospitality by David & Joyce

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Call my bluff Wine tasting Raises over £1000 in one night

Call my bluff Wine tasting Raises over £1000 in one night

A very humorous evening.

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New Crocus Heart at Penny Pie Park

New Crocus Heart at Penny Pie Park

Raising awareness of Polio.

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Stainborough Rotary has landed first Rotarian on Mars

Stainborough Rotary has landed first Rotarian on Mars

People in Action. Rtn Richard Galliford's Grandchildren built his rocket and Richard has kept in regular contact with them over an incredible 8 days of adventure. What follows is a detailed transcript of his findings with amazing photographs!

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£2400 raised for the Earthquake appeal in Barnsley Town Centre

£2400 raised for the Earthquake appeal in Barnsley Town Centre

The earthquake that has devastated so many homes in Turkey and Syria has touched peoples hearts in Barnsley. Stainborough Rotary organised a collection on Saturday 11th February. and raised a magnificent £2400.

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61 shoe boxes collected for Eastern Europe

61 shoe boxes collected for Eastern Europe

Members from both Stainborough and Barnsley Rotary Clubs have collected over 60 boxes to go out to Eastern Europe

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Peace Conference Bradford

Peace Conference Bradford

Derek and Hilary attended the conference on 28th October 2023 and had a really good and thought provoking day.

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£350.00 donated to Worsbrough Community Pantry

£350.00 donated to Worsbrough Community Pantry

The funds were raised from the Beer Festival hosted in September 2023 at Worsbrough Sports & Development Association (Miners Welfare)

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Worsbrough Beer Festival 2023

Worsbrough Beer Festival 2023

What a fantastic event it has been. This year raising £3400.00. The sun was shining, they were playing cricket, there were fabulous singers/musicians, award winning pies and of course we had great real Ale. What couldn't we have enjoyed about it!

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Foodbank Collection at Tescos

Foodbank Collection at Tescos

A number of our members have been supporting Tescos with their food collection at Stairfoot, Hoyland and Penistone. Our members have been overwhelmed with the generosity of Barnsley people. 168 crates of food and £444.00 cash, Well done everyone.

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Santa has visited Penistone

Santa has visited Penistone

Tesco's have hosted Stainborough Rotary and Santa again!! The Cancer Survivors Choir also serenaded us with lovely songs and Carols.

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Santa has visited Athersley

Santa has visited Athersley

You will see Santa ‘out and about’ over the next few weeks around Barnsley and the surrounding area.

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Christmas Tea Party 2023

Christmas Tea Party 2023

What a fabulous event!

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Survivors Event

Survivors Event

A date for your diary, it is the launch of the Cancer Survivors choir that we are supporting this year.

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Coffee morning

Coffee morning

Raising money for Rotary Charities

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Dodworth Tap

Dodworth Tap

A great night out with Rotary Friends. A big Thank you to Laura for organising. Ed.

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Club meeting - Speaker

Club meeting - Speaker

Our monthly speaker on Zoom is Jim Morton.

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Two events in one Weekend!!

Two events in one Weekend!!

Stainborough Rotary has been able to raise a total of £6650.00 for The Hospice, Barnsley Youth Choir and LimbBo Foundation in one weekend.

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Over £700 raised for Morocco

Over £700 raised for Morocco

Once again Barnsley people have been incredibly generous. Stainborough Rotary were collecting in the town centre on Saturday 16th September and raised over £700.

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Christmas Tea Party

Christmas Tea Party

Our Annual Tea Party

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Coffee morning raising funds for Brain Tumour research

Coffee morning raising funds for Brain Tumour research

Thank you to everyone who supported our fund raiser for the brain tumour research charity.

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Ladies Lunch 2022

Ladies Lunch 2022

Stainborough Rotary raises £2450 for Barnsley Youth Choir and LimBo

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Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Students raise £100.00 to help End Polio.

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World Polio Day

World Polio Day

Netherwood Interact Club working together for World Polio Day.

