Heeley Beer Festival, 27th-29th March @ The Brothers Arms

March 24, 2015
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The first ever Heeley Beer Festival will be taking place from Friday 27th March to Sunday 29th March in The Brothers Arms. Brewers from across Yorkshire will be offering Blue Bee, Great Heck, Buxton, Saltaire and Brass Castle ale, and there’ll be music from Caroline Francess, Ash Gray, Steve Allen, Matt Williams, Soapstone and Kingfisher […]

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Get A Taste For Woodcraft – 23rd March, 7.15pm onwards @ Meersbrook Park Pavilion

March 23, 2015
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Woodcraft Folk (WF) will be running a taster session from 7:15pm at the Meersbrook Park Pavilion on Monday, 23rd March. WF has been developing children’s self-confidence and building awareness of their surroundings through parent-lead activities, outings and camps since 1925, and has recently established a Pioneers group (for children aged 9/10 – 12/13) in Meersbrook […]

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The Heeley Voice – March 2015

March 20, 2015
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Issue 64 of the Heeley Voice is now online, featuring 40 pages of local news, events and organisations. Meg Munn reflects on 14 years as the local MP, artist Jo Peel discusses influences and future plans while the 74th Oak Street Scouts celebrate their 100th birthday. There’s also comprehensive listings of local groups and events, […]

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Fashion Show and Sale – Church of the Nazarene, 23rd March – 7.00pm onwards

March 20, 2015
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Fashion Show and Sale @ Sheffield Church of the Nazarene Monday 23 January Doors: 7.00pm; Show 7.30 to 9.30pm. NEW ladies clothes items at a fraction of store price! Stock may include M&S, New Look, Primark, Next etc. Changing rooms and refreshments available. Tickets: £5 on the door

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Reg Meuross + Jess Vincent – Live @ Heeley Institute, Sun 15th March – 7.00pm

March 12, 2015
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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Reg Meuross is joined by Jess Vincent at The Heeley Institute, the perfect setting for their authentic and captivating voices, lyric writing and musicianship. Enjoy guitars, dulcimer, shruti box and baritone ukulele. A fundraiser for Sheffield Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers. Bar from 7pm. Praise for Reg Meuross’ album “England Green & England […]

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Big Boulder Rolls on @ The Heeley Institute

February 16, 2015
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A few tickets are still available for two upcoming gigs at the Heeley Institute, Chris Wood on Saturday 7th March and Stefan Grossman on Friday 10th April. Widely regarded as one of the leading English singer/songwriters of his generation, Chris has twice been named BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year and twice been […]

Heeley Festival 2015

February 4, 2015
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Stall bookings are now available for the 2015 Heeley Festival, with Heeley Development Trust (HDT) building on the success of last year’s event, which saw a record number of people visiting over 70 stalls on the main site. “Heeley Festival is the largest community event in the area” said Events Organiser Beverley Nunn.  “Pitches are available […]

Job Vacancies @ Heeley Development Trust

February 4, 2015
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The Heeley-based CycleBoost project is currently seeking two new members of staff to launch and develop Rotherham CycleBoost later this spring. Working alongside an established team currently delivering a similar service in Sheffield and Barnsley, the Hub Co-ordinator and Assistant Hub Co-ordinator will be using the Mobile Bike Hub to promote sustainable transport and active […]

Searching for Stars

January 28, 2015
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Charity Support Dogs are searching for stars in the South Yorkshire and Derbyshire area to help transform the lives of children and adults affected by autism, epilepsy and physical disabilities. Support Dogs, based in Sheffield, trains dogs to become specialist assistance dogs for adults and children with a range of disabilities. With reward based training […]

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Cabinet In The Community – 6pm onwards, 11th Feb 2015

January 19, 2015
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Local residents will be able to ask Sheffield City Council leaders questions about issues affecting the south of the city at a ‘Question Time’ style session taking place at the Terry Wright Community Hall on Gleadless Road between 6pm – 7:30pm on Wednesday, 11th February. Participants will be able to speak directly with individual cabinet […]

