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Issue 70, June 2007

Attention landlords and property investors

The Sheffield Landlord Expo 2007 will be held on Thursday 14th June 2007 at Don Valley Stadium, 1pm to 7pm.

2007-06-04 20:30:13
Job: Administration Assistant

Pitsmoor Surgery BNDFC Counselling Project require an Administration Assistant.

  • Part time, approx 21 hours a week.

  • £13,470 pro rata.

  • Closing date: 21st June 2007

2007-06-04 20:25:41
Advice on learning and work

Next Step provide services designed to help people if they need to improve their job prospects or skills, get a qualification or just make the most of their job.

2007-06-04 20:20:00
Youth Development Worker required

Job: Ellesmere Youth Project are looking for a Youth Development Worker.

  • £17,199 p.a

  • 37 hours per week – including study time

  • Closing Date for applications: Friday 29th June 2007.

2007-06-04 20:14:03
A Day of Remembrance

22nd July 2007, Peter Street playing fields: ‘Burngreave Real People’ presents a day of music and activities to remember the 200 years since the abolition of slavery.

2007-06-04 19:55:49
Messenger in Fir Vale

This month sees the Messenger expand into Fir Vale.

2007-06-04 15:46:52
Sold out

As various housing and projects take place, all that is missing are luxury family homes for those working in the emerging business quarter.

2007-06-04 15:44:18
Luxury Woodside

Campaigners for more affordable housing on Woodside failed to persuade Council members to rethink their plans at a recent meeting. Pleas for more public consultation over the options were ignored.

2007-06-04 15:27:54
Wicker developments

Plans for the Wicker were revealed on 15th May 2007 at SADACCA, with a small window of opportunity to have your say.

2007-06-04 15:24:39
Celebrate Refugee Week! 18th– 24th June 2007

Refugee Week highlights the realities of life for asylum seekers and refugees. Here are the details of a selection of the events being held in celebration.

2007-06-01 22:06:05
Life in the U.K. Test

Are you applying for British Nationality? Do you need advice regarding citizenship? If yes we can support you through the process.

2007-06-01 21:57:03
Little Foxes Playgroup Open Day

Come and meet the leaders. See the facilities, put your name on the mailing list and enjoy a chat.

2007-06-01 21:49:50
Roshni Carers Support Service

Roshni carers service is committed to improving the quality of life for female Asian carers of people with mental illness. If you are a female carer from the Pakistani, Indian or Bengali community, our services can support you in your role.

2007-06-01 21:43:36
Verdon Recreation Centre: Activity Timetable

A timetable of activities taking place at Verdon Recreation Centre.

2007-06-01 21:32:19
Councillors' Surgery Dates

Your local councillors, Jackie Drayton, Ibrar Hussain and Steve Jones, share surgeries on a rota basis. Details here.

2007-06-01 20:35:31
Schools Expansion Consultation

Special meetings have been arranged to explain to parents the proposed expansion of four local primary schools in Burngreave, Pitsmoor and Fir Vale and to hear what you think. Try and make sure you get along to them, to ask questions, and have your say.

2007-06-01 20:11:19
Cricketers in Abbeyfield Park

The Abbeyfield Park tennis courts are set to host a ‘mainly cricket MUGA’ or multi use games area as Council staff, working with the local Burngreave youth, attract money from a national sports body.

2007-06-01 20:05:18
Burngreave Area Panel

Latest news from the Area Co-ordinator for the Burngreave Area Panel, including:

  • Cricketers in Abbeyfield Park

  • Schools Expansion Consultation

  • Councillors' Surgery Dates

  • Next Area Panel meeting details

2007-06-01 20:00:58
BNDfC Community Representative elections

These are the last few days for your opportunity to register to vote in the BNDfC Community Representatives elections and for you to put yourself forward as a candidate to stand as a Community Representative on the BNDfC Board.

2007-06-01 19:41:22
JOB: Regeneration Manager – Employment and Skills

This is a key post within the programme and will develop and expand the activities that are already underway and integrate them into the Local Economic Development Strategy for the area.

