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Adult Community Learning in Heeley and Abbeydale – Spring Term – January to April 2014

January 4, 2014 by


A wide range of adult learning courses will be taking place across the Heeley and Abbeydale area this Spring. For more details about any of the classes or to book a place, call Liz, Maxine or Saima on 0114 2500613 or email:

‘Let’s Get Digital’ @ the Winter Gardens – 11th Oct – 10-2pm

October 9, 2013 by


Do computers and the internet frustrate you?  Has the online revolution passed you by? Then why not come along to the ‘Let’s get digital’ event and join special guest, Sheffield City Council’s very own Howard Middleton. Fresh from his TV appearances, Howard, TV Baker, will be attending to show how online recipes can help you […]

Stop Smoking Service at ShipShape

January 16, 2012 by


Smoke Free Home Pledge There are many, many benefits to making your home smoke free in terms of health, child welfare and safety. We know it can be difficult requesting visiting family and friends to smoke outside. Shipshape is ready with some tips to get around those difficult questions. See the Smokefree Web page: […]

Diabetes Support with ShipShape

January 16, 2012 by


Free 1-1 sessions available at ShipShape with fully trained Health Trainers to support you in managing your diabetes. Contact ShipShape (see below). Free Diabetes Education Sessions for Women: Want to be able to manage your own diabetes in a better way? Exercise, cook and eat, foot care, health checks, support with joining swimming sessions and […]

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.

Busy Time for ReCycle Rides

October 4, 2011 by


It’s been a right busy summer! We’ve been taking bikes and the ‘Not Shore’ obstacle course all over – including Heeley Festival, Lowedges, Cliffhanger, Ecclesall & Wheata Woods, Parkwood Springs, York, Bradford and Liverpool.  As well as all that, the Last Saturday Club has been to both Greenhill and Meersbrook Parks.  We’ve really enjoyed riding […]

Learn to Hula Hoop in Heeley!

August 6, 2011 by


Hula Hoop Workshop –      Have fun! –      Exercise! –      Learn a new skill! The classes are suitable for total beginners, but the format means that people who have done some hooping before can come along and be taught more advanced moves. The classes start with waist hooping but by the end of the session you will also be […]

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 – […]

Local Job Vacancies!

July 26, 2011 by


We currently have two interesting job vacancies at Heeley Development Trust:  1) PROJECT DEVELOPMENT WORKER for Digital Champions. Full time (Fixed Term until March 31st 2012) £19,656 APT&C Scale 25 Deadline for Applications 12th August 2011 You can download the JOB DESCRIPTION HERE and the APPLICATION FORM HERE – (PDF version) or (WORD version) 2) […]

Make your own Sock Monster!

May 22, 2011 by


Running With Scissors runs workshops for crafty individuals in the Meersbrook area and new craft workshops are now ready for booking for the summer and autumn. Workshops currently available include sewing machines for beginners, felt jewellery, lino printing, sock monsters, curtain making, felt bowl and coaster, zip and button tote bag, knitting for beginners, hot water bottle […]

Spring Online and unleash those Digital Talents!

May 13, 2011 by


‘Spring Online with Silver Surfers Day’ is delivered by Digital Unite, in partnership with UK online centres, the BBC and Race Online 2012. It is a national campaign to help older people start using computers and the internet and this year over 2,000 free digital taster events are taking place across the UK between 16-20 […]

FREE Art Workshops for young people in Heeley

March 4, 2011 by


Museums Sheffield are running a series of FREE workshops for young people throughout March at The Heeley Institute, 147 Gleadless Road. [see more details]


February 21, 2011 by


JOB VACANCY Park Maintenance and Improvements Team Supervisor. 30 hours per week. 1 year contract initially with extension subject to funding. £19,053 per annum pro rata. Role involves supervising a team of 2 permanent staff, 10 trainees and volunteers who are maintaining a 4 ha community owned Heeley Millennium Park in Sheffield. Must be a […]