Eclectic Acoustic at The Heeley Institute – Feb 6th, 7pm

January 9, 2015
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The former steelworker turned poet and singer-songwriter Ray Hearne will be performing at the Heeley Institute on Friday, February 6th with support from the fiddle of Val Regan, keys of Richard Body and tenor guitar of Matt Laurie. Ray will be familiar to many from his weekly poetry broadcasts on BBC Radio Sheffield, as one […]

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£10 taster sessions in January @ The Treatment Space

January 5, 2015
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To acknowledge the coming together of three crazy phenomena (January sales, NY Resolutions and detox promises) The Treatment Space are offering £10 tasters (30mins) and £20 tasters (1hr)* Whether it be for a general health check or something specific, call or email to make an appointment and get your 2015 off to a healthy start. http://www.thetreatmentspace.com/new-year-changes-2015-10-tasters-low-cost-clinics/ […]

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Anns Grove School Christmas Fair – Wednesday 26th November 2014, 3.15pm onwards

November 19, 2014
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The Anns Grove School PTA is working closely with staff and children at Anns Grove School to host the upcoming Christmas Fair.  This will be the first time since moving in to the new building in March 2006 that the school will celebrate Christmas with a whole community event, and are keen to welcome visitors […]

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JOB VACANCY @ Heeley Development Trust, Learning Champion – Full Time – £17,469 p.a

October 28, 2014
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Heeley Development Trust have an exciting job vacancy in their Adult Community Learning Team > Learning Champion > JOB DESCRIPTION + PERSON SPECIFICATION / APPLICATION FORM (WORD/PDF)

Ashley Hutchings (with Blair Dunlop) @ Heeley Institute – 14th Nov, 7.30pm

October 27, 2014
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Folk legend Ashley Hutchings, founder member of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and the Albion  Band will be performing with his son Blair Dunlop at the Heeley Institute on Friday, November 14th, as part of the Talking Gigs series of concerts. Winner of the ‘Most Influential Folk Album of All Time’ award at the 2007 BBC Radio […]

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DIVAS & ICONS @ Queens Road Social Club – 18th October, 7pm

October 15, 2014
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Community choir Glee Bah Glum are celebrating their third year this year. They will be performing their 2014 annual show at Queens Road Social Club on Saturday 18th October. This years’ theme for the annual show is ‘Divas and Icons’ and includes a wide range of artists such as Madonna, Billy Joel, The Beatles and […]

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Big Tent & The Gypsy Lantern (+ support) @ Heeley Institute, Sat 11th October

October 5, 2014
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Big Tent and the Gypsy Lantern, with The Bronze in support, will be performing at the Heeley Institute on Saturday, October 11th. Tom, Paul, Danny and George formed Big Tent after performing around the world with various different folk collectives and projects, releasing their debut album ‘Richest Man Today’ in 2012 after graduating from the […]

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Sum Votes Needed for Local Building

October 5, 2014
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              Sum Studios has been shortlisted for the 2014 Sheffield Design Award by the Sheffield Civic Trust and the Royal Institute of British Architects Yorkshire. The former Anns Grove School was originally designed by renowned architect Charles J Innocent and built by the Sheffield School Board at the turn […]

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Fashion Show and Sale! @ Church of the Nazerene, 13th Oct – 6.30pm

September 29, 2014
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Back by Popular Demand! NEW High-street brands at low prices. At: The Sheffield Church of the Nazarene, Fitzroy Road entrance, S2 3BB Date:Monday 13 October 2014 Time: 7.00pm (doors open at 6.30pm) Cost: £5 on the door Refreshments available Contact: Sophie Peel-Yates 07815975569 – all proceeds to The Sheffield Church of the Nazarene Building Project

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Do you care what happens to Meersbrook Hall and Pavilion?

