Pensitone Resource Centre
Below is a selection of links and information we hope you will find useful. If you have suggestions for additional links or would like to include your group or society here, please email us and we will include it in the next monthly site update.

Community Groups and Societies

Most of the information in this section is taken from older versions of this website and other sources and is here for general information only until a thorough update can be carried out. Please use the listed phone numbers before attending any events or meetings to make sure that the dates, times and locations are still relevant.
If you find any incorrect information or have any updates then please let us know as soon as possible.

Age Concern Barnsley

Silver Links Office, 44a High St, Penistone, S36 6BS
Tel/Fax: 01226 764997
Contact: Lynne Wright or Judy Kilner

Our Aim is:- To promote the well-being of all older people and to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Age Concern Insurance Service each Thurs 9am - 11am at our Penistone Office. Our Mobile Information Stand is at St. John's Country Market every Thurs 10am - 12noon. We have various events, clubs and groups running in and around Penistone:- The Age Well Centre each Tues at Scout HQ, Wentworth Rd, Age Concern and Penistone Health Visiting Staff Nurse Mary Woodhouse. Intergenerational work with local schools. For enquiries or an information pack please call or phone.

Brownies & Guides

See entries under the 0-9 tab and also Hartclife District Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers (H tab)

Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir

Castle Armstrong, New Mill Bank, Bolsterstone, S36 3ZG
Tel: 0114 2883643
Fax: 0114 2888380 or 0114 2883565
Contact: Alan Hobson (Choir Secretary)

Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir was founded in 1934 as a village choir. It has grown in size and has performed both nationwide and overseas. Events are held thorughout the year and the chior has own.
Meetings are held on Mondays at 7.30pm.

Barnsley Credit Union Ltd

22-24 Doncaster Road, Barnsley, S70 1TH
Tel: 01226 734945
Fax: 01226 704045
Contact: Ian Guest

Offer financial services such as: Savings accounts. Loans at low cost. Benefits.
Collection point held at 44a High Street, Penistone.
Every Thursday 11.00am to 1.00pm.
New members always welcome.

Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum

Taylor Hill, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4HQ
Tel: 01226 790545 or 01226 790246

A charming museum in the award winning village of Cawthorne. It was first opened for Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1800 and has exhibits of domestic bygones, Victorian Memorabilia, natural history, local industries and much more, some unusual items include 2 headed lamb, a mantrap, a coffin bier and cobra in combat with a mongoose! Opening Times are Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 2.00pm tp 5.00pm (from Palm Sunday to the end of October). Group bookings are taken at anytime throughout the year.

Darby and Joan Club

St John's Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone, S36 6AR
Tel: 01226 767760
Contact: Amy Fretwell
Every Tuesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Fancy an afternoon out? New members of any age welcome. Play cards, bingo, dominoes, two summer trips and Christmas party.


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Friends of the Trans Pennine Trail

32 Dalebrook Court, Sheffield, S10 3PQ
Tel: 0114 2305358
Meetings: n/a only official meeting AGM

The Friends of the Trans Pennine Trail is a voluntary body of people who want to get the most out of the TPT and see it succeed. They help by lobbying, campaigning, providing practical assistance, supporting the Trail project team and promoting the TPT. The friends and the TPT operate a TPT Steward Scheme with volunteers across the country acting as the 'eyes and ears' when they are out and about on the TPT. If you want to know more about joining the Friends of the TPT Stewards scheme see the TPT web site, contact the TPT office in Barnsley or the Friends Secretary

Guides & Brownies

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Green Moor Sports Club

22 Inbirchworth Road, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9QN
Tel: 01226 763814
Contact: Mrs Ann Matthewman

We are a sports club but just play cricket. We have 5 cricket teams. A first team which play in the Huddersfield Central Premier League. The second team play in section D of the Huddersfield Central League. We have 3 junior teams. An under 13's, under 15's and under 17's who all play in the Barnsley and District Junior League for their age group.

Hartcliffe District Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers

53 Park Avenue, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6DL
Tel: 01226 766903
Contact: Mrs Alison Scargill

We are a uniformed group consisting of 4 Rainbow Units, 4 Brownie Units, 2 Guide Units and a Ranger Unit. The youngest member is 5 years of age and the oldest 18 years upwards. They meet in Penistone/Oxpring area. Each unit meets once a week for approximatley 1 and a half hours. All girls wear uniforms and a weekly subscription is payable. All guides and helpers are volunteers. Each group follows a programme set out by Girl Guides UK. The programme includes games, outdoor activities, crafts singing and much more.

