New Deal are considering
a proposal for two new bus services, to provide local
links within Burngreave linking us to Meadowhall and
the new manufacturing park proposed for the old Waverly
coalfield in Catcliffe...
The recent BCAF Quarterly
Forum put the focus firmly onto the issues facing older
people in Burngreave, and heard concerns following the
announcement of the early closure of Ellesmere Residential
Home. Council representatives described plans to improve
home support and develop new ‘Extra Care Housing’...
a vision of the future?
The Council are shifting
investment away from residential homes and into to home
support services, but many older people still end up
in unsuitable houses and often become isolated...
The house on Skinnerthorpe
Road looked very old and was in need of some major repairs.
Following coverage in The Star in 2002 improvements
were promised, but when Rob visited he wasn’t
sure that anyone should be living there. At the age
of 76 Mr Jack Taylor still is...
Street Age Well Group
Every Wednesday some elderly
members from our community get together for an afternoon
of association inside Verdon Recreation Centre, providing
their own coffee, tea, bingo games and prizes...
Community Education Co-ordinators
have been working since September 2003 in the four primary
schools and three secondary schools that serve the Burngreave
New Deal area...
list of some of the activities and courses you can choose
from in your local schools.
Mothers who have spoken out about difficulties
they face in finding and paying for childcare in Burngreave
have been acknowledged by the creation of the Burngreave
Childcare steering group...
Also includes list of Childcare Providors in
Ony Bright is a radio
presenter and Non-Executive Director at Sheffield Teaching
Hospitals. In July this year she will be taking part
in an eight day charity trek in Mongolia for the Anthony
Nolan Trust, whose role is to maintain a national register
of potential bone marrow donors...
For My People
Mohamed Bashe has produced
and financed the publishing of three books. The Somali
Writing Project Parts 1 and 2 are both summaries of
Somali writing and photography workshops. It’s
an important task of Mohamed’s to try and make
his people realise that they too have the ability to
write as a form of expression...
All over Europe the rise
of parties like the British National Party (BNP) is
a worrying trend. With elections in June 2004, Operation
Black Vote urge you to use your vote or register to
vote if you haven’t yet done so...
This was an event well
organised by four young women for the older generation
of Arabic women, and a celebration for what women have
achieved in the Yemeni Community...
is now available from Creative Burngreave
for more arts projects in Burngreave. Check out
some of the projects that were funded in the last
round on these pages...
Details about Creative
Burngreave and their upcoming Year 2 funding...
Profiles for some
of the projects funded by Creative Burngreave...
Full list of sponsored
projects in 2003/2004...
gets a lie in
After serving the children,
parents and staff of Byron Wood School for the last
22 years, Caretaker Arthur Ward is finally getting a
lie in in the morning, as he and his wife Pat, a cleaner
at the school, are retiring...
room for children
Ellesmere Out of School
Project has settled into the new Community Room at Byron
Wood School, after months of holding the club in the
dining hall. It was open house as mums, dads and children
celebrated the move with a huge party, opened by Councillor