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Feel good and join us for a cancer friendly swim at Barnsley Metrodome

Who can attend?

  • Anyone with a cancer diagnosis or history of cancer
  • Aged 16+
  • People of all abilities are welcome

Where is it, and what do I need?

The swim session is at Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN, where free parking is available.

You don’t need to book your session, just turn up to the Community Health Hub at the Metrodome, which is at the bottom of the stairs, then to your left, and we will record your attendance and direct you to the changing area.

Our changing areas have private changing facilities with lockers available, for which you will need a £1 coin or token, which is returnable.

Consult your GP or cancer specialist for suitability for swimming if unsure.

What days and times are the sessions? Sessions are on the following Thursdays: 18th January, 25th January, 1st February and 8th February, where you can join us any time between 3pm and 4pm. We will have floats and other equipment available for you to use or swim at your leisure.

To register your interest or if you need any further information or have any questions, either email us at Community.health@bpl.org.uk or call us on 01226 73865

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Yorkshire Police Mental Health Alert Card

South Yorkshire Police have launched a new Mental Health Alert Card and passport for people in South Yorkshire.

It is designed to help anyone living with a long-term mental health problem to quickly and easily communicate with emergency services, should they find themselves in crisis or distress.

The card is for anyone who:

  • Lives in South Yorkshire
  • Suffers from a mental health problem that affects their daily life
  • Is of any age
  • Can provide a supporting letter of proof of diagnosis from a GP or health professional

Click on the image opposite to register.