Hepworth Band

Hepworth Band Room, Dobroyd Mills, Holmfirth, HD9 1AF
Tel: 07828 120929
Email: use form on website
Contact: Steve Hopwood

There has long been a strong tradition of Brass Bands and music making in the Holme Valley, and Hepworth Band has been a part of this since its formation in 1882.

Hoylandswaine Arts Group

Contact: Elizabeth Charlesworth

Established in 2005, The Hoylandswaine Arts Group evolved from its predecessor the Hoylandswaine Music Group, formed in 1988 to promote professional music events in and around Hoylandswaine. Since then the group has broadened its objectives to include all the arts disciplines, while retaining its core aim of bringing professional and amateurs to work together in partnership. In the past the group has been successful in raising grant aid to allow this work to flourish.

Hoylandswaine Cricket Club

Haigh Lane, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield Yorkshire, S36 7JJ
Tel: 0777 2397658
Email: please use the form on the website
Contact: Phil Chapman

We have teams playing at all different levels, from the highly competitive 1st X1 to the Fun Sunday team. We also have an U9s, U11s and U15s and pride ourselves in the number of qualified coaches we have at the club. We are always on the look out for new members to the club, young, old, male or female from players to volunteers or even just a social member. Anyone interested can phone Phil Chapman on 07772397658.

Hoylandswaine History Group

18 Greenside, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, S36 7JH
Tel: 01226 764187
Contact: Mrs Cynthia Dillon

The group was formed eight years ago to study the history of the village. We have to date, collected many old photographs and a great deal of information. We ahve mounted various exhibitions and produced four booklets. We do try to confine our interest to Hoylandswaine only moving over boundries when families relocate or events cover wider areas. The meetings on most Mondays 2.00pm - 4.00pm are held at the Village Hall and all are welcome.

Hoylandswaine SAC Bowling Club

303 Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, S36 7JA
Tel: 01226 764254
Contact: Mike Hawkins


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Millhouse Green Male Voice Choir

61 Wentworth Road, Sheffield, S36 6ET
Tel: 01226 766286
Contact: Mr Melvyn Dyson (Secretary)

Millhouse Green Male Voice Choir is a well established local choir with about 50 members, associated to the National Association of Choirs. We are based in Millhouse Green, a small village on the edge of the Pennine moors of South Yorkshire. We practice at the Millhouse Institute on Monday nights at 7:30.

Millhouse Green Good Companions

17 Copperas Close, Millhouse Greem, Sheffield, S36 9SA
Tel: 01226 764898
Email: n/a
Contact: C and AM Buckley (chairman and Secretary)

Our members are all retired and we meet in the Millhouse Institute every Thursday afternoon 1.45pm to 4.00pm. The group play dominoes and stop for tea or coffee. We then have a game of bingo. During the summer if we can manage financially we go on occasional trips out. We usually invite other local retired persons (who are not members of our group) when we have trips or tea parties.

Millhouse Green Village Community Association

email -
twitter - @Millhouse_VCA

"The aims of Millhouse Green Village Community Association are to bring the local community together and to encourage a sense of spirit and village identity. If you would like to get involved in making Millhouse Green an even better place to live please contact us through our website."


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Oxpring Friends

Mlydon, Bower Hill, Oxpring, S36 8WE
Tel: 01226 766362
Email: n/a
Contact: Mr Ian Goldthorpe

Oxpring friends support and develop activities and projects that benefit the people of Oxpring and that in particular help in the relief of social poverty and the promotion of education, recreation, conservation and environmental including raising funds where applicable.

Oxpring United Football Club

The Waggon and Horses, Sheffield Road, Oxpring, Sheffield, S36 8YQ
Tel: 078976238749
Contact: Mrs Carol Dickson

Football club consisting of one under 23's side, one under 17's side and two open age mens teams playing Saturdays and Sundays. Training for under 17's and means sides is on Tuesday evening but people intrested must phone to make sure no changes hae been made to this arrangement,

Penistone Agricultural Society (The Penistone Show)

Huthwaite Bank, Old Mill Lane, Thurgoland, Sheffield, S35 7EG
Tel: 0114 2887816
Email: use contact form on the show website
Neetings: 3rd Tue/month (attender must be member)
Contact: Hon Secretary Mr P.L.Read

Annual Show, 2nd Saturday in September.. Horses, sheep, goats, dogs, poultry, pigeons, ferrets, horticulture, handicrafts, homecraft, photography, stick making, vintage, bands, crafts, truck stands, farmers market, road race, demonstrations, farriers, entertainments, bars, food, free car parking.