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Planting Purple Crocus Bulbs

Planting Purple Crocus Bulbs

Supporting the eradication of Polio world wide

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Horizon Interact Achievement Awards

Horizon Interact Achievement Awards

Extremely proud of Horizon Interact Club! They’ve raised over £600 for various charities including @SheffChildrens @FOLP_Barnsley @Craniosynostosy campaigned for @EndPolioNow @hedgehogsociety and @recycle_now & organised rucksack appeals for @centrepoint

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Interact Stall at Locke Park

Interact Stall at Locke Park

Students have raised £86.00

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The Grand National

The Grand National

Rotarians met at Geoff & Norma’s for the Grand National. Raising funds via a sweep stake.

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Stainborough members visit Ghana to check on old projects and research future projects.

Stainborough members visit Ghana to check on old projects and research future projects.

Richard Galliford and Derek Housley have spent a couple of weeks visiting Ghana.

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Purple crocuses potted for care homes.

Purple crocuses potted for care homes.

Stainborough Rotarians have enjoyed delivering pots of crocuses to care homes round the district

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Stainborough Rotary Raises £2750.00 for Barnsley Hospice

Stainborough Rotary Raises £2750.00 for Barnsley Hospice

The Money was raised partly from Worsborough beer festival and also from Santa collection at Penstone Tesco.

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Soul Jam

Soul Jam

Holiday Inn - doors open at 7.30pm More details below

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Club meeting -

Club meeting -

Social & Book club Presentation to The Hospice.

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party

To be held at Barbara's

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A very successful Beer festival

A very successful Beer festival

What a fabulous time we all had. November 17th & 18th Worsbrough beer festival.

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Table Top

Table Top

Rotarians David and Joyce have been out again raising funds for Rotary charities- thank you, you two.

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Planting Crocus bulbs in Elsecar Park

Planting Crocus bulbs in Elsecar Park

The Purple Heart has been planted by Rotarians Geoff & Norma supported by council employees.

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Club Meeting - Fairways

Club Meeting - Fairways

RYLA Update & Book Club. Lisa will be attending to update the club on how she got on.

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Locke Park Car Rally

Locke Park Car Rally

Joyce & David set up a ‘table top’ sale in Locke Park - even the heat didn’t put them off.

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RYLA 2022

RYLA 2022

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.

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Santa has commissioned Stainborough Rotary to build a new sleigh for him.

Santa has commissioned Stainborough Rotary to build a new sleigh for him.

Let’s see how they are getting on

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Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Day

A day early, but still needs to be celebrated at Cawthorne Park.

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Barnsley's Young People participate in the National Citizen Service (NCS)

Barnsley's Young People participate in the National Citizen Service (NCS)

Stainborough Rotary have sponsored Josie Smith and her friends £100 in this years Scheme.

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Oliver Harris and Band perform The Roy Orbison Show

Oliver Harris and Band perform The Roy Orbison Show

In aid of United for Ukraine - Holiday Inn Barnsley. - Stainborough Rotary are proud to sponsor this event

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Happy Pots

Happy Pots

Stainborough Rotarians, led by Geoff Goodlad have been delivering 50 Happy pots in and around Barnsley.

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Stainborough Rotary funds Gardening Projects in Ghana

Stainborough Rotary funds Gardening Projects in Ghana

Stainborough has sent £1000 to fund a group of ladies in Gadi, to enable them to farm an area, to make the group and their families self sufficient.

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Santa visited Tesco's Penistone

Santa visited Tesco's Penistone

On the 18th & 19th December, Stainborough Rotarians assisted Santa and was able to raise £946.52 for local charities. Well done to everyone, especially the shoppers in Penistone that weekend.

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Table Top Sales

Table Top Sales

Rotarians David & Joyce were out again on Saturday 9th October 2021, raising much needed funds for Rotary charities. Starting at Darfield then driving to Great Houghton. These two Rotarians are just amazing!!

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Happy Bags

Happy Bags

Rtn Hilary and her team have made up 'Happy Bags' to distribute to elderly and vulnerable people during the pandemic

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Robot Cat

Robot Cat

Immediate Past President Rotarian Barbara Lee delivered 2 Robot Cats to Care Home

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Supporting Barnsley Foodbank

Supporting Barnsley Foodbank

Rotarians helped to raise awareness of Tesco shoppers to support their local food bank in Hoyland, Penistone & Stairfoot 15-17 July.

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David & Joyce's car boot sales

David & Joyce's car boot sales

Regularly, Joyce & David get up at 4am on Sunday mornings to attend a car boot sale to raise funds for charity.

