Archive | January, 2014

Debt Awareness Week 20 – 26th Jan 2014

22 Jan

Did you know that we are in Debt Awareness Week? There are some useful links on the Sheffield City Council website about debt advice –


Cycling at Paces

22 Jan

Did you know that the world’s largest single sporting event arrives in north Sheffield on Sunday 6th July 2014 bringing the spectacle of the Tour de France to our doorstep? In fact we will be able to see and experience the event as close as Grenoside. There will be billions more watching worldwide on TV and an estimated 250,000 people in Sheffield lining the streets cheering on the riders.

We can’t all be Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish or a professional rider in the race but we can all ride a bike if we want. Regular cycling can help you lose weight, reduce stress and improve your fitness. Cycling has broad appeal. Toddlers, pensioners, the able-bodied or people with disabilities can all enjoy it. It is also one of the easiest ways to fit exercise into your daily routine because it’s also a form of transport.

It saves you money, gets you fit and is good for the environment. It’s a low-impact type of exercise, so it’s easier on your joints than running or other high-impact aerobic activities. But it still helps you get into shape. It is also a great way for the family to do an activity together.

Pedal Ready are running adult learn to cycle classes at Paces Campus every Thursday morning 10.30am in the sports hall. The sessions are free and they provide a bike and a helmet so you can learn in a safe environment.

Please see the attached poster for details.

Please share this information to your friends, family and other contacts.
cycling poster Jan 2014.pdf

Holocaust Memorial Day Monday 27th January 2014

22 Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day – Monday 27th January 2014

Every year on 27th January, the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). HMD has taken place in the UK since 2001.

To mark the day this year, Sheffield City Council have organised a candlelit vigil with speakers on Monday 27th January, 5.30-6.30pm in the Winter Gardens.

There will also be a selection of short films to view in the Activities Room at the Millennium Galleries between 1-5pm on Monday the 27th:

The films will be showing on a continuous loop, so you are welcome to come along anytime during the showing, the event is free.

Millennium galleries have put the HMD film information online:

Also on Monday 27th January, the Showroom Cinema will be showing the film Hannah Arendt (2013).

There will be a collection of posters displayed in the Winter Gardens to mark HMD from Saturday 25 January to Friday 31 January. As part of the display there will be an opportunity for people to write down their thoughts and reflections about their own journeys.

HMD Leaflet FINAL.pdf

Community Groups in Don Catchment

17 Jan

Are you part of a community group that may be interested in joining a partnership to deliver environmental improvements near the Don River, in particular the Upper Don area? If so please see the email below.


Dear all

Matthew North from the Steel Valley Project has contacted me regarding the River Don.  He has been approached to help organise a meeting in Stocksbridge led by the Don Catchment Rivers Trust in partnership with the Environment Agency. They are hoping to link with community groups that may be interested in joining a partnership to deliver environmental improvements near the Don River, in particular the Upper Don area. A map and summary description are attached.

The meeting hosted by the Don Network will be on Friday 14th February from 9.30 – 12.30 at the Council Chambers in the Town Hall, Stocksbridge.

If you would like to attend, please contact Matthew directly:  Please also pass on this email to any other community groups that may be interested.

Don Network 6 1 14.pdf
Don and Rother Operational Catchments-2.pdf



Tracy Charlesworth

Project Development Co-ordinator

 East Peak Innovation Partnership (EPIP)