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‘Shifting Scape’ exhibition by Trish O’Shea opens at The Circle

3rd May 2018

The inspiration for this exhibition is ‘places visited and places imagined’. The paintings represent those moments in nature when the light shifts, the weather changes and the different seasons seem to be present in a number of hours. “Being in nature is peaceful, restful and reviving and nothing is ever still, even the slightest of…

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Paul Blomfield MP opens City of Sanctuary Sheffield

2nd May 2018

A refuge for refugees was officially opened this April. The MP for Sheffield Central, Paul Blomfield, opened the new centre on Friday, April 20, in the heart of Sheffield. The Sanctuary, on Chapel Walk, was developed by City of Sanctuary Sheffield, as a place where asylum seekers and refugees can come for information and support.…

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Draft Proposal for Community Commissions

1st May 2018

Sheffield City Council received Government funding to develop a masterplan for Gleadless Valley. Below sets out ideas for involving community groups, clubs, charities and other not-for-profit organisations in the process – with grants given to support this. Gleadless Valley Masterplan SCC received £515,000 to develop a masterplan for Gleadless Valley. The masterplan will be developed…

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Views sought on older people’s care as Sheffield charity launches fresh vision

10th April 2018

Age UK Sheffield is calling on local people to have their say on its new three year plan after its chair of trustees outlined the challenges facing the charity during a speech at a major national symposium. David Campbell said: “Ironically, as demand on our services reaches record levels, our resources are diminishing at an…

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Research shows men are more lonely than women

25th March 2018

GPs nationwide are seeing up to 10 patients a day who are simply lonely – and men are feeling more isolated than women. Men are more at risk of isolation because research shows they make friends less easily than women and don’t take part in as many social activities or community groups. More than one…

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Free Festival of debate Tickets for Charities

22nd March 2018

This year Festival of Debate will be donating tickets for events to charities and third sector organisations in Sheffield. They hope to reduce the barriers facing often disadvantaged communities and groups and to enable and empower voices from more diverse backgrounds to take part. The Festival of Debate is an opportunity for all people to…

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Apply to be a Co-op local cause

16th March 2018

The Co-op Local Community Fund gives money to local causes, helping to bring people together and make a difference. Find out more about how the fund works To apply to be a Co-op cause you must have a project or event in mind that: takes place in the UK or Isle of Man doesn’t have religious…

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Fox Valley offers free AAA health screening  

15th March 2018

 Fox Valley shopping centre is offering its visitors the chance to receive lifesaving screening at a mobile clinic. The centre, in Stocksbridge, will be hosting an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) screening clinic on board an NHS Health Bus on 15 May. The clinic will offer men in the local area a location closer to home…

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Conversations Count

15th March 2018

Sheffield City Council are changing the way they approach adult social care in Sheffield. The new approach is about listening to people, and understanding what matters to them and what a good life looks like to them and their family. Instead of focusing on what people struggle with, assessing their needs and putting in formal…

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‘Are you tough enough?’

15th March 2018

Home-Start South Yorkshire returns with its annual Stanage Stumble challenge to Sheffield, on Sunday 13th May, uniting its supporters and volunteers, to help raise funds for vulnerable local families. This renowned event has been supporting Home-Start for the last 10 years. Participants are given the choice of three distances – 12, 17, or 23 miles-…

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