Penistone Amateur Operatic Society

14 Hodgkinson Avenue, Penistone
Tel: 01226 370121
Email: n/a
Contact: Miss Eileen Mellor
Meeting times: Tuesday: Tuesday 7.30 - 9.30; Junior Society: Tuesday 6.30 - 7.30

Penistone Amateur Operatic Society We are a society that stages musicals . There are around 35 - 40 people on stage plus people behind the scenes. We have a junior section which perform concerts throughout the year. The ages of the juniors is between 7 - 16 years.

Penistone Archive

Neville Roebuck Room, Community Centre.
Brian Robinson, tel: 07885 286146, email:
Peter Moody, tel: 01226 762867
Facebook: click here
Open Thursdays 10am - 1pm or by appointment

Thousands of files, hundreds of books, browse to your hearts content. Interesting, Entertaining, Educational. Videos on screen, Almanacks to search on computer. Organised by volunteers from Penistone History Group who are available to assist you in finding the information you seek. See you soon Brian Robinson (Team Leader )

Penistone Area Forum: East and West

BMBC, Borough Secretary's Office, Town Hall, Barnsley, S70 2TA
Tel: 01226 773011
Fax: 01226 773094
Contact: Nigel Bath

Organised by Barnsley MB Council to promote the community activities. Meetings are at 7.30pm on selected Wednesdays. Meetings are open to the public and there is a question time. Topics covered include transport, crime, neighbourhood pride etc. The Forum covers a population of 21,000 from Dunford Bridge to Cawthorne.

Penistone Art Group

45 Wentworth Road, Penistone, Sheffield
Tel: 01226 764265
Contact: Christine Haigh

Penistone Art Group meets most Friday afternoons 1.00pm - 3.00pm at Penistone Community Centre. During term time we have a tutor, Jane Lazenby, from the WEA. Other weeks we meet and work together on our projects but supporting eachother with ideas and advice. We show our work at various exhibitions but the main one is the weekend of Penistones Mayor's Parade in June. Everyone is welcome.

Pensitone Bowling Club

Back Lane, Schole Avenue, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6DW
Tel: 01226 762076

No other details available at the time of writing.

Penistone Camera Club

c/o St Johns Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6AR
Tel: 01226 767862

Penistone Camera Club was established in 1967. Since then the club has gone from strength to strength, with an ever-growing membership. The club meets at 7.30pm every Wednesday Evening at the St Johns Community Centre.
There are always varied activities going on each week check out the diary page.
We have various studio lights and props also digital equipment (including computer, digital projector, camera and A3 printer). The club also runs competitions within the club and with other clubs as well. The club has outings to various places of interest as well as guest lecturers to give talks on various subjects.

Penistone Church Football Club

Memorial Ground, Church View Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6AT
Tel: 01226 370095
Contact: Jim Hinchcliffe

Penistone Church Football Club serves the market town of Penistone, and the surrounding villages, and consists of two full-sized football pitches (one with floodlights and stand), mini soccer pitch for junior sides, loodlit 6-a-side all-weather pitch and training area.
There are 4 changing rooms and a fully licensed clubhouse which holds 100 people. The club provides a centre for local people to meet, socialize and take part in sporting activities in a friendly atmosphere.

Penistone Cinema Organ Trust

Penistone Paramount, Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6DY
Tel: 07944 566972
Fax: 01226767496
Email: OR
Contact: Kevin Grunill or Ron Dickinson

The Penistone Cinema Organ Trust was founded by Kevin Grunill in 1999. The Compton organ remained in storage since its purchase in 1994 and it was not until a new home was found for the organ that the Trust was formed. Several Committee members are also Committee members of the White Rose Organ Society and we have a strong bond between the two groups. The Trust was formed to install the Compton and present concerts on the organ, following its installation at the Penistone Paramount. Since this time, PCOT have gone from strength to strength and now not only present regular monthly concerts featuring the Compton but also weekly lunchtime concerts, featuring our Allen 317ex which is installed locally in St Andrews church, Penistone.

