Archive | June, 2019

Age Friendly Sheffield – October 2019 Awards Ceremony

26 Jun

What is it all about?

Over the next few years our team at Age UK Sheffield and the team at the Lai Yin Association will be providing opportunities to build the pathway to becoming a World Health Organisation Ageing Friendly Sheffield! This is going to involve bringing local residents, communities, citywide organisations, partners, and key players together to collaborate in the design, delivery and evaluation of the project.

How we’ll do this

We’ll do this by engaging in focus groups, co-production events, mystery shopping, volunteer roles, and a city wide launch – all of which is aimed to empower people aged 50+ to have their voices heard. We’ll also be working with organisations across the city so that we can influence future strategic and political decision making.

Who can get involved?

Everyone! Whether you’re an older person, work in the city, or want to get involved to help make a difference in your community, we’d love to work with you. We want as many people to be involved as possible.

Get in Touch

We are currently looking for people who would like to join our working groups and our steering groups. See the information attached to find out more.

How do I apply ?

  1. You can print off the attached  nomination form and return it to us by post @ AGE UK SHEFFIELD , 1ST FLOOR, SOUTH YORKSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE, 197 EYRE STREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 3FG. Please contact me if you need a pre paid envelope.
  2. Click on the attached forms, fill one or more in and email it back to me at glaves@ageuksheffield.org.uk

Age Friendly City Awards

Age UK Sheffield is hosting the first ever annual Age Friendly Awards Ceremony in October 2019. Our Sheffield Age Friendly Awards are designed to reward and celebrate all the achievements and contributions of amazing local businesses, voluntary groups, communities and individuals who make Sheffield a great place to grow older and a fantastic city in which to live. We would absolutely love to hear from you. Share the love and nominate a wonderful person or group to win an award.

There’s three ways to nominate, choose whichever best suits you:

  1. You can print off the attached  nomination form and return it to us by post @ AGE UK SHEFFIELD , 1ST FLOOR, SOUTH YORKSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE, 197 EYRE STREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 3FG. Please contact me if you need a pre paid envelope.
  2. Click on the attached forms , fill it in and email it back to me at glaves@ageuksheffield.org.uk
  3. Go to the Age Uk Sheffield website and fill in our online “survey style” nomination form

This is a very important project for the city and we hope you will assist us in making it a huge success

Many Thanks

Joanna Glaves

Community Development Worker

Age UK Sheffield
Tel: 0114 250 2850
www.ageuk.org.uk/sheffield

 

***PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE MOVED – OUR NEW ADDRESS IS: 1ST FLOOR, SOUTH YORKSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE, 197 EYRE STREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 3FG***

 

Age UK Sheffield is a registered charity 1108413 and company limited by guarantee.  Registered in England and Wales No. 5207254.  Registered office: First Floor, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG

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An application has been made to renew the status of Dore Village Society as the designated neighbourhood forum for the Dore Neighbourhood Area

20 Jun

The notice reads as follows:

An application has been made to renew the status of Dore Village Society as the designated neighbourhood forum for the Dore Neighbourhood Area.  The Dore neighbourhood area is partly within Sheffield Planning Authority and partly within the Peak District National Park Authority.

Dore Neighbourhood Forum was designated for a period of five years in October 2014 in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

This application seeks to renew it for a further five years.

The application is supported by a map of the Neighbourhood Area, a copy of the Dore Village society constitution, and contact details for the forum.

A copy of the application can be viewed on the Council consultation portal at:

https://sheffield.citizenspace.com/place-planning/neighbourhood-planning-dore-neighbourhood-forum

and at  https://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/planning/neighbourhood-planning/current-consultations

It is also available to view in Sheffield City Centre at:

  • First Point, Howden House, Union Street, Sheffield S1 2SH
  • Reading Room, Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 1XZ

 and at the following locations too:

  • Totley Community Resource & Information Centre

205 Baslow Road, Sheffield, S17 4DT

  • Peak District National Park Authority,

Aldern House, Baslow Road
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1AE

 

Comments on the application are invited for a 6 week period from 5 June to 17 July 2019 

Once a Neighbourhood Forum has been designated another cannot be designated for the area until that existing Neighbourhood Forum expires or is withdrawn.

To comment on the application contact us preferably by email providing your full name and address:

Forward & Area Planning
Planning Service
Sheffield City Council
Howden House

1 Union Street
Sheffield    S1 2SH

Volunteering Co-ordinator, 21 hours per week, closing date 25th June @ 9 am

19 Jun

Dear all,

We are recruiting a new volunteering co-ordinator. Amala who has done a brilliant job has got another job here at VAS so this will be a great opportunity for someone new to join the team.

Details below and the application pack attached so please share through your networks.

Paul

Volunteering Co-ordinator, 21 hours per week
£22,667 – £24,184 (pro-rata) +6% pension

The Volunteering Co-ordinator has a key role supporting volunteering to make a positive difference to people, communities and organisations in Sheffield.
We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills who can lead a team of volunteers and maintain good relationships with partners.
You will ensure excellent customer service and with strong personal organisation and IT skills you will raise the profile of volunteering, enabling the people of Sheffield get the benefits this brings.

