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Woodseats Library Consultation – your views matter

5 Jun

Woodseats Library will reopen in September 2017. We will be moving in with Woodseats Medical Centre to a bespoke building that has been designed with the community in mind.

We need your help to make sure the library serves community needs and opening hours can be shaped towards your preferences. We are also eager to make sure that we provide services that are most essential to you and are asking for your help in deciding what we provide as a library service and what we try to develop with partners.

The survey can be accessed here or via the consultation website:


Job Vacancy – Project Development Worker (closing date 9th June 2017)

5 Jun

SOAR Community

SOAR is an award winning regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, training and support into  employment.

SOAR has an exciting vacancy in our Health Team for:

Project Development Worker

North2 Neighbourhood


Part time (22.5 hours) flexible hours

Salary: £20,198 – £22,221

8% pension contribution

25 days annual leave entitlement pro-rata

& Bank holidays

Initial fixed term November 2018


SOAR is working in partnership with GP practices, local statutory and VCS organisations as part of the North2 Neighbourhood Care Pilot*.


The Project Development Worker will have a key role in supporting service integration and development within the North2 Neighborhood.


The purpose of the role is:

  • To develop close working relationships with GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners in the neighbourhood.
  • To increase the level of engagement across GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners in developing new innovative ways to deliver health and social care services.
  • To support GP practices, local statutory and VCS partners to work collaboratively through partnership working across the neighbourhood.


*North2 (Neighbourhood Care Pilot area); incorporates GP practices within Firth Park, Shiregreen, Page Hall, Fir Vale and Burngreave areas. Further information –


 For more information or to request an application pack please contact: Jess McCormack on 0114 213 4120 or

If you would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact: Guy Weston (Health Services Manager) on 0114 213 4065

Closing date for applications is: Friday 9th June 2017 (17.00)

Interviews will be held: Friday 16th June 2017

JD: SOAR Project Development Worker North2 JD – 23 05 17

Walkley Festival Starting on 17th June 2017 – Fun filled and something for everyone

5 Jun

The theme of this year’s festival is “Drawing Walkley Together.” It is a celebration of Walkley’s community & artistic spirit and our participation in the Big Draw.

The programme offers an incredible variety of events and activities. To find out more details see and “Walkley Festival” on Facebook. You’ll find a taste of things to come here!

Take a look at whats on: Walkley Festival Brochure 2017

Whats on at the Broomhill Library in June 2017

5 Jun

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Heeley City Farm Festival 24th June 2017

5 Jun

Heeley Festival, Saturday 24th June 2017, poster for emails

Sheffield City Councils Green Fingers Gardening Competition 2017

5 Jun

Green Fingers Gardening Competition 2017

Are you a Sheffield City Council tenant who loves to garden or grow your own food? Are you at your happiest surrounded by blooms, bulbs and blossoming green spaces?

Our Green Fingers Garden Competition is back this year.

Enter one or more categories and you could win vouchers worth £100 (1st prize), £50 (2nd prize) or £25 (3rd prize).

This year we are trying to encourage younger gardeners to take part so we are offering an additional prize for Young Gardener of the Year. If you are a Sheffield City Council tenant aged 25 years or younger, simply enter the competition in any of the categories.

Complete our entry form below or download a copy from this page. Paper copies are also available from your local TARA, Neighbourhood Office or First Point.

Enter the gardening competition:…

Competition rules

  • entry can be for more than one category but an entrant will only go forward to the final in one category (except for Young Gardener of the Year)
  • entrants must be Sheffield City Council housing tenants
  • only official entry forms will be accepted
  • closing date is 4pm on Friday 30th June 2017
  • judging will take place in July and August. We will contact you to arrange access to your garden/balcony when the judging takes place
  • short listed entrants will be published on our website and informed by letter
  • the judges’ decision is final
  • winners must take part in publicity; this includes photography
  • no cash alternative is available for prizes
  • the competition is not open to employees of Sheffield City Council

Zest Carers Wellbeing Event, Tuesday 23rd June 2017

5 Jun