Penistone Community Church

Springvale Methodist Church, Sheffield Road Penistone Sheffield S36 6HF
Tel: 07985 654279 (Phone is currently unmanned but is turned on to listen for messages every few days. Email is better for us, as it can be answered almost every day)
Contact: Dyfrig Hughes

We are a group of Christians who meet together to worship God, and seek his guidance for our lives, to be in fellowship together and to take the good news of Jesus Christ to all the people of Penistone and district. We are affiliated to the Ground Level network of churches.
Sunday services held in the afternoons at Springvale Methodist Church. Check website for details.

Penistone Competitive Music Festival

Tel: 01226 765450
Contact: Mr J D Wilkinson

Penistone competitive music festival privides a platform for amateur performance combined with an educational element from professional musicians. The festival is a unique amateur/professional interface providing: The stimulus of preparing for a public occasion, increasing ones own repertoire, hearing the work of others, recieving the advice and evidence of a professional. Contact us for further details.

Penistone Cricket and Sports Club

Queen Street, Springvale Ground, Sheffield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6HD
Tel: 01226 765941
Email: please use the contact form on the website
Contact: Steve Reid

During the summer months the club has a 1st XI and 2nd XI that play Saturdays in the Huddersfield Central League. The U11, U13, U15 and U17 Junior teams play in the Barnsley and District League.Spectators are more than welcome to the group where teas and refreshments are always available in the clubhouse. New players and members are most welcome. We look forward to seeing you.

Penistone & District Committee of Yorkshire Cancer Research

6 Beacon Court, Silkstone Common, Barnsley, S75 4QH
Tel: 01226 791241
Contact: Susan Gaughan (chair)

Our voluntary committee of ten members is one of around fifty spread throughout Yorkshire. We also have several helpers. We organise a sponsored walk, a Children's sponsored fun bike ride, coffee mornings and fayres. We also have stalls at the Penistone Charity Bonanza and occasionally attend galas.

Penistone & District Community Partnership

Town Hall House, Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, S36 6DY
Tel: 01226 766202
Email: n/a

Penistone and District Community Partnership is a local charity working to make the Penistone District a better place to live, work and play. We work on the social, environmental and economic issues across Penistone and the surrounding area. Currently we have four main themes for our work: Springvale Site, Visiting Penistone, Cycling and Walking and Local Heritage.

Penistone and District Riding Club

Tel: 07876 646019 or 0114 2463668
Contact: Liz Allison

The club has been running over 30 years. It was originally set up by mothers of local children with ponies to enable them to compete and have fun in their own area. The club now runs 4 shows every year as well as clinics for different disciplines, a 4-day course and fun days. Its main aim is to provide members with the opportunity to learn and have fun with their enquires

Penistone and District Probus Club

Woodlands, Kirby Lane, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2YX
Tel: 01226 763069
Contact: T.White (Secretary)

Open to retired, professional and business men meeting in St Johns Community Centre on the first and third Wednesday of every month. To members at present a short business meeting is followed by coffee and then the speaker for the day.

Penistone FM

Tel: 01226 764646
Text: 07957 568 957

Penistone FM is based in the heart of Penistone and its volunteers are always close by to capture that local interview or news scoop. Penistone FM is a non profit company run by a staff of volunteers, covering every role from Station Director to presenters, producers and admin assistants.

You can download a flyer about the station here.

Penistone Footpath Runners & Athletics Club

Penistone Church Football Club, Memorial Ground, Church View Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6AT
Email: n/a
Tel: 01226 763616 (Pauline Senior - Membership Secretary)
Tel: 01226 762557 (Martyn Cartwright - Secretary)
Tel: 01226 790138 (Ian Charlesworth - Juniors)

The Footpath Runners (Seniors) meet twice a week at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at Penistone Church Football Club. The Juniors meet just on Tuesday nights at the same time and same location as the senior members.

Membership Secretary is Pauline Senior (763616) and Secretary Martyn Cartwright (762557). Anyone who would like to take part in what is a very active and worthwhile sporting activity can contact them or turn up on a Tuesday night at 6.30 p.m. at Penistone Football Club. Young Athletes or their parents can contact Ian Charlesworth (01226 790138).