September 25, 2014
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Originally built in 1780 by Benjamin Roebuck, Sheffield City Council purchased Meersbrook Hall and the surrounding grounds in January 1895 to create a public park and provide John Ruskin with the space to showcase his museum.  The collection was moved in 1954 and Sheffield Parks moved into the building. The ‘Friends of Meersbrook Hall and […]

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Sheffield Cyclists Ride For Eric

September 15, 2014
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Ride for Eric has been organised by the friends, family and colleagues of Eric Codling, who was killed by a reckless driver whilst out on his Sunday bike ride in early November 2013.  Taking place on Sunday, 21st September, Ride for Eric has planned three routes to attract cyclists of all ability and experience. The […]

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JOB VACANCIES @ HEELEY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

September 12, 2014
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Heeley Development Trust are advertising a couple of exciting job opportunities in their Adult Community Learning Team; Learning Champion – Full Time (37.5 hrs) Community Learning Administrator – Full Time (37.5 hrs) The Heeley Online Centre and Community Learning and Digital Inclusion Services deliver a vibrant and popular programme of learning across Sheffield and these […]

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Coope Boyes & Simpson @ Heeley Institute – Sun 21st Sept – 8pm

September 12, 2014
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  After a summer break to organise the 2014 Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival, Big Boulder Promotions will be returning to the Heeley Institute with an autumn/winter program of intimate roots music performances including O’Hooley and Tidow, Martin Carthy and Big Tent and the Gypsy Lantern. Performing on Sunday, 21st September, Barry Coope, Jim […]

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Heritage Open Day @ Sum Studios – Sat 13th Sept

September 10, 2014
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On Saturday 13th September (11am-3pm) there will be an opportunity to see Sum Studios as part of the annual Heritage Open Days events. There will be tours of the buildings, displays by Heeley History Workshop and Heeley Development Trust, opportunities to share memories and a chance show your support for the next phase of fundraising. […]

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Eurosession Autumn Bal @ Heeley Institute – Thurs 18th Sept

September 10, 2014
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Sheffield Eurosession will be hosting bal folk quartet Waar is Boris? at the Heeley Institute on Thursday, September 18th.  They will be leading a dance and music workshop before combining violins, guitar and diatronic into a fusion of live performance and dance. Sheffield Eurosession stage open access performance workshops influenced by traditional European roots music, […]

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Help fund Heeley Park this September

September 8, 2014
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The Heeley Park has been shortlisted for a Lloyds Bank Community Fund Award after being nominated by former employee Andy Hudson. Four third sector organisations from 352 communities across Great Britain will receive grants between £500-£3,000, depending on the results of a public vote which is open from September 2nd – 5pm on Friday, October […]

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The Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival 2014 @ Heeley Park, Sun 7th Sept – 12-6.30pm

August 30, 2014
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Heeley Park will be hosting the 2014 Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival between 12pm – 6.30pm on Sunday, September 7th. The culmination of another year of intimate roots music gigs at the Heeley Institute, the third annual music and arts festival has been organised by Big Boulder Promotions to feature live performances from Orchestre […]

The Brothers Arms comes to Heeley

August 30, 2014
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The Shakespeare Public House on Well Road has been transformed into The Brothers Arms, after the Everly Pregnant Brothers signed a free of tie deal with Punch Taverns. “It’s a classic old pub with a great beer garden and the best views in Sheffield” explained Pete McKee.  “We decided to have a pub between us […]

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Funding available for local groups – deadline 24th September

August 26, 2014
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Local voluntary and community groups have until 5pm on Wednesday, September 24th to apply for matched funding grants of between £500 and £2,500. Matched Funding means that any money applied for must be ‘matched’ by the same amount in volunteer hours, cash donations, other grant funding or ‘gifts in kind’, which is the value of […]

Call for Artists, Crafters, Makers & Creators for Big Boulder 2014

July 14, 2014
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The third Big Boulder Music & Arts Festival will take place on Sunday 7th September, 12-6pm in Heeley Park. Heeley Park is Sheffield’s largest community owned park, built and looked after by Heeley Development Trust since 1996 on behalf of the local community.  The park does not receive any statutory funding, therefore ongoing grant funding and […]

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