Tue 28 Dec 2021
Anne Butcher, Managing Director
"What Facebook Groups Should I Join?"
Regular Facebook users have a pretty good understanding of how to manage their newsfeeds and filter through the people, pages and groups who they want to see more of. However, whether you're looking to move into areas surrounding Penistone, Barnsley, Denby Dale and Huddersfield or if you're simply wanting to know about what's going on in your area, Butcher Residential have put together a list of Facebook Groups and Facebook Pages we think will help you make the most out of Facebook when researching the areas you're looking to move home to.
For each area (Penistone, Barnsley and Huddersfield), we have come up with the following categories: For Sale groups, Sports Groups, Community action groups, and some useful Facebook Pages. Of course, if you know of any others then please contact our website content creator, Chris Wood at Pennine SEO by emailing him at email@example.com.
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Whether you're looking to move into Penistone or you live here already and you would like to know more about what's going on in Penistone, here's a useful list of Facebook groups for you to join.
Penistone For Sale Groups on Facebook
"WE ARE PENISTONE (and locality); SELL, BUY & LOCAL INFORMATION." This group has the biggest number of members out of the buy and sell Facebook groups in Penistone (6,000 members as of 28/12/21) and is most probably the most heavily moderated. This means it's kept up to date and you're less likely to come across spam posts and scam artists.
"Penistone Buy and Sell." Is a more relaxed buy and sell Facebook group in Penistone. This group has 5,500 members (as of 28/12/21) and is less moderated meaning there are more business advertisement posts but rules and regulations dictated by the administrators of the group require you to jump through less hoops to list your items for sale than the one above.
"Items for Free in Penistone and Surrounding Areas" does exactly what it says on the tin! Use the group to post anything you're wanting to give away for free and save it from ending up in a landfill OR keep an eye out for some great opportunities from generous residents of Penistone and surrounding areas!
"Penistone Footpath Runners." Penistone is a superb location to live in if you're an avid runner. Quiet country lanes and a labyrinth of public pathways traversing through farmland and woodland make for superb cross-country running. There are also several locations in surrounding areas perfect for fell running. This group is full of active members who answer any questions you may have about upcoming events and routes very quickly and thoroughly. Members post almost daily inviting others out on runs and members seem to have a full range of expertise from amateur to well-seasoned!
Community Action Groups
"Penistone Community Forum" is probably "THE" Facebook Group to join. With over 6,000 members, Penistone Community Forum's members are very friendly and will go out of their way to help others requesting information and help.
"Penistone and Surrounding Areas Community Page" has half of the number of members as above but still has a loyal following but tends to also have more members sharing their business advertisements.
Useful Facebook Pages for Penistone
Butcher Residential Estate Agents in Penistone Facebook Page. Obviously, we can't pass on the opportunity to plug our own Facebook page! But seriously, if you are on the search for your dream home in Penistone, Thurlstone, Millhouse Green, Silkstone Common, and surrounding areas, then do make sure you Like our Facebook Page! We post our new properties on Facebook before they go live on Rightmove and Zoopla. Therefore, you will be in with a better chance to find the property you've been looking for before anyone else!
Penistone Round Table is a charity with a group of members who run most of the major social events in Penistone including Bonfire night, Penistone's biggest Halloween Party, Santa's sleigh and more. Like their page to stay up to date with Penistone's social calendar!
Penistone Paramount is our very own traditional cinema and theatre in one - they post their events and screenings regularly.
Useful Facebook Groups for Barnsley
Whether you're looking to move into Barnsley or you live here already and you would like to know more about what's going on in Barnsley, here's a useful list of Facebook groups for you to join.
Barnsley For Sale Groups on Facebook
"No Restrictions Barnsley Items for Sale" is by far the biggest group with over 60,000 members so if you're looking to sell something on Facebook locally to someone in and around Barnsley, chances are that you'll be able to sell it on here!
"Items for sale Barnsley and surrounding areas" is a smaller group than the one above but is more moderated.
