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Fruits of Our Labours

March 1, 2010

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If you have passed through the Thirwell Road end of the Millennium Park during February, you will have noticed a dramatic change in the area. A massive overgrown cherry laurel hedge on Goodwin Road and several sycamore trees have been removed to make way for a new community orchard. The Heeley Millennium Park Maintenance Team […]

Refurbishment Begins on Anns Grove!

March 1, 2010

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Could this be the start of an exciting new community hub for Heeley? We hope so! The City Council have commissioned Kier Sheffield to begin refurbishing part of the old Anns Grove School buildings and work started a few weeks ago. As many of you will be aware, the school has been heavily vandalised over […]

News from Meersbrook Bank School Spring 2010

March 1, 2010

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As we settle into the 2010 with memories of beautiful Christingle and Nativity activities behind us, the children and teachers of Meersbrook Bank School are turning their enthusiasm and hard work into designing a new playground. With the guidance and support of the teaching staff and the Friends of Meersbrook Bank, the children will be […]

Meersbrook Bank School Need Community Governors

March 1, 2010

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Meersbrook Bank Community Primary School is looking to appoint two Community Governors to the Governing Body. Governors are people who have an interest in being part of a school community and wish to make a positive contribution. Alongside the headteacher, Governors contribute to the effective day-to-day running of the school and contribute to its achievements. […]

Newfield School Parents and Carers Association

March 1, 2010

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Friends of Newfield is a group that any parents, carers, grandparents or well wishers of children at Newfield can join. It was started last autumn by a group of parents who felt that they wanted to be more involved in the life of the school, to support their children and the school and to help Newfield become […]

Language of Success! – Newfield School

March 1, 2010

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In January 2010, students from various schools across South Yorkshire took part in a full day’s Languages Workshop at Sheffield Hallam University as part of their ‘Routes into Languages’ Programme.  The aim of the day was to help students  understand  the importance of foreign languages in today’s world.  Students met with Chinese students which allowed […]

Newfield School Sporting Achievements

March 1, 2010

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CROSS COUNTRY         Congratulations to Year 11 Newfield School students Anthony Bagley, Chris Hanson, Kassim Ashraf, Robbie Fowler, Lewis Cator and Errando Krasniqi.  After many years in the Cross Country wilderness, these students have claimed the Sheffield Schools Intermediate League Championship for 2009/2010. What makes this achievement all the better, is that it is the first time that some […]

Heeley City Farm News

March 1, 2010

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Community Heritage Saturday 21st March, 11am- 3pm Our Reconstructed Iron Age Roundhouse is almost finished. Come along to the free Roundhouse Family Fun Day on Sunday the 21st of March where we will be adding the finishing touches. Get muddy and help finish daubing the walls by covering the walls in a mixture of clay, […]

BME Housing Strategy Monitoring Group

March 1, 2010

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The BME Housing Strategy is Sheffield City Council’s housing strategy for all BME people. Are you a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) person living in Sheffield? Do you want to work with the council to improve housing and housing services for BME people? Then the BME Housing Strategy Monitoring Group is for you!!! We are a […]

Update from the South Community Assembly

March 1, 2010

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The South Community Assembly has approved the following range of projects helping to deliver some of the local priorities highlighted in the Community Plan. From its ‘You Choose’ funding (for projects applying for £250 and under) the following two project were successful:-  Anns Grove Primary PTA  £250 Heeley Playscheme  £250 Also on Thursday 21st January […]

Significant Reductions in Crime in Heeley and Gleadless Valley

March 1, 2010

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I am very pleased to report that the latest crime figures for Heeley and Gleadless Valley show a continued fall in recorded crime. Over the past three months we have run a number of initiatives to target offences of Burglary and Vehicle crime. These have involved officers from the Safer Neighbourhood Area, CID, Roads Policing […]

Action and Adventure with ReCycle Rides

March 1, 2010

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After a fairly difficult few months of weather, things are on the up, spring is here and it’s time to start enjoying bikes again. Riding in winter can be hard on you and very hard on your bike and kit; many folks can’t face cycling in the depths of winter. But it’s about to get […]

Sheffield Bike Jumble

March 1, 2010

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The first ReCycleBikes Sheffield Cycle Jumble took place on Saturday 13th February at the Heeley Institute. Close to 90 people came along to recycle their spare bits or to rummage for a bargain so thanks to the sellers, buyers and volunteers that turned up to make the event a success. All the proceeds that ReCycleBikes […]