Penistone Guides

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Penistone Lace and Embroidery Club

Seminar Room, St John's Community Centre
Tel : 01226 765956

Mondays 7.30 to 9.30

Penistone Ladies Choir

22 Toll Bar Close, Oxpring, Sheffield, S36 8WJ
Tel: 01226 764281
Contact: Mrs Ann C Coles

We are a group of approximately 30 ladies who enjoy singing together. We perform in concerts, festivals, old folks homes, weddings and for other groups such as Derby and Joan Clubs We meet every Monday from 7.45pm to 9.45pm at St Johns Community Centre, Penistone. Subscription is £2.00 per week. New members always very welcome

Penistone Line Partnership

St. John's Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone, S36 6AR
Tel: 07912 753817
Contact: Rowena Chantler (Community Rail Officer)

The Penistone Line Partnership is a voluntary organisation which supports and promotes community involvement along the Huddersfield to Sheffield railway line. The Penistone Line Partnership draws together train operator Northern Rail, Network Rail, local authorities and users to raise awareness of the railway in the local community, promote and market it more effectively, develop ideas and arrange funding for local improvements. We welcome new members and encourage everyone to be involved

Penistone Local History Group

Rafina, 2 Clough Head, Cubley Brook, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6US
Tel: 01226 765602
Contact: Leonard C Tait

Membership is open to men and women who subscribe to the group, within a limit of sixty. The group meets from September - March each Wednesday afternoon at the St John's Community Centre, Penistone, to which a speaker is invited. Membership requires an annual subscription and also a small attendance fee. Fromt ime to time, excursions are arranges to places of historical intrest.

Penistone Mayor's Parade and Gala


Information about the annual parade, gala and concerts.

Pensitone Readers Group

5 Church View Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6AT
Tel: 01226 762313 (daytime - this is also Penistone Library's number)
Contact: Jill Craven

Penistone Library - The Group meets on a fortnightly basis, on Monday afternoons, 2 - 3.30 pm. - To join just turn up at a meeting or ask member of staff at Library A Readers Group meets informally in the Library to discuss books and authors over a cup of tea and a biscuit.

Penistone Round Table

Tel: 01226 763772
Contact: Andrew Milner

Penistone Round Table Penistone Round Table is a young man's club open to men between the ages of 18 to 45 years. Penistone Ladies Circle is a young ladies' club open to women between the ages of 18 to 45 years. Round Table and Ladies Circle Clubs are established in most towns and cities around the UK and Ireland. If you are a member then you also have the opportunity to meet up with many clubs connected world-wide. There are many types of activities you can be involved in, as a member, and to give you some ideas these include many unusual activities you would not normally think of doing.

Penistone Scouts

Penistone Scout Hut, Wentworth Road, Penistone, Sheffield
Tel: 01226 767590
Contact: Andrew Ward

Penistone Sequence Dance Club

2 Westfield Avenue, Thurlstone, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 9RN
Tel: 01226 765085
Email: n/a
Contact: Mrs B Morley

Sequence dancing and associated activities. All Welcome.

Penistone Theatre and Children's Playgroup

15 Manchester Road, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9PR
Tel: 01226 765930
Contact: Maggie Bevis
Webaite: (currently under construction)

Voluntary Group for all ages which produces and performs plays. pantomimes and musicals for local audiences. We take part in alot of community activites e.g. Mayors Parade and the switching on of the Christmas lights. We undertake joint productions with local schools and lend out our costumes and props.

Penistone Women's Institute

10 Tennyson Close, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6GY
Tel: 01226 764533
Contact: Andrew Ward

Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday in the month at 7.30pm in St.Andrews Church, High Street Penistone. We are part of the national Women's Institute; we currently have 24 members of a wide age range. We enjoy taking part in community affaires, Education, Social Outings we have visiting speakers, speaking on a wide variety of subjects. We support national and international appeals, i.e. disasters etc. and we make new friends, enjoy the company of like minded ladies

Pennine Rumblers

Tel: 0114 288 8088
Contact: Ian Addison

A community drum circle for the East Peak area including Penistone, North Sheffield, Denby Dale.


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The Razzmatazz Community Youth Music Theatre Company

Tel: 0776 496 3000
Contact: Christine Cooksey

We are a Youth Music Theatre Group with 45 children from in and around Penistone between ages of 9 - 18. We started in September 2004 and have since produced our first full length production of 'Whistle Down The Wind' at the Paramount Theatre in December 2005. We perform concerts for local group such as Derby & Joan clubs etc, and entertain the elderly in local care homes.

We rehearse at Springvale Methodist Church Hall every Tuesday at 7.30pm - 9.00pm.

