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Meersbrook Church and Community Centre Rises from the Rubble

June 1, 2010

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Dramatic changes are taking place on Chesterfield Road.  The familiar church building that has stood at the junction of Chesterfield Road and Beeton Road for more than 100 years has been demolished and a new church and community centre is rising up on the site of the old. The original church building was condemned as […]

Summers Here! – ReCycle Rides

June 1, 2010

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Summer’s here (just about…) and ReCycle Rides are going to be out and about with all things Bike! We ran our first Mountain Bike Club at Newfield School recently, with children learning everything they need to ride from repairing punctures, riding obstacles and using rights of way responsibly, culminating in a ride through Ecclesall Woods, over Whirlowdale […]

Safer Neighbourhood Teams

June 1, 2010

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Safer Neighbourhood Teams Hello, I’m Inspector Ian Stubbs from the Woodseats and Gleadless Valley Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNTs), here to tell you about what’s happening in your area.  The SNTs are planning a week of activities in conjunction with partner agencies, with the aim of making the area a greener, cleaner and safer place for everyone to […]

Heeley City Farm news

June 1, 2010

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On Monday 26th April staff and participants from Heeley City Farm joined local climate activists to help tell our leaders to wake up and take greater action on climate change. Including the Learning Disabilities group and young volunteers, 40 of us met outside the Energy House and formed the words “Wake Up!” for the photograph […]

Sid’s Sites – Heeley Churchyard

June 1, 2010

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Heeley Churchyard Between 1848 and 1934, there were 6,330 burials, almost half were children.  The first and second vicars, Henry Denson Jones and William J Odom have monuments in the front section, and the Brownells of Newfield Hall, who had 4 spinster daughters, are in the family vault, which is to the left just before you enter […]

Anns Grove School redevelopment

June 1, 2010

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Anns Grove Coming Back to Life As reported in the March issue of Heeley Voice, work has begun on getting the Grade ll listed Anns Grove School refurbished and back in to use. Following several years of vandalism and neglect, the work to repair the roofs and all broken glass on the Gleadless and Hartley buildings […]

Newfield Young Leader’s Success!

June 1, 2010

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Newfield Young Leaders Success One of our bright and enthusiastic Bronze Young Leaders has been chosen by the FA to attend the National FA Leadership Camp in July at Wolverhampton. Sam’s Story Last year the PE department at Newfield School were asked to nominate pupils for the POINTS School Sports Partnership Leadership Academy.  Sam Ledger […]

Meersbrook Bank’s Busy Spring!

June 1, 2010

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Meersbrook Bank’s Busy Spring! Meersbrook Bank School is having an industrious and eventful Spring. The school has a new head! Rachel Edwards, the previous deputy head, will take up her new role in September 2010. Mr Mallard will also stay with the school as Executive Head. The first film night was a great success. A […]

Carfield Primary School

June 1, 2010

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News From Carfield Primary School It’s been a really hectic year here at Carfield. After major building works from July to December 2009, we now have an equally major redecorating programme following on from the disruption. With a population of over 550 children, it has been a feat of organisation and everyone has worked really […]

Sheffield Renewables

June 1, 2010

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Sheffield Renewable Model Making Sessions Sheffield Renewables is based at South Yorkshire Energy Centre, on the Heeley City Farm site. They are a volunteer led social enterprise set up to develop, build own and operate community renewable energy schemes in Sheffield. Currently they are holding monthly model making sessions in a room at the Farm. […]