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Community First Funding in the Gleadless Valley Ward

July 6, 2012 by


Round 2 opens on 6th July   From the 6th July application forms for funding from the Gleadless Valley – Community First pot will be available. The funding is open to all community groups within the ward with an emphasis on the smaller grassroots groups. The deadline for applications is Friday 14th September. Applications can be […]

Air Pollution in Heeley & Meersbrook 30% worse than health protection targets!

June 25, 2012 by


Air pollution from traffic monitored along Queens Road (from Edmund Road junction), to Chesterfield Road (Meersbrook Park Road junction), is at illegal levels: 30% above the European limit since monitoring started in 2006.   Well, ‘so what?’ you might say.  But poor air quality is a public health crisis.  A recent House of Commons Select committee […]


June 14, 2012 by


Funding for your community, distributed by members of your community. Community First is a pot of money which government is giving to communities across the country.  Gleadless Valley Ward, which consists of the communities of Heeley, Meersbrook and Gleadless Valley itself, is one of the areas to receive funding. Towards the end of 2011-12 four community groups […]

Heeley Week of Action, 18th-23rd June 2012

June 13, 2012 by


‘Weeks of Action’ are about targeting issues in the local area. During the build up to this years Heeley Festival – the Police, Council and other partners will be providing:- – High Visibility Policing in the area – Extra street cleaning – Identifying gully and drain cleaning – Cutting back shrubs and bushes – Home Fire […]

Changes to Blackstock Road Recycling Centre opening times

June 5, 2012 by


The days on which Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are open are changing. From Wednesday 6th June 2012, some sites will no longer be open every day. In addition the opening times at the sites will be changing. The new opening hours for Blackstock Road Recycling Centre will reduce to Friday to Monday only, […]

South Assembly Blog

May 2, 2012 by


We have  been promoting the South Community blog page for over 6 months now.  The blog is updated on a regular basis and we advertise all information about city-wide/local events, training courses, volunteering and funding opportunities.  The aim is to increase the amount of people who follow the blog so that we can reduce the amount […]

Use Your Vote – Thursday 3rd May

April 29, 2012 by


This Thursday (3 May) local people will have the opportunity to vote in local government elections and to vote in a referendum on how Sheffield City Council is run.   What is the referendum about? The referendum is taking place because Parliament has decided that the 10 largest cities outside London should have a referendum. The referendum […]

New Heeley Voice Deadline

February 11, 2012 by


The deadline for contributions to the next copy of the New Heeley Voice is Friday 2nd March 2012 Distribution of the Voice will start on Monday 19th March so if your article contains news of an event, please do not include anything that takes place before Thursday 29th March 2012. Here is a link to […]

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


January 20, 2012 by


Heeley MP Meg Munn is backing a Parliamentary Bill which could save lives by moving the clocks forward by one hour. She is backing the Daylight Saving Bill which would start an objective examination of the benefits of moving the clocks. The Bill receives its Third Reading in the House of Commons today (20th January […]

Friends of Newfield successful bid

January 18, 2012 by


Friends of Newfield have recently received excellent news: the bid they submitted to the South Assembly Positive Activities Small Grant fund was successful… to the tune of nearly £2000!  Newfield School with Activity Sheffield, are going to be running a ‘Saturday Club’ making full use of Newfield’s fantastic sports facilities, on Saturday mornings, 11am to 1pm, from […]

Find Out About Hazelhurst CSA

January 16, 2012 by


Blackstock Road Recycling Centre – 2012 Opening Times

January 1, 2012 by


Address Blackstock Road, Gleadless, S14 1FY Operating times Friday to Monday only (from 6th June 2012) Summer hours 1st April – 30th September  (10am until 6pm) Winter hours 1st October – 30th March (10am until 4pm) Bank Holidays: Open to usual hours (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day) Recycling Facilities Paper, Glass, Textiles & Clothing, […]

Do you want to help decide on funding priorities for this community?

December 22, 2011 by


You may have heard of a new government funding programme called ‘Community First’ which includes a small grant match fund. £30million has been made available nationally. Sheffield has been allocated £1,102,075 until March 2015.  There are 13 wards in Sheffield that have been allocated funding. These include – Beauchief & Greenhill – £50,865 Gleadless Valley – […]