South Yorkshire Industrial History Society

75 Banne Cross Road, Sheffield
Tel: 0114 2361471
Contact: Mrs Christine Ball (Secretary)

Founded 1933 formerly the Sheffield Trades Historical Society. Owns Wortly Top Forge, Rockley Furnace, Hoylandswaihne Nail Forge, Bower Spring Furnace remains. Journal 1,1998. Holds lectures in Sheffield and Barnsley during the winter (Octiber to May) on an industrial archaeology / history topics. Readers group carriers out local investigations and monitors planning applications. See also South Yorkshire Trades Historical Trust below.

South Yorkshire Trades Historical Trust Ltd

18 Toll Bar Close, Oxpring, Sheffield, S36 8WJ
Tel: 01226 763896
Contact: Mr E Young (Secretary)

The trust opens Wortley Top Forge to visitors on Sunday from Easter to early November, 11.00am to 5.00pm. Small admission charge. Guided tours and Party visits can be arranged at any time if a guide is avaliable.

Visitors enquiries to: Gordon parkinson Tel: 0114 281 7991 The Rockley site can be visited at any time. Hoylandswaine Nail Forge has occasinal open days which are publicised in the area.

Springvale Community Garden

Office: Penistone & District Community Partnership, Town Hall House, Shrewsbury Rd, Penistone, South Yorks, S36 6DY
Garden site: near the waste recycling (dumpit) site off Sheffield Road, Springvale
Tel: (office): 01226 766690 Phone
Tel: (mobile): 0758 24 72236

Springvale Community Garden is a project run by Penistone and District Community Partnership who’s founding vision is to work in partnership with communities and local councils in Penistone and District in order to enable them to achieve their full economic, social and environmental potential. The overall aim of Grow Penistone is to create a sustainable food-growing community within Penistone by developing the Springvale site as a community garden that can benefit all sections of the community.

Swanswell Carers Group

Tel: 01226 329 686

A support group for carers of people affected by substance misuse has been set up in Penistone by Swanswell. The national recovery charity, which wants to achieve a society free from problem alcohol and drug use and runs a session at St John's Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone (see diary page for times).

It offers advice and information for carers of friends or relatives affected by alcohol or drug use, who are living in or around the Penistone area.

The support group in Penistone is offered in addition to Swanswell's Carer Support Service in Barnsley – part of Barnsley's integrated treatment system – which provides emotional and practical advice on a range of topics including carers allowance applications and understanding a loved one's treatment.

To find out more about the support group in Penistone or Swanswell's Carer Support Service in Barnsley, contact Swanswell on 01226 329 686 or visit

Thurlstone Brass Band

33 Manor Park Way, Lepton, Huddersfield, HD8 0AJ
Tel: 07779 562501
Fax: 01484 604916
Contact: Richard Searby

Thurlstone Owl Sanctuary

173 Manchester Road, Thuurlstone, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 9QS
Tel: 01226 762937
Email: n/a
Contact: Margaret Mottram

Talks given to schools - WI, Etc.
Learn about different types of owls and their habitats. With live owls. For more information please contact the above number.

Thurgoland Thespians

Tel: 0114 288 5037
Web page:
Contact: Margaret Denton

Thurgoland Thespians was founded in 1983 to produce pantomimes in the Village Hall. We are a small group of like-minded people who produce an annual pantomime and an occasional Summer comedy play.

Thurgoland Village Welfare

Belle Vue, Halifax Road, Thurgoland, Sheffield, S35 7AJ
Tel: 0114 2885037
Contact: Margaret Denton

A group of volunteers forming a committee which oversees the maintenance, upkeep and living of the village hall and the maintenance of the recreation ground. An annual gala is organised to help keep living fees of the hall at a reasonable rate.
The hall is used for private functions for courses run by the Barnsley MBC for stage productions (including school functions) and also used by sef help groups - such as a function club, Darby and Joan Club, Dingo and beetke sessions.

Trans Pennine Pilates

A range of different level classes to suit everyones needs and abilities, using professional standard equipment to minimise injuries and give clients the opportunity to optimise their workouts.

Sessions held at the Community Centre, see the Diary, Events & Courses page for dates and times.