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Scarecrow competition - Hoylandswaine

Scarecrow competition - Hoylandswaine

Every year Stainborough Rotary supports the scarecrow festival in Hoylandswaine. This year's theme was "Staycation" and our scarecrow celebrated puppet shows of the past.

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Presentation to the Hospice

Presentation to the Hospice

President Ray presented a £500 cheque to Barnsley Hospice.

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26th Birthday Party via zoom

26th Birthday Party via zoom

Saturday 13th March turned out to be an excellent day to celebrate Stainboroughs 26th birthday.

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Club meeting - Planning for next year with Hilary

Club meeting - Planning for next year with Hilary

Hopefully we will be getting back to something like normal. Let’s make it a fab year.

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Life in Lockdown - Photo Competition

Life in Lockdown - Photo Competition

The Club ran a lockdown competition during the month of May 2020. We raised a magnificent £622.00 which we split equally across Age UK Barnsley, Samaritans, Foodbanks and IDAS (Domestic violence)

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Spreading a bit of Joy - Santa in Birdwell!

Spreading a bit of Joy - Santa in Birdwell!

Rotarians Geoff & Norma have Collected for Hospice & Foodbank Partnership

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Spreading a bit of Joy - Santa came to Dodworth!

Spreading a bit of Joy - Santa came to Dodworth!

Stainborough Rotary contacted Santa and asked him and Mrs Santa to ride through Dodworth, Gilroyd, and Higham - So Sunday 6th December 2020 he did just that!!!!

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Presents for all young people at CentePoint

Presents for all young people at CentePoint

Every year Stainborough Rotarians donate Christmas presents to CentrePoint and this year is no different. Bettina, Chris and team at Centrepoint, have said thank you adding that the young people will be delighted with the gifts. Thanks to all.

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Virtual Santa

Virtual Santa

On Sunday 20th December, children had the opportunity to chat to santa online in between his very busy schedule.

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Christmas Photo Competition Winners

Christmas Photo Competition Winners

Amateur photographers had a lot of fun this year taking photos that represents their view of Christmas - These are the winners

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Two young people have been sponsored by Stainborough Rotary Club

Two young people have been sponsored by Stainborough Rotary Club

RYLA is a leadership residential course for young people. Both Rtn Derek Housley and Rtn Richard Galiford are leaders on the course.

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What we do Socially - Music in the Gardens

What we do Socially - Music in the Gardens

Having fun and helping out Sheffield Rotary Clubs for their Music in the Gardens Project

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Yorkshire Day 2020

Yorkshire Day 2020

What a special day this was!

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Collecting for the Red Cross

Collecting for the Red Cross

Stainborough Rotary Club raises £353.43 for the Red Cross at Tesco Stairfoot

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Christmas Tea Party

Christmas Tea Party

Our annual Tea party was a great Success!

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The Christmas Phantom Mince Pie Guzzler!

The Christmas Phantom Mince Pie Guzzler!

Conflict within household

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Primary School Enterprise

Primary School Enterprise

10.07.19 We supported the Primary school enterprise event at the Metrodome today. Credit to all the young people who did themselves and their school proud.

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Shelter box for Indonesia

Shelter box for Indonesia

£600 presented to Shelterbox at District 1040 conference

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David Greensmith 10 December 1952 - 22 July 2020

David Greensmith 10 December 1952 - 22 July 2020

Past President David Greensmith passes away whilst on holiday in the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus.

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Stainborough inducts it’s new member Julie Scarfe

Stainborough inducts it’s new member Julie Scarfe

A lovely social distancing picnic and a new member as well!

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Adakope Ghana

Adakope Ghana

We now have safe clean water

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Charter Night

Charter Night

Celebrates 25 years! You are invited to join us for a fun evening! 3 Course Dinner, Music & Dancing Entertainment from the amazingly talented Georgie Harrison & Only £25.00!!

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RYLA Students 2019

RYLA Students 2019

Oliver Porter and Rosie Castle came to talk to our club about their experience om RYLA

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Silkstone Summer Fair 2019

Silkstone Summer Fair 2019

Rotarians helped out on the day of the fair

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September 2019 Fashion Show

September 2019 Fashion Show

Another very successful evening. The club managed to raise £420 for local charities.

