May 2007

All news releases from May 2007. There is no printed issue this month – the next printed issue is published 2nd June 2007. Copy deadline: 16th May.

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24th May Area Panel meeting

The next meeting of the Burngreave Area Panel is on Thursday 24th May 2006 in the Furnival meeting room (not at Verdon Street recreation centre).

Sheffield Women's Forum News

Sheffield Women's Forum are proud to announce their next events:

  • 12th June 2007: ‘Why Women?’ Campaign

  • 9th July 2007: Women's Lives as Refugees and Asylum Seekers. An Evening with the Northern Refugee Centre REACT Project.

Environment Day 2007

Green City Action's environment event in Abbeyfield Park. Activities this year include plant stalls and help with hanging baskets, birds of prey exhibition, animals from Heeley City Farm, Sports and Games for children, tree trail and treasure hunt.

Legal Aid cuts

Sheffield Law Centre and other advice agencies in Sheffield are taking part in the Week of Action called by the Access to Justice Alliance, with a demonstration against Legal Aid cuts on Monday 21 May 2007 outside the Combined Court Centre.

No excuse for selling off Woodside

Campaigners calling for more social rented housing in the Burngreave area have received a boost by a promise that under Brown the rules that Thatcher brought in which prevented council's from building any new Council houses will at last be ‘relaxed’.

Art in the Park events

Be part of an urban dance explosion this Saturday (12 May 2007) afternoon! Whether you're a dance star or think you have two left feet… spring into action and give hip hop dance a try! Plus:

  • Ruskin Park Fun Day at Ruskin Park

Services for Elders

On 24th April, over 100 community elders came to voice their concerns at a BME consultation day organised by the Yemeni Pakistan Community Associations.

Vestry Hall artworks display

Proposed artworks for the Vestry Hall entrance and foyer are on display in Burngreave library until 11th May 2007.

End of free English courses

Burngreave residents joined a demonstration against the government proposal to end free English courses for speakers of other languages.

Pitsmoor Surgery extension launch

Pitsmoor Surgery's distinctive pointed roof has been a landmark on Burngreave Road for nearly twenty years. However, major extension work has enabled it to provide more services to Burngreave residents.

Ramblers Walking Dates May/June

Details and dates in May and June 2007 for walks organised by Burngreave Ramblers.

Trustees wanted

Are you looking for something new? South Yorkshire Women's Development Trust is looking for people to join the Board of Trustees.

  • Closing date for applications: 13th May 2007

Out of the Box

Art exhibition by Burngreave's Patrick Amber at the Hilton Hotel, Victoria Quays. Preview evening Friday 4th May 2007.

YCAS Advice Team Leader

JOB: The Yemeni Welfare and Advice Centre seeks an advice team leader to join a dynamic staff team at the Yemeni Community Association.

  • £23,175 p.a. plus 8.25% pension contribution and pay award, pending

  • pro rata – 30 hrs

  • Closing Date for Applications: 12.00 noon Friday 18th May 2007

Burngreave Academy Summer Programme

Summer programme of Burngreave author events in May and June 2007 at the New Roots Shop.

  • Cultural Diversity & Diaspora Communities: Art as a vehicle for Social Change

  • The Rise of the Crescent

  • Lifestyles of Sharing

  • Sociology of Regeneration

  • Burngreave Voices

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