  • Salary: £27,313 – £35,771

  • Closing date: Thursday 28 June 2007 at 12.00 noon

2007-06-01 19:22:31
Burngreave Environmental Day

After the previous year’s torrential downpours, to everyone’s relief the Environment Day on Sunday 20th May 2007 took place in perfect May weather.

2007-05-31 22:18:10
It’s Fantastic!

The Parents Group at Firs Hill School recently bought new play equipment for one of the playgrounds with funding from New Deal and the school.

2007-05-31 22:13:38
Burngreave Celebrates learning: A truly multicultrual event

Where else but Burngreave Celebrates Learning Festival would you get Bollywood dancing, a bus with its own IT suite, art and crafts, an Adult learners award ceremony and Johnny Cash songs in one place?

2007-05-31 22:10:57
Study support conference

During the Easter holidays the New Deal funded Burngreave Study Support Consortium met to look back over the year and enjoy activities together.

2007-05-31 22:07:54
Surtag Hack

Ms Surtag Hack lives on Wensley Estate with a garden full of colourful flowers and a patio set out with parasols. She is volunteer coordinator of Petsearch, which puts people in touch with lost pets, is of Indian descent and has three successful adult children of joint Arab-Indian heritage.

2007-05-31 21:55:00
From factory to church

On Saturday night 24th March, more than 170 guests gathered in an old factory along Carlisle Street in Burngreave. People from more than 20 countries came to celebrate the official opening of the new Rock Christian Centre.

2007-05-31 21:50:13
Plans to build a Mosque and Madressa

The Masjid-E-Umar mosque has put in a planning application to demolish the existing mosque, in buildings at 304-306 Barnsley Road, and to replace it with a three storey, purposed built mosque and madressa with a minaret and dome.

2007-05-31 21:44:14
SADACCA’s 21st Anniversary

On the 31st March 2007, SADACCA celebrated its 21st anniversary since obtaining the building at the Wicker.

2007-05-31 21:39:58
Bicentenary of the Abolition of Slavery

The commemoration event – 200 years since the abolition of the slave trade – was held on the March at the Winter Gardens and hosted by Lord Mayor Jackie Drayton. Seated serenely among the greenery, we were far removed from the reality of the horrors of slavery.

2007-05-31 21:34:34
Imran inspires

Earlier this month I visited a small building in the centre of Osgathorpe Park called the Pavilion. It was full of young people enjoying themselves. Here I met a young man called Imran Ali, a youth worker who obviously had a natural ability to inspire young people.

2007-05-31 21:29:58
Pavilion saved

The plan to demolish the Pavilion building in Osgathorpe Park was on the agenda at the Area Panel meeting that took place on Thursday 24th May 2007 at The Furnival on Verdon Street.

2007-05-31 21:24:39
Vestry Hall news

Burngreave Vestry Hall refurbishment reached the last lap recently, but there are concerns that little is planned for the provision at the Centre.

2007-05-31 21:16:07
Schools set to expand

The Council has just revealed plans to expand four schools in Burngreave and Fir Vale to cope with increased numbers of children. St Catherine’s and Pye Bank schools would double in size, from one class of 30 in each year group to two classes. In Fir Vale, both Owler Brook and Whiteways would change to taking both infant and junior children, with two classes of 30 children in each year group.

2007-05-31 21:09:18
New post for Regeneration Manager

Cecilia Shields, BNDfC Regeneration Manager for Employment & Skills, has recently taken on the post of the Neighbourhood Enterprise Champions Programme Manager for ‘Generation Enterprise’. Generation Enterprise is the title of Sheffield’s bid to the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI).

2007-05-31 19:56:49
A New Deal for Burngreave

News from Burngreave New Deal for Communities including:

  • New post for Regeneration Manager

  • Job: Regeneration Manager – Employment and Skills

  • BNDfC Community Representative elections – Deadline extended

2007-05-31 19:51:50
AL-NISA Sport and Leisure

“A new concept in combat sport and defence”

  • Full contact thai/kick boxing

  • Self defence courses

  • Boxercise – non contact exercise

  • Fully qualified, insured and CRB clear FEMALE instructor

2007-05-30 22:30:50
St Peter's Church Activities

Details of the free Community Activities now available.