"Barnsley News and Sports" has somewhat of a focus on sports events and sports activities in and around Barnsley. However, it doesn't seem to be moderated effectively as there are lots of unrelated posts from members. Having said that, it is still useful to get an idea of upcoming sporting events and sports activities in and around Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
Community Action Groups
"The Glassworks Barnsley Market." Barnsley Town Centre has recently undergone a massive, much-needed transformation. This is a new group with already over 12,000 members. It's an active Facebook Group for Barnsley residents to share news, events... and opinions!
Useful Facebook Pages for Barnsley
We Are Barnsley is your one-stop-shop for everything to do with Barnsley! It's run by the Barnsley Chronicle and posts regularly about news, sport, events, etc.
Butcher Residential Properties for Sale in Barnsley. Obviously, we can't pass on the opportunity to plug our own Facebook page! But seriously, if you are on the search for your dream home in Barnsley, Sheffield, Rotherham, Darfield, Wombwell, Dodworth, and surrounding areas, then do make sure you Like our Facebook Page! We post our new properties on Facebook before they go live on Rightmove and Zoopla. Therefore, you will be in with a better chance to find the property you've been looking for in Barnsley before any other homebuyers!
Denby Dale and Huddersfield For Sale Groups on Facebook
"Huddersfield Buy Swap and Sell Anything." This looks like the best Facebook group in Huddersfield for buying and selling. It has the most members and has active moderation so very little spam or scam artists get through.
"Items for sale in HD8 Only." If you're looking for a group to buy and sell to local residents in the HD8 postcode of Huddersfield only which includes Denby Dale, then this group is for you. The HD8 postcode includes the following areas in Huddersfield: Denby Dale, Shelley, Shepley, Thunderbridge, Upper and Lower Cumberworth, Skelmanthorpe, Scissett, Emley, Lepton and Kirkburton.
"What's on for Kids - Huddersfield." This is a great Facebook Group if you're looking for activities for your kids and include sporting activities.
"Huddersfield Town - Championship Banter." If you're a Huddersfield Town FC supporter, this is a great place to go for the latest news and opinions!
"Huddersfield Giants Fans." Arguably more famous for its rugby league heritage than its footy, Huddersfield played a leading role in the creation of Rugby League back in 1895 when Rugby Union clubs in the North broke away from the RFU to create the 'Northern Union'. Head on over to this group if you'd like to get involved in the towns' rugby league events and activities.
Community Action Groups
"Lindley, Birchencliffe, Marsh, Edgerton Facebook Community Group." One of the most prominent community Facebook groups in Huddersfield - this covers the HD3 area of Huddersfield (Lindley, Birchencliffe, Marsh and Edgerton.) It's an active group with plenty of regulars there who help out people with questions about the area.
"Shepley Community." The Shepley Community Facebook page is a great place for anyone who lives in Shepley or who is considering purchasing property in Shepley. It's an active group with plenty of useful members who are always there to help when anyone is in need. This really enforces the warm, communal nature that residents of Shelley and surrounding areas have. It's a beautiful place to live with great neighbours!
Useful Facebook Pages for Denby Dale and Huddersfield
Butcher Residential Properties for sale in Denby Dale and Huddersfield. Obviously, we can't pass on the opportunity to plug our own Facebook page! But seriously, if you are on the search for your dream home in Denby Dale, Shelley, Shepley, Scisset, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, and surrounding areas, then do make sure you Like our Facebook Page! We post our new properties on Facebook before they go live on Rightmove and Zoopla. Therefore, you will be in with a better chance to find the home you've been looking for in Huddersfield before anyone other house hunters!
Denby Dale District Lions. Similar to the Penistone Round Table, the Denby Dale District Lions arrange several social events and fundraising events throughout the year. Head on over to their Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest on the Denby Dale social calendar.
Huddersfield Town News - ExaminerLive is Huddersfield's own typical local newspaper covering all the latest news travel and events.
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