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Wortley Top Forge

Forge Lane, Wortley, Sheffield, S35 7DN
Tel: 0114 2887576
Email: n/a
Contact: Gordon Parkinson

Restored 17th Century wrought-iron works with tilt hammers and working water wheels. Workshops contain later 18th Century and early 19th Century machine tools. A collection of working stationary stean engines are displayed. W.T.F. Model engineers run a miniature railway besides the river on the Sundy afternoons. Guided tour included.

Wentworth Castle and Stainbrough Park Heritage Trust

Wentworth Castle, Stainbrough, Barnsley, S75 3ET
Tel: 01226 776040
Fax: 01226 776042

Enjoy our tours of the gardens open every weekend (March to October) 2.00pm to 5.00pm. There is an optional guided tour at 2.30pm (Dogs are not allowed in the gardens).
Wentworth Castle welcome group visits (minimum of 15 visitors) at prior arrangment during the week and weekends. We offer 10% discount for groups.
There are volunteering opportunities where full training will be given and opportunities to join in with different projects.


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53rd Barnsley Guides

349 Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, S36 7HD
Tel: 01226 762454
Email: n/a
Contact: Mrs Bashforth

For girls age 10 years and upwards. New Member, leader and helpers always welcome. We are part of a world wide organisation. We do community activities, crafts, cooking, games, outdoor activities and much more.

41st Barnsley (Penistone) Brownies

22 Tollbar Close, Oxspring, Sheffield, S36 8WJ
Tel: 01226 764281
Email: n/a
Contact: Mrs Ann Coles

We meet on Thursday nights 6.00pm to 7.30pm in St John's Community Centre, Penistone. Brownies is for girls ages 7 to 10 years old.

17th Barnsley Rainbow Guides

170 Green Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BG
Tel: 01226 765213
Email: n/a
Contact: Mrs Sheila Baines

Rainbows are the youngest branch of Girl Guides UK. They are for girls aged between 5 and 7 years og age. Meetings last for 1 hour and 15 minutes during which time girls take part in a variety of activities. both indoor and outdoor. The main aim of Rainbows is that the girls have fun, in a safe environment.

Our meetings are held at Springvale Methodist Chapel on Monday evenings between 5.30pm and 6.45pm

17th (Penistone) Barnsley Guides

More information to follow.

St Andrew's Church, Penistone (Methodist)

45 High Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BS
Tel: 01226 763202
Website: n/a

St. John's Penistone (C of E))

Market Place, Penistone, Sheffield
Tel: 01226 370006

Penistone Community Church

Springvale Methodist Church, Sheffield Road, Penistone Sheffield S36 6HF. Tel: 07985 654279

St. Saviour's, Thurlstone (C of E)

Manchester Road, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9QS
Tel: 01226 370006

St Mary's Church, Penistone (Catholic)

Talbot Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 9ED
Tel: 0114 288 2187

St John the Evangelist Church, Hoylandswaine

Church Lane, Hoylandswaine, South Yorkshire, S36 7LW
Tel: 01226 790 232
Website: n/a

Springvale Methodist Church

Sheffield Road Penistone Sheffield S36 6HF
Tel: 01226 763202
Website: n/a

Thurlstone & Millhouse Green Methodist Church

Manchester Road, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, S36 9NP
Tel: 01226 763202
Website: n/a

Hoylandswaine Methodist Church

Haigh Lane, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, S36 7JJ
Tel: 07525 425636 Website:

Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses

Windmill Lane, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9RP
Tel: 01226 761250
Website: n/a

Penistone FM (also see info in Groups section above)

Local radio run by volunteers

This is Penistone

Local news, information & diary dates

Penistone Pictorial

Non-commercial website with a wide range of useful information about Penistone an the local area.

Penistone Online Business Directory

Online business directory run by students of Penistone 6th Form

Thurlstone Community Group

We are a non-profitable group helping to bring together people within the community
Thurlstone Community Group Facebook page

Millhouse Green Village Community Association

A local group working hard to improve local facilities and make Millhouse Green a safer and even nicer place to live.
Millhouse Green VCA Facebook Page


Kingswell Surgery

40 Shrewsbury Rd, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6DY
Tel: 01226 765300

Penistone Group Practice

19 High St, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BR
Tel: 01226 762424 (also for prescriptions)


Penistone Dental Care

54 High Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BS
Tel: 01226 762242

Penistone Dental Clinic

11 - 15 High St, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BR
Tel: 01226 762141
Website(shortened NHS address):