2007-05-30 22:24:35
Council Sells Land

As the Council sells off its assets, local home-owners have had the land sold under their feet.

2007-05-30 22:19:43
Spital Tunnel, the Fiery Jack!

As Tesco prepares its application to redevelop the Hartwell’s site on Savile Street, an issue of history and heritage arises because the Hartwell’s site has not always been a car dealership!

2007-05-30 22:14:18
Hanging baskets and bird boxes

Do not despair if you missed out on the special offer of hanging baskets full of lovely flowers at the Abbeyfield Park Environment Day…

2007-05-30 22:06:37
Abbeyfield Park Multicultural Festival 2007

The 9th Abbeyfield Park Multicultural Festival takes place on Sunday 8th July 2007, thanks to the support of BNDfC.

2007-05-30 21:58:39
Carwood TARA

Carwood Tenants and Residents Association office, 22 Carwood Green is now open Tuesdays 3–5pm and Thursdays 4.30–6pm.

2007-05-30 21:51:49
Burngreave Ramblers dates

Walks leave from Abbeyfield Park gates, Abbeyfield Road at 10.45am and usually return about 3.30pm.

2007-05-30 21:48:05
Women's Bowling sessions at Abbeyfield Park

The bowling green will be open for women’s practice sessions on Thursdays at 2pm, starting 7th June 2007.

2007-05-30 21:45:02
Kung Fu in China

Local Lau Gar Kung Fu Sifu (teacher) Graham Abdulla recently visited Wong Fei Heung Temple at Foshan in China to train with the Chinese National Wu Shu Champion – Master Xia.

2007-05-30 21:39:45
Services for Elders

On 24th April 2007 over 100 older people came to voice their concerns at a BME consultation day jointly organised by the Pakistan Advice Centre, Yemeni Community Association and Somali Disability Group.

2007-05-30 21:31:57
Pat Love

Pat has been a Pitsmoor resident for ten years. She has a nine-year-old son, Jordan, who has autism and learning difficulties. He attends Rowan School. She tells us a little about her life as a carer.

2007-05-30 21:22:02
Sue Lawrence

Looking back on it, Sue's always been a carer. The eldest of five children, she soon started helping out with her younger siblings. With her dad working full-time, her mum was left in the traditional role of looking after relatives. Sue helped out and gradually took on more and more. She offers some insight into the life of a carer.

2007-05-30 21:17:38
Caring Lives

11th – 17th June is Carers Week and the campaign aims to highlight the issues facing carers. We speak to two local carers about their lives.

2007-05-30 21:13:03
Sheffield United Training Academy Sessions

The Sheffield United Training Academy, off Firshill Avenue, Shirecliffe, offers training sessions on Fridays 4pm – 5pm for girls aged 8 and upwards, and on Fridays 4pm – 6pm for boys aged 8 and upwards.

2007-05-30 21:04:42
Burngreave/ Canklow Crusaders

The Crusaders secured 2nd position, a trophy and promotion to the first division, in what was a truly fantastic and very competitive under 18s league.

2007-05-30 21:00:10
Burngreave Saints Under 10s

It’s been another successful season for the Burngreave Saints under 10s who marked their debut campaign in the Sheffield and District Junior League with an impressive 6th place and a move to a new venue.

2007-05-30 20:55:08
Earl Marshall Juniors Under 11s

The 2006/7 season saw Earl Marshall Under 11s play their first ever 11- a-side matches. Early wins in August's friendlies ensured a real sense of optimism for the season.

2007-05-30 20:50:11
Football Focus

End of season reviews for:

  • Earl Marshall Juniors Under 11s

  • Burngreave Saints Under 10s

  • Burngreave/Canklow Crusaders


  • Information on Sheffield United Academy's training sessions

2007-05-30 20:46:46

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