Archive | May, 2017

Interested in history or ancestry ? this Sheffield cemetery event may be just for you – Wardsend Cemetery 160th Anniversay Event 25th June 2017

24 May


Sunday 25th June 2017, 2pm – 5pm

Brass band



Arts and crafts

Stalls – including Wardsend Cemetery information stall

Sheffield Wildlife Trust

And much much more…………

More details will be posted here as the event nears…


Sheffield Green Spaces Annual General Meeting 17th May 2017 – Groups Welcome

15 May


Events for Dementia Awareness Week 14th -20th May 2017

10 May

There are a number of events organised – see below. Awareness raising and information stand for the public to find out about the society and local services

Monday 15 May 2017, 10am to 4pm Virgin Money Lounge, Orchard Square, 66 Fargate, S1 2HE

Tuesday 16 May 2017, 10am to 4pm Crystal Peaks Library, 1-3 Peak Square, Crystal Peaks, S20 7PH

Wednesday 17 May 2017, 10am to 4pm Moor Market, 77 The Moor, S1 4PF   Awareness raising and information stand for the public to find out about the society and local services but also alongside an art display with art pieces created by younger people with dementia

Thursday 18 May 2017, 10am to 1pm Beighton Spring Café, Beighton Welfare Club, Beighton High Street   Dementia café with an added, specially invited group of other organisations with information and resources for local services

Thursday 18 May 2017, 1pm to 3pm, Woodhouse Library, Tannery St, S13 7JU Dementia friendly event in conjunction with Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance

Friday 19 May 2017, 10am to 3pm CATCH, Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, S1 4DP Collaboration with the CATCH (Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare) team at the University of Sheffield for an interactive and informative day, awareness raising and local service information

Friday 19 May 2017, 9.30am to 1pm Northern General Hospital, Dementia café and mobile ward café

For more info about these events, ring Alzheimer’s Society on 0114 2768414.

General Election 8th June 2017 – Have you registered to VOTE ?

10 May

General Election June 8th
The General Election will be held on Thursday 8th June. If you are currently not registered to vote you must register by 22nd May. The deadline for registering and changing a postal vote is 5pm on 23rd May.

Register to vote here: 


Fundraising Events to support Older People in Sheffield 25th May and 2nd July 2017

10 May

Piccolinos posterFloating fundraiser

Boost your digital skills, for free

10 May

Boost your digital skills, for free

Improve your digital know-how by visiting our Digital Garage in Sheffield. Sign up now for free training from Google.


Dancing with Dementia – Tea Dance at Ponds Forge 25th May 2017

5 May

dance with dementia


Celebrate Spring to Summer event at Rivelins Plot 44 Community Allotment 27th May 2017

5 May

plot 44

Wardsend Cemetery History Tour 6th May 2017 – Find out if you have ancestors buried in this hidden gem

5 May

The bluebell tour

You can also find out if you have ancestors buried in Wardsend Cemetery via


Friendship Lunch at the Rose & Crown (Stannington) 10th May 2017 – All welcome

3 May

friendship lunch