Aukland Opticians

18 Market St, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BZ
Tel: 01226 766996

Scrivens Opticians

7 High Street Penistone S36 6BR
Tel: 01226 762 344


A & M Clark

1 Market Place, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6DA
Tel: 01226 763103

Co-Op Pharmacy

11 Market Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BZ
Tel: 01226 762185
website: n/a

Police, Ambulance and Fire Services

Tel: 999
New non-emergency number for police, eg stolen car, property damage, drug use etc: 101

Penistone Police Station

1 Bridge St, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S36 6AJ Tel: 0114 220 2020
Website: n/a


Emergencies, leaks, etc
Tel: 0800 111 999
Website: Emergency


You need to know the provider of your electricity to report problems. The site below has a useful list of contacts.
Website: emergency_contact_details.htm

Roads - Gritting, Snow Clearance etc

If difficulties are being experienced, a request for service can be made to Barnsley Council.
Tel: 01226 773555 (24 hours)

Street Lighting

Barnsley Council will make safe a street lighting emergency within one hour.
Tel: 01226 774200 (24 hours, seven days a week)

Penistone Library & Mobile Libary

High Street, Penistone Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
S36 6BR
Telephone: 01226 762313
(See the Local Facilities section for opening times etc)

Waste & Recycling - "Dumpit" Site

Household Waste Recycling Centre, Springvale, Penistone, S36 6HH
(Also see this site's Local Facilities section)

Waste Collection (service provided by Barnsley)

Tel: 01226 772045


The Facilities and Local Services also contains useful links and numbers for Council Tax, Deaths & Births, Marriages, Roads, Pavements, Streetlighting, Housing etc.

Public Transport

General Train, Bus & Coach Info, Timetables etc

Tel: 01709 515151

The Penistone Line Partnership

Tel: 07912 753817


Penistone Market

Tel (stallholder information): 01226 370084.


Penistone Grammar School

Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 7BX
Tel: 01226 762114, 01226 765076, 01226 765077

Primary (Infant and Junior)

Hoylandswaine Primary School

Haigh Lane, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, S36 7JJ
Tel: 01226 762027

Millhouse Green Primary School

Lea Lane, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, S36 9LN
Tel: 01226 763019

Springvale Primary School & Nursery Unit

Sheffield Road Penistone Sheffield S36 6HJ
Tel: 01226

St John the Baptist Infant School

Chapelfield Lane, Penistone, South Yorkshire, S36 6FS
Tel: 01226 762982

St John the Baptist Junior School

High Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 6BS
Tel: 01226 762491

Thurlstone Primary School

Royd Moor Road, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9RD
Tel: 01226 762018

Day Care/Nursery

Busy Bees

Church Street, Penistone, Sheffield, S.Yorks, S36 6AR
Tel: 01226 805766

Childs Play

The Old Barn, Gravel's Farm, Chapel Lane, Penistone, Sheffield S36 9AW
Tel: 01226 370888 (no website)

Daisy Chains

Royd Moor Road, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9RD
Tel: 01226 761852

Little Freddies

The Queens, Queen St, Penistone, Sheffield,
South Yorkshire, S36 6HD
Tel: 01226 370401 (no website)

Penistone Paramount

Cinema and Theatre
Box Office 01226 767532; 24 hour Events Line 01226 762004

Penistone Cinema Organ Trust

Also known as the Compton Organ Trust
Tel: 01226 762004

Penistone Grammar School Sports Centre

New well-equipped sports facilities open to the general public. PGS Sports Centre

Penistone Church FC

Also: Facebook page

Helen Neill School of Dance

See above for more information.
Tel: 07771 610 868

Hoylandswaine CC

Also: Facebook page

Visit Penistone

Tourist info, local accommodation and events listings.

Transpennine Trail

Part of the trail runs though Springvale, Penistone, Thurlstone & Millhouse


Tel: 01226 765569

Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth

Tel: 0114 288 8485

High Hoyland

Tel: 01226 385030


Tel: 0114 288 3684


Tel: 0114 232 2390


Tel: 01226 792657


Tel: 01226 391343


Tel: 01226 792119


Tel: 01226 321295

Penistone & District Community Partnership

Town Hall House, Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, S36 6DY
Tel: 01226 766202

East Peak Innovation Partnership - EPIP

Town Hall House, Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, S36 6DY
Tel: 01226 763373

Penistone Town Council serves the following areas:

Penistone|Springvale & Cubley|Thurlstone & Millhouse Green|Hoylandswaine