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Heeley Festival 2010 – Pictures

June 20, 2010 by


Pictures of the Festival, more to follow!  If you took pictures on the day and would be happy for us to include them on here, please get in touch ( 0114 2500613 or       Coverage of the Heeley Festival in Sheffield Star – Published Date 21st June 2010    MUSIC, dance, face painting […]

Festival Time in Heeley – Sheffield Telegraph

June 15, 2010 by


Published Date: 15 June 2010 Forget Britain’s Got Talent and the X Factor… Promising school pupils and pub singers will be competing in the Heeley’s Got Talent competition during the suburb’s annual festival next weekend. A host of events take place from noon until 8pm on Saturday, June 19, organised by Heeley Development Trust, Heeley […]

Goat-load of new arrivals – Sheffield Star

June 9, 2010 by

0 Published Date: 07 June 2010 CUTE new arrivals are brightening up the scene at farms in Sheffield! Heeley City Farm has just welcomed a rare baby Golden Guernsey goat, while staff at Mayfield Alpacas, at Ringinglow, are celebrating the birth of their first baby alpaca of the season. The ginger-coloured Golden Guernsey goat has […]

£300K Sheffield road safety projects go ahead – Sheffield Star

June 6, 2010 by


Published Date: 04 June 2010 – ROAD safety improvements costing a total of £300,000 are set to take place around areas of South Sheffield Sheffield Council’s South Community Assembly has been recommended to approve funding for six different schemes – the biggest of which is a £100,000 project near Greenhill School. It involves developing […]

New Heeley Voice Issue 47 June 2010

June 5, 2010 by


The latest issue of the New Heeley Voice is back from the printers and is being distributed door to door around the area. You can view it online here, New Heeley Voice Issue 47 June 2010 If you live locally and havn’t received a copy of the magazine in the next week or so, please let […]

Scheme of the Month – ReCycle Bikes, Sheffield

June 3, 2010 by


  ReCycle Bikes have been chosen as Cycling England ‘Scheme of the Month’ for June 2010.        ReCycleBikes is a bicycle recycling project run by the Heeley Development Trust in Sheffield.    Starting as a small, sustainable business in 2001 it has evolved to include youth training, adult evening cycle maintenance classes, new and refurbished bike sales, […]

1000th Freewheeler for Sheffield

May 27, 2010 by


Sheffield’s 1000th urban cycling trainee, Wendy Melia, says she can’t stop riding her bike now she’s back in the saddle after a break of over 25 years.  “I cycle everywhere now, I’m addicted to it!” she said. “I’m saving loads of money, and it makes me feel much better and much fitter. I arrive at work […]

Sheffield park project gets £450K from Big Lottery Fund

May 15, 2010 by

0 Tuesday, 30 March 2010 13:35 UK A community project in Sheffield has been awarded £450,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to develop its local park. The Heeley Development Trust which owns the Millennium Park bid for the money from the Community Spaces programme. The programme gives grants to local groups to create or improve […]

Community turns slum clearance to parkland – Sheffield Telegraph

May 15, 2010 by

0    Published Date: 29 April 2010   “THIS is the best thing that ever happened here,” says Peter Holland, looking out over the rooftops and minarets of south western Sheffield. “It’s a lovely place to walk in and these lads do a grand job looking after it and improving it every day.” Peter goes […]

Heeley Online Centre – ‘Net offers lifeline for nonliners’

March 16, 2010 by


    Ten years ago a job seeker would have gone to a job centre to find work, a hobbyist might have joined an evening class to pursue a love of art and a person struggling to pay their bills may have turned to social services. Now they go online.          There is still a digital divide […]