‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ project

9th May 2024

Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust was awarded funding from Historic England as part of the ‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ program, to deliver activities aimed at tackling loneliness and social isolation, building on the work of the Eldon Street High Street Heritage Action Zone project (HSHAZ). 

The Know Your Neighbourhood Project has been a resounding success, helping hundreds of people to feel less lonely and isolated.  Some of the events have been so popular that they were featured on local BBC news – and even made it onto BBC Breakfast TV! 

In the latest Barnsley Museums blog, Jennifer Robertson (Project Manager) talks about everything the project achieved.  

Read all about it at  Know Your Neighbourhood – Combating Social Isolation – Barnsley Museums Blogsite ( 

‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ project