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Do They Know It’s Christmas?

December 13, 2011 by

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Since 2001, Heeley Green has seen locals gather to mark the beginning of Christmas with a Lantern Parade. Children make lanterns at school, then on the first Friday of December they are lit, the Christmas lights are switched on, and a swarm of Heeley-ites process towards Heeley Parish Church for a carol service. But not […]

101 – A new non-emergency number for South Yorkshire Police

November 22, 2011 by

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On Friday 4 November, South Yorkshire Police’s non-emergency number changed to 101, replacing the existing 0114 2202020 number which will be gradually phased out. All forces in England and Wales will be using 101 as their non-emergency number by early 2012, as mandated by the Home Office. Every call to 101 will be charged at […]

Soaring Bills

October 4, 2011 by

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Anyone who regularly walks up Albert Road will have noticed three giant flying ducks slowly appearing on the side of one house as local artist, Mark Davies, manages to brave the scaffolding between bouts of wind and rain.   The mural is the culmination of a pioneering external wall insulation project undertaken by local resident, Izzy […]

South Community Assembly – Helping to Improve Road Safety

October 4, 2011 by

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Following concerns about the issue of speeding cars raised by people living in the South Assembly Area, the Assembly, in partnership with South Yorkshire Police, have purchased a Unipar Speed Camera and Speed Indicator Display Board This equipment has been deployed on numerous occasions in areas where motorists are known to be exceeding the permitted […]

Dancing in the Streets

October 4, 2011 by

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The ‘B-Roads’ Street Party this summer brought together the community living between Chesterfield Road and Meersbrook Park on Brook, Beeton, Binfield and Burcot Roads. Brenda and Yo, both of Brook Road, headed up the organisation but more than 20 other residents joined the two planning meetings, and even more helped out on the day. Council […]

Agewell Activities Across Sheffield

October 4, 2011 by

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Agewell Groups We support around 100 Groups city-wide providing activities such as: Visiting Speakers, Games, Trips, Gentle Exercise, Reminiscence, Arts & Crafts, Yoga, Dancing, Walking and much more. Lunch Clubs We support around 200 Lunch Clubs city-wide providing a hot meal on a regular basis and the chance for older people to socialise.  Transport is […]

Get involved at Heeley Green Surgery

August 3, 2011 by

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Are you interested in finding more about Heeley Green Surgery? Do you want to assist the practice with developing it’s services to patients and promote good health by supporting activities and events within the practice? The surgery is keen to set up a Patient Participation Group, and if you would like to be involved in […]

Safer Neighbourhood Team Newsletter – July 2011

July 26, 2011 by

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Dear Resident, Following the latest PACT drop in and other engagement activity over the past month we listened to your views and amended the PACT priorities. Remember if there are any issues in your area which you feel should be considered as a PACT priority then please  let me know. You can have a say […]

Heeley Week Of Action, June 13th – 18th

June 14, 2011 by

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Dear Resident, This week sees the first of the annual weeks of action. I am pleased to report that as always our partner agencies have given excellent support and there are a number of activities planned to improve the quality of life for residents of Heeley and Meersbrook. Streetforce have a list of environmental improvements including […]

South Community Assembly meeting – 9th June 2011

June 1, 2011 by

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It is the next (quarterly) South Community Assembly meeting on Thursday 9th June – details below. Here is link to the minutes from the last couple of meetings and the full agenda for this one – Agenda 9th June 2011 South Community Assembly Roadshow – Information Stalls Thursday 9th June 2011 5pm – 6pm Common […]

Community Libraries Opening Hours and Mobile Library Service Reductions, 2011/12

May 12, 2011 by

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As a result of Sheffield City Council’s £84 million budget savings for 2011/12 the decision has been taken to reduce the library budget by £1.4 million.  This includes the decision to reduce the Mobile Library Service from four vehicles to one vehicle and to reduce the opening hours in most community libraries. We are conducting […]

Safer Neighbourhood Team – March Newsletter

March 23, 2011 by

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Dear Resident, The latest PACT meeting was held at Morrisons Supermarket on 25th February. As a result of this meeting and other engagement activity over the past month we listened to your views and ammended the PACT priorities. Remember if there are any issues in your area which you feel should be considered as a PACT priority […]

South Community Assembly meeting – 24th March 2011

March 18, 2011 by

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The next South Community Assembly meeting takes place on Thursday 24th March, There are details of the event below and you can see an agenda and reports here – (including one showing how the Assembly is planning to spend its £292,000 Discretionary Budget over the next 12 months) South Community Assembly Roadshow – Information Stalls Thursday […]

Keen Gardeners Needed!

March 7, 2011 by

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Alexandra Road Community Garden Group is an informal group of local residents who use and/or appreciate the community garden space on Alexandra Road (on the left-hand side, up near the top of the hill walking away from Heeley City farm). We meet monthly (ish) – usually the first Sunday of the month, weather permitting. Anyone who […]