As a founder member of
BCAF and the Sheffield Women’s Forum, Rose Ardron
has gone on to become the Community Chair of the New
Deal Partnership Board...
Abuse Project Launch
The Burngreave Domestic
Abuse Project is holding its launch this month and will
start to offer practical and emotional support and outreach
to families in the Burngreave area...
Mark Lankshear talks to
a woman brave enough to speak about her experiences
of the sexual and emotional abuse her husband put her
through. Now, she says, she’s come out strong
and positive with a message for other women, ‘You’re
List for Advice & Support on Domestic Abuse in Sheffield
Day is coming up on 8th March and events for women are
taking place to mark the occasion. However, there is
room for many more, according to Burngreave residents...
changes for Council housing
Sweeping changes are being
made to the system of Council House provision across
Sheffield. ‘Neighbourhood Commissions’ are
being introduced across the city, to assess plans to
bring in the extra investment needed to bring Council
homes up to the government's Decent Homes Standard by
the 2010 deadline...
– make your bid!
From 3rd March, if you
are waiting to hear about the offer of a council home
– stop waiting! New offers will no longer be sent
to those on the waiting list. Instead applicants will
be able to visit their local Housing Office, or the
city centre Property Shop, to choose from whichever
properties are available.
Concerns have been raised that the
Woodside demolition will not be finished on time...
in Fir Vale
The Goodwill Community
Centre on Rothay Road, Fir Vale is generating a lot
of community involvement, explained Treasurer/Centre
Manager Omer Abdulqader...
Centre Courses Schedule
A focus for
the Black community
On 29th January SYAC held
a community engagement day at the SADACCA Community
Centre to inform people about the forth coming transfer
of SYAC from Council control into the hands of the community...
learning and more
Rob Smith met with Adel
Hassan, co-ordinator of what is becoming a prime centre
of community activity, education and convenience to
those it serves. Adel is eager to promote a new project,
Access to Employment for Arabic speakers, being developed
for those who use this centre.
Therapy project is an exciting new project aiming to
support the high numbers of people with mental health
difficulties in this area...
About with Community Wardens
Rob Smith spent a cold
morning on one of many routine patrols with our newly-appointed
School Down Memory Lane
A trip down memory lane
and all the music came from the chattering voices of
so many forgotten and now fondly remembered faces...