Archive | June, 2015

Dore & Totley Ward Small Grants are open!

24 Jun

I am pleased to announce the Dore & Totley Ward Small Grants are now open for applications. Please find the links to the Application Pack below. The pack contains the:

– application form,

– guidance booklet,

– signature and conditions form,

– ward priorities; and

– monitoring form

The deadline for applications is the Friday the 10th July 2015. A total of £1,478 is available for small grants with the purpose of meeting the ward priorities.  The minimum amount you can apply for is £250 and the maximum amount is £500.

Please read the guidance booklet carefully to ensure that your group is eligible to receive funding before you fill in the form. If you are unsure about your project and want to discuss it further please contact the Voluntary Sector Liaison Team on 0114 273 4631 or email

Please help us to publicise this grants round by forwarding this information on to other organisations / community groups in the Dore & Totley ward.

Ward Pot Small Grants Application Form 2015-16

Dore Totley

Ward Pot Small Grants Guidance 2015-16

Ward Pot Small Grants Monitoring Form 2015-16

Ward Pot Small Grants Signature and Conditions Form 2015-16


Celebrate the anniversary of the Le Tour De France Sheffield

23 Jun

Le Tour De France

Crosspool street market is on Sunday 28 June 2015

23 Jun

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Crosspool Festival street market Crosspool Festival street market on Selborne Road

Final preparations are underway for Crosspool’s annual Selborne Road street market on Sunday 28 June.

The event is your opportunity to buy local food, cakes, plants, crafts, jewellery, clothes and books from over 40 stalls and also enjoy entertainment throughout the afternoon.

During the market, Crosspool Art Group will be exhibiting in the garden at 55 Selborne Road where tea and picnic facilities will also be available.

Crosspool Street market is open 12-4pm and is part of the 2015 Crosspool Festival.

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Professional rock climber Steve McClure to host Crosspool Festival event

23 Jun

Crosspool News -

Steve McClure event at Crosspool Festival Steve McClure event at Crosspool Festival

One of the best rock climbers in the world will be sharing his experiences at a Crosspool Festival event.

Having climbed the hardest sport route in the UK, Steve McClure knew from early childhood encounters with the sandstone outcrops of the North York Moors that he was destined to be a rock climber.

Now Sheffield based, his new book, Beyond Limits, tells the story of a climber and his obsessive exploration of the sport, of finding a true passion, taking it to the limits, and then the careful balancing of this passion against other areas of life to give the greatest rewards.

Steve will be giving his illustrated talk A Life through Rock Climbing on Wednesday 1 July 7.30pm (bar open from 7pm) at Hallam FC clubhouse on Sandygate Road in Crosspool.

Admission is free, but there will be a retiring collection for festival…

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Books, DVDs, CDs and tombola prizes wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre

23 Jun

Crosspool News -

Books wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre Donations wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre

Books, DVDs and CDs

Can you spare any unwanted books DVDs and CDs for Crosspool Summer Fayre stalls?

If you can donate any then please call Mark on 0114 230 9469 for delivery arrangement.

Tombola prizes

If any unwanted prizes or new gifts that might be suitable for the Crosspool Forum Summer Fayre Tombola stall, please get in touch using We can collect if necessary, or they can be dropped off locally.

The annual Summer Fayre will take place on Saturday 4 July. It’s part of the 2015 Crosspool Festival, which this year runs Friday 26 June to Sunday 5 July.

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Digital Opportunities conference – Sheffield, 25 June

23 Jun
Digital Opportunities – Pathways to EnterpriseIn just over 18 months, Digital Media Exchange (DMEx) has successfully built digital infrastructure and new opportunities for people in Sheffield to work in the creative and digital industries and to use digital technology to support new local businesses. Join us on Thursday 25th June for a half day event to celebrate the achievements of DMEx and to hear about digital opportunities for the future.

To register please visit:


09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:15 Session 1

Welcoming remarks

Introduction and chair
Richard Motley, Cultural Industries Quarter Agency

Impact of Digital Media Exchange – Liz Kettle, consultant
Digital Sheffield – Chris Dymond, digital strategist
DMEx case studies – from Sheffield Live, Heeley
Development Trust and SOAR Community

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 Session 2

Where next for digital media?

Digital media opportunities – local to global
Steve Buckley, Community Media Solutions

Support for digital enterprise in Sheffield
Mel Kanarak, CDI Sector Group


12:30 Lunch and networking

About DMEx

Digital Media Exchange offers support, mentoring and access to production and distribution facilities for people with creative and digital enterprise ideas. DMEx is a joint initiative of Sheffield Live! radio and television, The Sheffield College, neighbourhood-based Digital Media Centres including Heeley Development Trust and SOAR Community, and specialist partners including Community Media Solutions, Cultural Industries Quarter Agency, SERO Consulting and the Community Media Association.

Digital Media Exchange is supported financially by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund as part of Europe’s support for the region’s economic development through the 2007-2013 Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme.

This half-day event is kindly hosted by Sheffield Hallam University

Further information:

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Digital Media Exchange is part-funded by the European Union through the Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme 2007-2013Our mailing address is:

Digital Media Exchange

c/o CM Solutions

15 Paternoster Row

Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BX

United Kingdom

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Refuge Festival

12 Jun

The Refuge Festival week will be taking place from Monday 15th June to Saturday 20th June 2015.

More details of this event can be found on the Facebook link below: