contents of these pages are prepared by Stuart Bolton, Area Co-ordinator
for the Burngreave Area Panel.
Second Round of Community Chest Awards
Your Area Panel met at the beginning of March to decide on the
second round of the Burngreave Area Panel Community Chest fund (see
Sixteen different groups applied but we could not give money to
them all and it was a tough job to choose who was successful. We
wish all the groups every success in their work and hope they will
come to an Area Panel meeting to tell us how they’ve got on.
Area Panel Meeting Report
Did you know that a girl born and brought up in Burngreave could
live up to 12 years less than a girl born and brought up in another
part of Sheffield like Ecclesall? It is things like this that made
the last Area Panel meeting about the issue of health so important.
At the meeting Jeremy Wight and Gary McCulloch told us what the
North Sheffield Primary Health Care Trust was going to do to improve
the health of people in Burngreave and reduce the differences between
Burngreave and other parts of the city. They told us about the work
the Health Action Zone been doing for people since 1999. We also
heard from Magda Boo about the work funded by the New Deal for Communities
Health Theme and the plans for more projects to help people around
issues like drugs, health education and being more active.
Residents at the meeting said they felt that something needed to
be done to help dentists to take on extra patients and that there
needs to be more work to help people with mental health problems.