Archive | February, 2015

Streets Ahead Newsletter

27 Feb

Please find attached our latest Streets Ahead Newsletter.

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Streets Ahead Newsletter – February 2015 FINAL 26.02.15.pdf


Renewing the Cohesion Strategy for Sheffield

17 Feb

Do you know about the Home Library Service?

17 Feb

North Sheffield

Home Library Service

Click here to download the enrolement form HO Enrolment form

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A Message from SY Fire Funding…..

9 Feb

east sheffield

We are now starting to plan for the second round of applications to tap into the Stronger Safer Communities Fund.

This time around we want to meet with the organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors who would be interested in making a bid when the process is set to open in the late spring time.

The Authority will aim to target funding at projects that it feels will have the biggest impact on reducing fires and other emergencies across South Yorkshire, or supporting the Fire Service’s wider objectives of directly contributing to improved health and social outcomes across the county.

Four events have been arranged, one in each district, for these potential applicants to come and speak to our officers and get more information about what we’re looking for.

If you know any partners or contacts within the South Yorkshire community that you feel could benefit from this…

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National Libraries Day at Broomhill Community Library

5 Feb

Crosspool News -

Broomhill library Broomhill library is due to close

Broomhill Community Library will be celebrating National Library Day on Saturday 7 February 2015 with a series of events based around ‘The Story of our Local Community between 1850 and 1950’.

Come along between 10.30am and 4pm to join in celebrations. At 11am local resident Adela Pankhurst (yes, that family!) will give an illustrated talk and at 2pm there’s a virtual tour of Broomhill in the past.

The Victorian Visitors will be around dressed in costume – so children are invited to come along dressed in their favourite book characters (there will be prizes!) For children too, local author and illustrator Lydia Monks will be reading and drawing at 2pm and there will be brass coin rubbing, plate doilie making and possibly a treasure hunt.

You can also expect to see displays of life from Victorian times to the 1950s with items to handle…

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SYPTE Survey

5 Feb

east sheffield

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) is seeking parents and guardians’ views on young people’s travel, family and children’s ticketing. Parents and guardians of children in South Yorkshire are asked to complete a survey that aims to understand the perceptions and use of public transport, travel patterns/behaviours of parents/guardians and families across South Yorkshire, particularly those with children aged 5 – 13 years old. To effectively reach the target audience of parents/guardians, SYPTE is keen to work in partnership with local agencies and community groups as key links. We hope that you will be able to assist in communicating information about the survey with your communities. This could be done through your weekly newsletters, community forums or links to the survey on your website home page amongst others. You can take part in the survey here: If you have any questions or would like further information please contact, Janice…

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5 Feb

east sheffield


The fund will be distributed to eligible community and voluntary groups, charities and charitable organisations where the grant will make a significant difference and assist with the long term viability of sustainable health support of the residents of Sheffield.

This pot of £550,000 will be delivered in 2 strands:

  1. Just under 20% will be designated for mental health priorities –Size of Grants: £5,000 to £25,000
  2. Just over 80% will be designated for health prioritiesSize of Grants: £10,000 to £50,000

Who can apply?

Not for profit charities or charitable organisations / constituted community groups and voluntary organisations or associations – with a social purpose and with at least 3 unrelated people aged over 18 on the management committee where the beneficiaries are residents of Sheffield.

Bids should not aim to duplicate any element of the Ageing Better programme

How to apply:

You can now apply…

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