A few months ago, Burngreave New Deal
for Communities signed up to a ground-breaking agreement with
Sheffield City Council, aimed at ensuring that people in Burngreave
benefited from major improvements in local services.
One of the major elements of the agreement was
that any services funded through New Deal would be extra services,
meaning that New Deal money would not be spent on standard
Council services. Services such as the new Community Wardens
team and the Home Maintenance Advice and Loan Scheme would
simply not be provided without New Deal funding. Other services,
such as street lighting, are being improved through the New
Many local people have already gained new jobs
created through the Advancing Together agreement and improvements
are starting to show. To mark the success of the agreement
so far, Sheffield City Council Chief Executive Bob Kerslake
made a presentation to the recent Partnership Board meeting
and he and Rose Ardron, BNDfC Partnership Board Chair, formally
signed up to the agreement.
Sheffield City Council Chief Executive
Bob Kerslake (left) and BNDfC Partnership Board Chair Rose Ardron
(right) sign the agreement.