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Dancing with Dementia – Tea dance at Ponds Forge 22nd June 2017

9 Jun



Health Information Week at Central Library 4th July 2017

9 Jun

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Social Sessions in Broomhall, Sharrow and Sheffield City Centre

11 May

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New Urban Gym for over 50’s at SUFC every Monday starting 5th June 2017

8 May

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Are you worried about someone you love, but can’t always be there with them?

11 Apr

Due to collaboration between City Wide Care Alarms (CWCA) and Westfield Health, CWCA are now offering a FREE six week trial of a ‘3rings plug’.

This can help ensure a vulnerable person is safe their home.

A regularly used appliance, e.g. a kettle, is plugged into the 3rings plug and then, when that appliance is used, up to 10 family members can get a message via smartphone app, email, text or automated calls, which assures them that the person is up and active.

care alarms

Time bands can also be set, e.g. 5am to 9 am or 3pm to 6pm, so that if the appliance isn’t used between these times an alert is sent out instead. The plug uses inbuilt mobile technology so all that is needed is a mobile phone signal.

After the six week free trial, prices are £15.99 per month for a minimum 12 month contract, or £18.99 a month for a ‘pay as you go cancel anytime’ deal.

More information is available at

Anyone interested in having one of these on a six week free trial should contact City Wide Care Alarms on 0114 242 0351.


Sporting Memories for men over 50 – Love Sport ? why not share your memories with others

4 Apr

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‘Love Sport’ groups launched in Sheffield Libraries

Four ‘Love Sport’ groups, for men aged 50 and over, are relaunching in libraries across Sheffield this spring.

  • Stocksbridge Library, Manchester Road, S36, 1DH. Every Friday from March 31st, 10.30am -12noon.
  • The Learning Zone, Parson Cross Library, Wordsworth Avenue, S5 8NL.  Every Monday from 3rd April 10.30am-12noon.
  • Central Library, Surrey Street, S1 1XZ.  Every Thursday from 13th April 10am-12noon.
  • Firth Park Library, 443 Firth Park Road, S5 6QQ.  Every Wednesday from 26th April, 3-4.30pm.


The free groups will meet weekly and provide a place for sports fans to reminisce about past sporting events and talk about current ones, with biscuits and hot drinks provided.

‘Whether it’s football, cricket, boxing, horse racing, snooker or athletics, if you love sport these groups are for you,’ says Panni Loh of Ignite Imaginations, who are supporting the groups with funding from South Yorkshire Housing and Age Better in Sheffield.

‘The groups will be led by one of our facilitators, and will have access to resources from the Sporting Memories Network.  Any man aged 50+ would be very welcome to join the group at any point, just drop in and say hello.’

The format of the groups will be flexible, depending on the interests of the men who come along.  They could include quizzes, sessions focused on particular sports, researching sports events or catching up with the latest sports news with like-minded people.

Love Sport?

Come and share your sporting

memories with other sports fans,

our facilitators and free tea and biscuits!
Visit our website for dates and locations

Volunteering opportunities with inspirational training delivered by the WEA – starts 4th May 2017

28 Mar


For further information or to apply, please contact us by email-
alternatively, call us on 07468417353
Closing date: Applications should be received by Wednesday 19th April 2017