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Heeley Voice – September 2012 – issue 54

September 19, 2012 by


The autumn issue of the Heeley Voice gives us an opportunity to share the news that work has finally started to restore the former Anns Grove School. After 8 years hard work , ownership of the buildings has now been transferred to Heeley Development Trust to enable the site to be brought back into use […]

Chicken Keeping Course @ Heeley City Farm

March 12, 2012 by


Held at Heeley City Farm this is a one day starter course with all the information you need to begin keeping chickens at home. The day includes lunch and refreshments, teaching and information packs as well as access to follow up advice.

Community First Funding Available Now!

February 7, 2012 by


Community First is an £80m government-funded initiative that will run for four years, until March 2015. The programme will help communities come together to identify their strengths and local priorities in order to plan for their future and become more resilient. It will fund both new and existing community groups. The Gleadless Valley Ward funding pot is now open for applications

Yoga and Relaxation for the Over 50’s in Heeley

January 24, 2012 by


Learn gentle yoga and relaxation exercises for both mind and body. No previous experience necessary. Mixed class. more info >>

Fine Art Print Workshops in Meersbrook

November 22, 2011 by


Local resident Peter York runs fine art print workshops from his home studio/workshop in Meersbrook. The classes run every Tuesday and Thursday evening and half or full days on Fridays.  Saturday and weekend classes are held once a month. Learn how to make lino and wood cuts, non-toxic etching and collagraph printing techniques. See […]

Go On Sheffield, Go On Heeley!

October 4, 2011 by


Next week marks the launch of ‘Go ON Sheffield’, an exciting local initiative to encourage first timers to experience the Internet. The campaign will run from 24th October until to 6th November. It is being organised by UK online centres and Heeley Development Trust and is backed by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield-based broadband company, Plusnet. The campaign has been designed to give the 95,000 people who are currently not online in this City the opportunity to experience both the social and practical benefits of the Internet for the very first time. There are more than 60 FREE drop- in events scheduled during the week with friendly staff and volunteers at each session to help people learn more about computers and the internet. To find out where your local Go ON Sheffield event please give Heeley Development Trust a call on 0114 2500613.

Learning in Abbeydale and Heeley September 2011

August 1, 2011 by


We have new courses  starting in September 2011 in your area.  The following neighbourhood centres are offering adult learning opportunities: Heeley Online Centre Heeley Institute Heeley Parish Church Heeley City Farm Heeley Baths Nether Edge Primary School St Peter’s Commonground Contact Maxine Bowler on 0114 2500613 or Liz Bowman on 07817 006437 (termtime only – […]