Job Purpose

To raise the profile of volunteering and the Volunteer Centre Services in Sheffield.
Core functions

  • To ensure effective delivery of a volunteer brokerage service at the Circle
  • To promote volunteering and the opportunities available across Sheffield through volunteer fairs, outreach events and social media

VAS is committed to equal opportunities policies and practices and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 25h June 2019 9:00am
Interviews: 9th July 2019

See www.vas.org.uk for further details, or contact the following to request an application pack: email: recruitment@vas.org.uk Tel: 0114 253 6604

ESOL Training & Curriculum Development Worker – closing date 28th June @ 12pm

19 Jun

Job Advert

ESOL Training & Curriculum Development Worker

£23,111-£24,657 (Full Time Equivalent) + 3% pension contribution

18.5 hours

Fixed Term Contract – 2 years

SAVTE are recruiting a highly motivated and experienced ESOL practitioner to join a team of community development and ESOL specialists deliver the SAVTE volunteer programme.

We are a Community Development organisation which is passionate about empowering speakers of other languages to take the first steps to help them develop the skills and confidence to learn functional English to enable them to become independent and active citizens in their communities. We are committed to grow and diversify our volunteer base to create a mutually supportive community of learning where the emphasis is on developing self-reliance, confidence and greater engagement within the community.

We want to appoint a dynamic worker who has broad experience of working within diverse communities to work in partnership to develop community based learning opportunities, provide volunteer training and coordination and support learners to achieve their aspirations.

Applicants must have an ESOL qualification with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a range of community settings and can demonstrate that they have a commitment to community development values and be able to get on with people from all backgrounds

If you would like more information about this position please contact Stella Burton (Manager) for an informal conversation.

Closing date for completed applications is 12:00pm Friday 28th June 2019.

Interviews will be held on 5th July 2019

For an application pack please email savte@savte.org.uk

 

 

Maymona Ghannam – Project Officer

Sheffield Association for the Voluntary Teaching of English (SAVTE)

The Circle

33, Rockingham Lane,

Sheffield S1 4FW

0114 253 6644

www.savte.org.uk 

 

 

Patron:  The Rt Hon. the Lord Blunkett

SAVTE Registered Charity No. 1081597

Company No. 3865216

 

Do you find it hard to get a job or something satisfying to do?

19 Jun

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EVENTS

19 Jun

Saturday 22nd    12noon – 8.00pm      Heeley Festival    Join us for Arts, Crafts, Food and Drink stalls, 2 Music and entertainment stages with live bands and DJs (T’other Stage hosted by Mads n da Bads DJs (Gumbo FM) ), Entertainment, Kids Activities and as always – all the animals of the Heeley City Farm will be about.
The event – as always – is FREE ENTRY and is a fundraising event to raise funds for Heeley City Farm

Sunday 23rd             NENG: Open Gardens. Ten gardens around the Nether Edge area which will be open to the public at various times throughout the day. No charge but donations will be taken for a variety of charities.  See attached flyer for addresses and details.

Saturday 29th   11.00 am – 2.00 pm      Summer Fayre at Clifford All Saints School, Ringinglow Road, S11 7PQ. Games, stalls, refreshments, live music, competitions and much, much more! Held jointly by Clifford All Saints School, All Saints Ecclesall and St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church.

Saturday 29th       7.30pm       Summer Concert     A reminder with more details about the concert in St John’s Church, Ranmoor, starting at 7.30pm with the Abbeydale Singers. 

The first half of our concert will include sacred works by Wood, Tallis, J.L. Bach and new to us, Northern Lights by Ola Gjeilo. Will Todd’s In This Place will add a specially atmospheric dimension to singing in St John’s. Then follows a selection of French songs by Passereau, Saint Saens, Faure and Ravel. As usual, the choir will serve you with free wine, soft drinks and shortbread during the interval.

We start the second half with Eriks Esenvalds’ hauntingly beautiful Stars accompanied, intriguingly, by wine glasses ‘played’ by Sheffield Young Singers. We also feature romantic pieces by Schubert, our good friend Andrew Carter, and Bob Chilcott (sung with the Sheffield Young Singers), and the liltingly evocative folk song Underneath the Stars by Kate Rusby, the ‘Barnsley Nightingale’.

Ticket prices are again being held at £12, £10 (concessions) and £6 for students with card; accompanied children under 16 are free of charge.

To book your tickets please call

0114 2685493, leave a message or email to enquiries@abbeydalesingers.org.uk to reserve tickets for collection and payment at the door.

 

 

 

 

Removal of Public Payphone:  Junction of Tom Lane and Fulwood Road, Nether Green

6 Jun

Ant Kids Charity would like to take ownership of this telephone kiosk under BT’s adopt a kiosk programme. Further details can be found at http://www.payphones.bt.com. BT are therefore proposing to remove the payphone service at this location. (Irrespective of the outcome of the consultation, the payphone equipment would not be removed if Antkids charity did not proceed with the adoption).

BT have already put a notice in the kiosk on the 17th May 2019. The Council are collating views on the permanent removal of this telephone service, to allow Antkids charity to proceed with adopting the phonebox.

If anyone wishes to comment or object to this proposal, please write to Sheffield City Council as the local planning authority

to Forward & Area Planning Team, Sheffield City Council, Howden House, 1 Union Street, Sheffield, S1 2SH; or to sheffieldplan@sheffield.gov.uk

Please quote the telephone number of the telephone kiosk (0114 230 2399) or the location (junction of Tom Lane and Fulwood Road)

Deadline for comments is 1 July 2019.

The local planning authority will then consider the comments, alongside other prescribed factors and will publish in draft whether they will be consenting or objecting to the proposal on that basis.