contents of these pages are prepared by the New Deal executive team.
from John Clark, Chief Executive
everyone. As I write this we are moving into year 3 of the Burngreave
New Deal for Communities (BNDfC) programme with many reasons to
2 saw a number of major achievements, including significant funding
for a number of local organisations, such as Burngreave Community
Action Trust, the Messenger and Green City Action - to
undertake work in the area.
major initiatives to get off the ground included the Community Learning
Campaign, The Safer Homes Scheme, and the recruitment of the Community
3 will see this progress accelerated, with the following developments
Jobnet Centre in the old Volkspart shop on Spital Hill to help
local people get a job or start their own business;
grants programme to help local businesses improve the security
and/or the appearance of their premises;
of the Vestry Hall as a Community Learning Centre will begin if
plans are agreed through wider consultation;
House will be refurbished to provide a ‘One Stop Shop’
of services and facilities requested by local people;
A range of apprenticeships for school leavers ensuring they have
the skills and support to secure and stay in work;
will continue to work with schools to ensure that children from
Burngreave have the appropriate support to make the most of their
all know that Burngreave New Deal for Communities hasn’t had
the immediate impact everyone wanted and expected. The reality is
that New Deal won’t change the world. It won’t even
solve all the problems in Burngreave. However, it can make a real
difference and provide opportunities we otherwise wouldn’t
hope that some of the things that have started and are going to
start this year inspire people to get involved in what is already
happening and to attend Theme Groups and tell us what you want to
happen in the future.
Group Managers are committed to working with local people to identify
and deliver solutions, but they need your help and support to achieve
differences need to be cast aside and we all need to work together
positively – residents, businesses, public and voluntary sector
organisations, BNDfC Partnership Board and staff alike.
a challenge to us all but, in meeting it, we can make this a year
to remember for Burngreave.