is Stuart Bolton, your Area Co-ordinator, reporting on what
your Area Panel have been doing for you and what issues you
have asked us to take up for the future.
forget you can contact the Area Panel and Area Action Team
at: Room G44, Sheffield City Council, Old Town Hall, Sheffield,
S1 2HH, TEL: 0114 276 9134 or firstname.lastname@example.org
all minutes and agendas for Area Panel meetings are available
on the Internet at www.sheffield.gov.uk.
‘Help us to help Burngreave
become a brighter place’
Community Chest Fund
Do you love living in Burngreave and have ideas you think
would make it look and feel a better place to live in?
Area Panel have set up a Community Chest Fund to give small
amounts of money to groups who want to do small things to
improve the area.
you can get per group is £200 and it can be for all
sorts of things – a day trip for young people, running
an art project or putting a litterbin or a bench in your street
or local park.
in touch with Stuart Bolton for the guidance pack and application
form. Please don’t be put off if you have an idea but
are worried about filing in the form - talk to us we’re
here to make your ideas happen.
We want to plant thousands of bulbs to create a blaze of colour
in Burngreave next Spring.
need your help to:
places in Burngreave where the plants should be planted,
the corner of your street, in a park or on a piece of open
us where you think the bulbs would make a difference - you
know your area.
the bulbs in the Autumn. Are you an individual who would
like to help, or maybe you’re part of a group and
you think you group would like to ‘brighten up Burngreave’
with the bulbs?
send us your ideas of where the bulbs should go and your name
and address if you’d like to help.
Contact Stuart by using the details at the top of the page
for the guidelines and application form.
The Burngreave Area Panel is working to get a sign for where
you live that will help to ‘Welcome’ people to
Burngreave. We would like your ideas on what sort of sign
you would like to see and where you think it could go? Maybe
you would like a simple sign on Burngreave Road or a sculptured
arch across Spital Hill. Please send your ideas to Stuart
and we will use them to put together some designs that we
can show you in the next issue of the Messenger. (Whenever
that is! - ed)
At your last Area Panel meeting you told us about the road
safety problems around Sutherland Road, Buckenham Street and
Ellesmere Road and what you felt should happen to make the
streets safer. At the end of the meeting the Area Panel asked
the Council Highways service to make plans for a scheme for
the whole of this area and they will be reporting back at
a future Area Panel meeting.
VALE FORUM FIRST
Last month around seventy people from Fir Vale met at the
Fir Vale Community Forum’s first public meeting and
elected its committee and agreed its constitution. The Chair
of Burngreave Community Action Forum (BCAF), Steve Cooke was
there to help give people an idea of what BCAF does and what
being on the committee was like. 12 local people area on the
committee and they will be working with the Council, Police,
Health and local groups to help improve Fir Vale and put together
a long term plan to regenerate the area
Fir Vale Community Forum committee (left to right):
front row: Yasmin Saeed, Shanaz Iqbal, Laila Wragg, Cllr.
Ibrar Hussain, Mahmood Alazani.
Back row: Tammy Pear, Munsif Khan, Peter Lamb, Jackie Stanley,
Gladys Newbolt, Gulfraz Ahmed, Simon Clerehugh, Mohammed Suleman
first for the Forum was the meeting of the new Fir Vale Community
Safety Group. This is a group of local people who are working
with Police, Sheffield Futures, Council and the Drug Action
Team on making where you live a safer place. They have started
to put together a community safety action plan by looking
at all the issues to see what needs to happen first and identify
who is going to do it.
want to get involved or know more about the Fir Vale Forum
or the Community Safety Group please contact the Mustafa Ahmed,
Fir Vale Development Officer.
Tel: 0114 273 4642 or 0771 501 0964.