Our Members & Partners

Partnership Board

Big Local must be a community majority led programme and our current Partnership members are;

  • Mark Fisher, Resident (Goldthorpe)
  • John Catton, Ex Goldthorpe Resident (Wombwell)
  • Janet Fletcher, Resident (Bolton)
  • Ernie Gadsby, Resident (Goldthorpe) Chair
  • Sharon Gadsby, Resident (Goldthorpe)
  • Marcia Hall Hinchliffe, Resident (Highgate)
  • Graham Jarvis, Resident (Bolton)
  • Ray Stables, Resident (Bolton)
  • Kevin Davies, Resident (Goldthorpe)
  • Lily Dorritt, Goldthorpe Fund Raiser Vice-Chair
  • Vicky Cumming, Resident (Bolton)
  • Jonny Wilson, Resident (Bolton)

The Partnership Board is also supported by many residents and local businesses who take an active part in making Big Local happen.

The Board is also supported by several officers of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and local Community Groups. Our Local Trusted Organisation who holds our money is Barnsley Community Build.

Our Local Trust representitive is Alister Shaw and our Support Worker is April Fisher.


Goldthorpe & Bolton on Dearne Big Local work with a number of partners to ensure that the projects in our plan can happen;

Goldthorpe Bolton Big Local Partners

Supporting Local Community Groups

  • Bolton on Dearne Voluntary Action Group
  • Food Cycle / Community Shop
  • Hourbank
  • Stayfit
  • Dearne and District Junior Football Club
  • Memories of Growing Up in Goldthorpe
  • Goldthorpe Development Group
  • Friends of Broadwater