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10. Branding

10. Branding

Some fantastic pictures for using in our clubs

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March 2019 - Musical concert

March 2019 - Musical concert

Our club supported Penistone Arts week by holding a musical concert at Wortley Hall

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Together we....

Together we....

All these pictures are about being inspired

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Table Top Sales & Gazebo Grand Opening

Table Top Sales & Gazebo Grand Opening

Stainborough Rotary Club unveiled their new Gazebo in Darfield on Wednesday 31st July 2019

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Hoylandswaine Scarecrow 2019

Hoylandswaine Scarecrow 2019

Every year Rotary Supports the Scarecrow competition This year we have come a credible 3rd place

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Change at the top

Change at the top

Richard hands over the chain to Barbara

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Gala Dinner 18th May 2019

Gala Dinner 18th May 2019

A number of Rotarians attended the Gala dinner held at the Holiday Inn in Dodworth, Barnsley.

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Scouts raise £1000 for CentrePoint

Scouts raise £1000 for CentrePoint

Our President Richard was invited to help out on the scouts sleepout under the stars in aid of CentrePoint. Read his story here.

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Christmas Tea Party 2018

Christmas Tea Party 2018

Held at Cawthorne Village Hall

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Our club Assembly

Our club Assembly

Plans for next year

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Ghana Outlook Desks

Ghana Outlook Desks

Enough money has been raised for the construction of the 250 desks

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Hoylandswaine clean up

Hoylandswaine clean up

Stainborough Rotary Joined Twiggs in helping to give Hoylandswaine a spring clean

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Bluebell wood walk and lunch

Bluebell wood walk and lunch

Enjoying our Talent Auction bids

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Santa in Penistone

Santa in Penistone

Resilient Rotarians raise £1000 for Charity

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Concert - An evening of entertainment

Concert - An evening of entertainment

at Wortley Hall Ballroom, Wortley. Tickets cost £6.00. Tickets can be sourced by contacting us via email - stainboroughrotary@gmail.com or Contact Debbie. Angel Voices, 07723 822468

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Double page spread

Double page spread

An excellent article about President Richard raising funds for a water borehole

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Stainborough RC helps Santa out at Little Houghton

Stainborough RC helps Santa out at Little Houghton

Both Rtns David & Joyce helped out at the Little Houghton Christmas fair.

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Race Night

Race Night

Fabulous night at the races!

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Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships

Stainborough Rotary Club donates £200.00

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The Rotary Joint 10 Quiz. 2018

The Rotary Joint 10 Quiz. 2018

Hosted by The Rotary Club of Stainborough

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Fashion Show November 2018

Fashion Show November 2018

Another great night of fundraising. We made £492 on the night. Well done to everyone involved.

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Rotary Joint 10 Quiz

Rotary Joint 10 Quiz

The Fairway, Dodworth. With Food provided - £12.00 per person. All the Rotary Clubs in our District come together annually for a fun night of Quizzing and laughter.

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Rtn Norma - Race For Life

Rtn Norma - Race For Life

Well done to Rtn Norma who has managed to raise £912 (including gift aid). For ‘Race for life’. Stainborough Rotary Club sponsored Norma £250.00

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Great Houghton Community Project

Great Houghton Community Project

Stainborough Rotarians help out with this fabulous community project

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Pie and Litter Pick

Pie and Litter Pick

Rotary at its best - A great way to spend a Sunday

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...and I will walk 500 miles.....

...and I will walk 500 miles.....

Our President Richard Galliford is walking 500 miles to raise funds for a water borehole in Ghana. Stainborough RC has pledged £250 to support him on his way.

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Making a difference in Ghana

Making a difference in Ghana

President Richard's trip to Ghana with Ghana Outlook

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Club Meeting

Club Meeting

Alan Geeson - Trade Aid

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RYLA

RYLA

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. Pictures from this years Camp. Well done to Lucy and Rtns Derek & Richard.

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...and I will walk 500 Miles...

...and I will walk 500 Miles...

President Richard has completed his 500 mile walk and raised over £4K for a Bore Hole in Ghana

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Destination Barnsley

Destination Barnsley

Barnsley’s multicultural festival was held on Sunday 15 July. Destination Barnsley International Festival celebrates all people who are helping to create a better Barnsley for everyone. Stainborough Rotarians helped out on this excellent day.

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2018 Hoylandswaine Scarecrow Trail

2018 Hoylandswaine Scarecrow Trail

Each year Stainborough Rotary supports Rtn Hilary to dress her scarecrow - This years theme was Musical artists - Well done to everyone involved, the web master loves it! We came second!

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Car boot sale

Car boot sale

Rotarians David and Joyce do a number of carboot sales to raise funds for Rotary charities. So far this year £1150 has been raised.

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Barnsley Youth Choir

Barnsley Youth Choir

We are very proud to have pledged £500 to help support the Choir to go to the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Barnsley Youth Choir is a charity that provides outstanding opportunities to over 400 children living in the area.

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Fashion Show

Fashion Show

Thanks to Barbara and team, for another triumph of a charity fashion show. A fantastic £550 was raised which will be shared between Barnsley Hospice and Barnsley Youth Choir.

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Passing the baton from Derek to Richard

Passing the baton from Derek to Richard

A fabulous day in the Sun. Hosted by President Derek and his wife Sue. Derek passed the chain of office across to New President Richard Galliford.

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It's all change at the top!!

It's all change at the top!!

The Rotary year commences on the 1st July each year. This means we have a new President. Rtn Richard Galliford has taken over from Rtn Derek Housley at a thoroughly enjoyable garden party, hosted by Derek & Sue.

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Hats & Horses

Hats & Horses

Hosted by John & Ann Love. This years Hats & Horses raised £1200 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Research

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Huddersfield to Barnsley Train/walk trip

Huddersfield to Barnsley Train/walk trip

An excellent day out today whiched ended with a lovely tapas meal at Cafe Ruelle in Barnsley.

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Mystery Weekend

Mystery Weekend

Fabulous time had by all. We visited, Charley, Loughborough University, Woodhouse Eaves, Markfield, Baginton, Grand union canal, Coventry and Leamington Spa. Thanks to Stephen for organising.

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Centrepoint - 1 year old

Centrepoint - 1 year old

Joining in the birthday celebrations at Centrepoint Barnsley with members of Stainborough Rotary.

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Hats & Horses

Hats & Horses

Fund raiser - organised by John & Ann Love

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Train trip / Walk / drink

Train trip / Walk / drink

Social event for Rotarians, Friends and Family

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Spa Bottom clean up

Spa Bottom clean up

A number of Rotarians helped to clean up the road and the spa, ready for the band and celebrations on Sunday

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Fabulous day organised by the Mackfalls. A faith meal followed by a car Treasure Hunt & the best team won

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District Governor Robert Morpeth visited Stainborough

District Governor Robert Morpeth visited Stainborough

President Derek handing over a cheque to District Governor Robert for £500

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Sand dam

Sand dam

Stage 2 of the Sand dam completed

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Planting trees

Planting trees

Tree / hedge plantation, 60 plants were planted around the boundary of ‘Centrepoint’ Wakefield Road site.

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Talent Auction

Talent Auction

Thank you everybody for the generous donations for the clubs "auction of promises" . Amazing what the donation of cake, metal duck, meals, gardening etc can add up to. A fantastic £3500+ was raised, which is a brilliant amount towards our charities.

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The Eradication of Polio World wide

The Eradication of Polio World wide

The purple crocus symbolises Rotary Worldwide Polio Eradication project. When a child is immunised they are given a purple mark to show that they have received the medication. This way we ensure this disease does not continue to disable and kill people.

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2018 Charter dinner - 23rd Birthday Party

2018 Charter dinner - 23rd Birthday Party

A fantastic night in support of our three main charities for this year, £1000 Woodhead Mountain Rescue, £2000 to Ghana Outlook and £2300 to Centrepoint.

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Big breakfast

Big breakfast

Raising funds for foundation - Sarah & Ian made breakfast for club members

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Ghana Sand Dam

Ghana Sand Dam

Ghana Sand Dam This is a joint project that we have helped to fund with other Rotary Clubs. The dam is nearing completion - the tricky bits are done and, as the wall gets higher, construction becomes easier. More photos in gallery

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Awarding of Paul Harris Fellowships

Awarding of Paul Harris Fellowships

During our weekly meeting we awarded Paul Harris Fellowships to Ann Love and Richard Galliford in recognition of their contribution to Rotary both locally and internationally. In addition Richard also collected awards on behalf of his late wife Marie and

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